Abbey Lincoln has yet to perform in the Twin Cities, at least not in the last 19 years. Tonight’s program continues the August celebration of this remarkable musician, vocalist and cultural activist. Known for writing original lyrics, listen to her version of Hey Lordy Mama, Driva’Man, People In Me and other classic jazz compositions.
Spike Carlsen joins us to talk about A Splintered History of Wood, a celebration of a material that one could argue makes our civilization possible. He will be reading August 28th at 7:30 p.m. at Common Good Books in St. Paul.
In the second half of the show, Cyn Collins talks with Nicole Mones about her latest novel, The Last Chinese Chef. Nicole Mones is also the author of Lost in Translation.