Weekly Program Guide

This Week’s Programs

March 19-25, 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: We’ll feature two Russian composers born around the Spring equinox – Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov and Modest Mussorgsky

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: Understanding Everything with Ervin Laszlo, Ph.D.
Ervin Laszlo talks about politics, economics, culture, consciousness, ecology, sustainability, and spirituality, all with the deftness of one who understands the unfolding of universes as well as the nature of particulate matter.

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: Extinct, In Our Hearts
We care about & for that which we know, so
B.J. Hollars leads us into Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds. While captivating & enjoyable, B.J. also narrates a story that is deeply compelling in how we live in relationship to our world. He is
founder of Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and associate professor of English at UW-Eau Claire.

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: Reparations in Kenya
After the 2007 / 2008 post-election violence, the Kenyan government established a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) to help heal historical grievances. The TJRC looked into injustices and human rights violations that happened between 1963 and 2008, and compiled a report that outlines a reparations framework for a broad range of rights violations, including sexual violence. Now, the international lobby group Human Rights Watch is calling on the Kenyan government to speed up the exercise of compensating victims.

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 (March 1942) by Glenn Miller, then 50 years ago (March 21,1967) by Stan Getz.  We’ll then play jazz versions of songs written by the two most successful Broadway composers of the last 50 years – both born March 22 – Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd-Weber.  The remainder of the program, from 4:00 on, will feature songs with “Spring” in the title, honoring today as the first day of Spring, and the title of this show (Joy Spring)

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 March 18th 2013 show. Stanley features tracks from Scottish singer Kathleen MacInnes’s recording, “Cille Bhrìde” (Kilbride), a beautiful collection of songs from Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. Kip Greenthal joins Stanley in the KLOI studio to read English translations of the Scottish Gaelic lyrics as the songs are played. A rare treat indeed! Plus, Stanley plays a track from ”Love Will Remain,” Edinburgh-born Robin Williamson’s (then) most recent work, and Scottish singer-guitarist Dick Gaughan’s version of the Rolling Stones’ “Ruby Tuesday.” Stories, epigrams, poetry and music from Ireland to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day round out this Celtic-themed show. Tune in for an evening of music and word play you won’t hear elsewhere on the radio dial!

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: Called By Our Names
J.E. Sunde is a sensitive, creative, inspired singer/songwriter who combines the influences of the folk greats of earlier generations with the broad indie canvass of his own. Currently a resident of the Twin Cities, J.E. does solo work new after 10 years with The Daredevil Christopher Wright.

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 one of the most recognizable voices from the 1980s, Colin Hay (of Men at Work fame) to hear music from his latest collection of recordings. Austin guitar virtuoso Doyle Bramhall II also makes his eTown debut this week to share new music, as well as insights on his musical lineage as the son of the legendary drummer of the same name, and musical path that includes working with Steve Ray Vaughan, Jimmie Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters and many others

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: Reparations in Kenya
After the 2007 / 2008 post election violence, the Kenyan government established a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) to help heal historical grievances. The TJRC looked into injustices and human rights violations that happened between 1963 and 2008, and compiled a report that outlines a reparations framework for a broad range of rights violations, including sexual violence. Now, the international lobby group Human Rights Watch is calling on the Kenyan government to speed up the exercise of compensating victims.

Classical Hour w/Gary Alexander
2:00 pm

This Week: Music by two great composers born in late March – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) and Joseph Haydn (1732-1809).

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook
This Week: The opening time capsule features Duke Ellington’s Carnegie Hall concert 50 years ago (March 26, 1967).   Next, we’ll feature songs by Portland’s Dave Frishberg (born March 23, 1933).  The second hour will honor four tenor saxophonists born March 26 or 27: Flip Phillips, James Moody, Ben Webster and Harold Ashby.  The final hour will feature mostly new recordings.

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: Explorers and Ingenuity
Sedge Thomson welcomes:
Author
DAVA SOBEL author of LongitudeGalileo’s Daughter, and The Planets, now with A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos.
Author
IAN W. TOLL, acclaimed author of Six Frigates and now Pacific Crucible; War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942.
Author
THOMAS STEINBECK, the author of Down to a Soundless Sea and In the Shadow of the Cypress presents an enthralling new piece of historical fiction: The Silver Lotus.
Musician
J WESLEY HARDING with a backing band featuring members of the Decemberists, touring with the new CD The Sound of His Own Voice.
Musicians
THREE METRE DAY acoustic modern roots trio from Canada, complete with violin, slide-guitar and pump organ.
The Modern
MIKE GREENSILL on 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:  Another Putumayo World Music program

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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