Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tuesday April 30th


Good evening, it's Tuesday, April 30th, and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's Daily community calendar and rundown 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. Thanks for Tuning in. I'm Isabelle, producer and host of "The Fuss," a free form interview show. Tune in this Friday from 2:00-2:30, its going to be a good show!  The Arts Explorers from Oddfellows Playhouse will be reading their original poetry.

And Im Margorie, an intern here at WESU. It may be hard to tell, but you're listening during our spring pledge drive. We've decided to take a subtler approach to fundraising this season -- there is no one manning the phones -- but we still need to raise $15,000 by the end of July. Please go to wesufm.org and click on DONATE NOW. Any amount means so much.
Okay, on with the Jive!:

Here in Middletown on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Buttonwood, catch the opening reception of "Making Books by Hand: An Apprentice's View," an exhibition about a year-long apprenticeship in letterpress printing, publishing artists' books and making books by hand. Thursday at 7 brings the weekly Open Mic night with Bob Gotta to the Buttonwood. Then Friday night at 8, students from the guitar dept of the Hartt School of Music will perform solo and chamber works for classical guitar, including a guitar quartet arrangement of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #3; trios for flute, viola, and guitar by Sergio Assad and Astor Piazzola; and solo works by Villa-Lobos and other major guitar composers. Saturday morning at 7:30, come to the Buttonwood for Qigong (Chi Kung) and Tai Chi, followed by community yoga for beginners and intermediates, starting at 8:45 a.m. At 10:30 Saturday morning, the Free Poets Collective Presents Faith Vicinanza and Mar Walker reading poetry from their collections. That's followed at 1 by Alon Nechushtan's Words Beyond jazz trio. And, of course, on Sunday, Food Not Bombs serves food outside the Buttonwood Tree. You're invited to help prepare the vegetarian meal at 11:30 a.m. at the First Church on Court Street. Sunday evening at 7 brings The Great Make Believe Society to the Buttonwood, with different styles of improv comedy based on your suggestions. Details about all Buttonwood events at www.buttonwood.org.

Down in New Haven at Toad's Place, tonight come hear Gramatik, Cherub, HeRobust and Scatz. Wednesday it's the weekly EDM Night. Thursday brings Beenie Man to Toad's. Friday, it's Move and
ELECTRO/DUBSTEP/HOUSE/HARDSTYLE/TRAP/DNB, with DJ's spinning in three rooms. Saturday, it's the ORIGINAL SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY. And Sunday, Manic Productions presents, Restorations, with Call It Arson and Dagwood. Go to toadsplace.com for details.

Also in New Haven, at Cafe Nine, tonight DrinkDeeply presents Dr. Caterwaul's Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps. Wednesday, it's the Larry Mitchell Trio. And Thursday, it's Todd Kramer; w/ Josh Taylor; and Magee Makes Three. Friday's happy hour features Shellye Valauskas and Dean Falcone. Then the Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam is hosted by Mike Coppola, followed at 9 by blues with Debbie Davies. Sunday, Drink Deeply presents the Summer Surf Series with Commercial Interruption. Then Sunday's After Supper Jam is hosted by the Legendary Cafe Nine All Stars, w/ master of ceremonies Dom Zullo. Go to cafenine.com for details.

Up in Hartford at Blackeyed Sally's tonight is Michael Palin's Other Orchestra. Wednesday is the Blues jam with Gene Donaldson. Thursday, it's the CT Blues Challenge, one of the best “Blues Competitions in the country! Friday, the Allegra Levy Band featuring Sean Clapis plays Sally's stage. and Saturday Johnny Rawls plays. Go to www.blackeyedsallys.com for more.

Back here in Middletown, 7pm at Wesleyan, the Wesleyan Cello Ensemble will perform works by Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert and Debussy in Memorial Chapel. At 8 p.m. at CFA Hall, the Wesleyan Center for the Arts presents Grateful Dead's "Dark Star: a psychedelic lecture by Dr. Graeme Boone." On Wednesday at 8, at Crowell Concert Hall, there will be a graduate recital by Liz Albee. Then Thursday evening at 7 brings "Celebrating Four Decades of Javanese Dance: A Retirement Celebration" to World Music Hall. Honored will be Artist in Residence Urip Sri Maeny. Also on Thursday, at 8 p.m. in the Davison Art Center's Alsop House, there will be a senior music recital, "The Entropy of Dynamic Structures" by David Preddy. Then at 10 p.m. on Thursday, it's the annual Organ Romp, with Wesleyan student organists performing new music, silly music, rock, pop, Bach and slop. At Memorial Chapel.  On Friday at 2 p.m. at World Music Hall, the Center for the Arts presents Decades of Javanese Dance. Then at 8 p.m. on Friday, there will be thunderous and exhilarating Japanese Taiko drumming at Crowell Concert Hall. On Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. , student choreographers will present works created during a year of dance composition studies. The venue is the Patricelli '92 Theater, 213 High Street. The Friends of the Wesleyan Library host their Special Spring Book Sale starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Olin Library on Church Street. Also on Saturday, at 7 p.m., Wesleyan's Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Huan Li, will perform a variety of Chinese instrumental music—traditional, modern and hybrid. That's at Crowell Concert Hall. At 9 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a senior music recital by Madeline Holland at World Music Hall. Sunday at 2 p.m., it's Wesleyan's World of Dance Concert, with dance students performing various styles, including Bharata Natyam (South Indian classical dance) and Javanese dance. Also on Sunday, at 4 p.m., the Shaped Note Singers meet at Downey House, at the corner of High and Court Streets.
Information about all Wesleyan events can be found at wesleyan.edu/cfa

At the Russell Library on Saturday, the Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; bring your projects.


