On Air

Sounds of Film: Interview with Ric Burns

Tune into Tom Needham's the Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. to hear an exclusive interview with Emmy and Peabody-Winning documentary filmmaker Ric Burns, who will be discussing his latest film American Masters--American Ballet Theatre:A History, as well as his other films including New York: A Documentary Film, Death and the Civil War,and  the Donner Party

Also appearing on the show is director Everado Gout, whose film, Days of Grace, was an Official Selection of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, earning a fifteen minute standing ovation.  In addition, the Sounds of Film will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas by discussing the release of the 2-Disc Anniversary Blu-Ray which features a brand new Goodfellas documentary.

Thursday on The Bayou: Two Sailboats, One Moon author interview.

This week on a special edition of The Bayou join host Chris LaPorta and his special guests WUSB DJ's Bobanero and Habanero we discuss their new book "Two Sailboats, One Moon" a story of romance, personal achievements, an epic journey around the world by sea and local seafaring adventures back at home.  Hear how the common bond of the sea and the moon kept these two Sailors together even though they might be thousands of miles apart.

Tune in Thursday night May 12th from 8:00 to 10:00 PM to hear some interesting stories from both of their journals as they share everything from daily happenings to extraordinary life adventures.

More information on "Two Sailboats, One Moon" check out their website at: http://www.twosailboatsonemoon.com

Katrina Vanden Heuvel on the Sounds of Film

Tune into the Sounds of Film this Thursday to hear an exclusive conversation with Tom Needham and Katrina Vanden Heuvel, who is featured in the new documentary, Hot Type: 150 Years of the Nation, directed by Academy Award-Winner Barbara Kopple.  Katrina Vanden Heuvel is the editor, publisher and part-owner of the Nation Magazine.  She is a frequent guest on numerous television shows, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  She recently made news with her Edward Snowden interview.

Local Music Marathon: Saturday May 2nd.

Well, it's finally time to announce the lineup for this spring's Local Music Marathon. Please take a moment to perform your best drum roll impression:

12pm: Burnt Almonds
http://burntalmonds.bandcamp.com/releases

1: Durians
https://durians.bandcamp.com/

2: Barrelhouse
http://www.barrelhouseacousticblues.com/

3: Eric Henriksen
http://thevelvetsound.bandcamp.com/track/eric-henriksen

4: Quarter Horse
http://www.quarterhorseband.com/

5: AfroDJMac
http://www.afrodjmac.com/

6: Flak Jacket
http://www.flakjacketmusic.com/index.html

7: Jarvis Probes
https://www.facebook.com/JarvisProbes

8: SAD MAGIC
https://soundcloud.com/sadmagiclongisland

9: Carbon Thief
https://carbon-thief.bandcamp.com/

10: Vanilla Coast
https://www.youtube.com/user/VanillaCoastMusic

11: Rebelmatic
http://www.rebelmatic.com/

So tune in all day, you know how. We'll be doing interviews during intermissions, and maybe sneak in a panel or two if there's some kind of massive technical failure, so you'll just have to listen the whole time to avoid missing anything.

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