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Chalk Talk - Episode 351 2/06/16

February 9th, 2016


This week on Chalk Talk: Albuquerque's historic Nob Hill is 100! Also, it's Valentine's next week and the Friends & Lovers Balloon Rally is the place to be. And what better way to support our troops than to pack items to send over seas with the Blue Star Mothers.

Kicking off the show, we show our support for the men and women who are currently serving. How? By sending them packages while they are deployed. Carol Sanchez with the Rio Grande Valley Blue Star Mothers asks listeners for help packing boxes on February 27th. Also on the show, a "Sweet Thing to do With your Sweetheart" showcases friends, lovers,... and a balloon rally. It's the Friends & Lovers Balloon Rally taking place on February 13th & 14th! Charity Blanchard with the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association joins the show to talk about the best place to see balloons in the winter time!  Featured segment has some history to it. And how historic is Nob Hill? Well 100 years old sums that up and Executive Director of Nob Hill Main Street Carolyn Chavez joins the show to talk about the historical background of Nob hill, the festivities taking place and how you can celebrate.

Rio Grande Valley Blue Star Mothers: 2:35
Friends & Lovers Balloon Rally: 8:16
Nob Hill Is 100: 17:10

Chalk Talk - Episode 344 12/19/15

December 20th, 2015


Chalk Talk this week: Helping those who are hungry and in need is a community duty and the St. Felix Pantry provides just that this holiday season with your help! Also on the show Star Wars facts to celebrate The Force Awakens. And "Get Out & Enjoy The Holidays" with a winter solstice mandala creation.

Kicking things of on the show this week is about the community coming together to make a winter solstice mandala with birdseed so "get Out & Enjoy the Holidays"! Is the force with you? Well it will be with some great Star Wars Trivia facts that you may or may not have know in celebration for the new installment of The Force Awakens. Featured segment on the show is all about helping the hungry and needy this holiday season and the St. Felix Pantry in Rio Rancho needs your help. Development Director of the Pantry Manuel Casias joins the show to talk about how you can help those in need as well as honoring the founder of the St. Felix Pantry Sister Genevieve Ryskiewicz in a campaign to honor her community efforts.

Get Out & Enjoy The Holidays: 4:40
Star Wars Facts: 7:30
St. Felix Pantry: 12:00

Chalk Talk - Episode 343 12/12/15

December 12th, 2015


On Chalk Talk this week:  Sports and community with Albuquerque's Inaugural Poet Laureate Hakim Bellamy AKA Hakim Be as well as his new book Samuel's Story. And “Get Out & Enjoy The Holidays” at the Acoma Pueblo Luminaria Lighting with Melvin Juanico!

Kicking things off on Chalk Talk is all about the holidays and lighting up another pueblo in New Mexico. This time it’s the Pueblo of Acoma and Melvin Juanico with the Sky City Cultural Center & Haaku Museum joins the show to talk about it. Melvin talks culture, history, and about the Christmas Eve event to take place on the Pueblo. Featured segment is all sports and community and ABQ’s Inaugural Poet Laureate Hakim Bellamy joins to talk about football and basketball as well his revolutionary upcoming new multi-media book called Samuel’s Story.  Also founder of Community Publishing Alex Paramo, talks about the book release party on Dec 18th at 516 ARTS you need to be at!

Luminaria Lighting: 2:30
Samuel’s Story: 14:00

Chalk Talk - Episode 337 10/31/15

November 3rd, 2015


On Chalk Talk This week: Learn all about historical Albuquerque with the Albuquerque Historical Society! Also, it's Halloween and fun facts that will scare you... maybe...

This week's Chalk Talk kicks off with fun facts about Halloween and its origins. Following is another "Think About It" Segment which is focused around the lack of respect for our officers our country seems to be facing. And featured segment will teach you a few things about ‪#‎ABQ and it's history. The hit TV show Breaking Bad was filmed in Albuquerque and you will want to learn why Albuquerque was the place chosen to film. Vice President of the Albuquerque Historical Society Janet Saiers joins the show to talk about history tours and more!

Halloween: 3:40
Think About It: 6:05
Albuquerque Historical Society: 9:45

Chalk Talk - Episode 197 1/17/15

January 17th, 2015


On Chalk Talk this week: Host Andres T talks about MLK Day with former UNM football star Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe. Also, hunger is an issue in New Mexico and you can help change that with Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.

On Chalk Talk this week Host Andres T has special guest and former University of New Mexico Football star Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe on the show to talk about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He talks about a luncheon in Rio Rancho on Monday January 19th that listeners are invited to attend presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference New Mexico. Goodie was a collegiate All-American and was the 1st African American to earn a Ph.D. from Dallas Baptist University with his focus on  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Featured guest on the show is the Road Runner Food Bank of New Mexico. Communications Officer of the RRFB Sonya Warwick joins Chalk Talk to talk about the issue of hunger in New Mexico and its challenges to fix the issue. Many individuals and families go hungry each and every day and the community can make a difference and help those in need. Sonya talks about one way and that is the "2015 Souper Bowl event taking place on January 24th.