On Sunday at 2 p.m., take a musical journey to the roots of Israeli music. Presented by Congregation Adath Israel in its large social hall on Broad Street.

Now let's look at cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut.

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, A Place at the Table and Lore play through Thursday. Then begins a run of The Angels Share. Go to realartways.com for more.

CineStudio, Trinity College's cinema, shows The Gatekeepers tonight, then on Wednesday, it's the Reel Youth Hartford Film Festival, followed on Thursday by My Brother the Devil. Friday brings Academy Award Nominated short films of 2012, live action, then animated. And Sunday, it's War Witch. Details at cinestudio.org.

And 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 wesufm.org/jive.

WESU needs to raise $15,000 dollars byt the end of July. We'd like to avoid interrupting regular programming with the traditional Radio Pledge drive so help us out by making a donations as soon as you can. If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org. Every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.
Thanks for listening!

Monday, April 29, 2013

Mon, April 29, Jive at Five

Good evening, it's Monday, April 29th, and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's Daily community calendar and rundown 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.Thanks for Tuning in. I'm Maria Johnson, producer and host of "Reasonably Catholic: Keeping the Faith," which airs every 1st, 3rd, and this month, 5th, Tuesday afternoon, from 4 p.m. to right before the Jive at Five. Tomorrow's episode will discuss married Roman Catholic priests. Next week's show, on May 7th, will be about being Catholic in college. One more thing before we get to our rundown of what's happening in the community this week. It may be hard to tell, but you're listening during our spring pledge drive. We've decided to take a subtler approach to fundraising this season -- there is no one manning the phones -- but we still need to raise $15,000 by the end of July. Please go to wesufm.org and click on DONATE NOW. Any amount means so much.
Okay, on with the Jive!:

Here in Middletown at 8 tonight, it's the Anything Goes open mic night at the Buttonwood Tree on Main Street. On Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Buttonwood, catch the opening reception of "Making Books by Hand: An Apprentice's View," an exhibition about a year-long apprenticeship in letterpress printing, publishing artists' books and making books by hand. Thursday at 7 brings the weekly Open Mic night with Bob Gotta to the Buttonwood. Then Friday night at 8, students from the guitar dept of the Hartt School of Music will perform solo and chamber works for classical guitar, including a guitar quartet arrangement of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #3;  trios for flute, viola, and guitar by Sergio Assad and Astor Piazzola; and solo works by Villa-Lobos and other major guitar composers. Saturday morning at 7:30, come to the Buttonwood for Qigong (Chi Kung) and Tai Chi, followed by community yoga for beginners and intermediates, starting at 8:45 p.m.  At 10:30 Saturday morning, the Free Poets Collective Presents Faith Vicinanza and Mar Walker reading poetry from their collections. That's followed at 1 by Alon Nechushtan's Words Beyond jazz trio. And, of course, on Sunday, Food Not Bombs serves food outside the Buttonwood Tree. You're invited to help prepare the vegetarian meal at 11:30 a.m. at the First Church on Court Street. Sunday evening at 7 brings The Great Make Believe Society to the Buttonwood, with different styles of improv comedy based on your suggestions. Details about all Buttonwood events at www.buttonwood.org.

Down in New Haven at Toad's Place, tonight brings A Night of Smooth Jazz with Rohn Lawrence & Friends. Tomorrow, it's Gramatik, Cherub, HeRobust and Scatz. Wednesday it's the weekly EDM Night. Thursday brings Beenie Man to Toad's. Friday, it's Move and
ELECTRO/DUBSTEP/HOUSE/HARDSTYLE/TRAP/DNB, with DJ's spinning in three rooms. Saturday, it's the ORIGINAL SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY. And Sunday, Manic Productions presents, Restorations, with
Call It Arson and Dagwood. Go to toadsplace.com for details.

Also in New Haven, at Cafe Nine, tonight is King Panos, a DJ set with special guests. Tomorrow, DrinkDeeply presents Dr. Caterwaul's Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps. Wednesday, it's the Larry Mitchell Trio. And Thursday, it's Todd Kramer; w/ Josh Taylor; and Magee Makes Three. Friday's happy hour features Shellye Valauskas and Dean Falcone. Then the Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam is hosted by Mike Coppola, followed at 9 by blues with Debbie Davies. Sunday, Drink Deeply presents the Summer Surf Series with Commercial Interruption. Then Sunday's After Supper Jam is hosted by theLegendary Cafe Nine All Stars, w/ master of ceremonies Dom Zullo. Go to cafenine.com for details.

Up in Hartford at Blackeyed Sally's, tonight is Jazz Monday. Tomorrow brings Michael Palin's Other Orchestra. Wednesday is the Blues jam with Gene Donaldson. Thursday, it's the CT Blues Challenge, one of the best “Blues Competitions in the country!  Friday, the Allegra Levy Band featuring Sean Clapis plays Sally's stage. and Saturday, it's Johnny Rawls. Go to www.blackeyedsallys.com for more.

