Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday's Jive 10-20-2017

Good afternoon, it's Friday, October 20th, and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I'm Stephan Allison, host of River Valley Rhythms heard Thursdays at 4 pm here at WESU. Thanks for tuning in.


Now, here’s a rundown of some of what’s going on in the community this weekend.
Tonight, The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown offers the George Washington Carver Project with Avery Sharpe & Kris Allen, presenting an original musical piece to honor the great scientist. On Saturday morning it’s the Aligned With Source Workshop, and in the evening you can catch an acoustic folk pop show with The Kennedys. On Sunday at 3 there’s a reception for the current art exhibition by contemporary impressionist painter Bonnie Byrne LeMan. Details @ buttonwood.org

New Haven’s Café Nine Friday Happy Hour brings you The Buttondowns, followed by the late show with Luke Elliot and Danny Henry. Saturday’s weekly afternoon Jazz Jam Session is with Tony Dioguardi & Friends. later Café Nine headlines Ed Cherry. The Sunday Buzz Matinee features John D’Amato, followed in the evening by a blues jam with the George Lesiw Band. Details @ cafenine.com

Tonight Manic Presents features The Front Bottoms, Basement, and Bad Bad Hats at The College Street Music Hall in New Haven. At The Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on Saturday it’s Sinkane, and The Kominas.  Details @ manicpresents.com

In Hartford at Black-Eyed Sally’s, tonight
it’s hip hop, reggae, dub, and soul with The Alchemystics and Saturday’s headliner is the John D’Amato Blues Band. Details @ blackeyedsallys.com

At Toad’s Place in New Haven, tonight’s show with Amin and Towkio includes a VIP Meet & Greet package. Details @ toadsplace.com

The Flying Particles perform live music accompaniment to the original silent version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this Friday at the DeKoven House in Middletown, hosted by Artists for World Peace. Details @ artistsforworldpeace.org

The Hartford Jazz Society offers details on many events, including a comprehensive list, chock full of weekly events featuring jazz. Details @ 
hartfordjazzsociety.com   

Saturday, Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts another Backyard Music Series, with funky blues and jam rock performed by Creamery Station, Eggy, and The Mushroom Cloud.  Enjoy blues, gospel and more on Sunday with Melvin Seals and JGB (Jerry Garcia Band). Details @ infinityhall.com

The vocal chamber ensemble, Alchemy,continues its debut season tonight at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell with their performance, “We Shall Begin to Shine.” Details @ facebook.com/CityArtsOffice

You can learn about Harriett Beecher Stowe’s involvement with the paranormal and use a ghost hunting meter today and Saturday at Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour, at the Stowe house in Hartford. Details @ harriettbeecherstowecenter.org

Cherry St. Station in Wallingford holds it annual Halloween Bash and Costume Party tonight at 8 pm. Saturday’s bill includes Cockpunch!, Intercourse, Lift, Kidnapped, and more Details @
facebook.com/CherryStreetStation/

Naturally Dogs and Cats in Hartford sponsors a Halloween Scavenger Hunt & Pooch Parade this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. Details @ hartford.com/events/

The Connecticut Historical Society invites you to their Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy, this Saturday at 11 am. Learn about vampires, corpses, and death portraits. Details @ chs.org

The CT Science Center in Hartford hosts Bridge Wars as part of their Women in Science: Saturday Science series. Project Engineer Nancy Rolfe helps you build a small-scale bridge and test its strength. Their Spooktacular Science Weekend happens on Saturday and Sunday as well. Details @ ctsciencecenter.org

The Mac650 Gallery & Artist Co-Op in Middletown brings you Mineva, huo, Ourselves Alone and more this Saturday at 7 pm. Details @ facebook.com/CityArtsOffice

You are invited to a free Jazz & Poetry Concert, featuring Nat Reeves State of Emergency with Kate Rushin, poet, on Sunday afternoon, from 4-6pm, at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT.  This event kicks off The 2017-2018 Bruce Porter Memorial Music Series. Donations accepted. Details @ southchurchgranby.org or call: (860) 653-7289.

Many of Connecticut’s Farmers Markets are still in session through the end of October. You can find out which ones at ctnofa.org

And, here's our rundown of cinema, off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:
Today, Hartford’s Real Art Ways begins the weekday afternoon run of Tulip Fever, also Loving Vincent, a feature-length painted animation on Vincent Van Gogh, begins an extended run. Screening Saturday & Sunday afternoon is Walk With Me, capturing the life of a monastic community. Details & screening times at realartways.org

Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford continues their run of Wind River tonight and Saturday. Sunday’s matinée is the Bolshoi Ballet performance of Le Corsaire and in the evening they open a restored version of Luis Buñuel’s French classic, Diary of a Chambermaid. Details and screening times at cinestudio.org 

If you are looking for more information on the arts in Middletown, please visit the City's Facebook page at facebook.com/CityArtsOffice


And now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU and to be safe, it's best to check the WESU website for the up-to-date schedule.

Right after the Jive At Five from 5:05 to 6:30pm, it'll be Wild Wild Live! with Babe and Beth expounding on that Wesleyan music scene.

And from 6:30-7pm catch the Middletown Youth Radio Project, a weekly radio program featuring the thoughts, voices, creativity and talent of the kids in the WESU neighborhood. 

At 7 until 8:30pm we have the Universal Sound Wave with Sista Queen T - offering a wide range of music including African, reggae, gospel, R&B, Latin, and blues. Plus health, nutrition, and stress reduction tips.

Next up until 10pm, we take it From the Otherside with Rok-A-Dee where 60% of the show is love songs of different genre and the others Reggae Dancehall, R&B, and new artiste.    
                                                        
Then from 10 to 11:30pm it's Strickly Off the Head where DJ Cocomotion the Music Mixologist provides a live mixshow done on the fly or freestyle, with no pre-planned mixes or blends - R&B, old school, hip hop, rap and house.

Bridging the night to the morning hours, from 11:30pm to 12:30am you’ll have An A and a B with DJ N following the premise that every band has its hits - and a multitude of unknown, hidden gems. Songs played per band (70s-2000s rock) seek to highlight this dichotomy.

