Friday, April 17, 2015

Friday's Jive 04-17-15

Good afternoon, it's Friday, April 17th, 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.
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For the latest in local arts and entertainment anytime you're not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on and what’s to do with a highlight on the arts in Middletown. That's arts2GO.org

Our WESU Spring Pledge drive has begun!  Help us close out our capital campaign with a donation to help strengthen WESU and the service we provide. You can make your donation online at www.wesufm.org/pledge. If you are a past donor, you’ll be receiving a pledge letter in the mail shortly. Thanks!

Now, here’s a rundown of some of what’s scheduled in the community this weekend.

Tonight at 7pm, WESU and the Wesleyan Argus present the third and final event of the series “Media & Journalism Speaker Series”with two speakers, Miriam Gottfried '05, columnist for The Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street and Nicholas Quah '12, currently a reporter for the BuzzFeed Mobile News app. They will be discussing their paths from Wesleyan into journalism jobs. They will also be talking about what students can do now to improve their journalism and produce work that will impress future employers. It takes place at Wesleyan’s Allbritton Center for Public Life, Room 311 and is open to the public. More online at www.wesufm.org

Speaking of Wesleyan, senior thesis exhibits and recitals continue through the weekend as well. Details at http://www.wesleyan.edu/cfa.

At the Russell Library in Middletown, there’s a Beginning Meditation workshop on Saturday at 2, with Hillary Gauvreau. On Sunday they offer a Natural Products Workshop with Ann Buchanan at 1:30. Visit  http://www.russelllibrary.org for details.

In New Haven tonight, at Cafe Nine, the show includes Duece Bug, Phil Blount, Heat Mizer, and the Eardrugz. On Saturday they’ve got Los Jamones and more at 9. Their Sunday Soul Service happens at 8 p.m. Visit http://www.cafenine.com

Up in Hartford, at Blackeyed Sally’s on Saturday they’ve got Mississippi Heat, playing traditional blues with a unique sound. www.blackeyedsallys.com has more.

Manic Productions brings you Elvis Perkins and Elison Jackson at The Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden tonight.  On Saturday, at The Space, it’s River City Extension and more for an 8 p.m. show.  The Ballroom at the Outer Space brings you Kimkata and Back From Earth on Saturday at 9.  On Sunday at 8:30, it’s Todd Barry and Ken Reid. Visit http://www.manicproductions.org

At The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown tonight at 7, Ameranouche returns with their Gypsy Flamenco Swing. The Aligned with Source workshop series with Annaita Gandhy continues Saturday at 10:30 and the theme is Abundance & Privilege. Later at 8, the folksinging/songwriting team of Terry Kitchen and Mara Levin perform.  Food Not Bombs serves food outside The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday at about 1 p.m. You can help prepare the meal at First Church on Court Street at 11:30. Next Monday morning at 10:30 the Hearing Voices Network meets. Learn more at http://www.buttonwood.org

At Toad’s Place in New Haven, tonight it’s Badfish, a tribute to Sublime, along with Primitive Whomp featuring Brightside & Friends in Lilly’s Pad.  On Sunday they headline QQ and The Jackhammer Tour. www.toadsplace.com has more details.

Tonight, here in Middletown, Scatz Restaurant and Jazz Lounge presents Basically Blues. Saturday night Fade2Black provides a night of new and old school jams. Visit http://www.scatzrestaurantandlounge.com/ and that’s scatz with a “Z”.

At Infinity Hall in Hartford, it’s blues singer Taj Mahal tonight at 8.  On Saturday, they’ve got Martha Davis and the Motels, with special guest Ruby Rose Fox.  You can hear toe tapping and foot stomping Americana and more on Sunday with friend of WESU, Rani Arbo and her internationally acclaimed band, daisy mayhem. Visit http://www.infinityhall.com

Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown presents a Master Class on Acting For Film, by award-winning director Keith Bearden, Saturday at 10 a.m. To register, visit http://www.oddfellows.org

You can celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Trashion Fashion Eco-Market on Sunday at 11 in Hartford, featuring earth-friendly artisans, vendors, food, and more.  Details at http://www.trashionfashionshow.com

The Baby Grand Jazz series continues this Sunday at 3 at the Hartford Public Library.  This week they present The Brian Marsella Trio. Visit http://www.hplct.org

Artists for World Peace and Comedy On Demand present dinner and improv comedy on Sunday at Typhoon Restaurant in Middletown. Visit artistsforworldpeace.org

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

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, they continue their run of “The Wrecking Crew,” about the unsung studio musicians that provided the backbeat for many 1960’s hits. Opening tonight is “White God,” a Hungarian film about a young girl separated from her beloved dog, and the unwanted dogs who rise up to reunite them.
 Visit realartways.org for more info.