Back here in Middletown, tomorrow, at 12:10 p.m. at Wesleyan, bring your lunch to Artful Lunch series at Davison Art Center, featuring one artwork, one speaker, and 15 minutes of time. Tomorrow's presentation will be by William D. Johnston, a Wes professor of history and East Asian Studies. Also tomorrow at Wesleyan, at 7 p.m., the Wesleyan Cello Ensemble will perform works by Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert and Debussy in Memorial Chapel.  At 8 p.m. , at CFA Hall, the Wesleyan Center for the Arts presents Grateful Dead's "Dark Star: a psychedelic lecture by Dr. Graeme Boone." On Wednesday at 8, at Crowell Concert Hall, there will be a graduate recital by Liz Albee. Then Thursday evening at 7 brings "Celebrating Four Decades of Javanese Dance: A Retirement Celebration" to World Music Hall. Honored will be Artist in Residence Urip Sri Maeny. Also on Thursday, at 8 p.m. in the Davison Art Center's Alsop House, there will be a senior music recital, "The Entropy of Dynamic Structures" by David Preddy. Then at 10 p.m. on Thursday, it's the annual Organ Romp, with Wesleyan student organists performing new music, silly music, rock, pop, Bach and slop. At Memorial Chapel, where else? On Friday at 2 p.m. , at World Music Hall, the Center for the Arts presents Decades of Javanese Dance.  Then at 8 p.m. on Friday, there will be thunderous and exhilarating Japanese Taiko drumming at Crowell Concert Hall. On Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. , student choreographers will present works created during a year of dance composition studies. The venue is the Patricelli '92 Theater, 213 High Street. The Friends of the Wesleyan LIbrary host their Special Spring Book Sale starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Olin Library on Church Street. Also on Saturday, at 7 p.m., Wesleyan's Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Huan Li, will perform a variety of Chinese instrumental music—traditional, modern and hybrid. That's at Crowell Concert Hall. At 9 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a senior music recital by Madeline Holland at World Music Hall.  Sunday at 2 p.m., it's Wesleyan's World of Dance Concert, with dance students performing various styles, including Bharata Natyam (South Indian classical dance) and Javanese dance. Also on Sunday, at 4 p.m., the Shaped Note Singers meet at Downey House, at the corner of High and Court Streets.
Information about all Wesleyan events can be found at wesleyan.edu.

At the Russell Library on Saturday, the Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; bring your projects.

On Sunday at 2 p.m., take a musical journey to the roots of Israeli music. Presented by Congregation Adath Israel in its large social hall on Broad Street.

Now let's look at cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut.

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, A Place at the Table and Lore play through Thursday. Then begins a run of The Angels Share. Go to realartways.com for more.

CineStudio, Trinity College's cinema, shows The Gatekeepers tonight and tomorrow, then on Wednesday, it's the Reel Youth Hartford Film Festival, followed on Thursday by My Brother the Devil. Friday brings Academy Award Nominated short films of 2012, live action, then animated. And Sunday, it's War Witch. Details at cinestudio.org.

And now here’s a run-down of what's on the air here at WESU, 88.1 FM in Middletown:
 Right after the Jive at Five stay tuned for a well-rounded jazz show on Charles Henry’s Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry until 6pm.
Weekdays at 6 Free Speech Radio News From the Pacifica Network offers a daily dose of alternative international news and reporting.
At 6:30 Life is a Killer with Johnny Analog Moves through the blues Diaspora from front porch country blues and big city electric blues to jazz, R&B and soul.
At 8pm The Rumpus Room with Lord Lewis offers the best in vintage and contemporary heavy funk, soul, club jazz, reggae, ska, afro and latin dancefloor grooves.
The Attention Deficit Disk Jockey with Lee, is in the air chair from 9:30-11pm bringing you the music of yesterday's future, today.
At 11pm its A Hate Supreem with DJ AWOL for an hour of melodic, improvisational,  jazz coupled with the overtly technical, rigidly composed, and aggressively loud elements of Heavy metal.
At Midnight it’s Maelstrom of the Weird with Phil Void, Surveying punk in all its innovation and abrasion - be it first wave, hardcore, post-punk, or noise.
At 1am Local Color with Peter Helman features local music scenes from a different state episode. Tune in to experience the diverse sounds of the union, from Brooklyn art-rock to Chicago house to Louisianan swamp-pop.
From 2-3am Venture into the infinity of the unknown via a synthesis of science, spoken word, and a lot of popular music on The Explorers’ Hour with Pickup Sticks.
From  3-4am 88 Keys with Mads hand-picks tracks for their captivating piano features, incorporating an eclectic mix of genres that demonstrate the versatility of one of the world's most time-honored instruments, including classical, singer-songwriter, alt rock, easy listening, and electronic.
Then the BBC kicks on at 4, followed by NPR's Morning Edition at 5.
And 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 wesufm.org/jive.

WESU needs to raise $15,000 dollars byt the end of July. We'd like to avoid interrupting regular programming with the traditional Radio Pledge drive so help us out by making a donations as soon as you can.  If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org. Every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.
Thanks for listening!

Now stay tuned for Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry.
 

Friday, April 26, 2013

Friday's Jive 04-26-13


Good afternoon, it's Friday, April 26th 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

Here’s a rundown of some of what’s scheduled in the community this weekend.

At the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown tonight at 8 p.m. Turkish-born jazz guitarist Sinan Bakir and his trio perform. Saturday morning at 7:30, wake up with tai chi and quigong at The Buttonwood, followed from 8:45 to 10 a.m. by free Community Yoga. Saturday night at 8, the Celtic duo Lilt - playing the flute, Irish tin whistle, bouzouki and banjo, performs. On Sundays at 1pm Food not Bombs shares food in front of The Buttonwood Tree. Are all are welcome to share a meal and you may consider helping prepare the vegetarian fare at the First Church on Court Street in Middletown at 11:30 a.m. More information about all Buttonwood Tree events can be found at www.buttonwood.org.

The Middletown Public School All-City Music Festival takes place in the hockey arena at Welseyan University's Freeman Athletic Center on Cross St. beginning at 6 pm Saturday.

