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Amilia K Spicer will be stopping by Studio A to chat with Brian Griffith, Wednesday morning in the 10:00 am hour.  

From her website:

"It may be her haunting, husky voice that first grabs a listener, the way it glides over melodies like smoke, but it’s the songwriting that Spicer really wants you to hear - The turns of phrases, the wistful poetry, the smart (and sometimes smart aleck) lyrics. They are intimate and visual, like walking into a movie. There is an edge, a turbulence, in many of the places Amilia writes about, but not all of them.  

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is singer/songwriter Seth Glier. The Massachusetts native attended Berklee College of Music for a year before dropping out to tour full-time. Since then, he’s averaged over 200 shows a year, and shared stages with artists such as James Taylor, Mark Knopfler, and Ani DiFranco. He has appeared as a mainstage performer at Falcon Ridge and Kerrville Folk Festivals. Seth Glier is an outspoken advocate for autism awareness and has been a national spokesperson for the organization, Autism Speaks.

The Black Market trust will be in Studio A with Doug Jayne, Tuesday March 28th at 1:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91.

This week on Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio -  we speak with African-American foodways expert Dr. Jessica Harris; we shake up cocktails and present our recipe for Peruvian pesto; we travel to Palermo to taste the Italian fried spleen sandwich; and we discuss Jura wines.  

Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio airs every Sunday evening at 7:00 pm after Mouthful, on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

A special program for Women's History Month.  

Stories about women’s work - it’s easy nowadays to roll our eyes at the quaint notion that “a woman’s place is in the home.” But is the real history more complicated than that caricature of bygone values? The History Guys will explore the relationship between women’s labor and their legal status as citizens. And they’ll ask… How has the value Americans place on the work that women do — in the home and beyond — changed over time?
Listen Sunday morning at 10:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91

This week on This American Life - "Testosterone."  

Stories of people getting more testosterone and coming to regret it. And of people losing it and coming to appreciate life without it. The pros and cons of the hormone of desire.  

Listen to This American Life - Friday nights at 7:00 pm; repeats Saturday morning at 9:00 am - on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Against their will: The real – and virtual – places sex exploitation thrives  

By Julia B. Chan, Reveal  

Powered by the internet, the sex trade is reaching into all corners of the country. Reveal follows up on what’s happened since we first took you inside the hidden places – real and virtual –where people are exploited for sex.  Produced in collaboration with APM Reports, we’ll hear stories from the pot fields of Northern California to the streets of Chicago and suburban Seattle.  

Transformational women leaders are restoring societal balance by showing us how to reconnect relationships - not only among people - but between people and the natural world. This astounding conversation among diverse women leaders provides a fascinating window into the soulful depths of what it means to restore the balance between our masculine and feminine selves to bring about wholeness, justice and true restoration of people and planet.  

Mouths of Babes,  Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth, stop by Studio A to share some music and chat with Brian Griffith about their Bay Area shows - Thursday morning on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Mouths of Babes perform at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma on Friday March 24th at 8:30 pm; and on Sunday March 26th at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley at 7:oo pm. 

Actor, writer, producer, singer, linguist, voiceover artist, member of The Firesign Theatre and the Antaeus Classical Theatre Company - Phil Proctor has a lenghty resume' in the entertainment business. Thursday afternoon, March 23rd, Michael O'Brien with chat with Phil during Midday Music! LIsten to MIdday Music - Thursday afternoon from 12-2pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

While they don't all have blue-eyes, the white soul and swamp pop guys and gals from Philadelphia and South Louisiana have created distinctive regional sounds of national significance. In Philadelphia, we sample soul roots of the famed band Hall & Oates; and learn from John Oates that -- despite years of pop music, big hair and synthesizers-- at heart he is also a folkie into country blues and flat-picked guitar a la Doc Watson and Mississippi John Hurt... which he plays live for us!

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is renaissance man, Joe Crookston. He is a songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. Joe served as Folk Alliance International’s 2016 Artist-in-Residence, and his songs are being made into films. Joe Crookston is a master storyteller seeking the creative edge. If you love a moving song and musical madness, Joe Crookston delivers it all, the melodies, the lyrics, the energy, and a deep passion for well-written songs.  

eTown welcomes back one of the most recognizable voices from the 1980s, Colin Hay (of Men at Work fame) to hear music from his latest collection of recordings. Austin guitar virtuoso Doyle Bramhall II also makes his eTown debut this week to share new music, as well as insights on his musical lineage as the son of the legendary drummer of the same name, and musical path that includes working with Steve Ray Vaughan, Jimmie Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters and many others. All of this, plus a great interview guest that will shed light on what it is like to be a young farmer.

