Arts & Culture

Let’s Talk Amongst Ourselves
Hosts: Pat Nelson Dixie Treichel
Guests: Katherine Jon from MPIRG’s Take Back the Night; and noted activist Robyn Ochs

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Chan Poling, formerly with the band The Suburbs and now 1/3 of the groundbreaking jazz trio The New Standards, talks about his new musical called Venus, a Jekyll and Hyde story with several twists, which is premiering May 7th at the Ritz Theater in northeast Minneapolis. More information is available at www.venusmusical.com:http://www.venusmusical.com.

In the second half of the show, Steve McEllistrem talks with Patrick Somerville about his debut novel The Cradle, a quest story that reveals unexpected connections between strangers. Patrick Somerville was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2009 21st Century Award by the Chicago Public Library.

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Tonight the Echo Chamber presented the annual Word Beat I Powa dub poetry, beat poetry, and spoken word special. Of course, it was dub poetry that set the foundation, but we had many other rhymesayers — from Jamaican DJs, to beat poets, and hip hop artists.

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Pledge week show part 2

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Pledge drive show: Short features from Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and John Biewen. Also a cool 1-minute pledge pitch from Radio Lab.

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Frame Me Pretty, a Nick Danger episode, recorded live in 1979.
More commercials for non-commercial radio.

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