On the campus of Wesleyan University in Middletown this weekend you can hear the Wesleyan University Orchestra Spring Concert in Crowell Concert Hall on Saturday at 7pm. At 8pm see Sundanese and Javanese Puppet Plays in the World Music Hall. Check out Wesleyan University events on the Center for the Arts webpage at Wesleyan.edu/cfa

Down in New Haven at Cafe Nine tonight Friday's happy hour brings Lonesome Billy and Friends, followed at 9 by The Proud Flesh, celebrating the release of a new album; along w/ Hanging Hills and Johnny Mainstream. The Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam is hosted by George Baker this week, followed at 9 by Deni Bonet, who has recorded & performed with Cyndi Lauper, REM, Sarah McLachlan, Indigo Girls, Richard Thompson, Robyn Hitchcock and many others. Sunday's Bluegrass Jam from 4 to 7 is hosted by Stacy Phillips, and the Sunday After Supper jam is hosted by the Legendary Cafe Nine All Stars, w/ master of ceremonies Dom Zullo. You can go to their website at cafenine.com for more information.

Tonight over at Toad's Place in New Haven they have Shakedown, playing The Dead and beyond. Also playing is Weird Beards, and Washboard Slim & The Blue Lights. Saturday, the Brave Enough Tour comes to Toad's and this show is sold out. Sunday at Toad's Place, it's the Dillinger Escape Plan, with The Faceless, Royal Thunder, and Xenosis. You can access toadsplace.com for more details about these events and more.

Up in Hartford at Blackeyed Sally's, tonight at 9, troubadour Peter Karp and blues-and-roots artist Sue Foley provide the music. Then Saturday at 9, it's blues artist Roxy Perry's All Star Revue. More details can be found at blackeyedsallys.com.

The Meriden Daffodil fest celebrates 35 years this Saturday and Sunday. The free annual music festival in Meriden's Hubbard Park celebrates a return of Spring with "food, flowers, fireworks and fun." Amidst the 650,000 blooming daffodils in Hubbard Park, visitors can enjoy an arts and crafts sale; the crowning of Little Miss Daffodil; a carnival with Ferris wheel, merry-go-round, giant slide, pony rides, miniature train; and "Meriden's Silver Fork," the food tent that houses 50 food vendors all from community non-profit agencies, each selling at least one unique food item. Saturday night is capped by a spectacular fireworks display. The event attracts over
100,000 spectators annually. Rob DeRosa, host of WESU's Home grown local music show on Thursday afternoons, has put together another diverse line up of entertainment for this year's festival featuring over 30 bands on three stages. Some of the acts you can find are Frank Critelli, the return of Mark Mulcahy, The Alternate Routes, The Ivory Bills, Poor Old Shine, Orquesta Afinke, River City Slim, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Dan Stevens, and PBS kids songs Steve Songs plus much more. Details online at 
http://www.daffodilfest.com

It's the last Sunday of the month and in Middletown that brings The Rusted Keys in to belt out their "nouveau croon" at Brew Bakers on Main St. beginning at 9 a.m.

Now let's take a look at cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:

At Real Art Ways in Hartford tonight begins a run of the film "Lore": Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents' actions. The late show on Friday and Saturday is "Upstream Color." Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. is React/Interact, an interdisciplinary brainstorming experience in which participants from all backgrounds -- tech savvy, artistic, science-minded, or simply curious – become part of the creative process. Registration is limited to just 20 participants; you can register for free by email or phone. Details about that and the rest of the schedule are available at
www.realartways.org.

At Cinestudio, Trinity College's cinema, tonight through Saturday, it's "Spring Breakers," featuring a wannabe rapper played by James Franco. Then Sunday begins a run of the Israeli documentary "The Gatekeepers," radically honest conversations with six retired members of Israel's top secret security force. 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 6:00pm it’s
 Wild Wild Live with MC Apper
A sneak peek into the magical live music scene of Wes. Tune in for in-station sets from campus bands and recordings of up-and-coming artists' campus shows.

From 6:00 to 6:30pm 
it’s Free Speech Radio News - Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

For the next half hour, until 7pm you have 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.

From 10 until Midnight, take in
 the sounds of Rumba en el Patio 
with Michael
- Classic Salsa for the dancers, Afro-Latin Big Band for the discerning ear. Join us as we adventure through the history of Musica Latina!

At Midnight until 2am Saturday we go 
In the Master Bedroom, Under the Bed with 
Dope Dave 
until 3am - Celebrating conscious hip-hop and its offshoots & influences. Acrobatic emcees and down-tempo poets mix it up over varied oceans of sound.

At 2, to 3am it's the Bassment Beats with DJ Lokash – the Real Hip-Hop is over here.

The next hour 'til 4am it's Maximum Rock & Roll Radio - A weekly radio show featuring the best international DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rock n roll radio record collection.

+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 CafĂ©
 with Pat Laffan and Mark Gallagher presenting traditional and contemporary music with a Celtic connection.

And now that the coffee’s hot enjoy CaffĂ© 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 Kevin Norton’s Metaphor Quartet, a CD entitled Not Only In That Golden Tree . . . featuring (the late) Wilber Morris, Masahiko Kono, Hitomi Tono’Oka and Kevin Norton, the selection “not drunk, but stunned” and it’s out on clean feed 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 25, 2013

Thursday's Jive




Today's Jive was produced by,
J-Cherry... producer and host of, 'VOICE of the CITY'
 Airing on WESU 88.1 FM Middletown
Tuesdays from 8-9PM
Live and local... This ain't no commercial radio!
jcherrypresents.com

Good evening, it's Thursday, April 25th, and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's Daily community calendar and rundown 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 J-Cherry producer and host of VOICE of the CITY, Tuesday from 8-9PM, Showcasing live and local music, arts, and culture. WESU is now recording our live stream! Visit wesu.streamrewind.com to hear VOICE of the CITY, and other great shows recorded here on WESU! Thanks for tuning in. 

