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Yma Sumac Tribute

Hosted by Dixie Treichel on Fresh Fruit
Thursday November 27th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Many things were considered amazing about Yma Sumac, from her exotic costumes to her claims about being an Inca princess. But her extraordinary voice is what really made her special. Known as the Peruvian songbird, it ranged over more than four octaves.

Tune in Thursday, November 20th at 7:30 pm as Dixie Treichel and John Townsend welcome Miss Richfield 1981 and Noel Raymond on Fresh Fruit:node/89, where they will talk about their upcoming shows.

Miss Richfield 1981, performer
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Illusion Theater:http://www.illusiontheater.org

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On November 3, November 10 and November 17, KFAI airs three weeks of winners from the Third Coast International Audio Festival (the Sundance for Radio).

Tune in November 6th at 7:30 pm for a sneak peak of Roxxy Hall Band’s new album She’s the One on Fresh Fruit. They’ll be celebrating with a CD release party at Lee’s Liquor Lounge Saturday, November 8th. For more info, click here:http://www.roxxyhallband.com.

Fresh Fruit:node/89 airs every Thursday 7:30-8:30 pm and is the longest running Queer program in the country!

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Tune in on Wednesday, October 30th at 11 am for a discussion of the proposed Arts & Environment Sales Tax Amendment that will be on the ballot this election.

Thursday, October 30th, Write on Radio welcomes Romanian-born author Andrei Codrescu to talk about his new book of poetry, Jealous Witness, a collection inspired by New Orleans as it grappled with Hurricane Katrina. The book also includes a CD of of music by the New Orleans Klezmer AllStars.

SHALL WE PLACE FUNDING MANDATES IN THE CONSTITUTION? TTT’s ANDY DRISCOLL and LYNNELL MICKELSEN host a robust debate on the pluses and minuses of a proposed Constitutional amendment to raise the sales tax to guarantee funding of arts and environmental programs.

Indigo Girl Amy Ray will be a guest this Thursday at 7:30 pm on Fresh Fruit, the longest running queer radio show in the country. Celebrating the show’s 30 years on the air, hosts Dixie Treichel and John Townsend will also welcome guest John Killacky, one of the pioneers of the Fresh Fruit:node/89 program. This special pledge drive show will focus on arts and activism.

“I wanted to use every voice I had inside me, every voice I had come across and absorbed. I *didn’t want to be limited by habit or insecurity or gender or place.” Amy Ray*

Please join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on Fresh Fruit,
the longest running queer radio show in the country-celebrating 30 years!

Thursday October 16th from 7:30 to 8:30 PM

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