Somehow it sounded so easy back in the 1980s when Bobby McFerrin encouraged us all to Don’t worry, be happy. But with economic stresses, job challenges and personal difficulties, being happy isn’t always easy. Thankfully, there are some simple things you can do to change that.
A big thanks to Beth Shaw for filling in for me this week as I recuperate from minor surgery. I still look back fondly on our days as co-hosts of Urban Folk after the untimely death of our friend Bob Feldman.
I knew she’d put together a great show. Here’s proof in the form of her playlist:
denotes new release
Hot Club of Cowtown, Orange Blossom Special, Continental Stomp, HighTone
John Doe Veronica Jane, Mama Don’t, This is Americana 2, Americana Music
Tony Gilkyson, Juanita, Goodbye Guitar, Rolling Sea
Superhuman Times: True North – in a world where the superheros have already won, gotten rid of ALL the super villains, what do superheros do now?
Space Casey, Episode 1 – Some heroins will steal your heart – this one will steal your wallet.
The Front Porch: Making a Living in the Arts
Mankwe Ndosi from the Center for Independent Artists offers a lively discussion about art and the art of making a living at it. Her guests will include theater artist Laurie Carlos and muralist/painter Coyote.
Algunos ejemplos de sones mexicanos. Un cuento del cuentacuentos argentino Luis Landriscina a propósito de la Semana Santa. Homenaje al poeta peruano César Vallejo por el 116avo. aniversario de su nacimiento. Homenaje al presidente mexicano Lázaro Cárdenas del Río en el 70avo. aniversario de la expropiación de la industria petrolera.