Weekly Program Guide

This Week’s Programs

February 19-25, 2017

Presidents’ Day Specials -Monday 12:00 pm  and 7:00 pm
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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: Two major modern American composers celebrated notable birthdays in the last month.  Philip Glass turned 80 on January 31, 2017, a night on which he debuted his 11th symphony.  In the first 25 minutes of this hour, we’ll play his 10th Symphony from an exciting live recording from the BBC Proms in July 2013.  The next 35 minutes will honor American composer John Adams, who turned 70 last week (born February 15, 1947).  We’ll play his “Shaking and Trembling” and then his “Dharma at Big Sur” recording for electric violin and string orchestra.  All recordings in this hour are from the latest BBC Music Magazine.

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: A Life Of Compassionate Service with Larry Brilliant, M.D.
This is a most unlikely life story of a “hippie” doctor who travels overland to India to aid flood victims, but ends up with an assignment from an Indian guru to be part of a team to successfully eradicate the last bastion of the smallpox epidemic in India. It is a story of an inner spiritual journey coupled with a life of service.

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: Inclusivity 101 & Peace
Josette Jackson is an ordained Unity pastor, international speaker, spiritual educator, and peace educator, who helps Unity and the wider world tap into the power of Nonviolent Communication, A Season of Nonviolence: 64 Ways in 64 Days, and Inclusivity 101, and more. As an African-American, Josette can help lead predominantly white groups to wider inclusively and empowerment. She is offering her Inclusivity 101 workshop at Unity Christ Center in Eau Claire (WI) on Sunday, 2/26/17.

Midnight Special

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

Monday
“A Perfect Union” President’s Day Special
12:00 pm
Music & the Spoken Word President’s Day Special. New for 2017. Music for this program includes “This is My Country”, Battle Hymn of the Republic”, “Cohan’s Big Three” and more

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: Life as Property - Vandana Shiva explains GMOs
With elegant oratory, Dr. Shiva dissects the methods, the motives, and the ecological and economic results of the corporate assault on the mutual relationship between human beings and plants within the web of life. Part 1 of a two-part speech delivered in 2014.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander

3:00– 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook.
This Week: We’ll open with a time capsule from 75 years ago, recordings made February 14-19, 1942, with selections by Stan Kenton, Lucky Millinder and Frank Sinatra with Tommy Dorsey and the Pied Pipers.  The rest of the program features Jazz Cruise 2017 artists, starting with drummer Jimmy Cobb, age 88, with pianist Emmet Cohen, age 26.  In the second hour, we’ll feature young songbirds Cyrille Aimee and Bria Skonberg, then Benny Green’s solo piano, capped by Clint Holmes singing with big bands and orchestras in duet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jane Monheit, and with the John Fedchock big band.  The final hour will feature Jazz Cruise artists playing and singing songs composed by Walter Donaldson (born February 15, 1893), Harold Arlen (Feb. 15, 1905) and Irving Gordon (Feb. 14, 1915).  All recording sources and notes are included on Spinitron.com, live or in archives (this show was recorded Friday, February 17, 2017).

From Rivals to Friends - Presidents Day Special
7:00 pm
Music and the Spoken Word — Presidents Day Special

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 February 23, 2015 show. Stanley plays music from sources that led him to explore the mysterious world of Breton music. You will hear tracks from a 1976 LP of the Breton group Ogham, who play instruments usually heard in the Irish music tradition to reinterpret Breton music for concert audiences and Fest Noz dance festivals. Stanley also features the music of Padrig Sicard, a Breton musician he met in Brittany years ago who inspired Stanley to arrange and record his own renditions of Breton music. The show concludes with energetic dance music and songs from Bulgaria, and two bouzouki tunes from Greece. Enjoy!

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
This show is on hiatus until April.  Join Lou at that time!
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: Kevin Rocks Iraq
Kevin Bas had 2 tours of duty in Iraq and in the course of the 2nd he wrote & recorded a CD capturing his frustration, doubts, & anger at the role he played in what he judges to be an illegal war. He currently does healing/empowerment work with 2 veterans’ groups, Warrior
Writers
and NJ.

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

Lou’s News and Reviews w/Lou Pray
This show is on hiatus until April.  Join Lou at that time!
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: eTown welcomes back long-time friend, singer/songwriter Dar Williams to the stage at eTown Hall to hear her latest musical creations, plus some great conversation with eTown host Nick Forster. English singer/songwriter and painter Piers Faccini also makes his eTown debut this week.

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: Life as Property - Vandana Shiva explains GMOs
With elegant oratory, Dr. Shiva dissects the methods, the motives, and the ecological and economic results of the corporate assault on the mutual relationship between human beings and plants within the web of life. Part 1 of a two-part speech delivered in 2014.

Classical Hour w/Gary Alexander
2:00 pm

This Week: The music of George Frederic Handel, born in Germany on February 23, 1685.  He is responsible for much of the coronation music of the Hanover line of Kings of England, including George I, II and III.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook
This Week: We’ll open with multiple time capsules, with special focus on 100 years ago this week, with the debut of the first-ever commercial jazz recording on February 26, 1917 (by “The Original Dixieland Jazz Band”) and the debut of one of the great Jerome Kern Musicals on February 19, 1917, “Oh Boy,” including the song “Till the Clouds Roll By.”  We’ll also include the leading songs written in 1917 and the earliest hits of Jerome Kern, the first of the Great American Songbook composers (born in 1885).  Our Time Capsule from 75 years ago will include three recordings by Duke Ellington, including ‘What Am I Here For?’ (February 26, 1942), and then Buddy Rich’s Big Band from 50 years ago.  The second hour will feature the last selections from this year’s Jazz Cruise artists, along with songs written by French composer Michel LeGrand (born February 24, 1932, turning 85 today).  The final hour will include tenor saxophonists born February 24 (David Newman and Feb. 27 (Dexter Gordon) and a six pack of singers born February 25-29.

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: Voices of Song and Wisdom and Humor - Certified Wisdom and Happiness

SEDGE welcomes voices of song and wisdom, hope, inspiration, and laughter:

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO, the phenomenal South African acapella choir who sang with Paul Simon and Michael Jackson sing for us;

JAMES McBRIDE, author of The Color of Water and The Good Lord Bird, among other best-selling novels informed by his life, his music, and his wit;

MAYA ANGELOU, whose thoughts on red beans and rice, motherhood, literature and spirituality and struggles will uplift you and make you laugh.  She’s joined by her son, born when she was 17, also a poet, GUY JOHNSON.

The T-Sisters and Mike, back up JAMES McBRIDE for a spiritual with saxophone.

MIKE GREENSILL on piano.  We are real radio, real people, real ideas.

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:  Afropop
Join us as we explore the danceable, lilting music that falls under the umbrella of Afropop: music that fuses African traditions with rock & roll, pop and rhythm & blues.

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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