Tuesday, October 6, 2015

10-6-15 Jive

Good afternoon, it's Tuesday October 6th, and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's daily community calendar and run down of nighttime 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 MArianne O'hare, Thanks for tuning in.

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

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

In New Haven, at Café Nine, tonight it’s Christopher Paul Sterling at 8pm. Wednesday night its Sonny Vincent for an 8 pm show. On Thursday, Gringo Star and The Mountain Movers play at 8 pm. Friday afternoon at 5 pm is DW Ditty, followed by Chris Berardo and the Desberardos for a 9 pm show at Cafe Nine. On Saturday at 4:30, its Jazz Jam with Gary Grippo, followed by Metalachi at 9 pm. On Sunday they bring you Jared Paul with Aquifer and Ben Absurdo at 8 pm. cafenine.com

Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford present's Michael Palin’s Other Orchestra tonight at 8pm, bringing you new material. Wednesday’s Blues Jam showcases Ed Bradley at 8 pm. On Friday it’s reggae, hip hop group The Alchemystics at 9pm. On Saturday they bring you Connecticut's own RnB group Avenue Groove at 9 pm. blackeyedsallys.com

Tomorrow/Wednesday at the First Church on Court Street, at 7 pm, the Middletown Scottish Country Dancers offer classes for beginners and those experienced. You can tango every Friday starting at 4 p.m. firstchurchmiddletown.org

At the Russell Library in Middletown, its Art Farm presents, Understanding Shakespeare: an interactive workshop, this Wednesday at 6:30 pm. On Thursday at 7, it's the weekly Veterans Writing Group. On Saturday, its Favorite Stories and Craft time, starting at 10 am. At 2 pm on Saturday, Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with Los Trovadores De America. russelllibrary.org

The Wesleyan Center for the Arts presents the 39th annual Navaratri Festival this week, starting on Wednesday at 4, in the CFA Hall, with a music department colloquium on South Indian Court Dance. On Friday, the festival continues with a South Indian vocal concert at Crowell Hall at 8 pm. Also on Friday, the Outside the Box theater series showcases Daniel Beaty performing "Mr. Joy" at 8 pm in the CFA theater. On Saturday, the CFA Hall hosts a screening of "Lasya Kavya: The World of Alarmel Valli" at 2 pm. In the Crowell Concert Hall on Saturday, Sri Rajesh Vaidya performs at 4 pm. The concert is followed by a Indian vegetarian dinner at 6:30 in the Daniel Family Commons. On Sunday the Saraswati Puja ceremony will take place in the World Music Hall at 12 pm. The Festival concludes with a performance by Alarmel Valli in the Crowell Concert hall at 3 pm. 

Continuing shows include: "Phantom Bodies--Photographs by Tanya Marcuse" to run through December 13th in the Davison Art Center, open noon to four Tuesday-Sunday. Wesleyan Potters Gallery "Vintage 20th Century Crafts" runs through November 2nd. The R. Luke Dubois - in Real Time Exhibition continues its third week at the Zilkha Gallery, visiting hours noon-5pm. The Community Partners in Action Prison Arts Exhibit at Russell Library, is also continuing its run this week, featuring paintings and drawings from five formally incarcerated Connecticut artists. Doors open at 9am. wesleyan.edu/cfa

At Toad’s Place in New Haven, tomorrow/Wednesday, Timeflies performs with Kalin and Myles at 9 pm. Soja takes the main stage on Thursday at 8 pm. On Sunday, loud rockers, Clutch performs with guests: Corrosion of Conformity and The Shrine at 7 pm. toadsplace.com

Manic Productions brings Where the Wild Live, featuring members of The Queen Killing Kings, to BAR in New Haven on Wednesday at 9 pm. manicproductions.org

At Infinity Hall in Hartford on Thursday, Nick Lowe is playing at 8 pm. Friday, at 8 pm is Kim Russo-the Happy Medium. Saturday, its Dave Mason's Traffic Jam at 8 pm. Sunday, its Open Mic Night starting at 7 pm. infinityhall.com

