On the Air: Sept. 4, 2008 | TheUnion.com

On the Air: Sept. 4, 2008


Noon “Public Planet” Martin Webb and the monthly “Energy Report.”

2 p.m. “Good Stuff” Kim Rogers reviews the summer music festival season.

6 p.m. “Republican National Convention” Live coverage of Sen. John McCain’s acceptance speech from Pacifica Radio, BBC and Democracy Now.


7 a.m. “The Morning Show” Jerianne Van Dijk demonstrates bullfighting techniques, particularly useful during convention weeks.

Noon “Disability Rap” Independent living, accessibility and other issues with FREED Executive Director Ana Acton.

1 p.m. “Garden Forum” With Kathi Keville, author of “Women’s Health, Women’s Herbs”.

2 p.m. “Avant Garage” Persnickety upstairs tenant B.D. Colwell sneaks in and revs things up.


10 a.m. “County Line Bluegrass” Eric Rice with tall tales from Camp Mather.

2 p.m. “Rockin’ and Stompin'” Live festival highlights from the fall Strawberry Music Festival.

4 p.m. “Rhythm & Blues Review” Doowop, r&b and late ’50s and early ’60s pop sensations.

8 p.m. “Dead Air” Be grateful; Richard Dunk is resident Deadologist.


7 a.m. “House Blend” Allison Miller starts chopping wood and collecting warm tunes for winter.

Noon “E-Town” Live from Denver’s Red Rocks with music artists David Grey and Beth Orton, plus an interview with Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore.

4 p.m. “Transglobal Sound System” Worldbeat music with Jodi Selene.

6 p.m. “Sunday Night Showcase” Bob Marley, “Spanning The Generations,”

with Trent Bean.

8 p.m. “A Word in Edgewise” A pre-9/11 “peace” commemoration, with readings of Mark Twain and Kurt Vonnegut by T.E. Wolfe.


9 a.m. “The Morning Show” Modern dance celebrates the culture and artists of Nevada County, as explained by choreographer Lovie Bucknell.

Noon “Earth Mysteries” Haines Ely pulls more wool over listener’s eyes.

4 p.m. “Music Magazine” Can Dawn Fischer pass the AP Dude test from “The Big Lebowski”?

8 p.m. “Town Hall Meeting” Nevada City Vice Mayor Renette Senum, Dr. Christine Newsome and others discuss universal single payer healthcare proposals for California, with audience input live from Nevada City Hall.


2 p.m. “So Many Roads” Contemporary and traditional blues.

8 p.m. “Other Side” Humorous composer and cartoonist Gerard Hoffnung.


7 a.m. “Morning Show” Science with Sandra Tsing Loh, politics with Progressive editor Matt Rothschild and ecelctic music with Brian Compton.

1 p.m. “Second Wind” Gerontologist and author Mel Walsh (“Hot Granny”)

returns from a summer break.

4 p.m. “Music Magazine” A floating Connie Coale tests the studio’s new weightlessness button.

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