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FEWSH [May 9, 2021] Print E-mail

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Further sonic mysticisms.

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The Jazz Continuum (Saturdays, 6-8pm): Tenor Tones Print E-mail
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The Jazz Continuum (Saturdays, 6-8pm): Tenor Tones
Hosted by David Brown
WGGT-LP Philadelphia

This week hear tenor tones from James Brandon Lewis (pictured), Nubia Garcia, Johnny Griffin and the king, Ben Webster. English free-improv great Evan Parker finds collective ecstasy with the Natural Information Society. Why Sing Sing Sing brought me to Jazz, and alto acrobatics from Tim Berne’s Bloodcount. Adolphe Sax never saw this coming!
 
How do you figure? The Social Cost of Carbon, Planet Philadelphia 4-5:00 p.m. today Print E-mail

 

Tune in to Planet Philadelphia
4-5:00 p.m. today!

The social and environmental harm pollution causes hasn't generally been taken into account in decisions about how to structure our society. Planet Philadelphia guests today tell us how they hope to change the old way of doing business. Our interviews explore why the SCC, its calculation and its amount are important. As examples, would a higher cost of SCC persuade decision makers to lower air pollution, support alternatives to fertilizer, use greener electricity, or conserve natural habitats?
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Dr. Tamma Carleton: is a professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management of the University of California Santa Barbara.  She is the co-author of a recent working paper “Updating the United States Government’s Social Cost of Carbon” to be published in a forthcoming book of energy and environmental policy proposals of the Energy Policy Institute of the University of Chicago.  She will discuss the importance of the SCC and a two-step process to return the United States government’s SCC to the frontier of economics and climate science.

 

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Dr. Richard Bradbury: is the head of the “people conservation science” team at the Centre for Conservation Science of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and honorary research fellow at Cambridge University.  He will discuss research on the economic value of intact ecosystems and the economic benefits of protecting nature – calculations which rely, in part, on the social cost of carbon.

 

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Thank you to Philadelphia Cultural Fund! Print E-mail
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Listen Up! Wednesday 05/05: Mexican Psych Print E-mail
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This Wednesday, Listen Up! will feature the mind-bending sounds of Mexican psychedelic music. Hear it May 5th from 2-4pm on G-town Radio/WGGT-LP 92.9
 
SKYWAVE May 5 @ 5pm: NOW PLAYING TOMORROW?! Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave for more live radio play action! Our feature tonite is a story from the Columbia Workshop series. Originally aired 1939, "Now Playing tomorrow" is a comedy about a guy named Willie who says an angel tells him his future. But at what cost? With our remaining time, our actors will recite personal selections, some original, from their poetry collections. Please welcome Nyi Lunsford, Shelli Pentimall-Booker, Maury Harris, Gary Mitchell, Tom Casetta and your host, Andy Pettit.

 
FEWSH [May 2, 2021] Print E-mail

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Poetry and foes.

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The Jazz Continuum (Saturdays, 6-8pm):Get on the Trane Print E-mail
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The Jazz Continuum (Saturdays, 6-8pm): Get on the Trane
Hosted by David Brown
WGGT-LP Philadelphia

This week African grooves from vocalist Somi (pictured) and musical activist Fela Kuti, New Chicago sounds from Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble, Exploding Star Orchestra, and Anteloper. Then, the lost recordings from Philly pianist Hasaan Ibn Ali are found, and a look at John Coltrane as composer with tracks from pianist Vijay Iyer, French vocalist Camille Bertault and more. Get on the Trane. 
 
Listen Up! Wednesday 04/28: The Key To Science Is Progressive Rock Print E-mail
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Wednesday,  April 28, the Listen Up! program is dusting off recordings that fall into the category of Prog Rock. Lots of windswept guitar histrionics, gushing keyboards, lyrics full of mystical allusions and song and album titles bearing no relation to the music and almost as long as the music itself!

Hear it live from 2-4 on G-town Radio/WGGT-LP 92.9
 
The Local Music Show - Wednesday At 7PM Print E-mail
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Tune in Wed night from 7 - 9 PM. I'll be featuring new releases from Biker Daughter, Remember Sports, and Doused. 
 
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