This week on This American Life: Ask A Grown-Up  

Stories from people who need need a grown-up to answer a question—from teenage girls asking for advice about their love lives...to a father who waited until his son was an adult to ask him how he could have been a better parent.    

Listen to This American Life Fridays at 7:00 pm, and repeats Saturday at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

This week on Milk Street Radio, our recipe for cracked potatoes; Dr. Aaron Carroll on food-fad whiplash; a flavored whipped cream tip; a quick Tuesday night dinner from Claire Ptak of London’s Violet Bakery; and Christopher Kimball and Sara Moulton take your calls.  

Listen to Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio every Sunday evening at 7:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

Timekeepers: The Art of Drumming with JM Van Eaton, Zigaboo Modeliste, Tito Puente, Ben Riley and Shannon Powell   

Women In Music with Laney Goodman continues to Celebrate Women's History Month with women's lives and women's voices, past and present.

Something Completely Revolutionary on Something Completely Different with your host Roland Jacopetti
 Date & Time: March 14, 2017, 7-9PM  Location:  KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line at KRCB.org, w/app at iTunes store and Google Play) 

March 10th & 11th 2017 - "My Damn Mind!"
 

The brain! It's powerful! We have the story of how one man's delusions lead him to a situation that's just as strange as the worst thoughts his mind is cooking up. 

Australian blogger and forager Rohan Anderson makes sneaky eel dip and payback paella; Adam Gopnik reminisces about New York City's Carnegie Deli; Abraham Conlon of Chicago's Fat Rice reveals the home cooking of Macau; and we present our recipe for pistachio-cardamom loaf cake.
 

 

Wilco frontman, Jeff Tweedy tells of the impact on his songs of growing up in the blue collar town, Belleville, Illinois. Music became his creative outlet in high school and lead to founding the seminal Americana band, Uncle Tupelo. We hear from Jeff in his Chicago studio "The Loft" about the emergence of Wilco and the place that making music has in his life, including work with Woody Guthrie's lyrics and producing records with Mavis Staples.

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The Word By Word guest for the March 12th show will be McArthur Genius Grant winner, Yiyun Li talking about her memoir Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You In Your Life.  
 

International Women's Day Special: Women In Music for March 8, 2017  

 Celebrate International Women's Day this week... and Women's History with Women In Music with Laney Goodman all through the month of March.  
  This coming week we'll celebrate the unique contributions of women past and present on this very special Women In Music. We'll hear excerpts from speeches by great American suffragists like Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton... music from Emma's Revolution, Irina Rivkin, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Holly Near, and Cosy Sheridan.

The Carolina Chocolate Drops and the Black Experience in Country Music 

A Novel Idea with Suzanne M. Lang features Jessica Teich with her memoir The Future Tense of Joy. A Rhodes Scholar, Teich happens upon an obituary of a fellow Rhodes Scholar who took her own life by jumping out a hotel window, which leads Jessica on a transformative journey.    

Also featured is Cathy Wild, whose book Wild Ideas: Creativity from the Inside Out uses personal stories and analysis of her own life to identify difficult to articulate concepts of identity, suffering, gratitude, and health.  
 

Rhiannon Giddens: Freedom Highway  

Rhiannon Giddens: Freedom Highway   

Discover new music on the New Releases Hour, Tuesday mornings at 11 am (repeated Wednesdays at 7 pm) when KRCB-FM pairs the Last Record Store owner and KRCB afternoon music program host Doug Jayne with longtime morning DJ Brian Griffith. A full hour of commercial-free new releases each week, played and evaluated by two pros who know the music best!

Nothing Completely Similar 

Date & Time: Feb. 28, 7-9PM  
Location:  KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/FREE app @iTunes store and Google Play) 

America was built on the idea of protecting religious liberty. But what happens when religious groups take advantage of these special freedoms to make money, skirt rules or hurt children? We revisit an hour of Reveal that explores the tricky territory of religious freedom and how different groups have exploited this loophole.  

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