‘Tune In!’ Archives
A conversation about dissolving form and genre borders with David Shields on The Marketplace of Ideas this Thursday
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to David Shields, professor of English at the University of Washington and author of fiction, nonfiction and various hybrids thereof about sports, autobiography, celebrity and death. His new book, Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, uses collage writing to challenge preconceived ideas about form [...]
Of her next broadcast (May 2nd), DJ Darla Bea says, “On this week’s edition of ‘Rock It Properly', you'll be hearing double as we get a lesson in Musical Plagiarism and Sampling. Learn about the original songs and then the copycats who were involved in major lawsuits. -What Disco song inspired a Roller Skating Hip Hop [...]
Conversations with the creators of UCSB Primavera 2010′s closing concert RedBlack on The Marketplace of Ideas this Thursday
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to two of the creators of RedBlack, the avant-garde concert event that caps off Primavera 2010, UCSB's festival of contemporary arts and digital media. The free performance, whose doors open at the UCen Hub at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 30, presents new compositions of "crushed [...]
Thursday on “Bluesland” Randy Chortkoff , musician and producer, will be discussing the Cajun Creole Music Festival.
Thursday April 21st at 8:45 on "Bluesland" Randy Chortkoff, musician and producer, will be coming on the blues hot line to discuss the 5th Annual Delta Groove All Star Blues Revue May 29-30 at Rancho Santa Susanna Park. We will talk about the artists being featured, the venue, and other information.
Cecilia Rodriguez, the executive director of Child Abuse Listening and Mediation (CALM) in Santa Barbara was on the program this morning as part of her organization’s efforts to raise awareness during National Child Abuse Prevention month in April. CALM was started in 1969 by a local nurse who ordered a second phone line and posted a classified [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to musicologist, writer, microtonal composer and educator Kyle Gann, author of No Such Thing as Silence: John Cage's 4'33". The former new music critic at the Village Voice, Gann turns his eye and ear in the book to Cage's most well-known composition, four minutes and 33 seconds in which [...]
On Tuesday, April 20th, "The Roadtunes Sessions," which airs weekly in the 10am to noon time-slot, will be dedicated to the local musician and guitarist extraordinaire Pat Milliken, who passed away on April 5th. Rebecca Troon will help with the production and more folks plan to join in, including local singer songwriters Nicola Gordon and [...]
This week on Funny Ha Ha, Mr Comedy talks to comedian and writer DC Pierson. Pierson has just released his first movie Mystery Team which he starred in and wrote. Pierson has just released his first book The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To. We discuss his movie, book, and his stand-up and improv comedy. Pierson also performs at the [...]
Of her next broadcast (April 18th), DJ Darla Bea says, “On this week’s edition of ‘Rock It Properly', grab your Platform Shoes and put on your Bell Bottoms because we'll be "Staying Alive" with a lesson in Disco 101. Learn about the funky beginnings of this genre as well as what famous rock groups jumped on the Disco dancin' bandwagon. Join [...]
“Art of Peace” Guests Include Political Scientist Michael Parenti & Anthony Whitaker of Veterans for Peace (7-8pm Tonight)
Join us this Wednesday, April 14th, from 7-8pm, as Philip LeVasseur, host of "Art of Peace," will be interviewing well-known author and lecturer Dr. Michael Parenti, who will be speaking at the upcoming California Conference of Veterans and Military Families, to be held April 16th-18th in Ventura, CA. Dr. Michael Parenti is an [...]