Santa Fe Radio Cafe

Roger Wiens

September 23, 2016

Roger Wiens Leader of the Chem Cam project on the Mars Rover Curiosity, member of the Space Remote Sensing Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and author of the book Red Rover: Inside the Story of Robotic Space Exploration, from Genesis to the Mars Rover Curiosity.


Simon DeDeo

August 19, 2016

Simon DeDeo Santa Fe Institute and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, on Charles Darwin

Simon Dedeo

This show aired on KUNM Public Radio on August 19.

First audio: Broadcast version

Second Audio: Unabridged version

Nancy Owen Lewis

July 22, 2016

Nancy Owen Lewis Cultural anthropologist, scholar-in-residence at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe. She’s author of the new book Chasing The Cure in New Mexico: Tuberculosis and the Quest for Health, published by the Museum of New Mexico Press

Chasing the Cure

This show aired on KUNM Public Radio on July 22.

Final show

July 8, 2016

Beloved listeners!
This is my last Santa Fe Radio Cafe.
I am taking a little break and then will continue to produce radio programs.
Please write to me at to be put on the mailing list, and I’ll keep you up to date.
Thank you for listening for all these years to the Radio Cafe!

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Mariel Nanasi Executive Director of New Energy Economy
Ben Swan Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society
Desiree Mays Opera lecturer, author of Opera Unveiled
Jonathan Richards Actor, playwright, cartoonist
Jack Loeffler Radio producer, author, aural historian, founder of Lore of the Land
Jason Silverman Filmmaker, director of the Cinematheque at the Center for Contemporary Arts
Marcela Diaz Executive Director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido

Gabriella Marks, Dottie Lopez, and Linda Shafer

Gabriella Marks Photographer, president of the NM Chapter of American Socieity of Media Photographers, on The Fence 2016 
Dottie Lopez Photographer, featured in The Fence
Linda Shafer Executive Director of the Railyard Park Conservancy

Gabriella, Dotty, Linda

Susan Hemmerle and Beth Longanecker

July 6, 2016

Susan Hemmerle Director of The Horse Shelter and Beth Longanecker Board member, in charge of horse training programs, on Gimme Shelter Trainers event at the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds.

Horse Shelter