We are launching our spring pledge drive -- in an unobtrusive way which we hope you'll appreciate. We're going to forego the traditional pledge-drive approach to fundraising so that we don't have to interrupt the regular programming that you enjoy so much. Instead, we're just relying on you to make a contribution of whatever size you can afford to help us raise the $15,000 we need by the end of July. 'Nuff said? Go to wesufm.org and click on Donate. And thanks!

Now here’s a rundown of some of what’s going on though out our communities this week:

Tonight at  the Russell Library at 7 p.m., David Fitzpatrick, the author of Sharp: A Memoir, speaks at Russell Library about his 20-year struggle with bipolar disorder and self-injury. This program is cosponsored with River Valley Services, a community mental health center serving Middlesex County. For more information about these events and upcoming ones you can access russelllibrary.org.

Tonight at 8 p.m., the Wesleyan Center for the Arts brings "Peony Pavilio," by Tang Xianzu, mixing opera, dance and stylization with contemporary American performance practice, to the CFA Theater.

Tonight at 7 p.m. at Wesleyan's World Music Hall, 40 Wyllys Ave, the Indonesian Performing Arts & Public Life Symposium opens with an Indonesian puppetry lecture demonstration. Sundanese three-dimensional rod-puppet plays (“wayang golek”) and two-dimensional Javanese shadow-puppet plays (“wayang kulit”) are two of the well-known cultural performances in Indonesia. Kathy Foley, Professor of Theatre Arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Institute of Sacred Music Fellow at Yale University, and Wesleyan University Professor of Music Sumarsam will talk about performance technique and musical accompaniment of the plays. The lecture demonstration will be followed by a wayang and gamelan rehearsal by the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito. A related event on Friday at 4 at World Music Hall is a talk by Kathy Foley about the presence of Southeast Asian puppetry in the West, and a talk by Sumarsam about electricity in contemporary Javanese wayang performance. The Indonesian Performing Arts & Public Life Symposium is part of “Music & Public Life,” a year-long campus and community-wide exploration, celebrating and studying the sounds, words, and spirit of music at the local, national, and transnational levels through concerts, workshops, gatherings, and courses, all designed to cross disciplines.

Tonight  at 7:00 p.m The public is invited to a forum, "Hot Topics in
Higher Education" presented by the Greater Middletown branch of the American
Association of University Women. The 3-member panel will lead the discussion
"Hot Issues in Higher Education,"  at Wesleyan's  Wasch Center on Lawn Ave
in Middletown. Panelists include  Sousan Arafeh, Ph.D. Assistant Professor,
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department, Southern Connecticut
State University in New Haven, Sonia Manjon - Ph.D  Wesleyan University's
Vice President for Institutional Partnerships and Chief Diversity Officer,.,
and Anna Wasescha, Ph.D  former Deputy Director of the National Center for
Technology Innovation.   For any further information about the forum, or the
AAUW branch in Middletown call 860 346-0862 or 860 347-4887.


At the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, Friday at 10 p.m. brings Turkish-born guitarist Sinan Bakir and his trio play the Buttonwood. Saturday morning at 7:30, wake up with tai chi and quigong at the Buttonwood Tree, followed from 8:45 to 10 .m. by free Community Yoga. Saturday night at 8, the Celtic duo Lilt, playing the flute, Irish tin whistle, bouzouki and banjo, performs. On Sundays at 1pm Food not bombs shares food in front of the Buttonwood Tree. Are all are welcome to share a meal and help prepare the vegetarian far at the First Church on Court Street in Middletown at 11:30am. More information about all Buttonwood Tree events can be found at buttonwood.org.

Down in New Haven at Cafe Nine, tonight at, it's Richard Barone; w/ The Mendition of the Quay • Richard Barone is an acclaimed recording artist, performer, producer, and author. Since his beginnings on radio at age seven as “The Littlest DJ” and later fronting indie-pop icons The Bongos, Barone has produced countless studio recordings and has collaborated with artists in every musical genre -- from Lou Reed and Moby to Liza Minnelli, Tiny Tim and most recently, Pete Seeger. Friday's happy hour brings Lonesome Billy and Friends to Cafe Nine, followed at 9 by The Proud Flesh, celebrating the release of a new album; along w/ Hanging Hills and Johnny Mainstream. The Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam is hosted by George Baker this week, followed at 9 by Deni Bonet, who has recorded & performed with Cyndi Lauper, REM, Sarah McLachlan, Indigo Girls, Richard Thompson, Robyn Hitchcock and many others. Sunday's Bluegrass Jam from 4 to 7 is hosted by Stacy Phillips, and the Sunday After Supper jam is hosted by the Legendary Cafe Nine All Stars, w/ master of ceremonies Dom Zullo. You can go to their website at cafenine.com for more information.

Tonight over at Toad's Place in New Haven, Stalley of MMG and Shakedown, playing The Dead and beyond; also playing is Weird Beards; and Washboard Slim & The Blue Lights. Saturday, the Brave Enough Tour comes to Toad's with a special solo performance by Sara Bareilles; this show is sold out. Sunday at Toad's Place, it's the Dillinger Escape Plan, with The Faceless; Royal Thunder; and Xenosis. You can access toadsplace.com for more details about these events and more.

