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Karl Rove Speaks at U of R on Immigration and the Current State of Politics

Karl Rove, the Political Strategist, Columnist and former Deputy Chief of Staff to George W. Bush spoke at the University of Richmond last night to a crowd of just under 400 people. The theme of Rove’s talk was called “Perspectives on Immigration.” However, the topic was only touched on a few times. Rove’s ran the political gamut, speaking about everything from the gun debate, to Obamacare. But he saved his sharpest perspectives for President Trump and the current state of politics.

A Tale of Two Femi’s

There’s tale of two cities, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the classic Shark Tales. But on this week’s World Music Show (2/24) we have a Tale of Two Femi’s.

We’ll hear from two masters of African music from two styles that are somewhat similar. And, both of these will have uplifting messages. Plus, we’ll be spinning the World Music Wheel O’ Fun!

Unsung Heroes & Trailblazers of African Music

On this week’s World Music Show (2/17) we try and tackle a theme of music as big as the continent itself. We’ll be checking out some of the unsung heroes and trailblazers of African music.

Now, I know that this is a big task, since there are many great countries in Africa that all produce such great music. And in the past, I’ve chopped up the country into geographical bits via the compass (North, South, etc). But on this go-round, we’ll just be checking out some of the best of the best, as well as some who may not have reached your musical radar.

Bummed Out City

Listen. Before anyone jumps to conclusions, I’ll reveal the meaning behind this week’s World Music Show (2/10) headline a tad later in this blog. Let’s just go with that it sort of, kind of, almost, in a small way, reflects some tiny theme hidden in this week’s show.

But first, on with the show…

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