La Onda Bajita

La Onda Bajita
KPFA Program : 94.1 fm
Airs : Fridays 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Lowrider soul. This long running lowrider cruising show continues to creep along with a mix of barrio oldies and Raza knowledge. Founded by Miguel Molina and a collective of students from Sonoma State at KBBF, the program relocated to KPFA in the early ’80s at the urging of then Public Affairs Director Don Foster. A community show, La Onda encourages Latino youth to steer away from destructive behavior and to instill a positive self-image through pride in our Chicano/Mexicano/Latino/Indigena heritage.

Features include: “Refleciones Del Pasado – Chicano Historical Highlights” and “El Comentario – Que Hable La Gente Cruzando Las Calles” with El Gavilan. “La Palabra” with Mr. Chuch. paz nomas.

Hosts: Miguel Molina “El Gavilan”; “La Brava”; Ventura “Mr. Chuch” Longoria; and Sandra “Giggles” Lemus.

La Onda Bajita is a bilingual, Xicano-Latino Indigenous collective. For over 30 years, we have held a strong, steadfast commitment to give voice to Spanish-speaking and native communities. We use the power of words as a tool for change in Aztlan.

La Onda Bajita broadcasts live at least once a month from the Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art and Politics.



Special Public Event June 5 & 6, 2010
20 years of Flashpoints, 30 years of La Onda Bajita Combined Celebration
Saturday, June 5 at 3:00pm – Sunday June 6 at 11:30pm (with breaks)
Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art & Politics
Location 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa, CA, 95401

Join us as we will be celebrating 50 years of combined radio (20 years of Flashpoints, and 30 years of La Onda Bajita). This event is to acknowledge your listener support, and to open the doors to the community to come and join live radio in their community.

Flashpoints is on and 94.1fm on the dial, and so is La Onda Bajita. Flashpoints is nationally broadcast everyday at 5pm, and La Onda Bajita is on every Friday night (locally in the Bay Area from 8pm to 10pm).

Come celebrate the collaboration, and our work in the community.

There will be:
Danzantes blessing the ceremony: Santa Rosa Danzantes
Hip hop en Espanol: by Reporte ilegal
NES Atayde

and other guest to be announced.
Live music: by Local Day laborers
poets, with an open mic:
DJs-Mr. Chuch, payaso of La Onda Bajita, and guest DJs.

The event is free, and donations are welcomed.
To get involved contact:
pdogrey at hotmail dot com

One response to this post.

  1. You can see Miguel Molina of La Onda Bajita broadcasting 9/17/10 from the Arlene Francis Center here:

    “Flashpoints in Santa Rosa, Flashonda (aka Flashpoints in espanol) on AZTLANTV on USTREAM”

    and here:
    “La Onda Bajita, Live from Santa Rosa AZTLANTV on USTREAM. Educational.”


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