Arts & Culture

11/9/2008 Tehuti: From the Griot to the MC
11/9/2008 Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Dinotopia, the first of four episodes about people living on an island in harmony with dinosaurs. Based on the illustrated book by Jim Gurney. And some short subjects from the Iowa Radio Project.

11/9/2008 Filipino American National News
11/9/2008 Wave Project

Live songs, live songwriters, live radio! A showcase of tunesmiths: Brad Dunse, Wayne Hamilton, and Roy Holdren, along with Daniel Barnes, from the MN Association of Songwriters and the Twin Cities chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International.

11/7/2008 Radio Antilles
11/7/2008 Catalyst: Politics and Culture
11/6/2008 Fresh Fruit
11/6/2008 Art Matters
11/6/2008 Write On Radio!

The host of MPR’s Morning Edition and cohost of TPT-2’s Almanac, Cathy Wurzer joins us in the studio to talk about her new book, Tales of the Road: Highway 61, a companion book to a public television documentary of the same name.

In the second half of the show, Louis Sachar talks about his classic children’s book, Holes, which won a National Book Award and a Newberry Award, and is now celebrating its 10th year of publication.

11/5/2008 Echo Chamber

Tonight we celebrated the historic election of Barack Obama, while commemorating the life of my late Jamaican father-in-law Robert. And what better way to celebrate than with an All-Jamaican program? We got the party started with Cocoa Tea who satisfied both themes with his catchy Barack Obama song.