An hour of poetry, music and discussion which will center on works read by their authors, recordings of greats from Carl Sandburg to Billy Collins, along with live readings from local underground poets.
Michael Sheldon calls in to talk about his book Mark Twain: Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years. Michael Sheldon is also the author of biographies of George Orwell and Graham Greene.
Also this week, we talk with poet Matthew Mauch, a recent participant in the Intermedia Arts Writer-to-Writer Mentorship Program. His poem Black Wool As the Answer to Everything, the Antidote For, the Synonym Of, In Medias Res, Black Wool is Love— was a finalist in the Sonora Review Poetry Contest, and will appear in the spring issue.
From brand new releases, to the re-release of a classic, another program full of great dub and roots. New releases from: Vibronics; Citizen Sound; Trevor “The Technician” McKenzie (with Mika on vocals) and more…including Rihanna’s cover of “Redemption Song” for Haiti benefit. The classic re-release tonight: “Harder Shade of Black” (on Pressure Sounds).