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  • 00:30

    SALON des Refuses a Creative Conversation with Renee Baker-

    in Visual Arts

    Renee Baker is a composer, conductor, ensemble leader, violinist, and violist, Renée Baker composes and performs across cultural boundaries. A member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, she has founded or led 13 contemporary music projects, including the Chicago Modern Orchestra Project, FAQtet, Mantra Blue Free Orchestra, and Red Chai. 

    Currently honing her compositions skills developing her painted score exploratriorum pieces for ensembles of 100 plus, Ms. Baker is in demand as a lecturer and expert in nontraditional composition techniques as well as large ensemble comprovisation/improvisation development.

    She exhibits in Cologne, Berlin, Netherlands, London as well as Chicago.We are asking Renee to express her social imagination and how she shares these visions with the world, and her participatory art projects, social activism, black- experimentalism.

    Uplifting Music: Listening to music  that not only has a soothing melody, but an uplifting message, can be great   for developing positive self-talk. Have you ever had a song ‘stuck in your   head’ for a few hours or days, the lyrics repeating themselves in your mind?   If those lyrics were positive and inspirational, that would be a good thing.  

  • 01:00

    The Regular Moviegoer

    in Movies

    A movie review show for movie lovers, not snobby critics, or Academy members. Coffee with the Regular Moviegoer.

  • 02:28

    The Night Time Fiasco Welcomes Clark's Secret Identity!

    in Rock Music

    Clark's Secret Identity is an experimental rock band that is hard to associate with any certain subgenre. While predominately influenced by modern progressive rock, the band also incorporates the sounds of art rock, post rock, and even hints of doom metal and punk. Despite these labels, CSI strives to connect personally to the listener rather than distance themselves as many experimental bands do, and the songs display a penchant for tightness, cohesion, and accessibility.

    Clark's Secret Identity was formed in early 2014 when drummer Matthew Bankes posted an ad seeking musicians for an original rock project with a progressive rock feel. The ad was answered by guitarist Shane Anthony, a classically trained songwriter fresh out of college. The two struck an immediate bond over common musical interests and started jamming and discussing ideas. Bassist Keith Horning, a longtime friend and former bandmate of Matthew’s, joined the project and the core trio was complete. In 2015, Clark's Secret Identity decided to pull four songs from their growing song list to record for their debut EP. Recorded and engineered by Odin's Court guitarist Matt Brookins at D2C Studios, Clark's Secret Identity's debut EP was released on December 22, 2015 as a digital download.


  • 01:31

    LOTL Radio Welcomes Adrian Younge Debuts new Album Something About April II

    in Music


    In the four years since the release of Something About April, Adrian Younge has been coined America’s black genius: the evocation of analog vestige in a digital era. His majestic music has garnered him reverence, likened to Ennio Morricone’s best work and the Beatles’ tenacity to create new sounds. Making an indelible impression on modern vinyl heads and producers alike (having been sampled by DJ Premier, Jay-Z, Common, 50 Cent) theSomething About April brand is an axiom to the modern “Breakbeat,” and Linear Labs is happy to announce its successor: Something About April II.

    Recorded with a collection of rare instruments, Something About April II advances Younge’s musical paradigm with enterprising concepts, and grander compositions, synthesizing the boundaries between dark American soul, and classic European cinema. This latest release features an array of entrancing vocalists:Laetitia Sadier (Stereolab) and Bilal,perform duets on “Step Beyond” and “La Ballade,” reminiscent of duets from Serge Gainsborg & Jane Birkin; Raphael Saadiqblends “Black Jazz” vocals with psychedelic soul on “Magic Music,” while Israeli star,Karolina, delivers haunting chants over concertos like “Hear my love” and “Winter is Here.” Long time Adrian Younge collaboratorLoren Oden croons as if the apparent ghost of Donnie Hathaway created one last love song with “Sandrine” and “Sittin’ by the Radio.”

    Younge is the experimental spirit of the modernist vanguard, looking into the past to create the future. What this album extrapolates from vinyl culture, will become further magnified by its sampling down the line.Something About April II will replace the former as a holy grail for producers and collectors alike…

  • 02:05


    in Christianity

    Just as long as God has a church, he will have those who will cry aloud and spare not, who will be his instruments to REPROVE (Rebuke) selfishness and sins, and will not shun to DECLARE THE WHOLE COUNSEL OF GOD, whether men will hear or forbear. I saw that individuals would rise up against the plain testimonies. It does not suit their natural feelings. THEY WOULD CHOOSE TO HAVE SMOOTH THINGS SPOKEN UNTO THEM, AND HAVE PEACE CRIED IN THEIR EARS. I VIEW THE CHURCH IN A MORE DANGEROUS CONDITION THAN THEY EVER HAVE BEEN. Experimental religion is known but by a few. THE SHAKING MUST SOON TAKE PLACE TO PURIFY THE CHURCH. SG, vol. 2, Pg. 284

