Weekly Program Guide

This Week’s Programs

October 22-28, 2017

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Daily on WeekdaysHightower  Lowdown

9:57 am
Jim Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

Democracy Now w/Amy Goodman
10:00-11:00 am and 6:00-7:00 pm

Sunday

The Velvet Fog Hour w / Lou Pray
12:00 pm
Get your fill of music from the early part of the 20th century with Art Tatum, Django Reinhardt, and more.  Push through the purple mists of memory for those forgotten melodies.

Classical Hour with Gary Alexander
2:00 pm

This Week: The first half hour honors Hungarian-born composer and piano superstar Franz Liszt (born October 22, 1811), and the second half honors America’s first great symphonic composer Charles Ives (born October 20, 1874).

New Dimensions
4:00 pm  (repeats Tuesday at 7:00 pm)
New Dimensions Media: Changing the World One Broadcast at a Time. Explores subjects such as social, political, scientific, ecological, and spiritual frontiers through in-depth dialogues.

This week: The Healing Powers Of Cats And Dogs with Carlyn Montes De Oca
Cats and dogs bring to us many gifts including companionship and unconditional love. Carlyn Montes De Oca points out that “These furry companions are scientifically proven stress-busters in, perhaps, this most stressed-out age that humanity is ever known.” Here we explore how our cats and dogs can be our health and wellness allies. Carlyn Montes De Oca is the author of Dog As My Doctor Cat As My Nurse.

Spirit in Action – Lopez Edition
5:00 pm
These radio programs are prepared by Mark Judkins Helpsmeet under the care of Eau Claire Quakers and sponsored for KLOI by the Lopez Island Quaker Group. ‘Spirit In Action’ brings you stories of people living lives of fruitful service, of peace, community, compassion.
This Week: Seeking Peace, Vietnam to Tanzania
Geoffrey Gates, MD, in addition to a life of professional healing work, book-ended his career with some
off-the-beaten path world service. Though registered as a CO during the Vietnam War, he served as a member of IVS (International Voluntary Services) in a Vietnam war zone, 1970-71, and after his retirement served with the Peace Corps, Tanzania.

Midnight Special
10 pm
The world’s weekly aberration of folk music and farce, show tunes, and satire, madness, and escape.

Monday

WINGS – Women’s International News Gathering Service
2:00 pm (repeats Friday at 12:00 pm)
A weekly radio news and current affairs program by and about women around the world.

This Week: Sex Worker Rights Kenya
A loud but peaceful demonstration demanding Justice for Martha, the slain 32-year-old mother of one whose murder by a client is unsolved, also provides an occasion for discussing the general abuse of rights of women who support themselves and their families by selling sexual services. The murder took place in a popular nightclub patronized largely by white tourists. The disrespect and abuses are all around, however
.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander

3:00– 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook.
This Week: The first hour honors two Seattle artists who have often visited Lopez Island.  The 3:05 to 3:30 segment honors the Overton Berry trio based on a recent tribute at Seattle’s Jazz Alley last October 9.  The second half-hour features the most recent recorded selections by the Garfield High School Jazz Band (2012-13 school years), which appeared on Lopez October 14 this year.  All selections are Ellington compositions or arrangements by the Duke and his musical alter ego, Billy Strayhorn.  The second hour leads off with an 11-minute medley by Overton Berry and his trio from the soundtrack of the movie Black Orpheus (1958), followed by a half dozen more selections by the same composer, Brazil’s Luiz Bonfa.  The 4:30 segment features eight selections written by Bobby Troup, two each sung by Nat Cole, Johnny Pizzarelli, Cheryl Bentyne and the Four Freshmen.  The 5:00 hour celebrates the centennial of the birth of John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (born October 21, 1917) and band-mate Don Byas for the first 30 minutes, then a six-pack of singers born in the third week of October, including Anita O’Day, Freddy Cole and Dianne Reeves.Brittany to the Balkans and Beyond w/Stanley Greenthal

8:00 - 9:30  pm
Compelling Celtic and Balkan music from diverse regions of the world, mixed with occasional spoken word pieces to illuminate the traditions from which the music originates.
This Week: A rebroadcast of last week’s BRAND NEW Oct. 16th, 2017 show from Stanley, following up on music and artists featured in the recent September 25, 2017 show. More tracks from recordings Australian mandolinist Luke Plumb brought to Stanley when he and guitarist/singer Peter Daffy gave a concert at the Lopez Grange this past September. Luke produced, engineered and played on a number of other wonderful musicians’ CD projects, including iconic Irish singer/multi-instrumentalist Andy Irvine, Australian duo Kate Burke & Ruth Hazelton, and a tribute collection of Australian songwriter Michael Kennedy’s songs. Stanley also plays a track from Luke and Peter’s long-time collaborative ensemble, “The Funky String Band.” Plus, Scottish band Old Blind Dogs has a new recording, “Room With A View.” A track of epirotika (music from Epirus, Greece), from a new recording by Christos Govetas and Ruth Hunter’s band Dromeno closes out the show.
Do not miss it!

