Thursday, July 24th, Kao Kalia Yang joins us to talk about her new memoir The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. More information about her and her book can be found at www.kaokaliayang.com:http://kaokaliayang.com.
In the second half of the show, we begin our coverage of the upcoming Fringe Festival. Fringe favorites Curt Lund and Laura Bidgood will be in the studio to preview their newest show, Boys Don’t Make Passes at Girls Who Wear Glasses.
This week we celebrated the Minneapolis Aquatenniel with songs about water, lakes and boats. We also paused to observe Mick Jagger’s 65th birthday and dabbled in a bit of honey.
Tonight is two hours of all local music…after the Frank Zappa theme song!
An evening of Finnish music in celebration of FinnFest 2008 taking place in Duluth (@ the Convention Center and environs) through the 27th of July. FFI check out:
Preview of the Pan African Music festival in the Twin Cities – Aug. 6 – 11 along with more highlights from Winnipeg – as the Beat goes On !
A excerpt from a Philo Vance radio show starring Jackson Beck at about one half hour into the show. That and a tribute to the late Jo Stafford in the last hour.
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