From 12:30pm until 3am Saturday we go into serious OVERDRIVE w/Clarence & Shantay Scott - offering the best urban contemporary, hip hop, and traditional gospel music on the planet!

From 3 until 5am you are taken to Wonderland with DJ Cheshire Cat, who has
a song in his heart, a chemical imbalance in his head and a musical library at his fingers. From krautrock to post-rock, grunge to garage, novelty to New Romantic, punk to prog, Wonderland has a place for it.

And we bring in the daylight from 5:00 to 6:00am with theBBC World News - a daily News roundup from the British Broadcasting Corporation, and Pacifica.

Staying on the other side of the big pond, from 6 to 7am it’sthe Celtic Café with Pat Laffan and Mark Gallagher presenting traditional and contemporary music with a Celtic connection.

And now that the coffee’s hot enjoy Caffé Italia from 7:00 to 8:00am, serving up a slice of Italy every Saturday morning. You don't have to speak Italian to taste it: just relax, listen, and enjoy!

That’s all for today’s Jive At Five, tune in each and every weekday at 4:55 pm to hear about what’s going on in the community and on the air right here at 88.1 FM WESU, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.

The Music behind today’s Jive At Five is the title track from Talking Drums' Some Day Catch Some Day Down, re-issued and re-mastered as a cd on the innova label in 2011. The original vinyl was released in 1987.

The written form for what you've heard on today’s Jive is online at wesufm.org/jive

Is WESU as a source for information and entertainment in your life? Support the station with a donation? You can make that donation online at wesufm.org/pledge anytime. Thanks for listening!


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday's Jive

Good evening, it's Thursday October 19th. This is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of nighttime programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. By day, WESU offers talk radio from NPR and Pacifica, as well as independent and local public affairs sources. Weeknights and weekends our student and community volunteers bring you the best in free-form programming.

I'm JCherry producer and host of VOICE of the CITY,Tuesday from 8-9PM, Showcasing live and local music, arts, and culture.

at the Russell Library in Middletown On Saturday the Karkowska Sisters Duo performs with chamber music, stories, and comedy. The Historic Sewing Circle will be creating historical garments in the lobby Sunday from 1-4 pm. Check the website for details on these and more ongoing events for all ages. www.russelllibrary.org

Tonight, Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore in MiddletownDavid Howard appears on with his true crime caper, “Chasing Phil.” The Hillary Clinton book signing event on Saturday is sold out. Full info at www.wesleyanrjjulia.com


Manic Presents on Friday they’ve got The Front Bottoms, Basement, and Bad Bad Hats at The College Street Music Hall in New Haven. They’re back at The Ballroom on Saturday with Sinkane, and The Kominas.  www.manicpresents.com


In New Haven at Café Nine tonight  you can enjoy Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls, and The Meadows Brothers. Friday’s Happy Hour features The Buttondowns, followed by the Friday night late show show with Luke Elliot and Danny Henry. Saturday’s weekly afternoonJazz Jam Session is with Tony Dioguardi & Friends. Saturday night Café Nine headlines Ed Cherry. The Sunday Buzz Matinee features John D’Amato, followed later Sunday even by a blues jam with the George Lesiw Band. http://www.cafenine.com/

Up in Hartford at Black-Eyed Sally’s, on Friday with The Alchemystics and Saturday’s headliner is the John D’Amato Blues Band. http://www.blackeyedsallys.com/

today Thursday, The Wesleyan Center for the Arts offers an Introduction to Songwork at The World Music Hall in conjunction with the Judaica project at 4:40, followed at 8 pm by the Judaica Lecture, Performance, and Video Screenings at the Ring Family Hall. Details at www.wesleyan.edu.cfa/

The new UConn Barnes & Noble Book Store in Hartford hosts a book signing tomorrow/ Thursday at 5 in Hartford, featuring Chip McCabe presenting his new book, “100 Things to Do in Hartford Before You Die.” www.hartford.com/events 

The Flying Particles perform live music accompaniment to the original silent version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this Friday at the DeKoven House in Middletown, hosted by Artists for World Peace. Details and tickets at www.artistsforworldpeace.ort


At Toad’s Place in New Haven, Friday’s show with Amin and Towkio includes a VIP Meet & Greet package. www.toadsplace.com

Friday night, The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown offers the George Washington Carver Project with Avery Sharpe & Kris Allen, presenting an original musical piece to honor the great scientist. On Saturday morning it’s the Aligned With Source Workshop, and in the evening you can catch an acoustic folk pop show with The Kennedys. On Sunday at 3 there’s a reception for the current art exhibition by contemporary impressionist painter Bonnie Byrne LeMan. The Hearing Voices network meets on Monday mornings at 10:30. www.buttonwood.org

Alchemy, vocal chamber ensemble, continues its debut season on Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell with their performance, “We Shall Begin to Shine.” www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

Cherry St. Station in Wallingford holds it annual Halloween Bash and Costume Party this Friday at 8 pm. Saturday’s bill includes Cockpunch!, Intercourse, Lift, Kidnapped, and more. Details at www.facebook.com/CherryStreetStation/

You can learn about Harriett Beecher Stowe’s involvement with the paranormal and use a ghost hunting meter this Friday and Saturday at Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour, at the Stowe house in Hartford. Details at www.harriettbeecherstowecenter.org

Saturday, Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts another Backyard Music Series, with funky blues and jam rock performed by Creamery Station, Eggy, and The Mushroom Cloud.  Enjoy blues, gospel and more on Sunday with Melvin Seals and JGB (Jerry Garcia Band). Thursday night, Kathy Matthea’s “Acostic Living Room” Tour stops by Infinity Norfolks, Saturday Albert Cummings takes the infinity Hall Norfolk stage. www.infinityhall.com


Naturally Dogs and Cats in Hartford sponsors a Halloween Scavenger Hunt & Pooch Parade this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. Details at www.hartford.com/events/

