Do you Ska? Are you Rocksteady? Perhaps you’re more of a Two-Tone type? If none of these terms make sense to you, don’t worry. On this week’s World Music Show (3/10), I’ll be explaining them all.
Articles by Ian Stewart
Some of the proposed items in the $715.2 million dollar budget include an additional $1 million dollars to pave an additional 20 miles of neighborhood streets and four new positions for the Richmond Police Department to serve public housing communities.
When you think of the desert, what comes to mind? Well, sure sand--lots of it, right? But what about in terms of music? If you’re a regular listener to the World Music Show, then you could answer desert blues guitar driven music.
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!
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.
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…
In an airport hangar that normally sees helicopters and planes for maintenance, a sign honoring Lt. Cullen was unveiled. Members of his family, Former Governor Terry McAuliffe and his wife, State Police and Fire personnel, along with County politicians, were all on hand to honor the officer.
While a girls’ basketball game played in the nearby gym at Thomas Dale High School, a few concerned parents like Kim Christmen, called the school board’s proposal a rubber stamp plan.
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney met with a group of local ministers today (2/6) who support his call for a meals tax to help with school funding.
Sometimes I feel like I’m a detective--a musical detective. Perhaps my name should be “Magnum Columbo” or “Inspector Dorkus,” because on this week’s World Music Show (2/2/18), I try to uncover some interesting musical tidbits not often heard on the radio. And in this week’s two-parter episode, I’ll be exploring all Brazil has to offer.