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32nd Anniversary Special on Culture of Protest (Thursday, June 26)

32nd Anniversary Special on Culture of Protest (Thursday, June 26)

Concerning his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: culture of protest 32nd anniversary special Photo by Anthony Pepitone. CC BY-SA 3.0 This week marks the 32nd year Culture of Protest has been on the radio. To commemorate we’ll air one of our first broadcasts. It was a tribute to Pete Seeger (of course!) it’s part of our [...]

A 40th-Anniversary Salute to Brian DePalma’s PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE on Monday’s THE FREAK POWER TICKET (June 9)

A 40th-Anniversary Salute to Brian DePalma’s PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE on Monday’s THE FREAK POWER TICKET (June 9)

"He sold his soul for rock n'roll." In 1974, the acclaimed filmmaker Brian DePalma created Phantom of the Paradise, a campy rock opera that has earned true cult status over the 40 years since its release. PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE "fan art" by cartoonist Derek Charm. Reproduced with permission - CLICK TO ENLARGE. Invoking not one but [...]

Songs for Occupy Wall Street +2 (Thursday, September 26)

Songs for Occupy Wall Street +2 (Thursday, September 26)

Songs for OWS + 2 This week on the radio (where we’re back after a brief time away) a slightly belated musical recognition of the 2nd anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. We’ll play some of the songs inspired by and sung in the occupied sites, and talk a bit about what has rippled from them in these years. One such ripple—the coming of [...]

Troubadours Encountered Over 30 Years: Part II of a “Culture of Protest” Anniversary Series

Troubadours Encountered Over 30 Years: Part II of a “Culture of Protest” Anniversary Series

Of his next broadcast (tonight, Thursday, July 5), Professor Richard Flacks writes: "This week--we continue to mine the 'Culture of Protest' archive for the sounds of political troubadours who I've had the pleasure and honor to meet, interview, and broadcast. These include many talented folk who've made many terrific songs and sounds, including [...]