Weekly Program Guide

This Week’s Programs

April 2-8, 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 features Bach’s concerto for two violins and his concerto in A-minor for single violin.  The second half hour features Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto #2

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: Our Natural Goodness with Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D.
Sylvia Boorstein shares her insights on how we can be more accepting of the negative patterns in our minds, and find happiness regardless of the challenges we face.

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: Gandhian Iceberg - A Nonviolence Manifesto
It’s time for a super-charged, profoundly-rooted, sustainable and transformative revolution, and Chris Moore-Backman has an inspired take on the needed way forward. He is the author
The Gandhian Iceberg: A Nonviolence Manifesto for the Age of the Great Turning, loaded with thoughts, words, and images which will radically enrich the path of all who read it. Chris has a couple decades experience with nonviolent action and training, recently especial with efforts to end the age of mass incarceration.

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: Sister Marches - Europe
On January 21, 2017, while women held a vast resistance march in Washington, DC, 673 Sister Marches also took place over all 7 continents, an estimated total number of over 5 million people. It has been hailed as the largest global gathering for human rights and justice in history.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander

3:00– 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook.
This Week: The first segment features jazz and popular recordings of music by classical composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and Johann Sebastian Bach.  The second half hour features an album recorded 50 years ago this week by Gerald Wilson, “Live and Swinging” (April 1, 1967).  The second hour includes three 20-minute segments: First, three songbirds born March 29 or 30 (Pearl Bailey, Astrud Gilberto and Norah Jones), then songs devoted to the college basketball (Final Four) playoffs and baseball’s opening day, then five songs with April in the title.  The final hour features three more selections from “Live and Swinging” by Gerald Wilson, then music by two key Basie sidemen, guitarist Freddie Greene and trumpeter Thad Jones.  We close with four selections by the Thad Jones / Mel Lewis big band.

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 the April 6th, 2015 show, celebrating the life and music of English guitarist John Renbourn, perhaps most well known for his work in the English folk/baroque/jazz group the Pentangle, who had then recently passed away at age 70 in his home, (a converted Scottish chapel located in the borderlands between Scotland and England). Songs from Australia’s Lucy Wise, and selections from English singer Kate Rusby’s (then) new recording “Ghost” add a lovely counterpoint to John Renbourn’s compositions, chosen by Stanley for this tribute show. Plus, music from two Breton music pioneers- Padrig Sicard and the trio Triptique. Tune in for an earful of worthwhile music and commentary!

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.

Lou’s News and Reviews w/Lou Pray
1:00 pm
Lou Pray 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 check out. 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 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 studio, performances from his personal recording archives.

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

Kitchen Table Politics w/Carol Steckler
11:00 am

Music, Poetry, dialogue and interviews from conversations around our kitchen table and yours that transform local and global issues and events that confuse and concern us into possibilities and visions which sustain and nurture us.
If no new show, then selections from the random music playlist.

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: One Wild Thing
Many people find an important piece of themselves in nature, but
Deirdre Jenkins knows herself in oneness with nature at a whole new depth. Through her journeys with trauma, devotion, and remembering-the-self, Deirdre produces music that transports and transforms the listener. Contact her on Facebook.

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 1:00 pm)

eTown
8:00 pm
eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast heard 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: Hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome back Boulder-born, Nashville-based siblings Chris and Oliver Wood (The Wood Brothers) who make another stop at eTown Hall to share music from their latest collection of songs entitled Paradise. The two brothers, which began their musical careers in widely different genres such as the experimental jazz trio Medeski, Martin and Wood, and Atlanta’s King Johnson, have now been making music together for years, with a sound that is steeped in their wide-ranging influences, but all their own. Also with us is the prolific indie-folk singer/songwriter Noah Gundersen, who makes his first visit to eTown.

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: Sister Marches - Europe
On January 21, 2017, while women held a vast resistance march in Washington, DC, 673 Sister Marches also took place over all 7 continents, an estimated total number of over 5 million people. It has been hailed as the largest global gathering for human rights and justice in history.

Classical Hour w/Gary Alexander
2:00 pm

This Week: A Tale of Two Sergei’s – Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev, both born in April, but taking different approaches toward their artistic freedom from censors‘ in the Soviet Union.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook
This Week: We begin with a time capsule from 75 years ago, the music of Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band in 1942, then songs by composers born the first week of April, including Ervin Drake, Elmer Bernstein, Leo Robin, Yip Harburg and Fred Ebb.  The second hour features songbirds born in the first week of April, led by Billie Holiday and Carmen McRae.  The final hour features musicians we lost in the first quarter of the year, including singers Buddy Greco, Barbara Carroll, Al Jarreau and Chuck Berry, saxophonists Buck Hill and Arthur Blythe, pianist Horace Parlan, guitar player Larry Coryell and arranger Buddy Bregman.

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: Sedge Thomson presents Memory, Speech, and Movement - Freedoms
WILLIAM BENNETT TURNER - author of Figures of Speech: First Amendment Heroes and Villains, exploring the colorful cast of characters who have played roles in important First Amendment controversies.
CHARLES YU, author of the award-winning novel How To Live Safely In A Science Fictional Universe, about the adventures of a time-machine mechanic.
OSCAR HIJUELOS — A story of perseverance, immigration, and imagination - the first Hispanic to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, and his memoir, Thoughts Without Cigarettes. Oscar died in 2013 yet his story of immigration is pertinent today.  A lovely conversation.
KEVIN KELLY - former executive editor of Wired Magazine, and a man who knows What Technology Wants.
The GREENCARDS — Australian immigrants based in Texas
TANGO #9 - The Astor Piazzola reincarnation
MARSHALL CHAPMAN - The rollicking singer / song writer
RUBBER SOLDIERS - The Rowan Brothers and David Gans channel the Beatles
MIKE GREENSILL at the piano

Open Mic at KLOI
4:00-6:00 pm
Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be on the air?  Do you want to share the music from your travels and tell us some stories? Do you want to do something special for someone’s birthday or anniversary? Email 1029kloi@gmail.com to arrange a time and we will be there with you to make it happen. Give it a try;  it’s fun.

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:  Music from Australia and New Zealand

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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