Sophia Shorai was born in Zimbabwe and raised in Minneapolis. A classically trained pianist, she began exploring jazz in her early teens, learning vocalese from her trumpet-playing father. Sophia performs regularly at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, and in other venues across the Twin Cities. In addition to singing, she has done voice work for national television commercials, as well as television and motion pictures. This concert was recorded April 28, at the Red Stag Supperclub in Northeast Minneapolis. With Tanner Taylor on keyboard.
Quite a mix of cool new sounds… Starting off with the excellent new African Head Charge “Voodoo of the Godsent” album from ON-U Sound. This was followed by new music from Dub for Light (on Dan Dada), Illuminati Congo, Keera Rootz (with Asante Amen), Eljai, Jahlix, Liquid Stranger, and more.
Tuesday, January 10th, Deborah Harkness calls in to talk about her new urban fantasy novel, A Discovery of Witches. It’s the first book of the All Souls trilogy, which begins with historian Diana Bishop opening a bewitched alchemical manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library.
Our guest in the second half of the show is children’s book author Stephen Shaskan, www.stephenshaskan.com, whose debut picture book is called A Dog Is a Dog. It has received many accolades from reviewers at Publisher’s Weekly, School Library Journal, Kirkus, and many prominent Children’s Literature blogs. Recently, A Dog is a Dog made it onto New York Public Libraries top 100 books to Read and Share for 2011, and on their Top Ten Read-Alouds of 2011.
Dr. David L. Stussy is a world expert on the brain and health and is considered a master chiropractor, healer, teacher and philosopher.
Dr. Stussy talked with Kinshasha about movement and he demonstrates that movement is life.
Dr. Stussy He graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with BA in Biological Sciences and graduated Suma Cum Laude from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1972. He continues to own and manage one of the largest neurology specialty multi-doctor clinics, Kenwood Chiropractic Arts, since 1981.
His postgraduate studies include master certification in spinal trauma and accelerated healing, scoliosis protocol, brain based neurological therapies, applied neurology, and pro-inflammatory nutrition. He was also one of the first doctors licensed to practice acupuncture in the state of Minnesota.
The Great High Wind That Blew the Low Post Down – the story told by Bob Beers of his grandfather, George Sullivan, and how he was a seminal figure in the folk music renaissance of the 1960s. An audio story about Roots Music in America.