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Chalk Talk - Episode 330 9/12/15

September 12th, 2015


This week on Chalk Talk, it's been 14 years since the tragedy of 9/11 and host Andres T talks about facts that you may not have known as well as replay President George W. Bush's inspiring bullhorn speech from Ground Zero. Featured guest is Steven Serrano Executive Director of the Off Center Community Arts Project joins the show to talk about Art in Albuquerque and about the Off Center Folk Art Festival!

Chalk Talk - Episode 225 8/8/15

August 8th, 2015


This week on Chalk Talk: YOU STINK! And Fur Golf!

Join host Andres T on this week's Chalk Talk as he kicks things off talking about a stinkin' festival called the Stinking Rose Garlic Fest! Marc Calderwood with the Idalia Road Marketplace in Rio Rancho joins the show to talk about the festival taking place on August 15-16 as it's all garlic! A garlic eating contest, garlic growing seminars and more! Also on the show is featured guest Sara Garrigan Executive Director of the Watermelon Mountain Ranch Animal Services and she wants you to spend a day on the course for the animals! It's the first annual Fur-Golf event to benefit the ranch on August 24th. Register HERE. Andres also catches up with Sara on how the ranch is doing and the struggle of abandoned and dumped animals.

Stinking Rose Garlic Fest: 3:15
Watermelon Mountain Ranch: 14:55

Chalk Talk - Epsiode 219 6/20/15

June 20th, 2015


This week on Chalk Talk features Bike For Brain Trauma Wine Tour & Festival! Also, it's a swingin' night in the 1940s at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial. And the Movie Buzz featuring Jurassic World!

Chalk Talk this week kicks off with the "Movie Buzz" and how Jurassic World has been "dino-mite" in the box office. The Summer Fun Series continues on the show with an evening of live big band swing at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial. Lorenzo Marquez joins the show to talk all about the memorial, what it means for Americans, and why it's a gem in Albuquerque. And Featured guest Tara Nicole Arellano (reigning Mrs. New Mexico United States) talks with Andres about her charity called the Mariposa Network and its mission to support victims of brain trauma in New Mexico. She gives listeners the 411 on the 2nd Annual Bike For Brain Trauma Wine Tour & Festival which benefits her organization. Event is June 27th!

Movie Buzz: 3:15
NM Veterans Memorial: 4:55
Bike For Brain Trauma: 18:10

Chalk Talk - Episode 211 4/25/15

April 25th, 2015


On this weeks show we talk about the growth in adaptive sports opportunities in the Albuquerque community. Also, Stamp Out Hunger 2015 with the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico!

Kicking things off host Andres T talks with Dr. Cathy Tingstrom about the 2015 University of New Mexico Adaptive Sports Fest and it's impact in Albuquerque. The growth of sports opportunities for people with disability, injury or illness. The UNM Sports Fest is set to take place on Saturday May 2nd, 2015. For more information: UNM Adapted Sports Fest
Featured segment on the show is the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico. Sonya Warwick and Matt Young join the show to talk about the 2015 Stamp Out Hunger Campaign and how you can help hungry families in need. New Mexico ranks at the top of the list when it comes to hungry families. More info here:

UNM Adapted Sports Fest: 2:35
Stamp Out Hunger 2015: 13:20

Chalk Talk - Episode 202 2/21/15

February 21st, 2015


On Chalk Talk This week: It's La Resurrección at The National Institute of Flamenco since the building burned down. Also, youth film makers get a stage to show creativity in the 4th Annual Film Or Flight Youth Film Fest in ‪#‎ABQ‬.
Host Andres T talks a theme of art and creativity in this week's show as he talks music, dance and film. First up, he has guest Joaquin Encinias with the National Institute of Flamenco on the show to talk about the recovery since the original building burned down over 1 year ago. An open house called La Resurreccion on February 27th invites the public to come support the recovery process. Featured guest on the show is Lisa Chavez with Warehouse Five O'eight as she joins to talk about the 4th Annual Film or Flight Youth Film Festival showcasing youth films at the KIMO Theater on March 13th.
National Institute of Flamenco: 2:05
Film Or Flight Film Festival: 12:00

Chalk Talk - Episode 199 1/31/15

January 31st, 2015


This weeks Chalk Talk features New Mexico Black History Month and festival! Also,Sunday Family Fun Days at Bernalillo County's Bachechi Open Space!

