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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.

Need a break from “holiday-mania”? Tune in to the Wave Project on November 30 at 6:00 pm for an in-studio performance by musical group One Heart. A local Linden Hills neighborhood favorite, One Heart blends guitars, harmonica and vocals to create a tasty treat of favorite and original folk music. Don’t miss live local music on the Wave Project, Sunday, November 30.

Tune in to Womenfolk this Sunday, November 23rd at 11 am to hear a live interview with Jonatha Brooke, who will talk about her new CD of Woody Guthrie songs The Works.

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.

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Tune in Tuesday, November 18th, at 7:30am to hear an interview with national recording artist, singer-sognwriter Eliza Gilkyson. Gilkyson will join John Gorka, Cliff Eberhardt, and more artists, for the Red House Records 25th Anniversary concert at the Cedar Cultural Center Saturday, November 22nd.

Tom Page and Dustin Arbuckle stop by the studio on Wednesday, November 19th during the House Party, which airs 3-6 pm.

Tune in to Freewheelin’ Monday morning, November 17 as Jackson Buck welcomes Dave Simonett from highly-acclaimed Trampled By Turtles to the KFAI studio for another edition of his Guest DJ Series.

As Jackson says: …The series allows artists to release their inner radio DJ for a day by bringing in their favorite recordings to share with us.

Tune in to Womenfolk this Sunday, November 16th at 11 am as Mary Everest:http://www.myspace.com/maryeverestmusic stops by the studio to play live and talk about a special benefit event at the 331 Club:http://www.331club.com. Hope you can tune in to hear this inventive local musician!

For more info about Womenfolk and to hear archived shows click here:node/123.

If you are a big fan of train songs be sure not to miss Rockin’ In Rhythm 6:00 to 9:00 am on Nov. 19th. Host David Cummings will be welcoming our pal Dick Himes to the show. He will be bringing in a whole stack of music about train related songs and David will do the same. So, three count them, three hours of great railroading songs.

KFAI now offers mp3 live streaming and program archiving for each of the 91 produced programs you’ve come to enjoy. Podcasting of KFAI’s news and public affairs programs will also be active in coming days. There are a few more wheels and cogs to be activated before podcasting is live. KFAI welcomes your feedback about these new additions. Let us know at webteam@kfai.org.

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