We are still selecting songs for Saturday morning's

annual electronic holiday special.


Ho Ho Ho

Richard HeinbergRichard Heinberg is the author of eight books including The Party's Over, Powerdown, The Oil Depletion Protocol, and Peak Everything. He is a Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators.

He writes a regular column for The Ecologist, and has also authored scores of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as The American Prospect, The Futurist, European Business Review, Earth Island Journal, Alternative Press Review, The Sun, Power Down, and Transition Culture; and on web sites such as Alternet.org, EnergyBulletin.net, GlobalPublicMedia.com, ProjectCensored.com, and Counterpunch.com.

He has appeared in numerous video documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio's 11th Hour and the feature film, Crude Impact.

Ho-Chunk Nation

Co-hosts Stuart Tanner and James Moore discuss Stuart's recent journey to the Ho-Chunk Nation in Nebraska to document their elders' decision to consider Transcendental Meditation as a tool to combat the deleterious effects of diabetes on the tribe.

Included are interviews with the elders.

Former BBC filmmaker Stuart currently works with the David Lynch Foundation overseeing documentary film production.

Good Rockin' Tonight!!!

Thursday at 11 pm on the Odds & Ends show with Simon Brooks!!!

The cramps

Dr. Judy Carman, Director of the Institute for Health and Environmental Research (IHER), an internationally respected food biologist, a recognized authority on genetic engineering and an Australian Public Health expert.

Howard Vlieger, President of Verity Farms. Mr.Vlieger works with farmers in 6 states who are dedicated to natural crop and livestock production. He has assisted farmers with biological crop production techniques and the natural feeding of livestock since 1992.

They will be speaking: Thursday, December 11th, 8:15 pm, at Dalby Hall, Argiro Student Center, Maharishi University of Management. Admission is free.

BBKING100% new tracks this week! B.B. King (photo) and friends, Clapton and John Hooker, celebrate the blues tradition to begin this week's program with "Riding with the King" and "Blues Summit." Later, you'll hear from Buckethead (yes,missy higgins the guy who wears a Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket while he plays) named by GuitarOne magazine as one of the "Top 20 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time." Haven't heard from him? Don't miss it! Really, you will want to hear his ear-soothing work. Thanks to Stephen Kult.

New Prarie Camerata

Chamber Music Society Fairfield presents New Prairie Camerata with Claudia Anderson, flute, Nancy McFarland Gaub, violin, Eugene Gaub, piano and guest artist Christine Rutledge on viola on Thursday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Sondheim Center.

Nancy McFarland Gaub
speaks with Classical Hour about the upcoming performance organized by Freddy Fonseca.

Presented will be duos and trios by composers from six different nationalities, including Max Reger (German) and Bohuslav Martinù (Czech); the humorous Virgil Thomson, Alan Tormey (both American) and Jacob ter Veldhuis (Dutch) with compositions inspired by American popular music; the meditative Arvo Pärt (Estonian); and Frenchman Jacques Ibert whose passionate works are inspired by Spanish music!




tonight on the life and times of jefron
we're going to have a solid 2 hours of
cassette tapes from africa, more iraqi pop,
the usual doom and psych freakouts and
probably some yeasayer and pocahaunted.


make yourself a drink and settle in.

it's cold outside.




Magical Mystery Yule

(A Fab Christmas)

‘Twas the night before Christmas, but the spirit of Yule

Was not what it should be in olde Liverpool.

The stockings, all hung by the warm chimney grate,

Were still sadly empty. For Santa…was late.


Yes, midnight had come and midnight had fled.

The children were lying awake in their beds,

Unable to sleep and beginning to fear

That Christmas was really not coming that year,

Moira Smiley and VOCOWhen we are born under the sky
We wonder what makes it oh so blue
Every day I blink with wonder
That's why the stars are blinking too
~Deep Blue, Moira Smiley & VOCO

You might not notice them a first glance, but check out the boots on the ladies of VOCO.  More than just a fashion statement, the boots are actually an important part of their act!  The wide variety of music they perform, from original folk to traditional ballads, make VOCO a little hard to categorize. One thing that makes them stand out above and beyond their gorgeous harmonies is their body percussion sets.  And that's where the boots come in - slapping their ankles is a lot louder (and probably less painful) with boots!

Join me Tuesday from 9-10 am for lots of lovely music of the Lyrical Venus type, and for an interview with VOCO's arranger/composer Moira Smiley!

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