Music

C'est le 14 juillet!   For tonight's program, we celebrate July 14, or Bastille Day, which marks the storming of the Bastille and the beginning of the French Revolution in 1789.  Louise and Caryl will play the national anthem, la Marseillaise, in several versions.  We will also play music of the period and share memories of our experiencess in France on July 14.  

On Tuesday, July 10th, our guests are poets Jules Nyquist and John Roche.

Jules Nyquist is known to many Write on! Radio listeners as a former co-host of the show.  Now based in Albuquerque, she is the author of a new collection of poetry, Appetites, which mixes together poems, recipes, and photographs.  More information about Jules and her book can be found at julesnyquist.com.

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Catie Jo Pidel & Sarah Cagley stop by to talk about MBOTMA Underground!

It’s no joke! This week the Pop Shop hears from the drummers: Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Chris Mars, Micky Dolenz, Debbi Peterson and more! Plus, ticket giveaways to the Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Festival.

The Iron Lady of Chisholm: Veda Ponikvar
Produced by Britt Aamodt

Veda Ponikvar is known as “The Iron Lady of Chisholm,” and recognized by the Historical Society as one of Minnesota’s 150 most important people. Born of humble beginnings to Eastern European immigrants on the Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota, Veda attended college, served in World War II, and returned to her hometown to start the Chisholm Free Press. She is a life-long advocate for workers, children and the mentally disabled. KFAI producer Britt Aamodt journeyed up north to talk to this 93-year-old icon.

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