Weekly Program Guide

This Week’s Programs

August 13-19,  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: Segments from the first week of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, including Mendelssohn from the August 5-6 concerts, then works from the second and third series of concerts on August 9-12, concluding with “Rhapsody in Blue” happening at the Concert on the Green this Sunday afternoon.

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: Listening To Your Wise And Beautiful Heart with Judith Orloff, M.D.

Dr. Judith Orloff says intuition comes through being entirely receptive, open, playful, and as spontaneous as possible. She offers a wealth of suggestions for how you can expand your inner knowing—and in the process discover a more loving, inspired way of living.

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: Climate Apocalypse, Messaging, & Pets
Guest-host Peterson Toscano of Citizens Climate Radio explores climate apocalypse, fear, & how to deliver the message effectively, in the first part of today’s program, and in part two he’ll talk about pets & climate change. Peterson speaks with Halldor Björnsson, the Head of the Atmospheric Research Group at Veðurstofa Iceland also known as the Icelandic Met Office, Dr. Kristian Bjørkdahl who has earned a PhD in rhetoric and continues his studies at the Centre for Development and the Environment, at the University of Oslo, and Dr. Steva Stowell-Hardcastle. terson Toscano of Citizens Climate Radio explores climate apocalypse, fear, & how to deliver the message effectively, in the first part of today’s program, and in part two he’ll talk about pets & climate change. Peterson speaks with Halldor Björnsson, the Head of the Atmospheric Research Group at Veðurstofa Iceland also known as the Icelandic Met Office, Dr. Kristian Bjørkdahl who has earned a
PhD in rhetoric and continues his studies at the Centre for Development and the Environment, at the University of Oslo, and Dr. Steva Stowell-Hardcastle.

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: Forest Women Reclaim Their Foods
Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander
3:00– 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook.
This Week: A new live show (after a week of recordings), with the first hour honoring two great composers born August 8 – Victor Young and Benny Carter.  The second hour features fiver “minor” composers born August 14-15, Stanley Adams, Lee Adams, Sidney Clare, Harry Akst and Ned Washington.  The final hour features a “playoff” between the three influential jazz pianists born August 13-16: George Shearing, Bill Evans and Oscar Peterson.

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: Rebroadcast of the August 10, 2015 show. Stanley features tracks from guitarist/songwriter Mark Knopfler’s (then) most recent recording, “Tracker,” plus other musical surprises (a song by Joni Mitchell, lively Breton dances, songs from Greece’s Peloponnese region and more) to delight your ears and ignite your August imagination!

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,  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 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 the 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

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: The Red Road (to Nashville?)
Bill Miller is a 3-time Grammy Awards winner, a Mohican Indian from Northern Wisconsin, and a Nashville-based singer-
songwritter of incredible & diverse musical talents. He’ll be the headliner at LaCrosse, WI’s Great River Folk Festival Sunday afternoon concert, August 27, 2017.

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 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 welcomes the eclectic, LA-based psychedelic soul group, Chican o Batman, for some solar-powered musical goodness. Also joining us for her first visit is folk singer/songwriter, BettySoo. There will be plenty of great music, collaboration and conversation with our visiting artists this week,

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: Forest Women Reclaim Their Foods
Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.

Classical Hour w/Gary Alexander

2:00 pm
This Week: The fourth (of four) tributes to the music presented at the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival (OICMF), including works by Brahms and Tchaikovsky.  Later today, the annual OICMF concert on Lopez will be held at 5:30 today at Lopez Center.

Joy Spring w/Gary Alexander
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classic Jazz and the Great American Songbook
This Week: Featuring works by two composers with Eastern Washington State roots: Otto Harbach (an English major at Whitman College Washington, Class of 1895) and Jimmy Rowles (born in Spokane, Washington August 19, 1918).   The second hour features works by Eddie Durham (born August 19, 1906) for Count Basie (born August 21, 1904).  The third hour features selections from new CDs in “Fresh Faces at Five on Friday”) followed by a tribute to four trombonists born August 20 – “National Trombone Day”?

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: Revolution, by Copernicus

SEDGE THOMSON, continues his skyward look to anticipate the Great Eclipse of 21 August, with DAVA SOBEL, whose account of Copernicus’s life and his mathematical revelation that the sun orbits the earth put him at risk from the science deniers of his day.

Musically, we take the measure of Canadian THREE METRE DAY, featuring lap guitar and antique pump organ;

and JOHN WESLEY HARDING and members of the Decembrists who channel the folk protest songs of the 60s to current issues.

Mike Greensill plays an astronomical song.

Together with Sedge they divine truth from song and story as we link the past and present to guide us to the future.

Songs and insights abound.

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: New Groove

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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