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Songs for Halloween on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 30)

Songs for Halloween on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 30)

songs for halloween  As Halloween looms, we do a program that links the festival of devils, witches and other ‘paganism’ to the culture of protest. We’ll listen to a wide ranging selection of music and, as well, in the course of things, pay homage to Dylan Thomas on his 100th birthday, and we’ll honor the memory of Karen Brandow, [...]

Pondering Measure P on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 23)

Pondering Measure P on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 23)

pondering measure p Voters in Santa Barbara County are pondering Measure P—which proposes to ban the use of fracking and other intensive oil extraction technologies in any future oil projects in the county. Oil companies of spent over $5 million in opposition to the measure, which was put on the ballot as the result of a grassroots [...]

Homage to Jackson Browne on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Oct 16)

Homage to Jackson Browne on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Oct 16)

homage to jackson browne Jackson Browne is out with a new album—and a tribute compilation has just been released. We in Santa Barbara have benefitted over the years because he’s lent himself to support of local causes and programs (in fact he's doing a benefit concert here on October 25 for Sanctuary Centers). It’s timely then to [...]

Who’s Gonna Stand Up (And Save The Earth)? on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 9)

Who’s Gonna Stand Up (And Save The Earth)? on Culture of Protest (Thursday, October 9)

Who's Gonna Stand Up (And Save The Earth)? That’s the title of Neil Young’s newly released single--an anthem timed for the great people’s climate march in which he calls for action to save the earth, ‘starve the takers and feed the givers’.  There is in fact a bunch of  new songs aimed at inspiring and energizing environmental [...]

Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Oct 2)

Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Oct 2)

Mario Savio, shown here at a victory rally in UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza on Dec. 9, 1964, was the face of the free speech movement. Public Domain. fsm @ 50! Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement. It was an historic moment, when hundreds of students blocked a police car on campus after the arrest of [...]

Guest GREG BURRIS (Film & Media Studies) Previews UCSB Screening of Haskell Wexler’s MEDIUM COOL on THE FREAK POWER TICKET – Podcast NOW ONLINE!

Guest GREG BURRIS (Film & Media Studies) Previews UCSB Screening of Haskell Wexler’s MEDIUM COOL on THE FREAK POWER TICKET – Podcast NOW ONLINE!

MEDIUM COOL (1969) at UCSB Pollock Theater (11/21/2013) - CLICK TO ENLARGE Monday's edition of "The Freak Power Ticket" called attention to the Thursday, November 21st, 7pm screening of Medium Cool at the UC Santa Barbara Pollock Theater, with special guest Haskell Wexler, the writer/director of this protest classic from 1969. Fellow [...]

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 [...]

“The Situation” on “Culture of Protest” – Israeli/Palestinian Relations Explored with Guest Rand Clark (Tonight, Thursday, October 13)

“The Situation” on “Culture of Protest” – Israeli/Palestinian Relations Explored with Guest Rand Clark (Tonight, Thursday, October 13)

Of tonight's broadcast (Thursday, October 13), "Culture of Protest" host Dick Flacks writes: "This week's program will be a conversation with Rand Clark, recently returned from Israel and the West Bank. Rand Clark has committed himself to challenging some prevailing understandings of the situation there, and wants to talk about some largely [...]