Brian Malloy joins us to talk about his two newest books, Brendan Wolf and Twelve Long Months.
In the second half of the show, Lynette Reini-Grandell talks with acclaimed poet Honor Moore about The Bishop’s Daughter: A Memoir. Honor Moore is one of this year’s Loft Mentors, and she will be reading in the Twin Cities next February.
There’s room at the Rockhouse for everyone — even Republicans!! This week we feature music about electoral politics and parties of any kind, political or not. Plus an homage to that Republican mascot, the pachyderm. A birthday tribute to Dinah Washington and music by the Final Solution from an unheard soundtrack for an unseen movie!
Some fine ensembles from Norway to begin the evening: Nederlaget quintet and Chateau Neuf big-band folk-band. An interesting Swedish trio of fiddle, sax and percusssion…[ni:d] and a Nordic Roots artist preview from Annbjørg Lien.
Reviewing recent visits from musicians Sharon Jones Cheikh Lo with a little bit of a Labor and American/African spin ; including info on the opportunities for expression over the next week with the RNC in town.