At Trinity College’s Cinestudio, their April in Paris Film Festival continues all weekend. Check the website for offerings and times. On Sunday they’re showing the Bolshoi Ballet’s production of Prokofiev’s “Ivan the Terrible.”  They also open a run of the award-winning “Red Army,” a documentary about the Soviet Union’s dominance of ice hockey during the Cold War. Visit 
cinestudio.org.
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And now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU.

Right after the Jive At Five from 5:05 to 6pm it’s
 Ear-Candy with DJ Sick Nelden where you hear the newest in Indie Rock, through the lens of pop and the absurd. Then at 6, it's half an hour of Argus News Radio with Simon Korn providing campus and Middletown news. And on the 2nd and 4th Fridays it's Music, Eh?! with Annalee followed by half an hour of Counterspin.

Then from 6:30 to 7pm listen to 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 Sistah Tee - Informing listeners about local and global issues with health, nutrition, and stress reduction tips, featuring a wide range of music including African, reggae, gospel, R&B, Latin, and blues.

Next up until 10pm, we take it
 From the Otherside with 
Rok-A-Dee - The Voice of Hartford, including local artists from Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He also features upcoming artists performing Caribbean R & B, Soca and international music.

Then at 10pm we go 
In the Master Bedroom, Under the Bed with 
Dope Dave - Celebrating conscious hip-hop and its offshoots & influences. Acrobatic emcees and down-tempo poets mix it up over varied oceans of sound.

At Midnight until 3am Saturday we go into OVERDRIVE with Clarence Scott and Shantay Scott - offering Urban Contemporary, Hip Hop, and Traditional gospel music.

At 3, it's Bassment Beats with DJ LOKASH, celebrating its 10th year of bringing you the latest in aboveground & underground hip-hop mixed live; followed by his New World Show, with the best in Global Bass mixed live til 4. Baila coño!

Sing Out! Radio Magazine with Tom Druckenmiller comes on at 4 until 5am with a weekly, hour-long “magazine format” program, featuring interviews in addition to “live” and recorded traditional folk musics.

And we bring in the daylight from 5:00 to 6:00am with the 
BBC World News 
- a daily News roundup from the British Broadcasting Corporation

And staying on the other side of the big pond, from 6:00 to 7:00am it’s
 the 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 
with Francesco Fiumara, the former host of WESU's own WESParla 
 - A weekly roundup of news, music and memories from Italy.

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 from the Anthony Braxton Quartet, 8 Standards (Wesleyan) 2001, featuring Anthony Braxton, Kevin O'Neil, Andy Eulau, and Kevin Norton. The selection is Nuages and it's out on Barking Hoop Records.

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

And if you value WESU as a source for information and entertainment in your life, how about supporting the station with a donation? You can make that donation online at wesufm.org anytime. Thanks for listening!


Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thursday's Jive

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Good evening, it's Thursday, April 16th, and this is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on WESU 88.1 FM 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.
               


Thanks for joining us today as we roll out the WESU Spring Pledge drive!  Help us close out our capital campaign with a donation to help strengthen WESU and the service we provide. You can make your donation online at www.wesufm.org/pledge. If you are a past donor, you’ll be receiving a pledge letter in the mail shortly. Thanks so much! 

Now, here’s some of what’s going on in our area this week:

On Friday at 7pm, WESU and the Wesleyan Argus present the third and final event of the series “Media & Journalism Speaker Series”with two speakers, MIRIAM GOTTFRIED '05, columnist for The Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street and NICHOLAS QUAH '12, currently a reporter for the BuzzFeed Mobile News app.

Miriam and Nick will be discussing their paths from Wesleyan into journalism jobs. They will also be talking about what students can do now to improve their journalism and produce work that will impress future employers. Both event will take place Wesleyan’s Allbritton center for Public Life RM 311 and are free and open to the public. More online at www.wesufm.org .


