This week we observe the birthdays of Larry Davis (the Arkansas Blues Man) and Sonny Noy Williamson II (Rice Miller), as well as a geography lesson former local boy R.J. Mischo and a mythology lesson from Syl Johnson.
12/2 in a nutshell…
Hour 1: Wingin’ the Oldies + Coyabalites, Toots The Skatalites (along with U-Roy and Terry Hall!), Stubborn, Rotterdam, Big 6 and our own Umbrellas. Hour 2: A vibes set, the belated-by-a-week Shiina Ringo birthday tribute, and some spacey Frank Comstock. Hour 3: Japanese Ska (including more Ringo biz), Fatty’s Girl Lollipop, more British Ska, and flying saucer wreckage… but it still takes The End and new regular character Cy Knopf’s countdown to take us away!
Due to family commitments and a seasonal spate of actual paying work, tonights program is a re-broadcast of the very first Northern Voices program from June 30th, 2010. It was good then, it’s good now……..
This Minneculture documentary profiles Public Art St. Paul—a unique nonprofit organization that provides and maintains buildings, open spaces and artwork influenced and designed by local artists. Produced and hosted by Andy Driscoll.
Integrating artistic influence into what might otherwise be labeled “mundane projects” has been the business of Public Art Saint Paul for more than 20 years. Founded and led by its indefatigable president, Christine Podas Larson, PASP
blends art with community infrastructure, and is committed to endowing existing and new projects with artistic flourish and plenty of chutzpah.
Meet Christine and a few of the artists in PASP’s creative corral, and hear how city fathers wrapped their heads around the concept of “public art