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The Soul of Yemen Blues: Interview with Ravid Kahalani

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Ravid Kahalani, is a 30-year-old Israeli whose family came from Yemen and who grew up wanting to keep the traditional of the language and music of his family. And so, he sings here in Arabic. But his music is a wild mixture from everywhere. He mixes Yemeni rhythms with music from West and Central Africa […]

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Written by on August 10, 2011

ARCHIVE: 2011 Chicago Colombian Music Festival

Listen to the Chicago is the World 2-hour special on the upcoming 2011 Chicago Colombian Music Festival, hosted by Leo Suarez. Includes music by this year’s headling group Chocquibtown. Air date: June 7, 2011. Chicago is the World, WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago

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Audio Postcard: Rajasthan

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Out of the heat and dust, out of royal courts and desert camps, out of centuries old ballads of loves won and lost and from people who’ve clung to cultures and languages burnt into the land comes the music of Rajasthan. Hear the voice of humanity at a Hindu service, a man playing a dreamy […]

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Written by on May 4, 2011

Audio Postcard: 2011 Chicago Flamenco Festival

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Image and Audio by recorded by Amor Montes de Oca

More info at: http://www.arteyvidachicago.com/ Instituto Cervantes

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Written by on February 17, 2011

Ethnic News Media Project Intern Needed

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The Workshop’s ethnic news media project is looking for interns. The work will range from journalism workshops to writing for the project’s website to meetings with Chicago’s vastly diverse ethnic news media to taking part in a community effort to promote a different kind of coverage of violence. To apply or find out more about […]

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Written by on January 26, 2011

ARCHIVE: Oct 19, Explore the Indie Rock Scene in Manila Part 2

Original Broadcast on WHPK 88.5 FM on October 19th, 2010. Hosted by Brenda Lee Intengan with special guest Tony Rago. This program digs deeper into Manila, Philippines and the Indie Rock scene featuring Terno Recordings Artists. Brenda’s guest Tony Rago spends a week in the southeast Metropolis to bring you our listeners and readers a […]

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Written by on October 19, 2010

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