Arts & Culture

Cantaoras woo you by applying their unique talents and generous voices to love songs dedicated to lovers, mothers, and their hometowns.

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Rapper Long Shot with a guest appearance by Gary Hines of The Sounds of Blackness.

You Don’t Want None of This! We strut our way into the Disco dancefloor. This episode comes packed with wah wah guitars, four on the floor beats and psychedelic drum breaks. So strap on your neglected platform boots, squeeze into your hip hugging jeans and dance dance dance…

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THE QUEEN’S TREK
from Outer Voices

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Tonight we got on the roots train and did our annual All-Jamaican special “One Fe Robert”. From ska & rocksteady, to roots, dub, and even a wee bit of dancehall. An IRIE good time!

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Anthony Doerr talks with us about his collection of stories, Memory Wall+, which has won numerous prizes and was named a Notable Book of 2010 by _The New York Times.

Peter Campion also joins us to talk about his new collection of Poems – The Lions. He is also the author of a collection of poems called Other People. In addition to winning a Pushcart Prize for his work, he has recently received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Also with us will be Julie Schumacher, whose first novel, The Body Is Water, was an ALA Notable Book of the Year and a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. She and Peter will be promoting Charles Baxter’s annual Benefit for Hunger on November 15.

No interviews today…just the blues, the whole blues and nothin’ but the blues.

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