On this week's World Music Show (3/10), I felt like I struck the triple 7's on a slot machine or I scored a trifecta on a horse race. Here's why: Once in a blue moon I strike on a theme that I find enjoyable, quirky and do-able (as in not Pie-in-the Sky). Half the fun of doing this World Music Show is coming up with themes that I hope you get a kick out of.
I probably don’t have to say it--but no basketball talk here. This week’s show begins with Napolean XVI... long, long ago and far, far away--before G. Lucas or mindless electioneering--and--ends in otherworldly fashion with a dance from the fourth rock from the Sun.
Have you ever gone clothes shopping and picked out so many new clothes, that you couldn't wait to wear them--even if it was all at once? Though that wouldn't be too prudent (unless the pieces coordinate), this week's World Music Show (3/3) is sort of like that feeling of newness.
There’s lots of good music programming on our stations this week. On television we have American Masters: Cab Calloway: Sketches, which documents the singer/bandleader's career and legacy (Friday 3/2 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS). Elvis Costello appears on Live from the Artists Den (Thursday 3/1 at 11:00 p.m.