Thanks to The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins for stopping by the show today. We chatted; they played. Also, thanks to everyone who showed up Friday night for the Freewheelin’ First Friday presentation of Yuletide Sweater Ball 111, featuring the Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins and The Boys N’ The Barrels. Whew, what a party!!
If you click the little blue “more” link below, you’ll be directed to the playist for the radio show and the patch to listen to it……music starts about 4:00 minutes into the archive, just after the by now, stale news.
Also, info for FREE tickets to Charlie Parr and Spider John Koerner is available in the “announcements” section above.
A very eclectic mix of new and old, heavy and light… Brand new sounds from Kibir La Amlak, Luciano, Trevor “The Technician” McKenzie, Cas Haley, mastermind XS, Victoria Moralez, and more. Some beautiful jazz from Mina Agossi. And a big Waveform set from DJ Baby Swiss.
Tonight’s program starts with a new series from France, Noels de France et d’ailleurs (Christmases of France and Elsewhere) beginning with Advent with an explanation of how Christmas celebration began. The remainder of the program features songs from past artists, the golden oldies.
Nicole Krauss talks about her newest book, Great House, a soaring, powerful novel about memory struggling to create a meaningful permanence in the face of inevitable loss. Nicole Krauss is also the author of The History of Love and in 2010 The New Yorker named her one of the 20 best writers under 40.
Also in this show, poet Jen March joins us to talk about her collection of poetry SWIM, and poetry-film premier for SWIM (which she directed with Peter Hogan), as well as a launch for the Co-Kisser poetry-film production company and website. It all happens beginning at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 2nd, at Franklin Art Works in Minneapolis.