Tuesday

Backyard Conservation - Living on Lopez w/ Madrona Murphy and Russel Barsh.
1:00 pm
Local researchers Russel Barsh and Madrona Murphy talk about the things that each of us can do in our own lives and around our own homes to take better care of the plants and animals that make our island special.
This Month: Living on Lopez -  Backyard Conservation.

Living Life — Music with John Garcia
3:00 pm
DJ John plays heartfelt global music, with an emphasis on Spanish and Latino songs.

New Dimensions
7:00 pm (repeat from Sunday 4:00 pm)

Wednesday

The Grand Southern Vocal & Plectrophonic Review w/Lance Brittain
5:00 am
Lance presents a show covering early to contemporary folk, country, and bluegrass, plus some discussion of historical context, including news of current events in the bluegrass and folk community. From an acoustic perspective, Lance explores other early influences, including classic early jazz, blues, and ragtime, border music, etc.

The FAT Music Show w/Felton Pruitt
2:00 pm (repeat Friday 7:00 pm)
The FAT Music Show is a friendly nod to the much-adored 1970’s radio station KFAT in Gilroy, California that was one of the first national radio stations to prominently feature the Americana musical genre.  Hosted by Felton Pruitt a 30+year radio veteran with stints that include KFAT, XM Satellite, and KVMR; Pruitt includes classic and contemporary interviews (”Chewin’ The Fat”) and live, or in the studio, performances from his personal recording archives.

Lou’s News and Reviews w/Lou Pray
3:00 pm
Lou Pray,  Lopez Island Library director, will keep us up to date on what’s new and what’s happening at the library.  Lou plays the latest audio books and music CDs now available for checkout. She also reviews selected books and movies available at the library and discusses upcoming speakers, training, and late-breaking library news! The library has also become a prime venue for local artists, and Lou will share info on current and upcoming shows.  Lou occasionally encourages fellow Lopezians to share their own book, music, and film reviews on the show.

The Grand Southern Vocal & Plectrophonic Review w/Lance Brittain
7:00 pm  (repeats next Wednesday at 5:00 am)
Lance presents a show covering early to contemporary folk, country, and bluegrass, plus some discussion of historical context, including news of current events in the bluegrass and folk community. From an acoustic perspective, Lance explores other early influences, including classic early jazz, blues, and ragtime, border music, etc.

Thursday

Song of the Soul – Lopez Edition
12:00 pm
These radio programs are prepared by Mark Judkins Helpsmeet under the care of Eau Claire Quakers and sponsored for KLOI by the Lopez Island Quaker Group.
’Song of the Soul’ invites you to a soul-level encounter.  Music has the ability to proclaim the soul’s language beyond what mere words can speak. Some guests are musicians, perhaps sharing their own music, but most guests are simply sharing music they’ve been impacted by, written and performed by others. For more information visit the Northern Spirit Radio website at  www.northernspiritradio.org

This Week: Sailing on a Slow Movin’ Train to Nowhere
Weekdays, Jim Phillips is a mild-mannered
Chemistry prof at UW-EC, but after hours he transforms into a singer/songwriter, a well-favored bass guitarist who has found a reborn calling to music after dramatic changes in his life.

Somewhere  on  Lopez
1:30 pm
Music from our random playlist unless noted.

Lou’s News and Reviews w/Lou Pray
3:00 pm (repeat from Wednesday 3:00 pm)

eTown
8:00 pm
eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast he
ard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial stations. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience and features performances from many of today’s top musical artists as well as conversations and information about the world around us.
This Week: eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome singer/songwriter and violin virtuoso Andrew Bird to eTown Hall’s solar-powered stage. Andrew got his start in the popular bands Squirrel Nut Zippers and Bowl of Fire before embarking on what has become a very successful solo career. We’ll hear lots of great music from Andrew and his band, the eTones – to perform music from his latest collection of songs, entitled Twin Solitude. Lots of great music this week from our visiting artists, plus we’ll check in with Tom Chappell, co-founder of the Tom’s of Maine brand, to hear about his decades-long approach to responsible and sustainable business practices. Be sure to tune in!

