Cachando Chile on the Air

Santiago Radio www.santiagoradio.clCachando Chile on the Air is a weekly 2-hour internet radio program on community-based, English-language Santiago Radio. Its co-hosts, Margaret Snook (that’s me, the gringa in this project) and Felipe Valdivia (representing the Chilean component) discuss a wide assortment of aspects pertinent to life in Chile.

Tune in to on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 PM Santiago time! (right now we’re on the same time as NYC).

For pictures and more information, check us out on Facebook! “Cachando Chile on the Air“. Show your support and become a member.. and you can also chat with us during the show!

Today’s Show:

Wednesday, June 23, 2010: Sorry folks! For the first time since October, we missed a show for reasons beyond our control! Thanks–and apologies–to everyone who tried to tune in… Felipe will be back next week and with any luck, I’ll be Skyping in from someplace warm and far, far away… stay tuned!

Past Shows:

Wednesday, June 16,2010: The Senses of Chile: Sight, Sound, Smell, Taste, Touch: What senses do YOU associate with Chile?

OK- so we got carried away by World Cup Fever and spent the first hour talking about Chile’s thrilling win over Honduras this morning, but we promise to keep on track!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010: William Rickards, of Fitzroy Tourism & Management Consultancy, joined us to talk about the company’s innovative projects, such as the Volcano Train

Wednesday May 25, 2010:  Classical guitarists Sebastian Montes (from Chile) and Katrin Klingeberg (from Germany) were recently here in Chile on tour. They joined us in the studio to talk about their work as the Klingeberg-Montes Duo in Germany, their upcoming CD, and their concert schedule in Chile (Santiago: Isidora Zegers on May 31, and in Concepción on June 2. See their web page for more:

For more on the concert, click on: Klingeberg-Montes Duo in Isidora Zegers.

May 18, 2010:

  • Following along the lines of the recent Cachando Chile post Ode to the Completo, we continued talking about Chile’s own special version of the hot dog.  We got so hungry we had to go straight out to Dominó to get a couple completos after the show. See the “Cachando Chile on the Air” Facebook page for pictures… and while you’re at it, become a fan!

May 11, 2010:

May 5, 2010:

  • Margaret breezed in directly from the Biodynamic Seminar with French winemaker Nicolás Joly, who travels the world talking about this agricultural philosophy developed by Rudolph Steiner.  We spent most of the show talking about what biodynamics is–and isn’t.

April 21, 2010:

  • High School students from teacher Courtney Luedtke-Bacon’s Spanish class at Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado spoke via Skype with Chilean students (in our studio) from the Southern Cross School here in Santiago about teenage life in general.

April 11, 2010:

  • World’s Best Sommelier competition here in Santiago! Today’s semi-finals… and the winner to be announced tomorrow! (Gerard Basset, representing England)

March 31, 2010:

  • Psychiatrist & Psychoanalyst Dr. Constanza Buguñá spoke on the psychological effects of Chile’s earthquake on the people who experienced it and also about a special weaving project to make colorful wool blankets to bring a bit of warmth and color to people who have lost so much in the south.

March 17, 2010: Live Saint Patrick’s Day Broadcast from Celtika Irish Bar in Patio Bellavista.

March 10, 2010:

  • Chilean singer-songwriter María Perlita, released her first CD, “Panc,” in 2007. Her latest recording “Dingo Dongo,” will be released soon. See her María Perlita’s My-Space page for music, clips, videos, and the latest news.
  • We also spoke again with Josh Barry from Save the Waves. Josh and the Save the Waves team rose to Chile’s call for help following the recent earthquake and is currently in the south, based in Curanipe, working 18-hour days lending support to the dozens of small towns with great need and little support. They are working in conjunction with FIMA Chile (Fiscalía del Medio Ambiental) and Vigilante Costero, an organization formed specifically to care for Chile’s coastline between the outlets of the Maule and Itata Rivers–the areas most affected by the February 27th earthquake.

March 3, 2010

  • Francisco Fantini, of Gourmet Patagonia and author of “Gastronomía del Mar: Patagonia Chilena” talked about his team’s extensive travels through Chilean Patagonia, discovering and photographing representative products, and working with local chefs to produce this beautifully illustrated new book.
  • Diana Moldoveanu, of Habitat para la Humandidad Chile, spoke about this international organization’s programs in Chile and their plans for helping the thousands of families who lost their homes during the recent earthquake. See the website for information on how you or your company can support their efforts.

Feb 24, 2010:

Feb 17, 2010:

Feb 10, 2010: Valentine’s Day, Chilean motels

Feb 3, 2010: Summer in the City

Dec 2, 2009:

  • Surf’s Up! Interview with surfer Brady Liljemark about surfing in Chile.

Nov 25, 2009:

  • Quiltros & Hero Dogs. Documentary filmmaker Vanessa Shulz joins us to tell about her experience making her latest film “Lost Dogs” (Podcast pending!)

Nov 18, 2009:

Nov 11, 2009:

Nov 4, 2009:   Street Vendors

Oct 28, 2009:   Food

Oct 8, 2009:

  • Pilot Program: Introductions, introducing the format, talking about Cachando Chile and expat life in general.

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