On Thursday, May 18 at 10 am, Chris Ruppenthal (renowned string player for local bands such as Mal-O-Dua) will join Terry O’ for thirty minutes of Hawaiian music played from Chris’ collection of rare 78 rpm recordings.
Diaspora’s Terry O’Laughlin shares an interesting conversation about music and musical history with the great Indian tabla master Ustad Zakir Hussain, who’s worked with Mickey Hart, John McLaughlin, Eric Harland, Yo Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Béla Fleck, Pharoah Sanders, Charles Lloyd and many more. Zakir Hussain appears with Rahul Sharma on Thursday, April 27, 8 […]
We are nearing the end of WORT’s winter 2017 We’re Still Here pledge drive, and we still have a lot of wonderful listeners who we haven’t heard from yet! On this pledge drive edition of Diaspora, Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles and Dave Fallow, the Radio Naturalist, will be going on an audio safari with lots […]
WORT’s “We’re Still Here” 2017 winter pledge drive is in full swing. On Thursday, Diaspora host Terry O’ and substitute host Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles will be on air reminding you that you love hearing world music on local radio, performed by artists who often don’t get the recognition they deserve. You know the best […]
With the new year approaching, Diaspora host Terry O provides a compilation of favorite music from 2016. In no particular order: Abbar el Hamada – by Aziza Brahim – Glitterbeat label A stunning album of gorgeous songs that come from Brahim’s experience being born and raised in a Sahrawi refugee camp. “El canto de la […]
For the Fall 2016 pledge drive, Diaspora substitute host Elizabeth “Queen of Exiles” will have nine knit hats available for your pledge during “Diaspora”, Thursdays from 9 am-noon. There are solid-color hats available for a pledge of $50 (all the same size, we pick the color) and three different patterned hats in various colors and […]