MLK Jr. Luncheon - Goodie Goodloe: 2:25
Roadrunner Food Bank - Sonya Warwick: 12:44

New Mexico Motorsports Report - 12/20/14

December 21st, 2014


On The NM Motorsports Report, 12/20/2014:

 NAPA Auto Racing News Update for the Week of December 14, 2014. NASCAR Silly Season Update Larry Pittsley with Southwest Motorsports, Joins the Show, Road Racing in NM in 2015. Galen Soden with R&S Powersports joins the Show, Great gifts for 2014 are still available! NAPA’s Ronnie DuBose is in the Studio, NEW Store coming to Rio Rancho! Tune-in, Call-in and Join in the Fun,

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Chalk Talk - Episode 191 12/6/14

December 8th, 2014


This Week On Chalk Talk: Marine Corps SSGT Brian Marinaro talks about how you can help Toys For Tots, throwback interview with The Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Heather Jo Clark, & some Christmas games and fun ideas.

This week on Chalk Talk, Host Andres T talks with Marine Corps SSGT Brian Marinaro about Toys For Tots and about how you can help a kid get a toy for Christmas. He also talked about the final push to collect toys from the community for the cause as well as the toy distribution. Also on the show, it's Chalk Talk Greatest Hits with an awesome throwback interview from earlier this year. We revisit The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Competitor Heather Jo Clark interview from October. Her fight is coming up on December 12th so it seemed like a good idea to replay the interview. And great Christmas games and ideas for when the family comes in to town and you don't know what to do!


Christmas Fun & Games Tips: 3:25
Toys For Tots: 5:15
Heather Jo Clark: 17:45

Chalk Talk - Episode 190 11/29/14

November 29th, 2014


On Chalk Talk This week: The Salvation Army talks about the 2014 Red Kettle Campaign. And New Mexico has New Mexico True Heroes.

Listen as host Andres T talks with Doug Williams of the Salvation Army of Albuquerque about the history of the organization and how they help over 30 million people every year through a myriad of services including disaster response, youth services and more. Doug talk about the 2014 Annual Red Kettle Christmas Campaign and how you can help those in deed this holiday season. Also on the show, host Andres T talks with Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Tourism Department Monique Jacobson about a new program which honors outstanding individuals in our communities and state called New Mexico True Heroes. Monique talks about what this honor is, what it means to New Mexico and who the recognized 4 outstanding individuals are!

Salvation Army: 3:00
New Mexico True Heroes: 20:30

Chalk Talk - Episode 189 11/22/14

November 22nd, 2014


Up on Chalk Talk this week: It's Global Entrepreneurship Week and Albuquerque is recognized. Also, Thanksgiving is near and many go hungry. St. Felix Pantry of Rio Rancho on to talk about how you can help the hungry.

Tune in as host Andres T talks with featured guest Director of Development with the City of Albuquerque Gary Oppedahl about Global Entrepreneurship Week and the special connection with Albuquerque. Topics include how to become an entrepreneur, what Global Entrepreneurship Week is doing in Albuquerque and Albuquerque's plans to become the most entrepreneurial friendly city in America. Also on the show, guest Rev. Dr. Jack Bunting with the St. Felix Pantry joins to talk about the rising hunger issue in New Mexico and how our community can come together to help fight this problem.

St. Felix Pantry - Rev. Dr. Jack Bunting: 3:18
Global Entrepreneurship Week ABQ - Gary Oppedahl: 12:25
Thanksgiving Tips: 27:15

Chalk Talk - Episode 186 11/1/14

November 1st, 2014


On Chalk Talk this week: The Rio Grande Valley Blue Star Mothers pack for troops around the world & Actor/Producer Chris Ranney talk film industry in New Mexico and around the country.

President of the Rio Grande Valley Blue Star Mothers Carol Sanchez joins the show to talk about the BSM organization and their mission to provide support for active duty service personnel, promote patriotism, assist Veterans organizations, and are available to assist in homeland volunteer efforts to help our country remain strong. Local Actor & Producer Chris Ranney joins Chalk Talk to talk about the film industry in New Mexico as well as what is going on around the country with TV and movies. Chris Ranney is a consummate actor of thirty-five years and a dedicated producer who has worked on over 250 films, TV shows and radio productions. Chris has appeared in films such as "$5 a Day" starring Christopher Walken and Sharon Stone; "Fright Night (2011)" starring Colin Farrell and David Tennant; "La Vida Robot" starring George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis. Chris has also had Guest starring roles on AMC's award-winning hit series, "Breaking Bad" and A&E's "Longmire".

Carol Sanchez - Rio Grande Valley Blue Star Mothers: 2:35
Actor & Producer Chris Ranney: 11:35

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