The Connecticut Historical Society invites you to their Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy, this Saturday at 11 am. Learn about vampires, corpses, and death portraits. www.chs.org

The CT Science Center in Hartford hosts Bridge Wars as part of their Women in Science: Saturday Science series. Project Engineer Nancy Rolfe helps you build a small-scale bridge and test its strength. Their Spooktacular Science Weekend happens on Saturday and Sunday as well.  www.ctsciencecenter.org

The Mac650 Gallery & Artist Co-Op in Middletown brings you Mineva, huo, Ourselves Alone and more this Saturday at 7 pm. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/
You are invited to a free Jazz & Poetry Concert, featuring Nat Reeves State of Emergency with Kate Rushin, poet, on Sunday afternoon, October 22 from 4-6pm, at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT.  This event kicks off The 2017-2018 Bruce Porter Memorial Music Series. Donations accepted. For more info: http://southchurchgranby.org/connect/music/bruce-porter-memorial-music-series  or call: (860) 653-7289


Many of Connecticut’s Farmers Markets are still in session through the end of October. You can find out which ones at www.ctnofa.org

Now, here's a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:


Tonight , Hartford’s Real Art Ways continues the run of their current afternoon movie, “Wind River,” a thriller about a murder on a Native American reservation, also screening through Thursday is “Lucky,” about the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist. Friday, they open “Loving Vincent,” a painted animation, about the life of Vincent Van Gogh. The afternoon Movie starting Friday is Tulip fever. Details & screening times at www.realartways.org

Tonight, Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford kicks off their run of “Wind River”. Sunday’s matinée is the Bolshoi Ballet performance of “Le Corsaire,” and in the evening they open a restored version of Luis Buñuel’s French classic, “Diary of a Chambermaid.”  Check the website for full schedule and screening times. http://www.cinestudio.org/


Now, here’s a rundown of WESU evening programming tonight!

Right after the Jive stick around for Homegrown, with Rob DeRosa the award winning  Music Show-playing Connecticut connected artists often treating the listeners to pre-release material and in studio interviews with artists, the show also provides information about live shows in the area.

At 6:30 stay tuned for Imagine with Karen Stein, offering Peace through music! Listen to the best music from around the world and around the block!

From 8:00-9:30pm stick and stay with WESU for Evening Jazz with Bill Denert, providing A broad range of swing, be bop and avante garde with a sprinkling of new releases. "Hearing is the best experience"

At 9:30 its Crispix with Chris From indie rock to folk to electronic and more, Chris picks whatever he's feeling this week to share with you.

From 11-midnight it’s The American Empire with, Tootse Mutant offering an exploration of the influence of American cultural imperialism on foreign music, such as Korean Hip-Hop, Japanese Jazz, and Peruvian Punk and so much more.

From midnight-1am it’s Jazzalicious Definition with DJ Stocks'n'Socks and MC McGee traveling through the history of jazz by highlighting a different artist, sub-genre, or time period each week.

Stay tuned from 1-2am for Fake News with DJ Alias and DJ Nick at Night who offer An irreverent take on political punditry, provided by two guys who love the sound of their own voices.

From 2-3am it’s the Sonic Hour with DJ Jackson with a focus on indie rock, prog pop, power pop, indie pop, etc. Shows will compare music from a previous generation with their contemporaries.


From 3-4am it’s Democracy Now! from Pacifica. 

At 45am We bring you the BBC World Report and we kick of weekdays with Morning Edition from NPR From 59am.



That’s all for today’s Jive at Five. Thanks for joining us and Stay tuned for a stiff does of Homegrown with Rob DeRosa, up next.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday 10-18-17 Jive

Good evening, it's Wednesday October 18th. This is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of nighttime programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. By day, WESU offers talk radio from NPR and Pacifica, as well as independent and local public affairs sources. Weeknights and weekends our student and community volunteers bring you the best in free-form programming.

I’m Ben Michael, thanks so much for joining us!

On Wednesday evening this month, Russell Library in Middletown continue Their World War I discussion series. The Middlesex Historical Society hosts Robert Hubbard tonight/Wednesday who will speak on the Revolutionary War hero Israel Putnam. On Saturday the Karkowska Sisters Duo performs with chamber music, stories, and comedy. The Historic Sewing Circle will be creating historical garments in the lobby Sunday from 1-4 pm. Check the website for details on these and more ongoing events for all ages. www.russelllibrary.org

Tonight, Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore in Middletown hosts award-winning psychologist Dr. John Bargh talking about his book, “Before You Know It.” David Howard appears on Thursday with his true crime caper, “Chasing Phil.” The Hillary Clinton book signing event on Saturday is sold out. Full info at www.wesleyanrjjulia.com

YWCA celebrates its Week Without Violence with a Community Matters conversation tonight/Wednesday at 6 pm at their Hartford location. The featured speaker is Dr. Dorothy Martin-Neville, and there’s a book signing and presentation with Susan M Omilian who presents her new work, “Awaken: The Awakening of the Human Spirit on a Healing Journey.” State Troubadour Kate Callahan will perform. Details at www.ywcahartford.org

In Hartford, at the Arch Street Tavern, tonight, Boo-Yah Free Funk Wednesdays is hosted is by members of West End Blend, Big Mean Sound Machine, and a rotating gang of special guests.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/booyahfreefunkfamily/ 

Tonight (Weds) Manic Presents brings Blind Pilot and Charlie Cunningham to The Ballroom at The Outer Space in Hamden. Friday they’ve got The Front Bottoms, Basement, and Bad Bad Hats at The College Street Music Hall in New Haven. They’re back at The Ballroom on Saturday with Sinkane, and The Kominas.  www.manicpresents.com


In New Haven at Café Nine tonight, there’s an early show with Goodnight Moonshine. Later tonight Avmus, Neuropora, Tick Hive, and Parlay Droner take the stage. Tomorrow/Thursday you can enjoy Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls, and The Meadows Brothers. Friday’s Happy Hour features The Buttondowns, followed by the Friday night late show show with Luke Elliot and Danny Henry. Saturday’s weekly afternoonJazz Jam Session is with Tony Dioguardi & Friends. Saturday night Café Nine headlines Ed Cherry. The Sunday Buzz Matinee features John D’Amato, followed later Sunday even by a blues jam with the George Lesiw Band. http://www.cafenine.com/

