Music
11:06 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Singer Alice Smith: 'I've Always Been Myself'

Originally published on Mon August 5, 2013 11:44 am

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Alice Smith has managed to keep her music unique, despite pressure from music labels. She joins host Michel Martin for a special performance chat of her latest album She.

The Two-Way
10:54 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Costa Rica Will Do Away With Caged Animals At Its Zoos

A spider monkey sits inside its cage last month at the Simon Bolivar Zoo, which recently celebrated its 97th anniversary, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Hector Retamal AFP/Getty Images

Here's a bit of news that has been making the rounds in Costa Rica for more than a week but is just now picking up steam stateside: Saying it's time for a more natural experience, Costa Rica's minister for energy and environment said they would get rid of caged animals at the country's public zoos by next year.

The Associated Press, which resurfaced the story today, reports:

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The Two-Way
10:19 am
Mon August 5, 2013

San Diego Mayor Starting Rehab; Accusers Count Now At 10

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner in July.
Bill Wechter Getty Images

Originally published on Mon August 5, 2013 10:23 am

Today's the day San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who's now been accused by 10 women of sexual harassment, is to start two weeks of treatment at a behavior counseling clinic.

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Music
10:18 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Stirrin' It Up, August 3

Acclaimed Louisiana Chef John Folse shares Louisiana's culinary and cultural legacy in this fun and informative down-home visit. 

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Music
10:11 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Sound Club Radio, August 3

Late night fun with dance remixes, jazz, rock, alternative, sound collage and more.

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Music
10:07 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Harpestry, August 4

An eclectic mix of music of the harp from the very beginnings of written music to pieces by contemporary composers. Harps have been incorporated into the musics of surprisingly diverse countries. While the music of Ireland is closely associated with the harp, it can also be found in countries such as Mexico, Paraguay, Egypt, Finland and even Far East countries such as Burma, China and Japan. Airs Mondays at noon and Sundays at midnight. 

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Music
10:05 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Freetown Radio, August 2: Who's Your Daddy?

Freetown Radio is a free form, mixed bag of sounds showcasing music that is often neglected on commercial radio. Host Roger Kash exposes the intricate and subtle connections linking all genres of music from the dawn of recorded music early in the 20th Century to the so called "modern" sounds of today. Each week Roger deals with a specific theme and explores connections that transcend the boundaries of genre, exposing classifications as just marketing tools that record companies invent to sell records. Freetown Radio strives to be the epitome of non-commercial radio. 

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Music
10:04 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Espacio Latino, August 4

Hosted in Spanish. Traditional music from all around the Latin world. Information on cultural events and social services of interest to the local Latin community.

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Music
10:04 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Encore, August 4

Music from the Cajun and Creole archives at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Center for Culture and Eco-tourism. Megan samples collections like the 1934 Lomax recordings, 1950's recordings by Harry Oster, 1960's recordings by Ralph Rinzler and more recent recordings from Festivals Acadians et Creoles.

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Music
10:03 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Earth Beat, August 4

Music from around the map. For over a decade now, KRVS has devoted it?s Sunday evenings to World Music with this program as one of that evening's cornerstones. You can hear field recordings to contemporary hits from around the world. 

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