Music

This program presents a “Buena Vista” approach to Cuban music, Indigenous Mexican music, Fados with António Zambujo and a segment in remembrance of Pedro J. González, activist and radio pioneer. The literature segment presents poetry by Jaime Sabines.

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First half of show: Convening of the Trans-Spiritual Council in the Twin Cities, October 28, 2011 – November 2, 2011 and Trans/Queer/Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Spirituality.
Second half of show: Black, Brown, Queer All Over and SHIFT.

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Thanks to all the Residents who pledged their support to the Rockhouse over the past 2 weeks during our Fall Pledge Drive. Thank you!! We celebrate with two wonderful hours of the Good Stuff, including #11 in our countdown of the Best Soul Albums of the 70s and a tribute to the late Blues icon, Mojo Buford.

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The wave of lost African gems from the 70s being rescued from obscurity continues and on today’s show we heard deep cuts from El Rego (Benin) and Joni Haastrup (Nigeria) alongside shiny contemporary pearls.

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Organziang the unemployed and Occupy Wall street movement in Minnesota

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10/13 in a nutshell…
Bad Manners GotchaSKAvered this week, the hometown crowd took over the 4@4, Steady Earnest got off on the Good Foot, Sarah McAllister made us all go Stop, hey, what’s that sound… ? and Israel Vibration reminded us of the real Christopher Columbus (Rip an’ run off… ). Meanwhile on the Voov, Sherwood B. Funn mixed up a heady brew of Saturday morning cartoon themes (King Kong/Tom of T.H.U.M.B.), steel orchestras (Katzenjammers and Highlanders straight from T’n‘T) and electrolounge (Mr. Excitement). A steel orchestra (playing Byron Lee’s Jamaica Ska) also made it into the Ooh alongside Don Drummond and Sugar Dandy.

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Dorantes plays flamenco piano, Fosforito and Terremoto sing from the heart, and local dancer Debra Elias and Kristina talk about the dilemmas of the flamenco dance student.

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