Love and Marriage: The campaign to defeat the marriage amendment comes to the air waves. Minnesotans United for All Families makes their case to KFAI listeners. Gabe Aderhold, a queer youth activist, is profiled for his work to promote equality.
More ladies sing more tientos, and Debra Elias talks about her love of the cante, which is the impetus for her upcoming show Flamenco – Pure and Strong playing at Intermedia Arts Oct 7 and 8. To reserve tickets, CLICKHERE:http://www.dedanza.org
We are Troy Davis feat. Quetzal Special guest Quetzal Flores from the L.A. based group Quetzal joins us on Radio Pocho to share exclusive tracks from their upcoming album Imaginaries. He also discusses the connection between activism, art and change.
With music from Cajmere, Chaka Khan, Frankie Ruiz, Curtis Mayfield, Rigo Tovar, Raices and others…we keep reclaiming roots through musica.
This week Dr. StrangeDub and DJ Baby Swiss parked themselves at the Dub Club Tiki Bar for the “Echo Beach” end of summer special: an annual special where every track is appropriate for the Dub Club Tiki Bar – from instrumental Surf, to old R&B, Jazz, Cumbia, Chicha, Exotica Lounge, chilled Electronica, James Bond theme music, Bollywood sounds, Latin grooves, Ska, and Dub. Maybe the most eclectic list of artists ever on the Echo Chamber.
We speak with Peter Smith about his new book A Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors. Peter Smith is a 30-year veteran of Twin Cities advertising and a regular contributor to Morning Edition on Minnesota Public Radio. He writes magazine features, fiction and occasional op-ed pieces, and is the author of A Porch Sofa Almanac.
Also, we chat with Penny Noyce, author of the children’s book Lost in Lexicon and Desiree Bussiere, marketing director for Scarletta Press. They will both be participating in this year’s Midwest Booksellers Association Conference in St. Paul September 22-23.