Additional offerings at Wesleyan this week includes: Lebanese American writer and artist Leila Buck presenting a workshop performance on Thursday at 8 in World Music Hall on Wesleyan’s campus.  Thursday at 6 you can catch present The Toneburst Laptop and Electronic Arts Ensemble, performing new and old works at CFA Hall.  Senior thesis exhibits and recitals continue through the week as well. Details at http://www.wesleyan.edu/cfa.

WESU DJ Bill Revill's paintings are up at the Underground Gallery, 122 Main Street, Collinsville, until this Sunday evening. The Underground Gallery is open 6-9 Friday and 11-4 Saturday and Sunday. 


tonight at 7, at the Russell Library in Middletown, the Veterans’ Writing Group meets.  There’s a Beginning Meditation workshop on Saturday at 2, with Hillary Gauvreau. On Sunday they offer a Natural Products Workshop with Ann Buchanan at 1:30.   Visit  http://www.russelllibrary.org for details and information on additional community activities.

 In New Haven tonight, at Cafe Nine, at 8, Gang Green takes the stage.  Friday’s show includes Duece Bug, Phil Blount, Heat Mizer, and the Eardrugz.  On Saturday they’ve got Los Jamones and more at 9.  Their Sunday Soul Service happens at 8 p.m. http://www.cafenine.com

Up in Hartford, at Blackeyed Sally’s on Saturday they’ve got Mississippi Heat, playing traditional blues with a unique sound. www.blackeyedsallys.com for more.

Manic Productions brings you Elvis Perkins and Elison Jackson at The Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden on Friday.  On Saturday, at The Space, it’s River City Extension and more for an 8 p.m. show.  The Ballroom at the Outer Space brings you Kimkata and Back From Earth on Saturday at 9.  On Sunday at 8:30, it’s Todd Barry and Ken Reid at The Ballroom at The Outer Space in Hamden. http://www.manicproductions.org

Tonight at the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown,  CinTamani and Aruna Chocolates presenting Groove Jam and Super Foods.  On Friday at 7, Ameranouche returns to the stage Buttonwood with their Gypsy Flamenco Swing. The Aligned with Source workshop series with Annaita Gandhy continues this Saturday at 10:30. This week’s theme is Abundance & Privilege.  Later at 8, they bring you the folk singer/songwriting team of Terry Kitchen and Mara Levin.  Food Not Bombs serves food outside the Buttonwood Tree every Sunday at about 1 p.m.  You can help prepare the meal at First Church on Court Street at 11:30. Next Monday morning at 10:30 the Hearing Voices Network meets.http://www.buttonwood.org

At Toad’s Place, on Thursday down in New Haven, Rx Bandits, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, and Cayetana share a bill.  On Friday it’s Badfish, a tribute to Sublime, along with Primitive Whomp featuring Brightside & Friends in Lilly’s Pad.  On Sunday they headline QQ and The Jackhammer Tour.
www.toadsplace.com has the complete line-up.

Friday night, here in Middletown, Scatz Restaurant and Jazz lounge presents Basically Blues. Saturday night Fade2Black makes for a night of new and old school jams.  More online at http://www.scatzrestaurantandlounge.com/ and.. that’s scatz with a “Z”

Saturdays at BrewBakers on Main Street in Middletown there will be live music from 12-3PM.

At Infinity Hall in Hartford, it’s blues singer Taj Mahal this Friday at 8.  On Saturday, they’ve got Martha Davis and the Motels, with special guest Ruby Rose Fox.  You can hear toe tapping and foot stomping Americana and more at Infinity on Sunday with friend of WESU and her internationally acclaimed band, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem.  http://www.infinityhall.com

Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown presents a Master Class on  Acting For Film, by award-winning director Keith Bearden, this Saturday at 10 a.m. To register, visithttp://www.oddfellows.org

You can celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Trashion Fashion Eco-Market on Sunday at 11 in Hartford, featuring earth-friendly artisans, vendors, food, and more.  Details athttp://www.trashionfashionshow.com

The Baby Grand Jazz series continues this Sunday at 3 at the Hartford Public Library.  This week they present The Brian Marsella Trio.  http://www.hplct.org

Artists for World Peace and Comedy On Demand present dinner and improv comedy on Sunday at Typhoon Restaurant in Middletown.  http://www.arts2go.org

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

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, they continue their run of “The Wrecking Crew,” about the unsung studio musicians that provided the backbeat for many 1960’s hits.  Also continuing is “An Honest Liar,” a documentary about world-famous magician and escape artist James “The Amazing” Randi. Both run through tomorrow.  Their Film Series 101 presents François Truffaut’s classic “The 400 Blows,” this evening about a misunderstood young boy who enters a life of petty crime.  On Friday they open “White God,” a Hungarian film about a young girl separated from her beloved dog, and the unwanted dogs who rise up to reunite them. www.realartways.com.

