Arts, Culture & Entertainment
Tuesday, February 9 around 4:30 PM.:
Terry Hopper will be interviewing Derek Shulman, multi-instrumentalist and lead singer of progressive rock legends Gentle Giant. Incorporating British folk and classical music as well as progressive rock structure and electronic instruments, Gentle Giant remain a pinnacle of “musician’s music”.
Wednesday, February 10 at 12:30 PM:
“There’s No Such Place As Home!” concludes Hazel Kahan in a conversation with two schoolfriends who, like her, grew up in India and Pakistan and, like her, are third culture kids, also known as global nomads. Tidings from Hazel Kahan is heard on the 2nd Wednesday each month at 12:30 PM.
Friday, February 12 between 1:00 and 4:00 PM.:
Peppy Castro, founding member of The Blues Magoos, Barnaby Bye and Balance will be joining Eric Cocks for an in depth interview/conversation and live performance on a special episode of Connections. We’ll talk about the early days of psychedelic music in The Village, wild days on the road with The Who on their first US tour, starring in Hair on Broadway, writing for an incredibly diverse group of artists including Diana Ross, Aerosmith, Cher and far more. Also current projects, solo music and an upcoming tour with Jay & The Americans. There’ll be plenty of good laughs and spontaneous moments along the way…
Monday, February 8 at 8:00 PM.
This week’s guests on Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris:
1) Juan Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan and author of “Engaging the Muslim World,” discusses the wider implications of the recent deaths of 3 U.S. soldiers in Pakistan.
2) Robert Borosage, president of the Institute for Americas Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for Americas Future discusses the economy, job creation legislation, Pres. Obama’s first year in office and the Tea Party convention.
3) Kim Ives, a documentary filmmaker and editor with the newspaper Haiti Liberte who just returned from visiting earthquake ravaged Haiti, discusses what he witnessed in Haiti and the immense obstacles and opportunities for re-building the nation.
4) Wesley Strong discuss the organizing work he’s doing in Connecticut for the March 4th National Day of Action to Defend Education. There’s also an archive of Counterpoint programs.