Friday

The Many Moods of Ben Vaughn
8:00 am
An eclectic mix of music curated by the producer, composer, recording artist Ben Vaughn.
Rock, blues, jazz, folk, soul, R & B, country, bossa nova, movie soundtracks, easy listening and more, all peppered with Vaughn’s twisted musicological slant.

WINGS – Women’s International News Gathering Service
12:00 pm (repeat of Monday 2:00 pm)

A weekly radio news and current affairs program by and about women around the world.
This Week: Sex Worker Rights Kenya
A loud but peaceful demonstration demanding Justice for Martha, the slain 32-year-old mother of one whose murder by a client is unsolved, also provides an occasion for discussing the general abuse of rights of women who support themselves and their families by selling sexual services. The murder took place in a popular nightclub patronized largely by white tourists. The disrespect and abuses are all around, however.

Classical Hour w/Gary Alexander
2:00 pm
This Week:  A repeat of last Sunday’s show: The first half hour honors Hungarian-born composer and piano superstar Franz Liszt (born October 22, 1811), and the second half honors America’s first great symphonic composer Charles Ives (born October 20, 1874).

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook
This Week: A repeat of last Monday’s show: The first hour honors two Seattle artists who have often visited Lopez Island.  The 3:05 to 3:30 segment honors the Overton Berry trio based on a recent tribute at Seattle’s Jazz Alley last October 9.  The second half-hour features the most recent recorded selections by the Garfield High School Jazz Band (2012-13 school years), which appeared on Lopez October 14 this year.  All selections are Ellington compositions or arrangements by the Duke and his musical alter ego, Billy Strayhorn.  The second hour leads off with an 11-minute medley by Overton Berry and his trio from the soundtrack of the movie Black Orpheus (1958), followed by a half dozen more selections by the same composer, Brazil’s Luiz Bonfa.  The 4:30 segment features eight selections written by Bobby Troup, two each sung by Nat Cole, Johnny Pizzarelli, Cheryl Bentyne and the Four Freshmen.  The 5:00 hour celebrates the centennial of the birth of John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (born October 21, 1917) and band-mate Don Byas for the first 30 minutes, then a six-pack of singers born in the third week of October, including Anita O’Day, Freddy Cole and Dianne Reeves.

The Grateful Dead Hour
8:00 pm

Since 1985 David Gans has hosted a nationally syndicated weekly audio postcard from the wide musical world of the Grateful Dead. The show features exclusive interviews, music from the roots and branches of the band’s musical family tree, and many unreleased live and studio recordings.

Saturday

West Coast Live
10:00 am -12:00 pm
A national 2-hour radio variety shows hosted by Sedge Thomson and featuring author interviews, music, and comedy. The West Coast “Garrison Keillor”.  This show is delayed one week from the original broadcast.

This Week: Beggars, Kings, Waves & Spam
SEDGE talks with:

PHILLIPA  KELLY, who know from the reading of King Lear how we can all be at various times in our lives, beggars or kings.  That disposition can be physical, emotional, or spiritual.  How do we cope?  Growing up in Australia shaped her as King Lear was required reading.
SUSAN  CASEY knows her rogues, those waves that travel around the world like Melville’s Universal Thump and toss about freighters and surfers.  She writes about these natural phenomena with gusto and humor.
Spam is now locked up in Hawaii to foil shoplifters.
TERRY JONES reminds us of the rôle of the mash-up meat product in our consciousness.
MIKE  GREENSILL performs the amber waves of grain song, from sea to shining sea.

Open Mike
4:00-6:00 pm

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Putumayo World Music Hour

7:00 pm
Hosted by Putumayo’s CEO and Founder Dan Storper and KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures, now heard internationally on more than 170 commercial and non-commercial stations around the world.

This Week: Halloween & All-Saints Day
Several spooky holidays occur around the end of October, including Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos, and Celtic New Year called Sahwain.  Join us for songs of ghosts, spirits, and black magic!

The Many Moods of Ben Vaughn
8:00 pm
An eclectic mix of music curated by the producer, composer, recording artist Ben Vaughn. Rock, blues, jazz, folk, soul, R & B, country, bossa nova, movie soundtracks, easy listening and more.

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