Arts & Culture

First Thursday Host Leigh Combs
guest: Emily from Eat for Equity and their Saturday event supporting TYSN — Trans Youth Support Network

Maestro Juan Parra is the subject of our next series of interviews, conducted in Spanish but translated by Kristina. Lola Flores and Enrique Montoya sing several pieces on this show, along with an appearance by Antonio Mairena and Flores de Gaditano.

Music Host: Simon Husbands
News Host: Paul Brohaugh
Producer: Dale Connelly

Nurrudin Farah, in conversation with Zuhur Ahmed former host of the KFAI program “Somali Community Link”

Acclaimed writer Nurrudin Farah is finishing a three year stint at the University of Minnesota with a staged reading of his play, “A Stone Thrown At The Guilty” at Rarig Center at 7:30 pm this coming Friday and Saturday night, Dec. 7 & 8, 2012. In addition to winning many literary awards, Farah is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and the Op-Ed pages of the New York Times and Washington Post.

THE ELEPHANT’S CHILD by Rudyard Kipling
What do crocodiles eat for dinner? Inquiring elephants want to know!

Mainly Africa, folk n’ blues, old & new blends.

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Flor Frey
Producer: Mike Fischbein

Another huge night in the Echo Chamber. Starting off with a great new release by The Breadwinners on the King Spinna label. Also new tonight: a tasty new EP from M.A.K.U Soundsystem “A Very Funky Christmas” from Redtenbacher’s Funkestra; and the “Desierto” EP from U-Niko (on Ape Choons). Tonight we also did a Green Queen Records set – to celebrate their 5th anniversary – which included Weirdub, Dr. Cat, Dub Terminator, Polcari, DJ Pony, and Diaspora. More new sounds from the Soothsayers, Bass Culture Players, Lo’Jo, Sangue Bom, Tack>>Head, Yabby You (from the archives), Cineplexx, and All India Radio.

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