Arts & Culture

4/12/2009 Tehuti: From the Griot to the MC

Sabbatical show with special guest DJ Steely.

4/12/2009 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Weird Al Yankovic, music by Wendy Carlos.
Commercial Parodies from a wide variety of sources.

4/12/2009 Filipino American National News
4/12/2009 Wave Project

The radio play A Tale of the Not-So-Gay 90s, scheduled for this date, was not quite finished to the satisfaction of writer and director Charles Lord. Instead, Charles presents samples of KFAI’s diverse range of music, from Rayvon to Aaron Copeland.

4/10/2009 Radio Antilles
4/10/2009 Catalyst: Politics and Culture
4/9/2009 Fresh Fruit

Hosts: Roxanne Anderson Dixie Treichel

Guests:Paulino Brener, Kathrine S.V. Cashel, Seventh Generation Warriors: Rupture, Poetic, Detox

4/9/2009 Art Matters
4/9/2009 Write On Radio!

Poet Richard Broderick visits the studio to talk about Unfortunately, It Was Paradise, a tribute to Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish Saturday, April 11, 7:00 PM, at Open Book. The event features Fady Joudah, winner of the 2007 Yale Younger Poets competition, with David Mura, Anya Achtenberg, Raed Abughazeleh and music by Salah Abdelfattah.

In the second half of the show, we play 2/3 of an interview with editor David Plotz before technical difficulties intervene. David Plotz is the author of Good Book: The Bizarre, Hilarious, Disturbing, Marvelous, and Inspiring Things I Learned When I Read Every Single Word of the Bible. It’s based on his project, Blogging the Bible. We will rebroadcast this interview in its entirety at a later date. The spoken word tracks are from a new CD by Roy McBride and Willie Murphy called Traffic.

4/8/2009 Echo Chamber

DJ Baby Swiss goes solo for the second week in a row. Lots of long tunes from the likes of Secret Panels vs. The Assessor, Bombay Dub Orchestra, Jah Wobble, Prince Fatty, Bunny Wailer, Loudspeaker Speaker meets Clearly Human, Ott, Jamaica Super Dub, and more…