There is lots of food in the world, but lots of people are starving. Why are the neediest being priced out of the food market? Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starving and an activist with Food First, analyzes the situation in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
Mariam Widman and Mark Bitterman host. Today's guests are Steve Jones, owner of Steve's Cheese on NW Thurman and 23rd, and Paul Obringer from the Ancient Heritage Dairy. Find out all about artisan-quality cheeses available right here in Portland.
Host Julie Bernard spoke with Stephanie Burton, James DeRosso and Brad Menninga of the Oregon Potters Association about the Ceramic Showcase, which is being held April 25th through the 27th at the Convention Center.
Sean Ongley interviews Daniel Johnston, reviews his show, and presents a live performance at KBOO of "Silly Love". Johnston is accompanied by Brett Hartenbach on guitar. The material is presented from cassette tape recordings as an ode to the DIY manner that Daniel became famous for in the 1980's.
Fantastic trio "THE WIYOS" (TruthFaceRecordings.com) to entertain. The WIYOS (at MySpace) play and compose music from the 1920s and 1930s. Their instruments include washboard/harmonica/kazoo/resonator guitar/banjo/upright bass/ and three harmony voices. A wonderful mix of vaudville ragtime, jugband, hillbilly swing and more....so listen up....................Jade hosts
Multi instramentalist, Chico Schwall (ChicoSchwall.net) live in studio. Self taught on guitar Chico absorbed blues, folk, and slide guitar finger picking. He also plays mandolin, banjo, fiddle, and flute. His musical horizons include Celtic, Klezmer, and World music. Chico's newest release Driving by Moonlight (CD Baby) is a collection of original rootsy songs and textured instrumentals......So listen up!..................Jade hosts