Deadbeats on the Air presents a radio theater event: “A North Shore Christmas Karol.” Based on Charles Dickens’, “A Christmas Carol,” this adaptation by Britt Aamodt has been modernized and set in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region.
Deadbeats on the Air is a radio theater group, founded at KFAI radio in 2008, by Britt Aamodt, Michael Fischbein and Mike Stapp. Their first production was the original feature “The Evil of Shady Lake” about the evils of toxic dumping and “those odd people next door.” In 2010, they adapted a popular Minneapolis comic strip, “Road Kill Bill,” created by artist Ken Avidor, for KFAI’s Wave Project.
Another All-Vinyl excursion into the worlds of Latin Funk, Jazz Funk, Afro Funk, Cumbia, Salsa, and Cadence Music. Features tracks from Ray Barretto, Orquestra Hermanos Flores, Grupo Oz, Donald Byrd, The Gregory James Edition, Buari, El Rego, Anibal Velasquez, Tabout Combo and many more…
The End of the Year Holidays is the theme of the music presented in this program. It contains examples from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. The literature segment presents Andrés Neuman, from Argentina.
Along with new music from Brasileiras Marisa Monte and Maria Rita and a tribute to Barry Llewellyn and The Heptones in the first hour, we spent the second hour of today’s African Rhythms surveying the breadth of music from contemporary African female singers including Cesaria Evora, Souad Massi and Dobet Gnahore.