Arts & Culture

Tonight the Echo Chamber celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Jamaican Independence, and the incredible feats of the JA track team at the Olympics, in fine style. Our “Golden Jubilee Special” was pure Jamaican: plenty of classic early tracks; some fresh new singers & players; some righteous dubs; and a trio of songs honoring Jamaican Olympians. The show included: Derrick Morgan, Jimmy Cliff, Tommy James feat. L&S symfHoney, Cherine Anderson, Lone Ranger & Grant Phabao, The Jamaicans, Desmond Dekker, King Stitt & Owen Gray, U-Roy & The Paragons, Toots & the Maytals, Tommy McCook & Supersonics, Dubtonic Kru, Luciano, Ossie Hibbert, Bob Marley & the Wailers, Konshens, Impact All Stars, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Omar Perry, Jesse Royal, Ziggy Marley, Don Corleon, Bim Sherman, Ras Takura, Taurus Alphonso, Marcia Griffiths (with Dubblestandart), Dub Syndicate (feat. Capleton), Bushman, Peter Tosh, King Tubby, The Abyssinians, Prince Far I, Glen Brown, Joe Higgs, Lyn Taitt & the Jets, Justin Hinds & the Dominoes, Jackie Mittoo, Phil Pratt, Lloyd Charmers, and Scientist. And finally, to celebrate the successful landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars, DJ Baby Swiss used the first letter of each track (from Glen Brown through Desmond Dekker) to spell out “CURIOSITY”.

What a show! We have two New York Times bestselling authors – Amanda Foreman and Antonia Felix.

We speak with Amanda Foreman about her bestseller, A World On Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War — named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Chicago Tribune, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and more. She is also the author of Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire, which was adapted for the screen as The Duchess.

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Crankshaft & the Gear Grinders perform at Harriet Brewing’s Tap Room. Produced by Daniel Zamzow. For more information on Crankshaft, visit his website

Chris Morris is an internationally recognized naturopathic physician, author, cleric and business leader. Realizing that he wanted to find a way to serve humanity in a more profound way, Chris entered the field of alternative medicine in 1983 after a career as a professional athlete and business executive.

Chris brings a unique perspective to healing and personal growth with his degree in mathematics and physics along with his 30 year study of metaphysics and personal development.

Chris will talk about moving from a linear model of healing to a heart model – following the flow of nature and eating with nature for wellness. Another important Health Notes Conversation.

Our Fair City – a serial from HartLife NLF. After the End, when those who survived live underground in tunnels, an Insurance company is the defacto government. And we offer up the next 4 episodes in the series.

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