The Pulse of the Diaspora and Rhythms from the Homeland

img_9302_1Chicago is the World Radio Show will be premiering this month on April 21, 2009.

The show will feature both traditional and contemporary music from immigrant communities in the U.S. and tracing their musical origins to their various homelands, including fusion, rock, jazz and more. Featured guests from Chicago’s ethnic communities are invited to introduce listeners to both popular and culturally significant stories through music and sounds.

Airs every other Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on WHPK 88.5, University of Chicago Community Radio. Check the WHPK website for updates and scheduled times. Online listeners can tune in on the live stream at

Your host is Demetrio Maguigad, New Media Manager at the Community Media Workshop, drummer and percussionist of the Bagwis Collective and podcaster and scenester at the Chicago Pinoy Music Scene.


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