Arts & Culture

A wide ranging scope crosses Quebecois, northern Italian, Ukrainian & Sephardic and Arab influenced music from Spain with Ethiopian brass band on today’s program. Also previews of a Brasilian bossanova artist and a Tamashek rock band from Mali coming to town this month, what else ?? — check it out !!!

A whole boatload of new sounds on tonight’s program… Brand new releases from Red Star Martyrs (on Dubophonic), Dub Architect, Offoner (on Dan Dada), Dub Terminator & High Freequency, Noble Vibes, Bombay Dub Orchestra, The Scientist meets Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub (yes, that Scientist), Horace Andy & Grant Phabao (on Paris DJs), Karma Dub (another Dubophonic release), Jaqee, Oil City Boom Sound, Echorek, Congo Natty, Secret Archives of the Vatican, The Green (on Easy Star), Yellowman (2-CD retrospective), Babilonci, Farmer Nappy, and the various artists “Halloween at High Noon – Way of the Wicked” on High Noon. On top of that we aired a good chunk of the Dub Rockers Mixtape – Vol 1 mix (Mixed by DJ Juan Love). Rounding out the show with more great selections from King Tubby, Noodleman, YMCK, Dennis Brown, Ott, Jah Malla, Thirsty Moon, Earth Wind & Fire, Jah Thomas, YT, Chicago Afrobeat Project, and more…

We talk with Edwidge Danticat about her new book Claire of the Sea Light. She is the author of the acclaimed novel Breath, Eyes, Memory, and her story collection Krik? Krak! was nominated for the National Book Award.

We also speak with Nancy Stancill about her new novel Saving Texas, about a journalist who opens up a plot within the Texan secessionist movement.

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Live in the Studio: Molly Dean

The Children's Program for Northern Ireland.

Power Foods For The Brain: An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory
 

“Every minute, our brain cells are bathing in the nutrients—or toxins—we take in through food,” says Dr. Barnard. “Just as we put money in a retirement account to ensure a secure future, we can put foods on our plates today to help keep the brain in high gear well into the future.” Important Health Notes conversation with Dr. Neil Barnard about securing our brain health throughout our lives

Beginning a series of take-offs inspired by the War of the Worlds. Tonight it’s Red Invasion by the Audio Monks, and Dialogue With Martian Trombone by the Great Northern Audio Theatre.

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