Arts & Culture


Guest Host: Dale Loomer
Playing some big name Reggae stars, some lesser known ska artists, going back in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and opening a brand new CD, right out of the package.

Host: Dixie Treichel

End of the Year Queer Music Special
Featuring music by Out musicians

Boy George, Norine Braun, Tracy Chapman, Coyote Grace, Tori Fixx, Horse, Georgie Jessup, Joshua Klipp, Austin Marolla, Nhojj, Toshi Reagon, The Topp Twins, Natalia Zukerman

Happy New Year!

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This New Year’s show of flamenco tangos and tanguillos could very possibly twitch you hips out of joint, so listen with caution and warm-up first!

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Tonight’s Radio Pocho features some of our fan favorite tunes from previous episodes. Fall in love all over again…

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Rogue Valley at the Cedar Cultural Center

KFAI captured this live performance of Rogue Valley at the Cedar Cultural Center for the band’s CD-release of “Geese in the Flyway”—the third of four music projects by this prolific ensemble. Members include: Chris Koza, Peter Sieve, Luke Anderson, Linnea Mohn, and Joey Kantor. Produced by Dick Rees.

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THE WONDERS OF CHILDHOOD
The Magic of Falling Teeth by Sharon Bar-David & The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde

End of year ’11, twenty-first century – looking back and forward.

The final Echo Chamber of 2011…
Ready to usher in a brand New Year. And quite a fun way to go out… A few new items; some Christmas leftovers; and around half a dozen renditions of “Auld Lang Syne”, including the sublime Ghetto Priest version.

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We speak with our own Matthew Rucker about upcoming Slam Poetry events. Matthew Rucker is the coach of the National Champion St. Paul Slam Poetry team and is also an artist and poet in his own right. Appearing with him in the studio is Khary Jackson, a champion slam poet who resides in the Twin Cities.

Also this week we speak with Larry Watson about his new novel, American Boy, a coming-of-age story set in southwestern Minnesota. He is the author, among other works, of Montana 1948, Orchard, and Sundown, Yellow Moon. Larry Watson has also received grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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