We also talk with poet Michael Kincaid about his new book, There are Gods Here Too: Readings of Heraclitus, a volume of translations of the 5th century BC philosopher Heraclitus.
And Cheri Register and Jennifer Dodgson join us to talk about the upcoming Memoir Festival at the Loft. Cheri Register is the author of several works of creative nonfiction, including Packinghouse Daughter. More information about the Memoir Festival can be found at Loft.org:http://loft.org.
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Hull, Dakota Dave New Shirt New Shirt Arabica
Dykes Magic City Trio Frankie
Holiday, Billie Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man
Ward, Field the Grayson County Railsplitters Ain’t That Trouble In Mind
Indian Creek Delta Boys Where’d You Get That Hat?
Alley, Shelly Lee his Alley Cats You’ve Made a Dream Come True
Memphis Minnie Ma Rainey
McGee, Sam Rsgged Jim
Four Pods of Pepper Queen Street Rag
Johnson, Lonnie Racketeer’s Blues
The week’s show is the second show dedicated to late cantaora María Elena La Cordobesa, featuring three tracks from her CD, Añoranza a mi Córdoba, as well as songs by cantaoras Carmen Linares and Niña de la Puebla.
Don’t forget this coming Sunday, May 17: Syttende Mai (Norwegian Constitution Day) celebration at Mindekirken, 921 E 21st St, Minneapolis. On tonights program, music from Norway, from the Finn Hall band and a final send-off from some Swedish AllStars.
Special guest Ben Fink speaks on the International Pedagogy Theatre of the Oppressed Conference in town at Augsburg College – May 18-24. Check out www.ptoweb.org . Also celebrating the end of slavery in Brasil – May 13. Musically a lot of Brasil Africa with an outro from Cuba !