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KVMR 89.5 FM


9 a.m. “The Morning Show” The Union newspaper publisher Jeff Ackerman is guest.


7 a.m. “The Morning Show” Host is “Walking” Larry Hilberg.

10 a.m. “The New Brick Road” Traditional, contemporary folk and Celtic music, Laurie Des Jardins.

Noon “Who Cares?” Native Americans discuss tribal health issues, from alocholism to diabetes.

1 p.m. “Organic Matters” Farming activist Amigo Bob Cantesano.

4 p.m. “Music Magazine” Beats, remixes, eclectic spoken word, with B.D. Colwell from Omnium Gatherum.

8 p.m. “Tropical Storm” Reggae and dub, musicologist Al Lauer.


Noon “Hard Country” with host Rick Snelson.

2 p.m. “Rockin’ and Stompin'” With Wesley Robertson.

6 p.m. “Street Legal” The music of Bob Dylan.


Noon “Blues Spectrum” With Derek Washington, Blues Doctor.

2 p.m. “Beyond the Box” Music and comedy special, Kinky Friedman, candidate for Texas governor.

4 p.m. “Static Radio” Youth culture, music, commentary, with mixmaster Top Ramen.

6 p.m. “Classical Edge” Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki, host Walt Fraser.

8 p.m. “Circle Around” Story reading, Jill Hochwald.

11 p.m. “New Dimensions”


9 a.m. “Left Coast Live” Harper’s Magazine correspondent Kathleen Dobie on new war deserters.

Noon “Public Planet” Guest is a Unitarian Universalist seminarian discussing the similarities between that religion and Islam.

4 p.m. “Music Magazine” Hap Hazard is guest host.

6 p.m. “KVMR Evening News” Regional and global news, essay by poet Molly Fisk.

7 p.m. “Democracy Now!” Amy Goodman hosts newsmagazine.

8 p.m. “Lullaby of Birdland” Len Gorskywith first of 3-part retrospective on 50th anniversary of jazz legend Charlie (The Bird) Parker’s death.

10 p.m. “Patchouli Haze” Underground music sounds of the 1960s and 1970s, with Don Beggs.


6 a.m. “Click Your Heels Together” Roots singer-songwriters, with Ruby Slippers.

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