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WHEN SILENCE SINGS
A sound-rich audio postcard of Venice, Italy.

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Flew solo most of the today. Mixed it up a lot. Thanks to Mikkel Beckmen of the Brass Kings for stopping by.

Played some new stuff by Hot Club of Cowtown, Steve Martin & the Steep Canon Rangers, Marcia Ball and Jack Klatt & TheCat Swingers.

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This week we covered a lot of bases in the Echo Chamber: sending our heart out to Japan with music by a number of Japanese artists; getting to some women artists we missed last week; and just playing the newest stuff. Also, we debuted a new segment called “Roots of Dub”, where we go back in the roots & dub archive for a full set.

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Tonight’s program is all music; music from France and French-speaking countries, music both old and new, plus the calendar of French events in the Twin Cities.

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We begin with a few recordings of pets reading their own work, and then Peggy Orenstein calls in to talk about her book Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture. Peggy Orenstein is also the author of Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap.

In the second half of the show, famed fantasy writer Orson Scott Card calls in to talk about his latest book, The Lost Gate. Orson Scott Card is the author of many other books, among them Ender’s Game.

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