Music

Tonight's program is a collection of music, both old and new, of French songs from artists from France and other French-speaking countries.  Louise and Caryl  bring you some news from France plus announcements of activities for French speakers and those interested in things French.

The songs will be announced in French with an English resumé after.

On Tuesday, July 3rd, our guests are Daniel Kalla and Camille Noe Pagan. Daniel Kalla calls in to talk about his new novel The Far Side of the Sky.

Had an interview today with Professor Mahmoud El-Kati, author of the “Hiptionary”, a book of phrases and terms used in modern conversation as slang. Professor El-Kati’s book explains the origins and the use of those terms. If you ever wondered what was the difference between “hip” and “hep”….get the Hip-tionary.(Papayrus Publishing)

Live in the Studio: Nikki & The RueMates

It’s “High Fidelity” tonight on the Pop Shop, as Liberty Finch and DJ Izzy welcome guest Dave Biljan—owner of the Flip Side/Crackpot Records—with a surprise appearance by John Eller. Music, stories and a mini recap of the Milwaukee road trip to see the Beach Boys 50th anniversary reunion tour.

Malamanya in concert

Malamanya is a Minneapolis-based band that blends orginal songwriting with traditional rhythms and melodies of Cuba, Central and South America. Acoustic-driven dance rhythms celebrate salsa and samba, and draw on organic forms of the past. Band members include: Adriana Rimpel (lead vocals), Jason Marks (trumpet), Jesse Marks (percussion/bell), Luis Ortega (percussion/congas), Tony Schriner (ppright bass/guitar) and Trevor May (tres/guitar). For more information on the band, go to malamanya.com. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow.

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