Posts Tagged ‘public affairs’
Photo courtesy of Glen Bletz under Creative Commons License Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: the musical graduation speech for 2014 UCSB commencement happens this weekend—and this week’s radio show is a kind of alternative graduation speech in music. As we’ve done annually for decades, we draw on the work of [...]
Photo courtesy of Colin Smith Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: leftwing songs for d-day This week marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Normandy Invasion. To commemorate, we feature songs by leftwing artists who helped define World War II as a progressive struggle against fascism and racism abroad—and also [...]
Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: belated may day and pete birthday songs Back after a couple of weeks on the road—and having therefore missed the chance to observe Pete Seeger’s 95th birthday and to air our usual May Day/international worker’s solidarity music. We’ll catch up this week—with a selection of [...]
Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: may day 2014: going beyond capitalism? We’ll celebrate May Day (International workers day) on Culture of Protest with a special guest—Gar Alperovitz—whose ideas for community based economic transformation offer exciting pathways for local activism. His recent book: America [...]
Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: Cobain & Ochs & Harburg & Robeson This week’s marks anniversaries for four iconic figures in the culture of protest. April 5 marks the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s suicide, marked this week by much commentary about his life and death. Cobain’s body was discovered on [...]
Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: César & Martin This week we pay homage to two persons who led historic movements for justice and reshaped history, using the strategies and tactics of revolutionary nonviolence. Cesar Chavez birthday on March 31, now a national holiday, this year underlined by the release of the new [...]
Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: for women’s history month: a tribute to Abbey Lincoln This week—an encore Culture of Protest—we feature the life and work of Abbey Lincoln. She was one of the great jazz singers, who, in her young years, broke with show business conventions, becoming an embodiment of wisdom, consciousness [...]
Time to Pledge on Culture of Protest (Thursday, November 7th & 14th) – HELP PUT KCSB OVER THE $19K MARK Tonight!!
Of his upcoming KCSB Fund Drive broadcast, Dick Flacks writes: a time to pledge! Dear Friends: KCSB, Santa Barbara's campus/community free radio voice, is now in its annual membership/fundraising mode. As usual, I'm hoping my listeners will make a contribution and I'm offering CDs of several of the most-requested recent Culture of [...]
Errin Briggs explains the What, When and How of the draft IV Parking Program. Tune In to hear all about it! Tuesday, December 13th at 7-8 pm Do we really need one?
Tuesday, July 5th, 4pm: Tim Benson, External VP for Local Affairs, AS UCSB, shares his goals and priorities for this year. What are the issues for UCSB students living in IV? What can he do about it? Join us!