Arts & Culture

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and National Women’s History Month, the Echo Chamber presented its annual “Beautiful Sounds of Women…Around the World” special. And what a great list of women singers & players we had on this year’s show: Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowatt, Ari Up, PJ Higgins, The Angel (of 60 Channels), Marcia Aitken, Althea & Donna, Jennifer Paulos, Jazzmin Tutum, Manja, Mel Uye-Parker, Riognach Connolly, O. De Lanzac, Lali, Serani Poji, Andrea Parker, Nneka, Mo Kalamity, Jaqee, Hirie, Sister Audrey, Soom T, Natacha Atlas, Pauline Black (of the Selecter), Victoria Moralez, Makiko (and Killa Sista), Kaori Takeda, Eddi Reader (with Little Tempo), Shiina Ringo, MC Sultana, Anoushka Shankar, Mimi Maura, Delia Derbyshire, Grace Jones, Sena & Judi K., Candice Cannabis (with Up, Bustle, & Out), Almu Janeioro (of the Transilvanians), Bronagh Slevin, Skye Sweetnam, Janet Kay, Alice Russell, Sam “Mean Lil Mama” Payne, SXtheMadArtist, Céu (with Dubophonic), plus the ladies of Perfume, the Dreamlets, Macdonald Duck Eclair, and Coltemonikha.

We speak with Chang-Rae Lee about his new novel On Such A Full Sea. He is the author of Native Speaker, which won the Hemingway/PEN Award for first fiction, A Gesture Life, Aloft, and The Surrendered, which won the Dayton Peace Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

We also talk with Kate Pettit and Connie Anderson about the 11th Annual Bloomington Writers Festival and Book Fair, which will feature Minnesota illustrator and author Nancy Carlson as the Keynote Speaker.

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Self Health Revolution

The hidden ingredient in our food that is causing us to get fat 3 simple things you can do to get fit and stay thin forever A forgotten remedy that will get rid of aches and pains forever One thing you can do now to extend your life by 15 years The #3 killer that nobody wants to talk about The little known reason most people feel tired and run down A cure that your doctor may not know about or can’t tell you What was recently found in our drinking water that no one yet knows about One thing that will instantly add vigor and passion to your sex life How unhappiness and stress may take 7 years off your lifespan

Detectives, Old and New. Garson Krebs, a new hard-boiled P.I. from the Radio Repertory Company of America, and a classic from the Golden Age of Radio, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.

With Pippi Ardennia and Melinda J.

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