Up in Hartford at Blackeyed Sally's, at 8, the CT Blues Challenge comes to the Sally's stage; it's one of the best blues competitions in the country. Friday at 9, troubadour Peter Karp and blues-and-roots artist Sue Foley come to Blackeyed Sally's. Then Saturday at 9, it's blues artist Roxy Perry's All Star Revue. More details can be found at blackeyedsallys.com.

Over at Wesleyan's Davison Art Center, this evening at 5 p.m., an artists' panel made up of Meredith Stern, Marshall Weber and Josh McPhee will discuss "Art and Social Justice." The talk is in conjunction with the Davison exhibition: "Artists Take Action: Protest Posters Today."

Also at Wesleyan, at 8 p.m. tonight, Eileen Myles reads from her recent work at the university's Russell House, 350 High Street. She has produced more than 20 collections of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, plays, and libretti. A reception and book-signing will follow the reading. For more information, call 860.685.3448 or visit Writing Events at wesleyan.edu.


The Meriden Daffodil fest celebrates 35 years this Saturday and Sunday. The
fee annual music festival in Meriden's Hubbard Park celebrates a return or
spring with "food, flowers, fireworks and fun." Amidst the 650,000 blooming
daffodils in Hubbard Park, visitors can enjoy an  arts and crafts sale; the
crowning of Little Miss Daffodil; a carnival with Ferris wheel,
merry-go-round, giant slide, pony rides, miniature train; and "Meriden's
Silver Fork," the food tent that houses 50 food vendors all from community
non-profit agencies, each selling at least one unique food item. Saturday
night is capped by a spectacular fireworks display, The event attracts over
100,000 spectators annually. Rob DeRosa, host of WESU's Home grown local
music show on Thursday afternoons, has put together another diverse line up
of entertainment for this year's festival featuring  over 30 bands on three
stages. Some of the acts you can find are Frank Critelli, Mark Mulcahy, The
Alternate Routes, The Ivory Bills, Poor old Shine, Orchestra Afinke, River
city Slim, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Dan Stevens, and PBS kids songs Steve
Songs plus much more. Details online at http://www.daffodilfest.com


Now let's take a look at cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:

At Real Art Ways in Hartford,  through Sunday will be a special exhibition and benefit sale, The Animal Sculptures of Elbert Weinberg. Proceeds will support Real Art Ways Visual Arts programming and the Elbert Weinberg Trust. The opening reception begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. Then Friday begins a run of the film "Lore": Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents' actions. The late show on Friday and Saturday is "Upstream Color." Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. is React/Interact, an interdisciplinary brainstorming experience in which participants from all backgrounds -- tech savvy, artistic, science-minded, or simply curious – become part of the creative process. Registration is limited to just 20 participants; you can register for free by email or phone. Details about that and the rest of the schedule are available atwww.realartways.org.

At Cinestudio, Trinity College's cinema, tonight through Saturday, it's "Spring Breakers," featuring a wannabe rapper played by James Franco. Then Sunday begins a run of the Israeli documentary "The Gatekeepers," radically honest conversations with six retired members of Israel's top secret security force.

Now here’s a rundown of tonight’s programming here on WESU Middletown.


Right after the Jive at Five:

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



6-6:30pm

Free Speech Radio News

Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

6:30-8pm

Total Praise with Minister Latrecia
Your Thursday night Gospel music connection! A diverse and inspirational blend of contemporary gospel music to uplift your spirit!

8-9:30
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
Bridging the Gap with Jesse Brent
Exploring how music has changed forms through the years, and the links that tie together seemingly disparate genres such as blues and rap, or funk and Krautrock.

10:30-11:30pm
(1,3,5) The Middletown Weavers with DJ Ping and DJ Zing

(2,4) Bach Party with Canyon Girl
Bach Party will feature a unique theme each week showcasing work from a grand pool of classical composers and compositions. Tune in, remain composed, and keep it classy.

11:30pm-12:30am
(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 radio.

(2,4) Songs Without Words with Jacob Feder
Songs Without Words offers an eclectic assortment of instrumental musics both new and old.
12:30-1:30am
(1,3,5) UnderCover with Rebecca Seidel
Bridging genres, musical styles, and time, Undercover explores the concept of inspiration through imitation.

(2,4) The Art Of Improvisation with DJ Jack
I will be playing music that blends styles, genres, and interesting melodic and harmonic arrangements. I would focus specifically on jazz and jazz influenced music, rock n' roll, jam bands, bluegrass, funk, and any blending of the above genres.

1:30-2:30am
(1,3,5) Rock Fatale with DJ Stella
Featuring the first ladies of rock, from The Marvelettes to Metric.

(2,4) Live From The Paris Hotel with The Sparrow
A mercurial mixture of pop music and poetry, cavorting the ley lines of the human voice. Step outside the Dr. Luke degeneration into the magnificent streets of the city where the ravings of mad poets and mods dissipate into a smoky rain spilling down on an ocean of umbrellas. The promenade continues, submerging in all dimensions of lyric-centric pop: rock, soul, reggae, folk, R&B, punk, funk, post-punk, new-wave, jazz and wherever else the street winds, from the 1950s to the present. Pop music interspersed with spoken word tracks and poetry readings.

2:30-3:30am
(1,3,5) Blues After Midnight with DJ Sick Nelden
Blues sounds great. But it sounds best on vinyl after midnight. Listen to DJ Sick Nelden as he takes you through the many stories and sub-cultures of the Blues.

(2,4) Road Trips with Nina G
Fill up your tank, grab your snacks and let's hit the road. Each week we will travel to a different destination passing the time with some entertaining stories and music to match. DJ Nina G's at the wheel for a trip full of tunes, tales and lots of fun. 

