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Rose Falcon – This week on Insight Daily

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Rose Falcon – This week on Insight Daily

Rose Falcon’s songs have been placed in films and commercials, and have been recorded by the likes of Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, and Jessie James. With her latest EP release, her goal is to give listeners comfort in knowing that they are not alone in what they are going through. The daughter of legendary singer-songwriter Billy Falcon, Rose started writing poetry since she was 12 years old and quickly transitioned to songwriting. She was signed by Columbia Records in 2008 and released her self-titled EP that same year. For more information about Insight Daily, click...

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Grandparents Who Parent on “With Good Reason”

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Grandparents Who Parent  on “With Good Reason”

Although grandparents have always been involved in the care of their grandchildren, a growing number of grandparents are now responsible for raising their grandchildren. Megan Dolbin-MacNab (Virginia Tech) has gained insight into the needs and experiences of this growing family form. Also featured: Young people who have been in foster care have an increased likelihood that their own children will be in foster care as well. Great Expectations (Virginia Community College System) is a program designed to help break that cycle by supporting foster youth in getting into college and beyond. And:...

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Thomas Jefferson at War – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Thomas Jefferson at War – This week on “The Thomas Jefferson Hour”

This week a re-broadcast of a show from 2010 featuring a conversation between Clay Jenkinson and author Michael Kranish who speaks about his book “Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War”. For more information about The Thomas Jefferson Hour, click HERE.

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Celebrate holidays big and small with Sound Beat

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Celebrate holidays big and small with Sound Beat

Swing into Summer on the Sound Beat! This month we’re celebrating all sorts of special days, from the major holidays like Canada Day, a little something called the 4th of July, and National Ice Cream Day (!!!), to some a bit more obscure. Like Rat Catcher’s Day, for example. We’ve also got stories on Charlie Chaplin, the Chicago Cubs, and a salute to all the cooks out there. Most importantly, these free episodes are part of an ongoing preservation mission at Belfer Audio Archive, part of the Syracuse University Libraries. Each episode allows us to digitize a recording from the archive, and...

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“Beale Street Caravan” in July

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

“Beale Street Caravan” in July

From the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, Beale Street Caravan presents the best in Blues! Upcoming Shows: Jarekus Singleton (July 8th) Robert Randolph & the Family Band (July 15th) Starlight Revue (July 22nd) Ted Drozdowski (July 29th) Each week Beale Street Caravan takes listeners on a musical journey through Memphis and the Mississippi Delta with live, in-concert performances from true, authentic masters of blues, soul, and rock n roll traditions. Co-Hosted by Pat Mitchell and Kevin Cubbins, the weekly program includes live musical performance, commentary and...

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Liven Up Your Jazz Line-Up

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 in Featured, News, Radio News | 0 comments

Liven Up Your Jazz Line-Up

Get Better Ratings  Attract Younger Listeners  Add a Little Zip to Your Jazz Programming  with  12th Street Jump  Public Radio’s Weekly Jazz, Blues and Comedy Jam An entertaining  jazz and blues-inflected “Saturday Night Live,”  12th Street Jump pays homage to the great era of Kansas City jazz and celebrates the artists who made Jazz and Blues the quintessential American art form. Recorded live in studio, or at one of Kansas City’s jazz clubs, 12th Street Jump features: The 12th Street Jump band (musical director Joe Cartwright, along with Tyrone Clark on bass and...

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