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Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Robert Bly joins us to talk about an upcoming conference on—Robert Bly!—April 16-19 at the University of Minnesota. It includes a keynote by Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World. More information is available at www.lib.umn.edu/bly:http://www.lib.umn.edu/bly.

Robert Bly has published more than 40 collections of poetry, edited many others, and published translations of poetry and prose from such languages as Swedish, Norwegian, German, Spanish, Persian and Urdu. His book The Night Abraham Called to the Stars was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award. He also edited the prestigious Best American Poetry 1999.

Poet Jim Lenfestey is also in the studio to talk about the conference.

In the second half of the show, Steve McEllistrem talks with Myron Uhlberg about his memoir, Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love.

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Another solo trip in the Echo Chamber for DJ Baby Swiss… A great mix of dubwise stuff from the likes of LKJ, Matumbi, Volfoniq, Dub Club, Jamaica Super Dub, Channel U, Eating Betty, and Little Tempo. Also on the show, a Rocker T track featuring Joan Baez; a birthday tribute to the Peanuts; and jazz from Miles Davis and Ken Nordine. One very cool mix!

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John Cloveleekski: Artist of the month

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CHAT Radio 3.30.09

In Studio Guests: Song Thao and Sam Buffington of The Youth Leadership Group for:

Watch Me Fly is a documentary created by the Youth Leadership Group from CHAT. The purpose of the video is to focus on the struggles that Hmong American Artists face in today’s society.

Song of the Week: Envy Joy “Gave Everything http://www.myspace.com/envyjoyband from Chico, California

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The Jazz Plan (Hearing Voices)

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Sabbatical show with special guest host DJ Steely.

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Captain Blood, conclusion, from the Colonial Radio Theater.
Shorts from the Firesign Theatre.

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