Listen to ‪#‎ChalkTalk‬ as host Andres T talks with Midori Branch about New Mexico Black History Month and about the festival in February showcasing African-American contributions to New Mexico and around the USA. The community is invited to join in all the festivities. Also Colleen McRoberts with Bernalillo County open space talks about Bachechi open space and Sunday Family Fun Days for families and the community to come in the Albuquerque and surrounding area to come and enjoy the county's open space for free! The Sunday Family Fun Day runs every Sunday starting February 1st.

Colleen McRoberts - Bernalillo County Open Space: 3:50
Midori Branch - NM Black History Month: 9:45

Chalk Talk - Episode 182 10/4/14

October 4th, 2014


An award winning haunted house and local food and flavors all in Albuquerque! Listen in! Follow on Twitter @AndresT23

Up on this episode of Chalk Talk, host Andres T talks with Executive Director Jeffrey Holland with the Endorphin Power Company joins the show to talk about the issue of substance abuse in New Mexico. The award winning haunted house called Haunted Scarecrow raises funds for the organization to help those in the community. Be sure you check out the haunted house an be scared! Also on the show, Augusta Meyers and Ann Simon with the Mid-Region Council of Governments of New Mexico join the show to talk about the multi-county governmental agency that is helping our region plan responsibly for the future, in light of anticipated growth in New Mexico's mid-region. With local food as part of the community growth initiative, the organization is hosting The 2014 Local Food Festival and Field Day which is an annual event highlighting local food and agriculture in the mid-region of New Mexico.

Endorphin Power Company - Jeffrey Holland: 3:50
Mid-Region Council of Governments - Augusta Meyers & Ann Simon: 11:15

Chalk Talk - Episode 179 9/13/14

September 13th, 2014


ABQ CiQloVIA on the show to talk Walk, Ride, Play. Also, STEPS ABQ talk economy and Albuquerque International Festival!

Listen in as Chalk Talk with Andres T on ESPN Radio 101.7 FM The Team is podcasted! Valerie Hermanson and Dan Majewski with ABQ CiQloVIA join the show to talk about Albuquerque’s 1st ever CiQloVIA event. This event is where some streets in ABQ are closed to vehicles and opened up to people on foot and bike, outdoor exercise classes shopping, live music, and other activities all taking place on Sunday September 21st . Also on the show, Martha Doster of Martha’s Body Bueno talks about an organization called STEPS ABQ which helps strengthen the local economic base while helping start and grow businesses in the Albuquerque Area.  Martha also talks about the Albuquerque International Festival which fosters the STEPS ABQ initiative.

Martha Doster – STEPS ABQ: 3:06
Valerie Hermanson & Dan Majewski – ABQ CiQloVIA: 13:56

Chalk Talk - Episode 178 9/6/14

September 6th, 2014


Cine Magnífico. Albuquerque Latino Film Festival/Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque on the show as well as Museum of the American Military Family talk about Telling Albuquerque!

Listen in as Chalk Talk with Andres T on ESPN Radio 101.7 FM The Team is podcasted! Milly Castaneda-Ledwith with Cine Magnífico. Albuquerque Latino Film Festival and Instituto Cervantes Albuquerque on the show to talk about the 2nd Annual Latino Film Festival taking place September 12-14, 2014. Also on the show, Caroline LeBlanc Writer in Residence of the Museum of the American Military Family talk about Telling Albuquerque which is a production put together by cast members who have served in all branches of the military and their stories are transcribed and shaped into a play script.

Caroline LeBlanc - Museum of the American Military Family/Telling Albuquerque: 2:50
Milly Castaneda-Ledwith - Cine Magnifico/Instituto Cervantes: 16:11

Chalk Talk - Episode 169 7/5/14

July 5th, 2014


Listen to this weeks Chalk Talk with host Andres T as he talks with the New Mexico Stars indoor football Coach Dominic Bramante about the Stars playing in the Championship Game in Texas on Saturday July 5th and what it means to the state for a New Mexico team to be competing in a championship game. You can catch the Stars game online at and find out where the viewing parties are.  Aldo, on the show, it's the Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque 2014! CEO of the Atrisco Companies Peter Sanchez joins the show to talk about the week long convention promoting & preserving the history of the Mariachi genre. The conference runs from July 9th-July 12th. And you can get your tickets for the big concert spectacular at

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