At Trinity College’s Cinestudio, their April in Paris Film Festival continues all week.  Check the website for offerings and times.  Thursday’s matinée features National Theatre Live’s production of “The Hard Problem,” by Tom Stoddard.  On Sunday they’re showing the Bolshoi Ballet’s production of Prokofiev’s “Ivan the Terrible.”  They also open a run of the award-winning “Red Army,” a documentary about the Soviet Union’s dominance of ice hockey during the Cold War. http://www.cinestudio.org

Now here's what's on the air tonight on WESU:

Homegrown with Rob DeRosa 
The best crop of Connecticut-connected music presented for a global audience.

6:30-8pm

(1,3,5) Radio Obscura with Joe McCarthy and Paco Winebox

Radio Obscura is an enormous rocket ship secretly being constructed in the Connecticut River Valley in preparation for an “extinction level event.”

(2,4) Imagine with Karen Stein

Peace through music! Mostly world music, blended with music from the US and music from down the road.

8-9:30pm        

Evening Jazz with Bill Denert

Where hearing is the best experience. A broad range of swing, be-bop, and avant-garde as well as a sprinkling of new releases.

                                              
9:30-10:30pm 

(1,3,5) Undercover with Rebecca Seidel

Bridging genres and generations, UnderCover explores the concept of inspiration through imitation. Nothing is original.

(2,4) Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice with DJ Mac Cavity

Bask in the light of the sunshine pop, baroque pop and surf music of the past and indulge in the sweet, sugar coated, happy tunes of yesteryear.

                       

10:30-11:30pm           

(1,3,5) Underdogs Edge with DJ Malik1Fam

The Underdogs Edge will feature local hip-hop artists across the region with tracks from mainstream artists normally not played on the radio.

(2,4) Good Times: Radio Plays with MKC, Omardaslayer, and djspecialk

Omardaslayer, SpecialK and MKC are back for a third season of transatlantic knee-slapping guffaws and bantering industry talk.



11:30-12:30am           

(1,3,5) The Chillin Factory with Noah G. and DJ So Fresh So Clean

Quality hip hop analysis and dissection favoring and promoting music which provides the best human interpretation for the Platonic form of "chill."         

(2,4) The British Are Coming with DJ Babelfish

Explore British music, one region at a time. With music from the British invasion to today, this show is not limited to a specific time or genre.



12:30-1:30am 

(1,3,5) Sleep Walk Radio with Clip

Eavesdropping on a night brain: techno, house, post-rock, and snippets of radio talk shows

(2,4) Earwash with Le DJ

Clean out your ears with grimy punk and tour the 70's musical explosion. Leather jackets, 2 minute songs, and downstrokes.



1:30-2:30am

(1,3,5) Efly in the Mix with DJ Efly

From modern hip hop bangers to old school funky jams, Efly spins an eclectic mix of music that will keep his listeners grooving late into the night.           

(2,4) Trance on the Porch with DJ Mark

Spinning since 2000, laying down deep progressive house and trance grooves.



2:30-3:30am

RootsWorld Radio with Cliff Furnald



3:30-4am

The Divide and Conquer News Report with C.C.  Arshagra

A weekly fake news (comedy) show and spin off series from producer, host, spoken mind poet C.C. Arshagra.


That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

04-15-15 Jive

Good evening, it's Wednesday, April 15th, and this is the Jive at Five, our daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on WESU 88.1 FM 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 Bill Denert, producer and host of Thursday night’s Evening Jazz where “hearing is the best experience” and Connecticut’s number 1 Washington Nationals fan!  

