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Crows Nest Radio – season 2 – episode 1
The Portland Intergenerational Women’s Choir opened up their practices to my microphones and shared with me how they really feel about singing together every week.
This is the first episode of the new season of the Crows Nest Radio podcast, now from Portland, Oregon. You can download the mp3.
Hello, my name is Eric Klein and I loved this radio show of mine. It aired from fall of 2010 to fall of 2011 in the Bay Area of Northern California on KPFA. It was a story telling radio show. It was also a live call in show. It was a creative experiment.
For a purely experimental live show, take a listen to this episode first: “The Ballad of Mr Fantiso” because it combines live music, story telling, and listener calls. My more traditional news and public affaris radio work can be found here.
Or just pick a show below and give it a listen. We did a series of shows called “Unemployed” and another called “Our Dead Friends and Facebook,” both using recorded stories and live listener calls.
I love the first episode “Sascha’s Dangerous Gifts” and the last one The Censored Climate Change Streetscapes of Anthony Holdsworth. I love all the ones in between.
Click to download the show
Thanks to Liz Culley, Sharif Ali, and Rev. Sharon P. Burch, Ph.D.
as well as Kirsten Thomas and each of the listeners who called in.
Check out past episodes on the same topic:
“Our Dead Friends and Facebook” part two
Stay tuned to this frequency for the forthcoming “Our Dead Friends and Facebook” documentary, which will borrow bits from the above three programs and include a few unheard bits as well.
Click to download “The Winds of Darth Vader’s Heart”
Ambrose Desmond took a trip to South Africa where he made a new friend who took him to Ecotopia, on a small island off the coast of Finland. Later, he meets a hermit who lives on an oasis in the New Mexico dessert. Ambrose also shared a story on the previous episode.
Anthony Holdsworth called the live show to share a true story about his very censored painting.
MUSIC from the show:
If we can’t change the world by marching in the streets, then why is Ambrose so happy?
Click to download “The Ballad of Mr Fantisto”
Ambrose Desmond, and a few other folks, share their tales. Mere seconds before this podcast file begins I asked the radio listeners to share their true stories of street protest, but that’s not what I got.
One Listener’s Story involved serendipity and the sculptures of Beniamino “”Benny” Bufano. This one is on display at San Francisco State University. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.