Up in Hartford at Black-Eyed Sally’s, tonight, their weekly community blues jam features Tommy Whalen this week. Tomorrow/Thursday it’s Frank Zappa - multi-percussionist Ed Mann taking the stage alongside the Other Orchestra. Sally’s offers hip hop, reggae, dub, and soul on Friday with The Alchemystics and Saturday’s headliner is the John D’Amato Blues Band. http://www.blackeyedsallys.com/



Tomorrow/Thursday, The Wesleyan Center for the Arts offers an Introduction to Songwork at The World Music Hall in conjunction with the Judaica project at 4:40, followed at 8 pm by the Judaica Lecture, Performance, and Video Screenings at the Ring Family Hall. Details at www.wesleyan.edu.cfa/


The new UConn Barnes & Noble Book Store in Hartford hosts a book signing tomorrow/ Thursday at 5 in Hartford, featuring Chip McCabe presenting his new book, “100 Things to Do in Hartford Before You Die.” www.hartford.com/events 

The Flying Particles perform live music accompaniment to the original silent version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this Friday at the DeKoven House in Middletown, hosted by Artists for World Peace. Details and tickets at www.artistsforworldpeace.ort


At Toad’s Place in New Haven, Friday’s show with Amin and Towkio includes a VIP Meet & Greet package. www.toadsplace.com

Friday night, The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown offers the George Washington Carver Project with Avery Sharpe & Kris Allen, presenting an original musical piece to honor the great scientist. On Saturday morning it’s the Aligned With Source Workshop, and in the evening you can catch an acoustic folk pop show with The Kennedys. On Sunday at 3 there’s a reception for the current art exhibition by contemporary impressionist painter Bonnie Byrne LeMan. The Hearing Voices network meets on Monday mornings at 10:30. www.buttonwood.org

Alchemy, vocal chamber ensemble, continues its debut season on Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell with their performance, “We Shall Begin to Shine.” www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/


Cherry St. Station in Wallingford holds it annual Halloween Bash and Costume Party this Friday at 8 pm. Saturday’s bill includes Cockpunch!, Intercourse, Lift, Kidnapped, and more. Details at www.facebook.com/CherryStreetStation/


You can learn about Harriett Beecher Stowe’s involvement with the paranormal and use a ghost hunting meter this Friday and Saturday at Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour, at the Stowe house in Hartford. Details at www.harriettbeecherstowecenter.org

Saturday, Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts another Backyard Music Series, with funky blues and jam rock performed by Creamery Station, Eggy, and The Mushroom Cloud.  Enjoy blues, gospel and more on Sunday with Melvin Seals and JGB (Jerry Garcia Band). Thursday night, Kathy Matthea’s “Acostic Living Room” Tour stops by Infinity Norfolks, Saturday Albert Cummings takes the infinity Hall Norfolk stage. www.infinityhall.com


Naturally Dogs and Cats in Hartford sponsors a Halloween Scavenger Hunt & Pooch Parade this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. Details at www.hartford.com/events/

The Connecticut Historical Society invites you to their Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy, this Saturday at 11 am. Learn about vampires, corpses, and death portraits. www.chs.org

The CT Science Center in Hartford hosts Bridge Wars as part of their Women in Science: Saturday Science series. Project Engineer Nancy Rolfe helps you build a small-scale bridge and test its strength. Their Spooktacular Science Weekend happens on Saturday and Sunday as well.  www.ctsciencecenter.org

The Mac650 Gallery & Artist Co-Op in Middletown brings you Mineva, huo, Ourselves Alone and more this Saturday at 7 pm. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/
You are invited to a free Jazz & Poetry Concert, featuring Nat Reeves State of Emergency with Kate Rushin, poet, on Sunday afternoon, October 22 from 4-6pm, at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT.  This event kicks off The 2017-2018 Bruce Porter Memorial Music Series. Donations accepted. For more info: http://southchurchgranby.org/connect/music/bruce-porter-memorial-music-series  or call: (860) 653-7289


Many of Connecticut’s Farmers Markets are still in session through the end of October. You can find out which ones at www.ctnofa.org

Now, here's a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:


Tonight and tomorrow, Hartford’s Real Art Ways continues the run of their current afternoon movie, “Wind River,” a thriller about a murder on a Native American reservation, also screening through Thursday is “Lucky,” about the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist. Friday, they open “Loving Vincent,” a painted animation, about the life of Vincent Van Gogh. The afternoon Movie starting Friday is Tulip fever. Details & screening times at www.realartways.org

Tonight, Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford ends their run of “Brigsby Bear,” a dark comedy about a TV bear. Tomorrow/Thursday Cinestudio kicks off their run of “Wind River”. Sunday’s matinée is the Bolshoi Ballet performance of “Le Corsaire,” and in the evening they open a restored version of Luis Buñuel’s French classic, “Diary of a Chambermaid.”  Check the website for full schedule and screening times. http://www.cinestudio.org/

Here's the rundown of our line-up on the first third & fifth Mondays during our new Fall Program season here at WESU:


Now, here’s a rundown of WESU evening programming tonight!
The Latin Music Hour with Isabel. Latin mustic from the 80's, 90's and early 2000's.

From 6 - 6:30 it’s Your Mind Matters with Helen Evrard, MD. We explore the brain conditions known as mental illness from a holistic viewpoint with guests who study them, treat them, or are affected by them in any way.


And from 6:30 -8 it's Fusion Radio with James Fusion.

The original... and still the best damn Techno mix on radio!


From 8 - 9:30 it's The Warehouse with Mike Nyce.
The best of underground house music mixed live for your listening pleasure.


And starting at 9:30 and running until 11, it's The Vault with Anton Banks Presents listeners with the latest in hard techno, minimal, tech-house, and leftfield mixed live. Featuring exclusive music from international artists.