Thanks for joining us today as we roll out the WESU Spring Pledge drive!  Help us close out our capital campaign with a donation to help strengthen WESU and the service we provide. You can make your donation online at www.wesufm.org/pledge. If you are a past donor, you’ll be receiving a pledge letter in the mail shortly. Thanks so much!

Now, here’s some of what’s going on in our area this week:

On Friday at 7pm, WESU and the Wesleyan Argus present the third and final event of the series “Media & Journalism Speaker Series”with two speakers, MIRIAM GOTTFRIED '05, columnist for The Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street and NICHOLAS QUAH '12, currently a reporter for the BuzzFeed Mobile News app.

Miriam and Nick will be discussing their paths from Wesleyan into journalism jobs. They will also be talking about what students can do now to improve their journalism and produce work that will impress future employers. Both event will take place Wesleyan’s Allbritton center for Public Life RM 311 and are free and open to the public. More online at www.wesufm.org .

Additional offerings at Wesleyan this week includes: Lebanese American writer and artist Leila Buck presenting a workshop performance on Thursday at 8 in World Music Hall on Wesleyan’s campus.  Thursday at 6 you can catch present The Toneburst Laptop and Electronic Arts Ensemble, performing new and old works at CFA Hall.  Senior thesis exhibits and recitals continue through the week as well. Details at http://www.wesleyan.edu/cfa.


The Northwestern Connecticut Community College’s 19th Annual Mad River Literary Festival is in progress. This evening at 6:30 p.m., poets Doug Anderson & Kate Rushin read from their work. The readings take place at Founder's Hall Auditorium on The Northwestern campus at 2 Park Place Winsted,CT  and are free and open to the public. www.nwcc.commnet.edu or, call: (860) 738-6300.

Thursday at 7, at the Russell Library in Middletown, the Veterans’ Writing Group meets.  There’s a Beginning Meditation workshop on Saturday at 2, with Hillary Gauvreau. On Sunday they offer a Natural Products Workshop with Ann Buchanan at 1:30.   Visit  http://www.russelllibrary.org for details and information on additional community activities.

 In New Haven tonight, at Cafe Nine, The Destiny Twins are in town for the make-up show of the January cancellation.  On Thursday at 8, Gang Green takes the stage.  Friday’s show includes Duece Bug, Phil Blount, Heat Mizer, and the Eardrugz.  On Saturday they’ve got Los Jamones and more at 9.  Their Sunday Soul Service happens at 8 p.m. http://www.cafenine.com

Up in Hartford, at Blackeyed Sally’s, it’s the Wednesday’s Blues Jam with Gene Donaldson.  On Saturday they’ve got Mississippi Heat, playing traditional blues with a unique sound. www.blackeyedsallys.com for more.

Manic Productions brings you the Funky Dawgz Brass Band and Mojo this evening at Bar in New Haven.  On Friday, it’s Elvis Perkins and Elison Jackson at The Ballroom at the Outer Space in Hamden.  On Saturday, at The Space, it’s River City Extension and more for an 8 p.m. show.  The Ballroom at the Outer Space brings you Kimkata and Back From Earth on Saturday at 9.  On Sunday at 8:30, it’s Todd Barry and Ken Reid at The Ballroom at The Outer Space in Hamden. http://www.manicproductions.org

On Thursday at noon, the Connecticut Old State House in Hartford presents Herstory: Women’s Rights Tour, highlighting the historical influence of Connecticut women.  http://www.ctosh.org
At the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown on Thursday,  CinTamani and Aruna Chocolates presenting Groove Jam and Super Foods.  On Friday at 7, Ameranouche returns to the stage Buttonwood with their Gypsy Flamenco Swing. The Aligned with Source workshop series with Annaita Gandhy continues this Saturday at 10:30. This week’s theme is Abundance & Privilege.  Later at 8, they bring you the folk singer/songwriting team of Terry Kitchen and Mara Levin.  Food Not Bombs serves food outside the Buttonwood Tree every Sunday at about 1 p.m.  You can help prepare the meal at First Church on Court Street at 11:30. Next Monday morning at 10:30 the Hearing Voices Network meets.http://www.buttonwood.org

At Toad’s Place, on Thursday down in New Haven, Rx Bandits, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, and Cayetana share a bill.  On Friday it’s Badfish, a tribute to Sublime, along with Primitive Whomp featuring Brightside & Friends in Lilly’s Pad.  On Sunday they headline QQ and The Jackhammer Tour.
www.toadsplace.com has the complete line-up.

