Arts & Culture

Host: Roxanne Anderson
Co-Host Paridise Valentino

In Studio Guests: Julie Tilsen, and Venus de Mars
Call in Ruben and Courtney
Music: Venus de Mars & All the Pretty Horses

Dan Wenzel – Youth Services Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

Kristina challenges you to name some familiar palos on CDs just back from Spain.

The Hip Hop Against Homophobia series began in 2009 to showcase dynamic talent and unite diverse communities. In this edition of MinneCulture, artists explore culture and social justice through music and poetry at a HHAH performance recorded at Patrick’s Cabaret this edition of MinneCulture, artists explore culture and social justice through music and poetry at a HHAH performance recorded at.This segment features MCs See More Perspective, Koaz and Desdamona, along with poet Amy Renaud and deejay Saul Goode. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow.

When Lenny Met Igor by Jackson Braider & Le Sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky

Mr. Gosh, aka Greg Carr steps up to the Board on a return engagement as host of Global Beat, subbing during the recent Pledge Drive. Check out his latest listening options — right here !

Once again…opening the floodgates of new releases. Starting things off with the highly anticipated Rebel Massive album from Dubmatix – which features Horace Andy, Eek-a-Mouse, U Roy & Cornel Campbell, Prince Jazzbo, and Tenor Fly. This was followed up by the excellent new Signs & Wonders In Dub from Dub Club (Tom Chasteen & Tippa Lee) on Stones Throw Records; Grant Phabao presents The Jays Stepping Up In Time and from the archive, Black Roots’ self-titled album (on Bristol Archives/Nubian). On top of this were fine new releases from The Lions, Manudub, Malika Madremana, Los Transatlanticos, Eric St-Laurent Trio, David Powell (unreleased single passed to me), Celt Islam, Rocio y Su Sonora, Oil City Boom Sound, Afrokeys, Zion Dirty Sound, DJ Zdena (unreleased single passed to me), John Brown’s Body, Ducki, and Dub Caravan meets Hornsman Coyote. Also tonight we played a 3-track SOJA set to celebrate their Minneapolis show on 5/8. Finally, rounding out the show with Yes King, Yellowman, Ego-Wrappin’, Monty Alexander, Ken Boothe, BDLabs, The Silvertones, Cedric Im Brooks, and more… This show is dedicated to Cedric Im Brooks who passed away on May 3rd.

We speak with Sarah Stonich about her new novel Vacationland. She is also the author of the internationally acclaimed novels These Granite Islands, and The Ice Chorus, as well as the memoir, Shelter.

We also speak with Brad Parks about his new book The Good Cop, his fourth Carter Ross mystery. He is also the author of the award-winning Faces of the Gone, The Girl Next Door, and Eyes of the Innocent.