Ester Rada, the new soul of the Middle East, is coming to The Linda on Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Ester Rada's cross-cultural sound is a deep reflection of the Israeli born Ethiopian's heritage. Growing up in a highly religious Jewish family in more than modest conditions in Israel, gave Rada the drive to change her way of life and fulfill her dream of creating music Critics describe her genre mixing sound as "gracefully combining Ethio-Jazz, funk, soul and r&b, with mixed undertones of black grooves"
WAMC Northeast Public Radio will begin its first fund drive of the year on Monday, February 3rd with a record breaking amount in the “locked box” of over $400,000.
“Everyone at WAMC is feeling the love of our community,” says WAMC’S President and CEO Alan Chartock. “If we all work hard at this, we can set an all time record for a million dollar fund drive. We hope everyone will join us because they know what the station means to them.”
The money raised will support the station’s award-winningprogramming andthe day-to-day operationsof the station.
Google Glass is making more and more headlines these days, but not for all the tech-savvy bells and whistles it purportedly offers. Instead, it’s raising serious privacy concerns and already getting banned everywhere from banks and hospitals to locker rooms and strip clubs—before it’s even on the market.
Genealogy is the focus of this edition of Vox Pop, with WAMC's Ray Graf and guest Jean Nudd
Jean Nudd is an archivist with the National Archives and Records Administration in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she does reference work, helping people find information, as well as processing records so that people can use them. Jean earned her Bachelors degree in history from Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire and her Masters from Arizona State University in local history.
U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been acquitted of aiding the enemy for giving classified secrets to WikiLeaks. The military judge hearing the case, Army Col. Denise Lind, announced the verdict Tuesday. The charge was the most serious of 21 counts. It carried a possible life sentence without parole. Manning was convicted of five espionage counts, five theft charges, a computer fraud charge and other military infractions. Manning's sentencing hearing is set to begin tomorrow. Now Manning is by no means out of the woods yet. If the possible sentences for all the charges of which he WAS convicted are added up, Private Manning could be looking at over 100 years in prison.
It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts, Andrea A. Worthington, Dr. Nancy Slack, and Dr. Ken Welles, to answer your science questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.
Beginning at 9AM, right after Morning Edition, we'll meet Andrew Forsthoefel, who set out at age 23 to walk across America, East to West, 4000 miles, with a sign on him that said, "Walking to Listen" in Walking Across America ~ Advice for a Young Man. At 10AM, back by popular demand, we're re-airing the Richie Havens Retrospective special. FM Odyssey brings us this rare, intimate, in studio interview with Richie that recreates his 5 decades in music, digging deep into his catalog of songs with great music and stories.
On Tuesday, June 18, at 8:00pm The Linda is hosting a very special evening with Billy Payne, co-founder and keyboardist of the legendary band Little Feat. Billy will be joined by fellow Little Feat member, drummer Gabe Ford.