Friday night, here in Middletown, Scatz Restaurant and Jazz lounge presents Basically Blues. Saturday night Fade2Black makes for a night of new and old school jams.  More online at http://www.scatzrestaurantandlounge.com/ and.. that’s scatz with a “Z”

At Infinity Hall in Hartford, it’s blues singer Taj Mahal this Friday at 8.  On Saturday, they’ve got Martha Davis and the Motels, with special guest Ruby Rose Fox.  You can hear toe tapping and foot stomping Americana and more at Infinity on Sunday with friend of WESU and her internationally acclaimed band, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem.  http://www.infinityhall.com

Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown presents a Master Class on  Acting For Film, by award-winning director Keith Bearden, this Saturday at 10 a.m. To register, visithttp://www.oddfellows.org

You can celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Trashion Fashion Eco-Market on Sunday at 11 in Hartford, featuring earth-friendly artisans, vendors, food, and more.  Details athttp://www.trashionfashionshow.com

The Baby Grand Jazz series continues this Sunday at 3 at the Hartford Public Library.  This week they present The Brian Marsella Trio.  http://www.hplct.org

Artists for World Peace and Comedy On Demand present dinner and improv comedy on Sunday at Typhoon Restaurant in Middletown.  http://www.arts2go.org

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

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, they continue their run of “The Wrecking Crew,” about the unsung studio musicians that provided the backbeat for many 1960’s hits.  Also continuing is “An Honest Liar,” a documentary about world-famous magician and escape artist James “The Amazing” Randi. Both run through tomorrow.  Their Film Series 101 presents François Truffaut’s classic “The 400 Blows,” this evening about a misunderstood young boy who enters a life of petty crime.  On Friday they open “White God,” a Hungarian film about a young girl separated from her beloved dog, and the unwanted dogs who rise up to reunite them. www.realartways.com.

At Trinity College’s Cinestudio, their April in Paris Film Festival continues all week.  Check the website for offerings and times.  Thursday’s matinée features National Theatre Live’s production of “The Hard Problem,” by Tom Stoddard.  On Sunday they’re showing the Bolshoi Ballet’s production of Prokofiev’s “Ivan the Terrible.”  They also open a run of the award-winning “Red Army,” a documentary about the Soviet Union’s dominance of ice hockey during the Cold War. http://www.cinestudio.org

Now here's what's on the air tonight on WESU:

Right after the Jive, stay tuned for The Explorer’s Hour with Pickup Sticks for an exploration into the realm of indie rock and roll.


From 6-6:30, it's Mind Matters with Helen Evrard, M.D. The show provides information and guest interviews on issues concerning mental illness. The focus is exploring holistic therapies and stories of individual achievement.


At 6:30-8pm it's Fusion Radio with James Fusion. Techno from around the globe mixed live since 1992.


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


Starting at 9:30 it's The Vault with DJ Anton Banks presenting listeners with the very latest in hard techno, minimal tech-house, and left-field mixed live each week.  


And from 11 to midnight, stay tuned Missteps with DJmsal. Missteps is a monthly club night, FM radio show and forthcoming record lable. Dedicated to the underground, all rights resereved, all wrongs reversed..


And from midnight to 12:30, it's Romancipation with Dr. Love and DJ Smooth. 


At 12:30, it's Travelers Soundtrack with Ali and Ben. Your DJs will take you on a tour of the world, choosing a new location each week and highlighting the music of that area.


And at 1:30 stay tuned an hour of Revive the Cassettes with Iggy Che. Mix tapes in honor of public figures, celebrities and relatives, catered to the person's imagined taste or to fit their disposition.
At 2:30 it's Full Moon Hacksaw. Syndicated jazz and blues radio from Phoenix.



And it's the Graveyard Shift with DJ Otto Nation beginning at 3:30.


The BBC world news kicks on at 4 and we start tomorrow’s broadcast day at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.





That’s all for today’s Jive At Five. Tune in 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.


If you value WESU as a source for information and entertainment in your life, how about supporting the station with a donation? You can make that donation online at http://www.wesufm.org anytime.
Thanks for listening and stay tuned for The Explorer’s hour with DK Pickup Sticks