  • 02:00

    Euphoric Rock Tribute: Simply Elbow Strike

    in Rock Music

    ELBOW STRIKE «Planning Great Adventures» (Go Down Records) Elbow Strike, as the name suggests offers a hard hitting rock funk sound,precise, decisive and unique. With this album, the latest project by Chris T Bradley, songwriter, musician and globetrotter. Show three years of experimental work between composition and completion ‘PlanningGreat Adventures’ emerges as bright and sharp as a lightning bolt. With its 11 powerful songs ranging from stoner rock, hard rock, grunge, southern rock and beyond. ‘Planning Great Adventures’ is a concept album. It lends itself to a childhood fascination of Chris T Bradleys’ the main theme being ‘Aliens’. As a young boy, he first heard the stories of alleged sightings, the conspiracy’s, the hidden facts.This intrigued him greatly and he continued with his path to gain further knowledge.Special Guest in this Album E1Ten on vocal, Front man of ‘Gotcha AllStarz, who also collaborated with Funkadelik and George Clinton. Marc "Swazi" Sokpolie “Track Addicts” on Bass.the elements and originality that characterize the project are supplied mainly by the personality of Chris T Bradley, who has toured throughout America, Europe and Asia . It was during these travels and with his attentive ear and his ability to incorporate an entire international musicvibe, all was absorbed and adapted to make it his own. This culminated in a recipe absolutely personal and unique.
    Chris T Bradley – Vocals & Guitar Song Writer
    Marco Mattietti - Drums
    Simone Rosani - Bass & Vocals
    Andrea Belgrado - Guitar solo
    Anbdrea Matchetti - Guitar

  • 00:59

    Power of Perception Coaching Jimena Ballén Tallada

    in Spirituality


    Jimena Ballén Tallada is Life Theater Coach, she has been dedicated to Theater for 20 years, studied the career of Performing Arts at the Faculty of Science and Arts of Communication, at the Catholic University of Peru. Then she travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and certified as a Ontological Coach, in the ICP school of Buenos Aires. After that, she did an specialization in Coaching Approach to the Body with “Evolution in Motion” which is a school availed by the Argentinian Coaches Association.

    Through her journey, she realized that the combination of her two careers: Theater and Coaching could bring people a new kind of knowledge: An experimental learning. 

    In those years, she noticed that the body is the main character of our transformation, so she explores with it. She created her own workshops: “Life Theater Coaching”, for different groups and one-to-one sessions.

    Jimena is also the founder of “Playing to be”, which is the combination of different disciplines like Yoga, Meditation, movement, Coaching and Theater. Now she lives in Reston, Virginia working on her new online trainings, building her new web page, practicing Ashtanga Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation.

    Life Theater Coach, which is the name she uses in media, is a passionate and encouraging person who believes in transformation and that day-by-day practice is the way we can change our lives and create what we want in it through discipline

  • 02:10

    The Fourth Branch with Debbie Carroll; Medical kidnapping

    in Current Events

    Host Debbie Carroll. Tonight I will explore the occurrence of Medical Kidnapping and the use of the Colorado Child Mental Health Treatment Act. The featured guest is Leanna Smith, who will be discussing ways that families can fight back against medical seizure of children for profit and lucrative business ventures. Going into a hospital with a sick child or and elderly parent can be more dangerous than you ever imagined.

  • 00:43

    Q-on-1 w/Latoya Brown, author of "Wanted: Green Card"

    in Books


    A lot of us would be surprised at home many men overseas are searching for love here in the United States.  Okay, maybe they're not all searching for love.  A lot of them are searching for citizenship.  A green card.  An invitiation to stay in the United States.

    Latoya Brown joins me to discuss how some people put a lot of effort into scamming their way into your hearts and into your country.  She was a victim of this and found herself in Ghana with a husband who did not have her best interest at heart.  Found out how she overcame and has helped others in the process.

    Check out her book, "Wanted: Green Card" on Amazon and read her amazing story!

    Visit her website.

    Marriage fraud is an international issue that is growing momentum. It can happen to anyone as everyone falls in love. Many hearts are broken as well as time, energy, and money. The women who fall for these romance scams set off to build a family unit while the man they have married has a green card mission. Take a journey through one woman's experiences of being married to an African man from Ghana who had an agenda to get to the U.S.A. 

    This book uses an experimental presentation featuring what a relationship of romance scam looks like.

    Show No. 557

    Scheduled for 42 mins.


  • Big Dog Radio Welcomes singer/songwriter Kari Rueslatten

    in Music

    Tune in Sunday 10th @ 3:30 PM CST as Big Dog Radio welcomes Norwegian born singer/songwriter Kari Rueslatten.

    Rueslatten, is well known for being the former lead singer and songwriter for the now disbanded Norwegian doom metal/experimental band, The 3rd and the Mortal from 1992 to 1994. The 3rd and the Mortal was one of the early bands that used a lead female singer in the metal scene.

    In 1997 Kari embarked on a solo career, she released near a handful of albums before taking a break from it all in 2005. In 2013, Rueslatten came out of retirement and has released two helpings of music, the later entitled “To the North” is her fourth studio album.

    Be sure to listen in as the host the Big Dog Benny Henderson Jr. and Kari talk about her latest recordings as well as her entire career in music. For more info on Kari, check out www.karirueslatten.com



  • 01:45

    Interview with Jeff Dalton

    in Writing

    Jeff Dalton is President of Broadsword, a different kind of performance innovation firm that helps engineering and software organizations get better at what they are already doing. He is a Certified Lead Appraiser, CMMI Instructor, ScrumMaster and author of “agileCMMI,” Broadsword’s leading methodology for incremental and iterative process improvement. Jeff has been the Keynote Speaker at numerous conferences including the 2015 PM Symposium Chicago, 2015 PM Symposium, central Indiana and he will chair the 2015 CMMI Global Congress this March. He holds degrees in Music and Computer Science and builds experimental airplanes in his spare time.

    Website: www.broadswordsolutions.com
    Webinars: www.bitly.com/allwebinars
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/BroadswordSolutions
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/CMMIAppraiser
    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jeffdalton