On Friday the Buttonwood Tree in Middletown hosts jazz and electronic producer Charles Xavier at 8 pm. On Saturday, Doug White's Jazz Quintet performs at 8 pm. arts2go.org

The Wadsworth Athaneum in Hartford hosts Motets, Madrigals, and Moresche by Orlando di Lasso on Friday, gallery viewing is at 5 pm, followed by a concert at 7:30. Saturday is Second Saturday, with Matrix173 artist Mark Dion at 1 pm. thewadsworth.org

At the Greenstreet Teaching and Learning Center, "Fish for Life" an exhibit by Bradley Jones runs until October 28th.

You can support Connecticut’s Farmer’s Markets and enjoy healthy food while you’re at it! Middletown’s North End market is on Friday from 10 to 2 and with the long-running market on the South Green on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-1. Both Middletown Markets run through October 30th. There’s one in Higganum Village on Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 through October. On the shore, The Old Saybrook farmers market continues Wednesdays and Saturdays through October 28. ctnofa.org for more information. 


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

AWesleyan University, Middlesex Community College, and the Russell Library bring you the Seventh Annual Common Ground film festival with screenings every Tuesday of the month. Tonight at 7pm is French film The Other Son playing at the Russell Library. russelllibrary.org

At Real Art Ways in Hartford, "Meet the Patels" a film about Indian marriage plays thru Thursday. On Wednesday, they host Science on Screen: What Captain Kirk Can Teach Us at 6 pm. realartways.org

The Wadsworth Atheneum is showing "Transcend" a film about Kenyan Boston Marathon winner Wesley Korir Thursday at 7:30 pm.  Saturday, at 5 pm is the screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey"  starring Helen Mirren, about a restaurant in France. Dinner and live music follow at 7:30 pm. thewadsworth.org

Trinity College’s Cinestudio continues its run of "Phoenix" a German film set after WWII about an Auschwitz survivor returning home. On Thursday they show "Tangerine" a film shot entirely on an Iphone 5. "The End of the Tour", the story of one reporter's road-trip with David Foster Wallace opens on Friday. On Sunday, a live matinee of the Bolshoi Ballet performing "Giselle" begins at 3 pm. Also on Sunday, "The Look of Silence" a film about victims of the 1960s Indonesian military coup shows at 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm. cinestudio.org. 

Here's a rundown of tonight's programming here on WESU:

Right after The Jive at Five, stick around for Brass & Sass with DJ Thrasher for an exploration of the New Orleans' music scenes of past and present. 

At 6pm it’s Your English is Good with Mizael Robled, offering an exploration of the contextual experiences of people who learned English as a second language, with music in the guests' native tongue.

From 6:30-8pm, Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill presents an eclectic selection of Americana, country, folk, folk-rock, bluegrass, acoustic, blues, Celtic, old-time, singer-songwriter and other music that has a roots influence.

At 8pm it’s The Voice of the CITY with J-Cherry, a weekly show featuring live and local Connecticut arts and music.

At 9pm it's an hour of Radio Obscura. Joe McCarthy and Paco Winebox asked us to tell you that “You won't believe your eyes” when  you listen to their show.

Oblique Strategies with Biscuit comes your way at 10:30pm, inviting you to join in for twists and turns through an hour of constrained musical drifting.

From 11:30-12:30am, Food Court Friends with Sierra Mist and Orange Julius offers an hour of punk and pop punk to bang your head and let out some teen angst to. 

At 12:30am The Chillin Factory with Noah G. and DJ So Fresh So Clean presents quality hip hop analysis and dissection.

From 1:30-2:20am, it' s High Times with DJ Woo, featuring up and coming electronic artists with music that will elevate your existence.

From 2:30-4:00am RootsWorld Radio with Cliff Furnald explores music from around the world.
BBC World news comes your way from 4 to 5am, followed by Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive At Five. If you missed anything, you can find the script online atwww.wesufm.org/jive. And tune in each and every weekday at 4:55 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.

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