J. Otis Powell! and Aleah Vinick talk about Beat poetry, previewing the first installment in The History of Hip, at the Turf Club’s Clown Lounge, March 4th, at 7:30 p.m., sponsored by the Minnesota History Center.
In the second half, award-winning author Manil Suri talks about his new novel, The Age of Shiva. His previous book is The Death of Vishnu.
I’d like to thank Mikkel Beckmen of The Brass Kings for stopping by. Thier new recording Washboard Rope Guitar is being released next week. The CD release party is Feb 29th at The Cedar Cultural Center.
Rørosmartna går i full fart nu. The festivities are underway and there’s dancing, parties, concerts, feasting and a lot of shopping going on in every building and on every street until Sunday. Værsago….ha’ de’ bra!!!!!
As Fidel Castro finally lets go of the reins of power as El Presidente in Cuba – Global Beat takes a fond look at the musical heritage his reign gave us. In the second hour I move from North Africa to Pakistan to Spain and home.