‘Tune In!’ Archives
KCSB and SOhO Present Anti- Records Artist Jolie Holland & Herman Düne band on Tues., Oct. 14 at SOhO + Live Holland Interview Friday!
Update: This Friday, October 10th, Jolie Holland will be interviewed live by host Chris Vestuto on KCSB's "Rocket Garden Holiday" (a program now airing Fridays from noon-2pm). On Tuesday, October 14th, SOhO and KCSB present the musician Jolie Holland, live at SOhO Restaurant and Nightclub. A founding member of The Be Good Tanyas, Holland’s [...]
Author Mark Richardson Reflects on Robert Pirsig’s “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” on Tuesday’s “Marketplace of Ideas” Program
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, a conversation with Mark Richardson, auto and motorcycle editor at the Toronto Star and author of Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Almost forty years after the release of Pirsig's beloved "nonfiction novel" Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Richardson [...]
“The Freak Power Ticket” Spotlights “Chicago 10″ (including interview with filmmaker Brett Morgen and more)
Ted Coe, host of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Mondays, 9-11am, summer 2008) writes: "Brett Morgen’s Chicago 10 is an unique cinematic mashup: one part deadly-serious political documentary, another part trippy and iconoclastic animated docudrama. Throw in an anachronistic soundtrack -- ranging from symphonic movie music to Rage Against the Machine, [...]
Professor Dick Flacks writes: "This week on 'Culture of Protest' (Thursday, 6-7pm PDT), we'll hear a sampling of newly released songs (classic and contemporary) relating to work, workers, and the workers' movement--songs that depict some dire conditions, but suggest potentials for change." That's "Culture of Protest," this Thursday, Sept. 4th, [...]
Professor Dick Flacks writes of the next broadcast of KCSB's "Culture of Protest" (Thursday, August 28, 6-7pm): "We mark the 45th anniversary of the Great March on Washington for jobs and freedom. In addition to 'I have a dream,' you'll hear a variety of other voices reflecting the lost memory that the March was the result of a diverse coalition [...]
On Tues., Aug. 26th, “Roadtunes Sessions” Talks Spoken Word Poetry with Rebekah Meredith of UCSB’s MultiCultural Center
Listen up! "Roadtunes Sessions" host Andy Doerr will chat with UCSB MultiCultural Center staff member Rebekah Meredith this coming Tuesday, August 26, at 10:15 am. She will share selections of her own spoken word poetry and talk about an upcoming MCC event, "A Mic & Dim Lights: Spoken Word and Open Mic" where HBO Def Poet and internationally [...]
During the first hour of Monday, August 18th's broadcast of "The Freak Power Ticket" (9-11am on Monday mornings all summer), host Ted Coe discussed a handful of recent documentary films with guest host Harry Lawton (a UCSB professor emeritus), including Man on Wire (now playing in Santa Barbara and around the country), Trumbo (about blacklisted [...]
Five years ago, KCSB brought folk musician David Rovics to the University of California, Santa Barbara campus for a live performance. He’s been back in our area a few times since, with his latest concert scheduled for Monday night, August 18th, in Oxnard. No less an expert than Amy Goodman has called Rovics' songs "the musical version of [...]
"Culture of Protest" host, Professor Dick Flacks, says of tonight’s scheduled broadcast: "Ragtime, based on E.L. Doctorow's masterpiece of a novel, is a musical now on stage at the PCPA Theaterfest in Solvang. The play is a kind of celebration of the ways in which social movements in the early 20th century transformed American life and [...]
Trevor Beld-Jimenez of Tall Tales & the Silver Lining on “Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, Aug. 11, 9-11am)!
Today's broadcast of "The Freak Power Ticket" (Monday, 9-11am PDT) will feature an in-studio appearance by Trevor Beld-Jimenez -- the creative force behind Ventura's alt-country group Tall Tales and the Silver Lining -- and possibly percussionist Brian Granillo (both also play in the indie-rock quartet Franklin for Short), and other special [...]