From 11 -midnight it's Bitchin’. WESU's feminist radio hour packed with reporting on world events, conversations about resistance, personal narratives and eclectic music by women and queer artists


And at midnight it's Who Sampled? with Margilla Madman and Bebbs. A music show that plays songs that sample other songs.


From 1 - 2 am it's Kellex and Kleenog’s Radio Hour.



We will be providing irresistible talk show content, experimenting with music, and most importantly, having fun. Please join us on our quest to happiness.


From 2 - 3 it's Well into the Eighties with Daniel Crippin. Classic alternative music from WESU's extemsive vinyl archive paired with the best in new indie rock.


From 3 - 4 it's Democracy Now from pacifica/


The BBC World News comes on board at 4am followed at 5 with Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five. Tune in to WESU each and every weekday at 4:55 p.m. to hear about what’s going on in the community, and on the air right here at WESU 88.1 FM, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.

Thanx for listening! Now stay tuned for The Latin Music Hour

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday 10-17-17 Jive

Good evening, it's Tuesday October 17th. This is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of nighttime programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. By day, WESU offers talk radio from NPR and Pacifica, as well as independent and local public affairs sources. Weeknights and weekends our student and community volunteers bring you the best in free-form programming.

I’m  Marianne O’Hare, producer of Conversations on HealthCare, heard Wednesdays at 4:30pm, right before the Jive at Five.

The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown offers Laughter Yoga and a Crystal Bowl Sound Healing this evening. Friday night, you can enjoy the George Washington Carver Project with Avery Sharpe & Kris Allen, an original musical piece to honor the great scientist. On Saturday morning it’s the Aligned With Source Workshop, and in the evening you can catch an acoustic folk pop show with The Kennedys. On Sunday at 3 there’s a reception for the current art exhibition by contemporary impressionist painter Bonnie Byrne LeMan. The Hearing Voices network meets on Monday mornings at 10:30. www.buttonwood.org

In New Haven at Café Nine tonight, Tonight’s bill features Dead Rider, Timeghost, and more. They’ve got an early show on Wednesday with Goodnight Moonshine, followed by evening fare with Avmus, Neuropora, Tick Hive, and Parlay Droner. On Thursday you can enjoy Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls, and The Meadows Brothers. Friday’s Happy Hour features The Buttondowns, followed by a late show with Luke Elliot and Danny Henry. Saturday’s Jazz Jam Session is with Tony Dioguardi & Friends, and the late show headlines Ed Cherry. The Sunday Buzz Matinee features John D’Amato, followed later by a blues jam with the George Lesiw Band. http://www.cafenine.com/

Up in Hartford at Black-Eyed Sally’s, every Tuesday, you can see Michael Palin's Other Orchestra get funky with their take on jazz, R&B, and soul classics. Wednesday's community blues jam session features Tommy Whalen this week. On Thursday it’s multipercussionist Ed Mann w/ the Other Orchestra.Enjoy hip hop, reggae, dub, and soul on Friday with The Alchemystics. On Saturday, the headliner is the John D’Amato Blues Band. http://www.blackeyedsallys.com/

At Toad’s Place in New Haven, tonight’s (Tuesday’s) headliner is 90’s rock legends Living Colour. Friday’s show with Amin and Towkio includes a VIP Meet & Greet package. www.toadsplace.com

On Saturday, Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts another Backyard Music Series, with funky blues and jam rock performed by Creamery Station, Eggy, and The Mushroom Cloud.  Enjoy blues, gospel and more on Sunday with Melvin Seals and JGB (Jerry Garcia Band). Thursday night, Kathy Matthea’s “Acostic Living Room” Tour stops by Infinity Norfolks, Saturday Albert Cummings takes the infinity Hall Norfolk stage. www.infinityhall.com

The University of Hartford Chamber Music Ensemble presents free a concerttonight (Tuesday) at 7 pm at the Millard Auditorium on their Hartford campus. Details at www.hartford.com/events/

At the Russell Library in Middletown, you can partake in an Origami workshop this evening. Their World War I discussion series continues each Wednesday through the month. Veterans, families, and the public are invited to join at the Middletown Senior Center at 10 am, or at 7 pm at the library. The Middlesex Historical Society hosts Robert Hubbard Wednesday night who will speak on the Revolutionary War hero Israel Putnam. On Saturday the Karkowska Sisters Duo performs with chamber music, stories, and comedy. The Historic Sewing Circle will be creating historical garments in the lobby Sunday from 1-4 pm. Check the website for details on these and more ongoing events for all ages. www.russelllibrary.org

Manic Presents brings “Grails” and “Landing” to The Ballroom at The Outer Space in Hamden on tonight (Tuesday). Tomorrow/ Wednesday, it’s Blind Pilot and Charlie Cunningham, also at The Ballroom. On Friday they’ve got The Front Bottoms, Basement, and Bad Bad Hats at The College Street Music Hall in New Haven. They’re back at The Ballroom on Saturday with Sinkane, and The Kominas.  www.manicpresents.com

Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore in Middletown hosts several book signing events this week. Tonight (Tuesday), you can meet Sophronia Scott who’ll be presenting her new novel, “Unforgivable Love.” Tomorrow/Wednesday it’s award-winning psychologist Dr. John Bargh with “Before You Know It.” There’s also a skeleton-themed Maker Lab for kids on Wednesday. David Howard is in on Thursday with his true crime caper, “Chasing Phil.” The Hillary Clinton book signing event on Saturday is sold out. Full info at www.wesleyanrjjulia.com

The Wesleyan Center for the Arts sponsors a graduate recital by Dave Scanlon at The Russell House tonight/Tuesday at 8 pm. On Thursday, there’s an Introduction to Songwork at World Music Hall in conjunction with the Judaica project at 4:40, followed at 8 pm by the Judaica Lecture, Performance, and Video Screenings at the Ring Family Hall. Details at www.wesleyan.edu.cfa/

Middlesex Community College opens their exhibit of Public Project models, an outdoor exhibit, on Wednesday. It runs through the month at the Middletown campus. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

