Arts & Culture

RING THE NOISE
The Ecstatic Underground & The Bells in this installment from Noise: A Human History of Sound & Listening

Today’s entire program honors the life and work of Imamu Amiri Baraka with guest dj J Otis Powell. Check out the deep tracks and Word driven by jazz energy. After 2 tracks from Cedric Watson to get ourselves settled, Sha’ Cage speaks of the event April 12 at the Capri Theater to honor and amplify his energy, co-sponsored by KFAI. A fascinating visit w/ these two spoken word artists who learned of his passion right alongside the Jersey State Poet Laureate, Amiri Baraka. Also includes J Otis with his live in-studio reading/performance. Besides Amiri we hear from Monk, Coltrane, David Murray, Sekou Sundiata, & Curtis Mayfield

All kinds of new music…and new artists inna Echo Chamber tonight. First up was the sublimely beautiful "The Girl from India" track from Dub Suppliaz, followed by the equally sublime "Bohemia Junction (Bombay Dub's Old School Dub)" from Bombay Dub Orchestra.

We speak with Minnesota author and teacher Cullen Bailey Burns about her new book Slip. She is also the author of Paper Boat, which was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award in poetry.

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Tunes to hasten spring’s arrival, including songs about fishing, birds and long walks!

In Entering the Healing Ground¸ author and soul activist Francis Weller, offers a new vision of grief and sorrow. He reveals the hidden vitality in grief, uncovered when the heart welcomes the sorrows of our life and those of the world. We are ripened in times of loss, made more human by the rites of grief. Through story, poetry and insightful reflections, Francis offers a meditation on the healing power of grief

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