3:30-4am
Sunspot Loops
A sporadic exploration of what exists in music at the moment.


The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow's broadcast at 5 a.m. with Morning Edition from NPR.

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, and if you know of any events that you'd like to have announced on the Jive, send them tojive@wesufm.org If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. 
Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.  

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

04/24/13 jive



Good evening, it's Wednesday, April 24th, and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's Daily community calendar and rundown 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 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!

We are launching our spring pledge drive -- in an unobtrusive way which we hope you'll appreciate. We're going to forego the traditional pledge-drive approach to fundraising so that we don't have to interrupt the regular programming that you enjoy so much. Instead, we're just relying on you to make a contribution of whatever size you can afford to help us raise the $15,000 we need by the end of July. 'Nuff said? Go to wesufm.org and click on Donate. And thanks!

Now here’s a rundown of some of what’s going on though out our communities this week:

At the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, tonight it's Karaoke with Deni. Friday at 10 p.m. brings Turkish-born guitarist Sinan Bakir and his trio play the Buttonwood. Saturday morning at 7:30, wake up with tai chi and quigong at the Buttonwood Tree, followed from 8:45 to 10 .m. by free Community Yoga. Saturday night at 8, the Celtic duo Lilt, playing the flute, Irish tin whistle, bouzouki and banjo, performs. On Sundays at 1pm Food not bombs shares food in front of the Buttonwood Tree. Are all are welcome to share a meal and help prepare the vegetarian far at the First Church on Court Street in Middletown at 11:30am. More information about all Buttonwood Tree events can be found at buttonwood.org.

Down in New Haven at Cafe Nine, tonight at, The Woggles play at 9 w/ The 509ers; DJ Dave Coon and Fast Eddy.

Thursday, it's Richard Barone; w/ The Mendition of the Quay • Richard Barone is an acclaimed recording artist, performer, producer, and author. Since his beginnings on radio at age seven as “The Littlest DJ” and later fronting indie-pop icons The Bongos, Barone has produced countless studio recordings and has collaborated with artists in every musical genre -- from Lou Reed and Moby to Liza Minnelli, Tiny Tim and most recently, Pete Seeger.

Friday's happy hour brings Lonesome Billy and Friends to Cafe Nine, followed at 9 by The Proud Flesh, celebrating the release of a new album; along w/ Hanging Hills and Johnny Mainstream.

The Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam is hosted by George Baker this week, followed at 9 by Deni Bonet, who has recorded & performed with Cyndi Lauper, REM, Sarah McLachlan, Indigo Girls, Richard Thompson, Robyn Hitchcock and many others. Sunday's Bluegrass Jam from 4 to 7 is hosted by Stacy Phillips, and the Sunday After Supper jam is hosted by the Legendary Cafe Nine All Stars, w/ master of ceremonies Dom Zullo. You can go to their website at cafenine.com for more information.

Tonight over at Toad's Place in New Haven, brings Trinidad James, followed by the weekly EDM Night with DJ JiggaWompz & Joey Fedz.

Thursday, it's Stalley of MMG and Shakedown, playing The Dead and beyond; also playing is Weird Beards; and Washboard Slim & The Blue Lights. Saturday, the Brave Enough Tour comes to Toad's with a special solo performance by Sara Bareilles; this show is sold out. Sunday at Toad's Place, it's the Dillinger Escape Plan, with The Faceless; Royal Thunder; and Xenosis. You can access toadsplace.com for more details about these events and more.

Up in Hartford at Blackeyed Sally's, tonight at 8, it's the Blues Jam with Tim McDonald. Then Thursday at 8, the CT Blues Challenge comes to the Sally's stage; it's one of the best blues competitions in the country. Friday at 9, troubadour Peter Karp and blues-and-roots artist Sue Foley come to Blackeyed Sally's. Then Saturday at 9, it's blues artist Roxy Perry's All Star Revue. More details can be found at blackeyedsallys.com.

Tonight at 6, the Connecticut Poetry Society holds its monthly meeting in Meeting Room 3 of the Russell Library. The meeting is open to the public. Also at the library, on Thursday at 7 p.m., David Fitzpatrick, the author of Sharp: A Memoir, speaks at Russell Library about his 20-year struggle with bipolar disorder and self-injury. This program is cosponsored with River Valley Services, a community mental health center serving Middlesex County. For more information about these events and upcoming ones you can access russelllibrary.org.

Over at Wesleyan's Davison Art Center, this evening at 5 p.m., an artists' panel made up of Meredith Stern, Marshall Weber and Josh McPhee will discuss "Art and Social Justice." The talk is in conjunction with the Davison exhibition: "Artists Take Action: Protest Posters Today."

Also at Wesleyan, at 8 p.m. tonight, Eileen Myles reads from her recent work at the university's Russell House, 350 High Street. She has produced more than 20 collections of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, plays, and libretti. A reception and book-signing will follow the reading. For more information, call 860.685.3448 or visit Writing Events at wesleyan.edu.

On Thursday at 8 p.m., the Wesleyan Center for the Arts brings "Peony Pavilio," by Tang Xianzu, mixing opera, dance and stylization with contemporary American performance practice, to the CFA Theater.

