Connie Alvarez

Communications Director

KCRW Staff/Producer

Connie Alvarez is KCRW Communications Director; former Director of Volunteer Services and former producer of Bookworm and Good Food.

 

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Written by Amy Ta, produced by Christian Bordal 
 When it comes to Christmas, Mexicans care more about the Eve rather than the actual day. That’s according to Gustavo Arellano,…

In Mexico, Christmas is about the family matriarch and lots of food

Written by Amy Ta, produced by Christian Bordal When it comes to Christmas, Mexicans care more about the Eve rather than the actual day. That’s according to Gustavo Arellano,…

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For The Monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers writes the story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali bridging the country of his ancestors with the country where he lives.

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