Arts & Culture

Stephen Nicholls, Director/founder of 1Touch.  1TouchT is the first comprehensive descriptive self-defense program designed specifically for people who are blind.

While Kristina is in California for three weeks, she reaches into the archives to play a series of her first shows back from Spain, featuring the music she'd just brought home. This week's show features music from March 25, 2010.

Remembering the remarkable talent of the late Lauren Bacall.

In anticipation of the impending visit from Salif Keita GB opens w/ his music and follows that with music from his African nation, Mali.  Other highlights include Ukrainian trad-art-rock group, Dakha Brakha, also returning at the end of the month, to the Dakota… and 3 tracks from Spanish vocalist Silvia Perez Cruz !

Kicked thing off with the excellent “Dubber than Paradise” track from The Dub Master/Echorek featuring vocals from Camilla Luna Vazquez. Love this one. After that we featured new music from Mad Professor & Vivian Jones (the single “Who Can Help Them?” about Gaza); Konkrete Roots (“Rudies in Dub” on Dubophonic); Mr. Lion (“Razberry Serrotonin EP” on Svaha Sound); Jennifer Paulos & Dub Suppliaz (from the upcoming release “Echo Chamber – Around the World in Dub – V5&6”); Dub Colossus (“Addis to Omega”); Obatala Segundo & Mystica Tribe; Phil Harmony (“10 Yrs In Dub”); and Panchasila (from“La Psicotropia” [various artists] on Pakapi records). More great music from Aldubb feat. Ras Perez, Moshi Kamachi meets Empathysm, Jah Wobble & PJ Higgins, I-Roy, Little Tempo, Shpongle, m-flo, Kalya Scintilla, The Selecter, Tommy McCook, and more…

We speak with Marion Dane Bauer about writing children's books. She is the author of more than 80 books for young readers and has won numerous awards, including a Newbery Medal Honor for On My Honor and a Jane Addams Children's Book Award for Rain of Fire.

See play list below.