There’s free yoga at Bushnell park on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. www.hartford.com/events/

YWCA celebrates its Week Without Violence with a Community Matters conversation this Wednesday at 6 pm at their Hartford location. The featured speaker is Dr. Dorothy Martin-Neville, and there’s a book signing and presentation with Susan M Omilian who presents her new work, “Awaken: The Awakening of the Human Spirit on a Healing Journey.” State Troubadour Kate Callahan will perform. Details at www.ywcahartford.org

In Hartford, at the Arch Street Tavern, Boo-Yah Free Funk Wednesdays happens each week and is hosted is by members of West End Blend, Big Mean Sound Machine, and a rotating gang of special guests.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/booyahfreefunkfamily/ 

The new UConn Barnes & Noble Book Store in Hartford hosts a book signing this Thursday at 5 in Hartford, featuring Chip McCabe presenting his new book, “100 Things to Do in Hartford Before You Die.” www.hartford.com/events 

Cherry St. Station in Wallingford holds it annual Halloween Bash and Costume Party this Friday at 8 pm. Saturday’s bill includes Cockpunch!, Intercourse, Lift, Kidnapped, and more. Details at www.facebook.com/CherryStreetStation/

The Flying Particles perform live music accompaniment to the original silent version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this Friday at the DeKoven House in Middletown, hosted by Artists for World Peace. Details and tickets at www.artistsforworldpeace.ort

Learn about Harriett Beecher Stowe’s involvement with the paranormal and use a ghost hunting meter this Friday and Saturday at Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour, at the Stowe house in Hartford. Details at www.harriettbeecherstowecenter.org

Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, continues its debut season on Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell with their performance, “We Shall Begin to Shine.” www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

Naturally Dogs and Cats in Hartford sponsors a Halloween Scavenger Hunt & Pooch Parade this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. Details at www.hartford.com/events/

The Connecticut Historical Society invites you to their Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy, this Saturday at 11 am. Learn about vampires, corpses, and death portraits. www.chs.org

The CT Science Center in Hartford hosts Bridge Wars as part of their Women in Science: Saturday Science series. Project Engineer Nancy Rolfe helps you build a small-scale bridge and test its strength. Their Spooktacular Science Weekend happens on Saturday and Sunday as well.  www.ctsciencecenter.org

The Mac650 Gallery & Artist Co-Op in Middletown brings you Mineva, huo, Ourselves Alone and more this Saturday at 7 pm. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

You are invited to a free Jazz & Poetry Concert, featuring Nat Reeves State of Emergency with Kate Rushin, poet, on Sunday afternoon, October 22 from 4-6pm, at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT.  This event kicks off The 2017-2018 Bruce Porter Memorial Music Series. Donations accepted. For more info: http://southchurchgranby.org/connect/music/bruce-porter-memorial-music-series  or call: (860) 653-7289


Many of Connecticut’s Farmers Markets are still in session through the end of October. You can find out which ones at www.ctnofa.org

Now, here's a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:

The Middletown International Film Festival continues tonight/Tuesday with a screening of “The Salesman,” an Iranian film about a woman’s search for her assailant. It’s at the Wesleyan Center for Film Studies. Details at www.russelllibrary.org


Hartford’s Real Art Ways continues the run of “Wind River,” a thriller about a murder on a Native American reservation, and “Lucky,” about the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist, through Thursday. On Friday they open “Loving Vincent,” a painted animation, about the life of Vincent Van Gogh. Details & screening times at www.realartways.org

Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford continues the run of “Brigsby Bear,” a dark comedy about a TV bear, through Thursday . “Wind River” will be screened on Saturday and Sunday, a story of a death in the Wyoming tundra. Sunday’s matinée is the Bolshoi Ballet performance of “Le Corsaire,” and in the evening they open a restored version of Luis Buñuel’s French classic, “Diary of a Chambermaid.”  Check the website for full schedule and screening times. http://www.cinestudio.org/

Here's the rundown of our line-up on the first third & fifth Mondays during our new Fall Program season here at WESU:


Now here's a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:



The Middletown International Film Series opens this week with a screening of “The Saver” tonight (Tuesday) at 7 pm at the Russell Library. The film explores the quest of an orphaned Canadian girl to become a millionaire. The series continues each Tuesday through the month. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

Hartford’s Real Art Ways continues the run “Unleashed,” about an unexpected encounter with transformed animals, and “School Life,” a documentary about the only primary-age boarding school in Ireland. Also continuing is “Logan Lucky,” about brothers who plan a robbery at a legendary motor speedway. They all run through Thursday. On Friday they open “The Nile Hilton Incident,” an Egyptian movie about a murder in Cairo, and “Walk With Me,” a peek inside the Zen Buddhist monastery of Thich Naht Hahn. “Ex Libris: New York Public Library,” opens Sunday. Details & screening times at www.realartways.org

Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford continues the run of “Dunkirk,” about Allied forces trapped by the Germans in WWII, through the week. On Sunday they open a restored version of  1979 Russian science fiction classic, “Stalker.” Check the website for full schedule and screening times. http://www.cinestudio.org/


Now, here’s a rundown of WESU evening programming tonight!

Right after the jive at Five stay tuned for Spilled Milk with Charlotte offering assorted sounds right off the bedtime stories shelf!

From 6-8pm tonight,  it’s Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill offering an eclectic selection of new and older folk, Americana, bluegrass, blues and other music that has a roots influence with a concert listing at 7pm and frequent concert and festival ticket giveaways. Tonight, Connecticut guitarist extraordinaire, Dana Merritt will be live in the studio with Bill.

At 8pm, The Voice of the CITY with J-Cherry offers a weekly dose of live and local Connecticut arts and music.

From 9-10pm it’s The Test Patterns Show with Chaim O'Brien-Blumenthal

At 10pm it’s Wes Sports and Beyond with DJ Steven featuring Sports Talk and interviews.
From 11-midnight stay tuned for Dumpster Dive with DJ Smelly featuring punk, art pop and D.I.Y coming from a garbage compactor near you.

