Arts & Culture

A little bit of everything tonight: new dubs from the likes of Mighty Dub Katz, Bandulu Dub, and MakaRon; a Bost & Bim ska remix of Adele; a bit of Christmas in a reggae stylee; and a tribute to the late Ravi Shankar. More new dubs/remixes tonight from Tokyo Tower, Gilles Peterson, and Ticklah. And still more new music from Dubtonic Kru, Anuhea & Tarrus Riley, Dread Daze, Sammy Gold, Joseph’s Bones (Jason Levis), Super Hi-Fi, Redtenbacher’s Funkestra, The Breadwinners, Felipe Lopez, and David Powell.

We speak with Anna Dewdney, who writes the beloved Llama Llama series of children's books, the newest being Llama Llama Time to Share. There are over 4.8 million Llama books in print, which speaks to how highly regarded this series has become.

We also speak with humorist Dan Gutman, who chats about writing for children who would rather not read at all. He has written dozens of books for children, including the My Weird School chapter book series.

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Janis Lane-Ewart of KFAI's "Collective Eye" program provides the music.

Terry Carter brings the news. 

We hear from KOEH in Dipperville.

Christina Cerutti interviews Yaya Sidi Sakor of the American Refugee Committee

Janis Lane-Ewart interviews writer J. Otis Powell

Todd Melby talks with young Minnesotans looking for work in the North Dakota oil fields

Deadbeats on the Air presents a radio theater event, “A North Shore Christmas Karol.” Part I
Britt Aamodt: Writer, Director, Producer

This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” in two parts is the familiar story has been modernized and set in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region. Gather ‘round the radio for a special Yuletide tale sure to warm your spirits for the holidays.

First aired on MinneCulture, December 20, 2010

Dig Deep in One Place: A Couple’s Journey to a Spiritual Life” explains the actual recipe that the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are and how they can assist anyone in the transformation of their lives. This important Health Notes conversation will explain how the Fifield’s lived their lives together moving through their relationship, marriage, codependency, addiction, and health issues to happy, joyous freedom. The Steps are way to rise above fear and live a happy and peaceful life. The Fifield’s have no desire to tell anyone how to do the Twelve Steps but to begin to scrape away.

The Case of the Calico Lobster from the Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater. This is the conclusion of the story begun last week, involving a kidnapped blue lobster, a mobster, and Captain Waverly Underhill. Then we have a story from the History of detective Harry Nile, called The Case of the Baffled Ballerina. A double header of mysteries.

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