Posts Tagged ‘UCSB’
Boots Riley of The Coup (courtesy photo) - CLICK TO ENLARGE. On Friday, February 20th, at 10pm, KCSB-FM 91.9 will air a same-night recording of a UC Santa Barbara concert by Oakland-based funk/hip-hop group The Coup, whose instrumental skills, breadth of influences, and overall intelligence have made them one of the most acclaimed conscious [...]
BootsStreet Sweeper Social Club opening for Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction (Creative Commons photograph by cappndave). - CLICK TO ENLARGE Oakland’s provocative funk/hip-hop group The Coup, and frontman Boots Riley, shift seamlessly between revolutionary lyrics and cleverly-funny word play, often in the same song. Their instrumental [...]
KCSB-FM & UCSB’s MCC Debut “HELLO WORLD! Free Isla Vista Concert” with Chicano Batman, mexico68, & Los Macuanos (Saturday, October 25)
In the wake of a trying school year, both KCSB-FM 91.9 and UC Santa Barbara’s MultiCultural Center found a new resolve to expand their creative involvement in Isla Vista, the densely-populated community adjacent to the UCSB campus. Hello World! Concert Ad (Image by Ben Ciccati) - CLICK TO ENLARGE Building on existing efforts to [...]
KEY PLAYERS: Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Top Keyboardists & Piano/Organ Players of All Time on ROCK IT PROPERLY (Sunday, August 17)
Of her next broadcast (Sunday, August 17), DJ Darla Bea writes: “PLAY ON PLAYER! Adam Rasmussen & Chris Lynch of gardens & villa (courtesy photo). Class is in Session! Santa Barbara’s School of Rock counts down the Top Keyboardists in Rock 'n' Roll History. Take note and hear: Billy Preston, Ray Manzarek, Adam Rasmussen of [...]
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 [...]
In response to the senseless tragedy in Isla Vista on Friday, May 23rd, 2014, the University of California, Santa Barbara campus cancelled classes on Tuesday, May 27th, declaring it a “Day of Mourning and Reflection.” A memorial ceremony was held that afternoon at UCSB's Harder Stadium. Upwards of 20,000 people gathered for this service, [...]
Independent rapper YG Hootie of LEAP INDUSTRIES gets a chance to connect with TOP DAWG ENTERTAINMENT recording artist Kendrick Lamar to make his new single" Two Presidents". Listen in LIVE on Wednesday Night 1/29/14 at 10PMas we conduct the exclusive live interview with YG Hootie on "Word on the Streets Radio" hosted by D-Tragic.
Be sure to tune in this Wednesday Evening 1/22/14 at 10PM for special guest KO TheLegend & The Wow out of the Central Coast / 805 Area. We will be interviewing KO, and finding out more about his unreleased projects LIVE w/ D-Tragic on "Word on the Streets Radio" at 10PM. Don't Miss out!!
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 [...]
Felice Blake, Alison Reed, Paula Ioanide, and James Ricks examine ways people practice "engaged activism" to address state/police violence, surveillance, incarceration and other systemic problems that many communities of color face. They joined Gerardo Colmenar and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the work of the Shawn Greenwood Working Group and the [...]