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Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more

Black Books for the Holidays

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk listeners are invited to call in and share books by Black authors that you'd like to give (or receive!) during the holidays.  Tell us about the book that made you smile, laugh or just think a little deeper.  You know, the one that you couldn't stop talking a... Read more

The Divine and the Mundane: Music in the Fabric of Our Lives

Airs at: Sat, 11/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Whether we hear it or not, we are always steeped in sound. Over the course of 2019, Threshold Shift has been exploring the intersections of field recording, sound design, human hearing and music. We started in March with guest host, Bill McQuay's, second deep dive into the ... Read more

Buscando America on 11/26/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/26/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En cabina  Edna Vázquez presenta su nuevo LP  "Bésame Mucho" donde grabó con Pink Martini. En este programa hablamos sobre la organización  No Más Muertes // No More Deaths y el juicio que enfrentó Scott Warren por proporcionar agua y comida a migrantes que cruzan el desier... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 11/29/19

Airs at: Fri, 11/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show, we discuss the life and work of the late Grace Paley, one of the true masters of the short story form, and a great poet, essayist, and activist, as well. There’s no one better to talk Grace with than our guest Judith Arcana, author of the book Grace Paley’s... Read more

Jang

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews Jang about his rapping career. Also in the studio is his manager, Jesus, and girlfriend, Sarah. His music can be found on SoundCloud by searching for “Jang”. He can be supported on Instagram @jangrx or Twitter @rxjang. The song playing in the... Read more

Featured guest: Jessica Tyner Mehta

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Brandy NālaniMcDougall's poem "He Mele Aloha no ka Niu" : https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/89747/he-mele-aloha-no-ka-niu   Featured guest: Jessica Tyner Mehta https://jessicamehta.com/ Read more

Featured guest: SAM ROXAS-CHUA 姚

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Perhat Tursun's "Elegy" : https://medium.com/fairbank-center/uyghur-poetry-in-translation-perhat-tursuns-elegy-902a58b7a0aa   Featured guest: SAM ROXAS-CHUA 姚 , https://www.samroxaschua.com/ Read more

Buscando America on 11/19/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/19/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión tuvimos al canta autor Salvadoreño Tito Amaya en cabina. Desde Santiago de Chile, un reporte del periodista americano Josh Harper con opiniones sobre la crisis en Chile. En Krónicas de Viaje Karen Torrente  presenta a Maria Compás música y poeta  que musica... Read more

Buscando America on 11/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha sobre la liberación de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva y sobre la crisis actual en Bolivia en una conversación con  Gisela Rodríguez socióloga y docente del Portland State University. Krónikas de Viaje presenta al poeta chiapaneco Balam Rodrigo con poemas de su Libro Cen... Read more