Arts & Culture

Hosted by Miguel Vargas and Salvador Santibañez Sanchez

From Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening

Today's episode starts and stays mostly in Cuba then departs for a short four song concluding set in Africa

Feb. 6th has over the course of dub and reggae history become a landmark date, marking the births of Bob Marley, Derrick Harriott AND Third World frontman Anthony ("Bunny Rugs") Clarke, and, tragically, the senseless murder of Osbourne ("King Tubby") Ruddock (2/6/89). Marley is saluted in his songs as performed by everybody from Céu, Marisa Lindsay and Phyllis Dillon to Prince Wadada, Lee "Scratch" Perry, David "Fathead" Newman and more, in addition to classic recordings and remixes of the King of Reggae himself.

We speak with members of the Normandale Creative Writing Club, which produces The Paper Lantern, a literary journal featuring the work of Normandale's students. They review, select and edit work collectively before designing the publication. They also host reading events, discuss their own writing and challenge themselves with writing exercises. You can check out The Paper Lantern at

Had guests in the studio to play live and talk about music camp for girls and women who want to ROCK. The band was called "Candy Apple Red" and the music camp can be found at:  She Rocks!

Banjo player Liz Olds sits in and plays some old-timey tunes!