Arts & Culture

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.

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Celebrating the Super Moon!

Opera duo and contestants on America's Got Talent – Season 9. Watch us on NBC Tuesdays at 8/7c #teamopera

Pop Dogg is multi award winning Afro Hip-Hop solo artist based in Dublin, Ireland. Malawian by nationality, he is also a songwriter/producer/founder/CEO and president of his own music label, Malawian Ninjaz Records. Often called "Gunpowder” for his explosive lyrics and accentuating punchlines, Pop Dogg is also bilingual making him one of the rarest and gifted artist to rap, sing and write in two completely different languages. He is also known and respected for his double, triple, quadruple rhyming skills while maintaining a grip on the same storyline.

Hypodive is an emerging alternative dance rock band from New York City with exciting guitar riffs and haunting lyrics. Their energetic live show speaks for itself and is filled with captivating songs that will not leave your head for days.

Baby Irene’s foundation in show business began at a tap dancing school in the Bronx, at the tender age of three. Black patent leather shoes with black satin bows were my idea ofheaven! Move over Shirley Temple, my inner Baby Drag Queen had been born! But my Finnish immigrant parents had other ideas, whisking me off to Brush Prairie, Washington, a budding megalopolis of 110. Nowhere to tap but cow pies, I was plucked and stuck. Adulthood couldn’t come too quickly, I was going to be a star! And then I discovered men.

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