World Music

11:00am

Thu December 20, 2012
Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh Festival Program 3

Airs Thursday, December 20 at 11:00 a.m.
Born from the trauma of the Second World War, Edinburgh's unique combination of festivals is a triumph of international shared storytelling. Encompassing classical music, theater, literature, popular and folk music, science, visual art and a city-wide sharing of culture, this radio series will give listeners a first-hand experience of being in one of the world's most creative and cosmopolitan cities during a period when over 600,000 visitors experience the "annual cultural equivalent of the Olympics" during which over 4,000 performances take place in hundreds of venues ranging from exquisite concert halls to site-specific fringe spaces. 

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9:00am

Fri June 29, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Paul Simon: Graceland

Airs Friday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m.  In 1985, Paul Simon traveled to South Africa in a search for music that had captivated him.  The journey resulted in a cultural exchange that sparked the album Graceland and a world music fusion.  In this one hour radio special, you’ll hear from Paul Simon about the musical breakthroughs and political hurdles that occurred along the way.

8:00pm

Thu May 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Bela Fleck Africa Project, Episode Two

Airs Thursday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. Banjoist Bela Fleck performs alongside exceptional African musicians such as Toumani Diabate, Vusi Mahlasela, D'Gary, Anania Ngoliga and others. Recorded at the Trustees Theater during the Savannah Music Festival.

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8:00pm

Thu April 26, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Bela Fleck Africa Project, Episode One

Airs Thursday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m. Part One of Two: Banjoist Bela Fleck performs alongside exceptional African musicians such as Toumani Diabate, Vusi Mahlasela, D'Gary, Anania Ngoliga and others. Recorded at the Trustees Theater during the Savannah Music Festival.

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