program of the week

Program of the Week, Sept. 24: Mastering Your Money

efulbright_lg.jpgShowtime: Sundays at 6 p.m.

Mastering Your Money, hosted by Ed Fulbright, seeks our local and national resources to help educate people about money management. This show challenges listeners to think about spending in terms of their net income. Mastering Your Money covers all aspects of money management, from repairing credit, dealing with the IRS, starting a business, stretching advertising funds, to estate planning.

Program of the Week, Sept. 17: Jazz with Bob Parlocha

Showtime: Monday, Friday and Saturday from 10 pm – 7 am; and Tuesday – Thursday and Sunday from 10 pm – 6 am

Jazz with Bob Parlocha is a satellite-delivered jazz program provided by the Jazz Satellite Network. The program is hosted by the legendary jazz expert Bob Parlocha. Parlocha entertains listeners with a creative, engaging musical mix and a brief, but friendly conversational rapport. For more information about the host and/or playlists for this program, please contact Bob Parlocha by clicking here.

Program of the Week, Sept. 10: Hallelujah Praise

cryals_lg.jpgwhatcher_lg.jpgShowtime: Sundays from 6 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Carolyn Pettiford Ryals and Walter “Country Boy” Hatcher present Hallelujah Praise, three hours of traditional gospel, from quartets to large choirs, from classic favorites to new releases and an extra added special, church news.

Program of the Week, Sept. 3: Democracy Now!

Showtime: Monday – Friday from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Hosted by award winning reporter Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! is one of the hottest national daily radio programs on the air today. Started as an election year show in 1996, Democracy Now! expanded into a hard-hitting investigative news magazine. Democracy Now! provides the kind of news and information that is crucial to public participation in the political life of the country. With cutting edge reporting and challenging views, Democracy Now! aims to hold those in positions of power accountable for their decisions and to inspire grassroots action for social change.

Program of the Week, Aug. 27: Close to Thee

Showtime: Sundays from 12 – 2 pm

Join your host, Carolyn Satterfield, for two hours of great and inspiring gospel music by some of the most beloved artist of all times. The show will include quartets, choirs and music from new and traditional artists.

Contact Carolyn Satterfield by clicking here.

Program of the Week, Aug. 20: Cambridge Forum

Showtime: Sundays from 7 – 7:30 p.m.

Cambridge Forum is one of public radios longest running public affairs
programs. Recorded live every week in Harvard Square, Cambridge Forum focuses on the news behind the news and regularly examines the issues and ideas that shape our lives. The programs explore topics related to civic democracy, science and technology, history and the global environment, and include as well discussions about computers, education, art, and more.

Program of the Week, Aug. 13: Bops, Blues and Ballads

Showtime: Mon. – Thurs. from 12  – 5 pm

Host Aasim Inshirah

Program of the Week, Aug. 6: Bonjour Africa

bndiaye_lg.jpgShowtime: Sundays from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Host Bouna Ndiaye, a native of Senegal, brings music from the motherland. Bouna plays new and traditional sounds from each country in Africa.

Visit the show’s website: www.bonjourafrica.com

Program of the Week, July 30: Blues Unlimited

Saturdays from 7 – 9pm

Hosted by “Sleepy Boy” Hawkins

Blues Unlimited has already been called the best radio show of its kind, and has established a loyal, worldwide audience.

Blues Unlimited is a two-hour weekly radio show devoted to the wonderful world of the blues, and its history, heritage, and rich cultural traditions. Each installment of Blues Unlimited is typically designed to be a self-contained episode, and explores some topic or aspect of the blues universe – piano players from New Orleans, harp blowers from Chicago and Los Angeles, the blues revival of the ’60s, or the origins of famous blues songs – while other shows focus on regional styles: Detroit, Memphis, the Mississippi Hill Country, Shreveport, Texas, and the East Coast. Profiles of classic record labels like Imperial, Sun, Chess/Checker, Arhoolie, etc., are also included

Important historical milestones are often recognized – such as a two part-series on the American Folk Blues Festival Tours and an unprecedented four-part series on the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals. Sometimes, a series of albums are featured – such as Harry Smith’s “Anthology of American Folk Music,” or “Chicago/The Blues/Today!” – produced by Sam Charters for Vanguard in the mid 60s.

Steve Franz (who is known on the airwaves as Sleepy Boy Hawkins) has been a blues fanatic, researcher, historian, radio programmer, and scholar for 30 years. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, “The Amazing Secret History of Elmore James,” having earned his Master’s Degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Memphis.

Program of the Week, July 23: 8 Track Flashback

Showtime: Saturday’s from 12 Noon – 4 p.m.

Host Jim Davis is a veteran announcer with an amazing library of songs from the late 40’s to the early 60’s. Some of the best R&B you ever heard, including original versions of your favorites. Jim also follows the billboard charts for the hits of the era.

Visit the show’s website: www.8trackflashback.com

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