Poetry

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Poetry Potluck Radio Hour

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
A special hour of programming featuring interviews with authors and poets about their recent works with special guest host, Neil Aitken. Our guests are Genève/Geneva Chao and Julian Smuggles.   Genève/Geneva Chao is the translator and author of several books of poetry. Ch... Read more

Afterglow

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “What is a dog if not god? In Afterglow, Eileen Myles steps up to the challenge for writers to function as prophets. Ghostwritten in part by deceased pit bull Rosie, this ‘dog memoir’ explores—among other things—geometry, gender, mortality, evil, aging, and plaids. Myles... Read more

Lighthouse Lessons

Airs at: Fri, 08/04/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
Leidi Monte and Lighthouse Lesons move into their regular time slot on Friday mornings from 12-3, and to celebrate, friends from the community join in with their humor, songs, poetry, and wisdom. We explore access to the arts and community with Balanced Breakfast, and grate... Read more

Lighthouse Lessons

Airs at: Fri, 08/18/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
Host Leidi Monte invites community members into the studio, including local artist Abyss Infinite, Pravda, community member Samanth Hughes and special guest co-hosts. Listen in! We talk about process, lyrics, and content of art and where it is born from, what is there to le... Read more

Lighthouse Lessons and Phokus Phaktor collide Universes

Airs at: Fri, 09/15/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
Special guests [E]mpress, Jonny Cool, KO, Whysir Raps, and Thunderkid, as well as DJ Timothy Bee along with other members of our vibrant community gather to to participate in discussion, art appreciation, colloaboration, and stength-building. Topics include human rights, fa... Read more

Poetry, Music, and Justice with John Slaughter and Makana

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
My guests today are passionate, engaging, lovers of life and justice. They are both artists. They present their art to transform the world. Makana hails from the isle of O‘ahu, Makana is an internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activi... Read more

Call For Entries - written work for Ep.10 Day of Dead

Produced for Peace, Love and Soup
Hello Peace, Love & Soup listeners!   A Call for Entries: As we prepare for our 10th episode, we have decided to feature stories written and read by you —our friends and authors of all ages and backgrounds— to air on October 19th, during our special Day of the Dead episod... Read more

Interview with Jen Coleman

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Jen Coleman 's newest book is WE DENIZENS (Furniture Press Books, 2016). She's also the author of PSALMS FOR DOGS AND SORCERERS (Trembling Pillow Press, 2013) - which was given the Bob Kaufman Book Prize (selected by poet Dara Wier). Originally from Minnesota, Jen received ... Read more

Our Final Episode...

Airs at: Thu, 08/31/2017 at 7:00pm - Fri, 09/01/2017 at 12:00am
Well... We are now here, where we begin to move on to another aspect of life's journey.  After 11 years of being on the air, this moment is entirely bittersweet.  We want to thank all of you for the love sent towards the show, and the work we've done.  This 5-hour episode i... Read more

Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

Airs at: Wed, 08/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Today Sarika Mehta speaks to Dr. Vanessa Grubbs about her memoir Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers....later in the show Moazzam Sheikh talks about curating the South Asian American Issue of the Chicago Quarterly Review. Vanessa Grubbs - A young, hopeful doctor’s memoir—an u... Read more