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Summer Arrives

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
A serious groove will be set up this afternoon on the Sampler. Featured artists include Charles Earland, Terrell Stafford, Sir Charles Thomson, Edmund hall, Ella Fitzgerald, Morgan James, Paul Desmond, Lou Donaldson, Johnny Hodges, Dr Lonnie Smith, Lonnie Johnson, Issac Hay... Read more

Emily Jon Tobias, author of the new story collection Monarch

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Emily Jon Tobias is an award-winning author and poet. MONARCH from Black Lawrence Press is her debut story collection. Emily's work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and featured in literary journals such as Santa Clara Review, Talking River Review, Flying South Li... Read more

Two classic science fiction radio dramas

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/18/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight two science fiction radio programs from the early 1950's. A long running anthology series on NBC was Deminsion X and its followup series X Minus One which adapted many stories from the magazines Astounding Tales and Galaxcy. First up is a sort of time travel piece b... Read more

Hernán Rocha: Sueños; Paco Gruexxo: Sinfonía de Tlatelolco; Abril

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2024 at 10:00pm - Sat, 06/15/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Harry Smith and Bill Walton

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Harry Smith is best known as an experimental filmmaker, but he was so much more.  He was a painter and collage artist, a mystic, a student of anthropology, a collector of folk music and indigenous art, and an important — though unsung — figure in the Beat Generation. Ha... Read more

The Opening Sky author Charlotte Watson Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newly-emancipated Halle decides to leave the plantation in search of her parents.  Aurelia, whose privileged life was ravaged by the Civil War, wants to find her brother, a soldier who fought with the Union army.   Both are plotting their trip North when their paths cross. ... Read more

Kimberly King Parsons, author of We Were the Universe

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Kimberly King Parsons, author of the new novel We Were the Universe, from Knopf. Her story collection, Black Light, which came out in 2019, was longlisted for the National Book Award and the Story Prize. Kim’s a recipient of fellowships from Y... Read more

Tunes for June

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Lots of music to enjoy a sunny Monday in June. Featuring  Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, Jazzmia Horn, Bobby Darin and Nat King Cole.  Also on tap will be Milt Jackson,  Les McCann, Johnny Hodges, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich, Charlie Parker and more. Read more

More steaming shows from Mona on Film at 11 for Friday, 14 2024

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Mona Bowen joins us to discuss The Fall Guy,  Elsbeth,  The Frankie Drake Mysteries, Harry Wild, and Scarlet and the Duke.  Read more

The team revisits From Russia with Love for Friday, 7 June 2024

Airs at: Fri, 06/07/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Mathew of KBOO's Gremlin Time joins us to discuss the second Bond film with Sean Connery via a recent BFI monograph on the film.  Read more