At Midnight, it’s Mixed Media with DJ Pig in the City and DJ Megnanimous
From 1-2am soup sounds with joseph features home recordings, lo-fi, concerts, field recordings, and esoterica.

Maximum Rock and Roll Radio takes over with an hour of loud rock and roll from 2-3am
at 3am M-Th this Fall season at WESU,  we'll rebroadcast the day's noon-time run of Democracy Now! from Pacifica

at 4am we bring you BBC's world report before we kick off our Tuesday morning programming with Morning Edition from NPR at 5am.

That's all for today's Jive at Five. Join us weekdays at 4:55 for a daily rundown of area happenings a rundown of evening programming on WESU Middletown!


Now stay tuned for Spilled Milk with Charlotte, up next!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday 10-16-17 Jive

Good evening, it's Monday October 16th. This is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of nighttime programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. By day, WESU offers talk radio from NPR and Pacifica, as well as independent and local public affairs sources. Weeknights and weekends our student and community volunteers bring you the best in free-form programming.

I’m  Maria Johnson, producer and host of Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith, which airs every first, third and fifth Tuesday, from 4 to right before the Jive at Five. Tomorrow: an interview with another Maria Johnson. She's a Catholic blogger and the author of My Badass Book of Saints, which you might think means she's an unorthodox Catholic. You would be wrong. Tune in to hear her gracefully field a slew of my snarky questions. Can't listen live? Find the audio archived afterward at www.reasonablycatholic.com

The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown brings you its weekly Open Mic and Moments of Gratitude hosted by Rob Terri tonight. There’s empowering yoga on Tuesday afternoon, with Laughter Yoga and a Crystal Bowl Sound Healing in the evening. Friday night, you can enjoy the George Washington Carver Project with Avery Sharpe & Kris Allen, an original musical piece to honor the great scientist. On Saturday morning it’s the Aligned With Source Workshop, and in the evening you can catch an acoustic folk pop show with The Kennedys. On Sunday at 3 there’s a reception for the current art exhibition by contemporary impressionist painter Bonnie Byrne LeMan. The Hearing Voices network meets on Monday mornings at 10:30. www.buttonwood.org

In New Haven at Café Nine tonight, they celebrate Manic Mondays with Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends, along with The Sun Parade. Tuesday’s bill has Dead Rider, Timeghost, and more. They’ve got an early show on Wednesday with Goodnight Moonshine, followed by evening fare with Avmus, Neuropora, Tick Hive, and Parlay Droner. On Thursday you can enjoy Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls, and The Meadows Brothers. Friday’s Happy Hour features The Buttondowns, followed by a late show with Luke Elliot and Danny Henry. Saturday’s Jazz Jam Session is with Tony Dioguardi & Friends, and the late show headlines Ed Cherry. The Sunday Buzz Matinee features John D’Amato, followed later by a blues jam with the George Lesiw Band.
http://www.cafenine.com/

Up in Hartford at Black-Eyed Sally’s, it’s Jazz Mondays today with the Shawnn Monteiro Quartet. Every Tuesday, see Michael Palin's Other Orchestra get funky with their take on jazz, R&B, and soul classics. Wednesday's community blues jam session features Tommy Whalen this week. On Thursday it’s multipercussionist Ed Mann w/ the Other Orchestra.Enjoy hip hop, reggae, dub, and soul on Friday with The Alchemystics. On Saturday, the headliner is the John D’Amato Blues Band. http://www.blackeyedsallys.com/

At Toad’s Place in New Haven, it’s the usual Night of Smooth Jazz tonight with Rohn Lawrence & Friends. Tuesday’s headliner is Living Colour. Friday’s show with Amin and Towkio includes a VIP Meet & Greet package. www.toadsplace.com

Infinity Hall in Hartford hosts the UConn Ensemble in Residence program tonight with free admission to their signature program, Sublime Strings. On Saturday it’s another Backyard Music Series, with funky blues and jam rock performed by Creamery Station, Eggy, and The Mushroom Cloud.  Enjoy blues, gospel and more on Sunday with Melvin Seals and JGB. theirwww.infinityhall.com
The University of Hartford Chamber Music Ensemble presents free concerts today and Tuesday at 7 pm at the Millard Auditorium on their Hartford campus. Details at www.hartford.com/events/

At the Russell Library in Middletown, the Readers Theater presents “Third” by Wendy Wasserstein tonight. There’s also an Action Together CT meeting featuring several candidates for public office.  There’s a Tobacco Cessation Workshop on Tuesday morning, and Origami in the evening. Their World War I discussion series continues each Wednesday through the month. Veterans, families, and the public are invited to join at the Middletown Senior Center at 10 am, or at 7 pm at the library. The Middlesex Historical Society hosts Robert Hubbard Wednesday night who will speak on the Revolutionary War hero Israel Putnam. On Saturday the Karkowska Sisters Duo performs with chamber music, stories, and comedy. The Historic Sewing Circle will be creating historical garments in the lobby Sunday from 1-4 pm. Check the website for details on these and more ongoing events for all ages. www.russelllibrary.org

Manic Presents brings Grails and Landing to The Ballroom at The Outer Space in Hamden on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it’s Blind Pilot and Charlie Cunningham, also at The Ballroom. On Friday they’ve got The Front Bottoms, Basement, and Bad Bad Hats at The College Street Music Hall in New Haven. They’re back at The Ballroom on Saturday with Sinkane, and The Kominas.  www.manicpresents.com

Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore in Middletown hosts several book signing events this week. On Tuesday, meet Sophronia Scott who presents her new novel, “Unforgivable Love.” On Wednesday it’s award-winning psychologist Dr. John Bargh with “Before You Know It.” There’s also a skeleton-themed Maker Lab for kids on Wednesday. David Howard is in on Thursday with his true crime caper, “Chasing Phil.” The Hillary Clinton book signing event on Saturday is sold out. Full info at www.wesleyanrjjulia.com