On Thursday  at 7 p.m. at Wesleyan's World Music Hall, 40 Wyllys Ave, the Indonesian Performing Arts & Public Life Symposium opens with an Indonesian puppetry lecture demonstration. Sundanese three-dimensional rod-puppet plays (“wayang golek”) and two-dimensional Javanese shadow-puppet plays (“wayang kulit”) are two of the well-known cultural performances in Indonesia. Kathy Foley, Professor of Theatre Arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Institute of Sacred Music Fellow at Yale University, and Wesleyan University Professor of Music Sumarsam will talk about performance technique and musical accompaniment of the plays. The lecture demonstration will be followed by a wayang and gamelan rehearsal by the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito. A related event on Friday at 4 at World Music Hall is a talk by Kathy Foley about the presence of Southeast Asian puppetry in the West, and a talk by Sumarsam about electricity in contemporary Javanese wayang performance. The Indonesian Performing Arts & Public Life Symposium is part of “Music & Public Life,” a year-long campus and community-wide exploration, celebrating and studying the sounds, words, and spirit of music at the local, national, and transnational levels through concerts, workshops, gatherings, and courses, all designed to cross disciplines.

Thursday night at 7:00 p.m The public is invited to a forum, "Hot Topics in
Higher Education" presented by the Greater Middletown branch of the American
Association of University Women. The 3-member panel will lead the discussion
"Hot Issues in Higher Education,"  at Wesleyan's  Wasch Center on Lawn Ave
in Middletown. Panelists include  Sousan Arafeh, Ph.D. Assistant Professor,
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department, Southern Connecticut
State University in New Haven, Sonia Manjon - Ph.D  Wesleyan University's
Vice President for Institutional Partnerships and Chief Diversity Officer,.,
and Anna Wasescha, Ph.D  former Deputy Director of the National Center for
Technology Innovation.   For any further information about the forum, or the
AAUW branch in Middletown call 860 346-0862 or 860 347-4887.


The Meriden Daffodil fest celebrates 35 years this Saturday and Sunday. The
fee annual music festival in Meriden's Hubbard Park celebrates a return or
spring with "food, flowers, fireworks and fun." Amidst the 650,000 blooming
daffodils in Hubbard Park, visitors can enjoy an  arts and crafts sale; the
crowning of Little Miss Daffodil; a carnival with Ferris wheel,
merry-go-round, giant slide, pony rides, miniature train; and "Meriden's
Silver Fork," the food tent that houses 50 food vendors all from community
non-profit agencies, each selling at least one unique food item. Saturday
night is capped by a spectacular fireworks display, The event attracts over
100,000 spectators annually. Rob DeRosa, host of WESU's Home grown local
music show on Thursday afternoons, has put together another diverse line up
of entertainment for this year's festival featuring  over 30 bands on three
stages. Some of the acts you can find are Frank Critelli, Mark Mulcahy, The
Alternate Routes, The Ivory Bills, Poor old Shine, Orchestra Afinke, River
city Slim, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Dan Stevens, and PBS kids songs Steve
Songs plus much more. Details online at http://www.daffodilfest.com


Now let's take a look at cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, "A Place at the Table," a look at food insecurity in America, continues through Tomorrow. Also featured tomorrow through Sunday will be a special exhibition and benefit sale, The Animal Sculptures of Elbert Weinberg. Proceeds will support Real Art Ways Visual Arts programming and the Elbert Weinberg Trust. The opening reception begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. Then Friday begins a run of the film "Lore": Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents' actions. The late show on Friday and Saturday is "Upstream Color." Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. is React/Interact, an interdisciplinary brainstorming experience in which participants from all backgrounds -- tech savvy, artistic, science-minded, or simply curious – become part of the creative process. Registration is limited to just 20 participants; you can register for free by email or phone. Details about that and the rest of the schedule are available at www.realartways.org.

At Cinestudio, Trinity College's cinema, tonight through Saturday, it's "Spring Breakers," featuring a wannabe rapper played by James Franco. Then Sunday begins a run of the Israeli documentary "The Gatekeepers," radically honest conversations with six retired members of Israel's top secret security force.

Now here’s a rundown of tonight’s programming here on WESU Middletown.

Right after the Jive at Five it's The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano
An hour of the latest and greatest in the world of independent rock, pop, electronica, and experimental music out there today.

From 6-6:30pm, it, Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network
Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

From 6:30-8pm it'sFusion Radio with James Fusion
Techno from around the globe mixed live since 1992. It's a vinyl world!

Beginning at 8 and running until 9:30pm it's The Warehouse with Mike Nyce
The best of underground house music, mixed live for your listening pleasure.

Next, from 9:30 to 11pm it's Missteps with Guy Fridge and Nicholas Msall
Missteps is a club night, record label, and radio show run by Guy Fridge and Nicholas Msall that seeks to bring attention to the latest in underground club music from around the world. Missteps focuses on forward-thinking dance music including juke, global bass music, uk-garage, underground house/techno, and wonky beats.

And from  11pm to 12:30  DJ Quandry presents Shelf Life, an electronic music show consisting of random cds plucked from the shelves of the electronic music section minutes before the start of the show. It's a guaranteed way to discover new, different, and surprising artists in the electronic genre.

From 12:30 til 2:00am it's Midnight Munchies with DJ Gus Lo
Below Ground Street music your ears have been craving for.

Right after Midnight Munchies, from 2:00 to 3am it's Pop! Goes My Heart with Ian McCarthy
(Primarily) Sad pop music with a different title-based theme every show; experimental, ambient, riot grrrl, synthpop, baroque pop all somewhat represented, plus more.

And from 3:00 to 4am it's Tracking Transcience..

The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow's broadcast at 5 a.m. with Morning Edition from NPR.

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 wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you'd like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org. If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at wesufm.org. Every dollar counts and we need to hear from you. Thanx for listening and stay tuned for The Needle Drop.