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    • Canto Tropical

      8:00pm - 10:00pm

      "Canto Tropical" is a trilingual fast-paced music show focusing on Salsa, Mambo, Afro-Cuban, & Latin jazz from throughout the world. Exciting new selections each week, insightful interviews with local and visiting artists, and give-aways

    • Travel Tips for Aztlan

      10:00pm - 12:00am

      The best music from the latin youth culture including rock, salsa, cumbia, hip-hop, ska, electronica and more....!

    • Breakbeats and Rhymes

      12:00am - 2:00am

      Breakbreats and Rhymes Radio, bringing you the finest in Hip Hop music and more, broadcasting live late Saturday nights from 12-2 a.m.

    • All Of The Above

      2:00am - 4:00am

      Transmitting live from the West Coast of the Milky Way, our weekly radio show explores high quality music of every genre.  With no commercials and no playlist, All Of The Above is a non-stop journey through sound unlike any other found on today’s airwa

    • Nightscapes or Due Diligence

      4:00am - 6:00am

      Giving you the music to make you think, feel, expand your dreams, reach for the stars and grow your mind. Playing an eclectic blend of low-fi, chilled out neo-soul, jazz, rock, blues, and a few classics. No holds barred, anything goes--DJ Jillian Rise

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