The Wesleyan Center for the Arts sponsors a graduate recital by Dave Scanlon at The Russell House on Tuesday at 8 pm. On Thursday, there’s an Introduction to Songwork at World Music Hall in conjunction with the Judaica project at 4:40, followed at 8 pm by the Judaica Lecture, Performance, and Video Screenings at the Ring Family Hall. Details at www.wesleyan.edu.cfa/

Middlesex Community College opens their exhibit of Public Project models, an outdoor exhibit, on Wednesday. It runs through the month at the Middletown campus. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

There’s free yoga at Bushnell park on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. www.hartford.com/events/

YWCA celebrates its Week Without Violence with a Community Matters conversation this Wednesday at 6 pm at their Hartford location. The featured speaker is Dr. Dorothy Martin-Neville, and there’s a book signing and presentation with Susan M Omilian who presents her new work, “Awaken: The Awakening of the Human Spirit on a Healing Journey.” State Troubadour Kate Callahan will perform. Details at www.ywcahartford.org
In Hartford, at the Arch Street Tavern, Boo-Yah Free Funk Wednesdays happens each week and is hosted is by members of West End Blend, Big Mean Sound Machine, and a rotating gang of special guests.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/booyahfreefunkfamily/ 

The new UConn Barnes & Noble Book Store in Hartford hosts a book signing this Thursday at 5 in Hartford, featuring Chip McCabe presenting his new book, “100 Things to Do in Hartford Before You Die.” www.hartford.com/events 

Cherry St. Station in Wallingford holds it annual Halloween Bash and Costume Party this Friday at 8 pm. Saturday’s bill includes Cockpunch!, Intercourse, Lift, Kidnapped, and more. Details at www.facebook.com/CherryStreetStation/

The Flying Particles perform live music accompaniment to the original silent version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde this Friday at the DeKoven House in Middletown, hosted by Artists for World Peace. Details and tickets at www.artistsforworldpeace.ort

Learn about Harriett Beecher Stowe’s involvement with the paranormal and use a ghost hunting meter this Friday and Saturday at Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour, at the Stowe house in Hartford. Details at www.harriettbeecherstowecenter.org

Alchemy, the region’s newest vocal chamber ensemble, continues its debut season on Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell with their performance, “We Shall Begin to Shine.” www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

Naturally Dogs and Cats in Hartford sponsors a Halloween Scavenger Hunt & Pooch Parade this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. Details at www.hartford.com/events/

The Connecticut Historical Society invites you to their Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy, this Saturday at 11 am. Learn about vampires, corpses, and death portraits. www.chs.org

The CT Science Center in Hartford hosts Bridge Wars as part of their Women in Science: Saturday Science series. Project Engineer Nancy Rolfe helps you build a small-scale bridge and test its strength. Their Spooktacular Science Weekend happens on Saturday and
Sunday as well.  www.ctsciencecenter.org

The Mac650 Gallery & Artist Co-Op in Middletown brings you Mineva, huo, Ourselves Alone and more this Saturday at 7 pm. www.facebook.com/CityArtsOffice/

Connecticut’s Farmers Markets are still in session. Enjoy home-grown goods and support local growers. Middletown’s long running market on the South Green is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm and Middletown’s North End Farmers Market is on Friday’s from 10 am to 2 pm. Cromwell’s market is on Fridays 4-7 pm; and Glastonbury’s market happens Wednesdays 4-7 pm, find more at www.ctnofa.org

Now here's a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:

The Middletown International Film Festival continues on Tuesday with a screening of “The Salesman,” an Iranian film about a woman’s search for her assailant. It’s at the Wesleyan Center for Film Studies. Details at www.russelllibrary.org

Hartford’s Real Art Ways continues the run of “Wind River,” a thriller about a murder on a Native American reservation, and “Lucky,” about the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist, through Thursday. On Friday they open “Loving Vincent,” a painted animation, about the life of Vincent Van Gogh. Details & screening times at www.realartways.org

Trinity College’s Cinestudio in Hartford continues the run of “Brigsby Bear,” a dark comedy about a TV bear, through Thursday . “Wind River” will be screened on Saturday and Sunday, a story of a death in the Wyoming tundra. Sunday’s matinée is the Bolshoi Ballet performance of “Le Corsaire,” and in the evening they open a restored version of Luis Buñuel’s French classic, “Diary of a Chambermaid.”  Check the website for full schedule and screening times. 
http://www.cinestudio.org/

Here's the rundown of our line-up on the first third & fifth Mondays during our new Fall Program season here at WESU:


Right after the jive at Five stay tuned for Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry until 6pm.

then it's time for The Roar in Politics with DJ Politico who Seeks to dissect the political landscape.

at 6:30 it's time for 75% Folk with Michael Benson for a mix of contemporary folk, blues, jazz and acoustic music. Occasional live interviews.

from 8-9:30pm  Rumpus Room with Lord Lewis offers the best in vintage and contemporary funk, soul, jazz, reggae, dub, afro and Latin dance floor grooves.

at 9:30pm Cruiser’s Radio Program with Jack Sullivan offers Music from the 1950s & 1960's as well as LIVE requests, TV Trivia, and more.

Hits of the 60s and 70s with Jimmy Z takes over from 11-12:30am Playing billboard hot 100 hits of the 60's and 70's

from 12:30-1:30am lit-mus with DJ midnight milkshake and DJ mos def not features writing submissions and inspired songs

NARRATALK with Miri from 1:30-2am is the talk show about the various types of narratives. Each week, different storytelling techniques found in film, television, and literature will be explored.

RootsWorld Radio with Cliff Furnald  takes you on a tour across borders and genres, introducing you to music from far flung places and sometimes from right in your own backyard. from 2-3am

and at 3am M-Th this Fall season on WESU,  we'll rebroadcast the day's noon-time run of Democracy Now! from Pacifica

at 4am we bring you BBC's world report before we kick off our Tuesday morning programming with Morning Edition from NPR at 5am.

That's all for today's Jive at Five. Join us weekdays at 4:55 for a daily rundown of area happenings a rundown of evening programming on WESU Middletown!


Now stay tuned for Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry, up Next!