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Weekly Worldly Events

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A weekly roundup of upcoming cultural events in Chicago

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Written by on June 21, 2013

Music as Migration, Music as Sacred: Interview with Gerard Edery

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Gerard Edery, born in Casablanca and raised in Paris and New York City, is the essence of a global musician. Composer and performer, he sings in numerous languages, and his focus is on Sephardic music – the music that traveled with the Jews across the globe after their flight from Spain. Here he talks about […]

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Written by on November 4, 2011

Afro-Latin Retro Show playlist

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Many of you asked, now here it is… download the aug30-chicagoistheworld-playlist for today’s show featuring classic Afro-Latin Cumbias, Champeta and more. Although my trip to Cartagena, Colombia is still a few months away, I started digging through my music library–thinking about starting my research while I’m out there. I realized that I had some fabulous […]

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Written by on August 31, 2011

Oct. 20 – “World Music for Pakistan” A benefit for ACTUAL SIZE GLOBAL for the flood victims of Pakistan

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“World Music for Pakistan” A benefit for ACTUAL SIZE GLOBAL for the flood victims of Pakistan Wednesday October 20 7pm-12am $8-$10 Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse Av, Chicago, IL with Lamajamal (gypsy surf), Eyes Manouche (balkan gypsy jazz), Kevin Leeds and Global Cooling (rock/soul/world fusion) & DJ RomaSoul (gypsy/eastern beats) Mayne Stage, 1328 W Morse […]

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Written by on October 19, 2010

ARCHIVE: Oct 12, Street music of Africa and the Caribbean, Chicago Guitar Festival

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Leo Suarez takes you across the seas to tune into the music pulsating from the streets of both Africa and the Caribbean and previews acts from this year’s Chicago Guitar Music Festival. Broadcast date: Tuesday October 12th, 2010, 5:00 p.m. (central)

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Written by on October 14, 2010

ARCHIVE: Oct 5, Explore the Indie Rock Scene in Manila

Original Broadcast on WHPK 88.5 FM on October 5th, 2010. Hosted by Brenda Lee Intengan with special guest Tony Rago. This program focuses on Manila, Philippines… Manila’s 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 taste of […]

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Written by on October 7, 2010

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