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  • 01:30

    Noam Chomsky

    in Current Events

    Noam Chomsky,  one of the world's leading intellectuals stops by the "Diner" to talk with guest host Douglas C. Rapier. Noam Chomsky, is a noted philosopher, political critic, activist and long-time professor at MIT.  Noam has written extensively on politics, war, corporatism and the mass media.  Prof. Chomsky has been described as a prominent cultural figure and prolific "Voice of the People."   Topics might include: Snowden, the NSA, Manning, Wiki-leaks.


    D.C. Rapier is an outspoken relayer of truth, and proclaimer of justice. Along with his very vast musical background, spanning over 45 years, he is a writer, blogger, teacher, and regular contributor to ArtSeesDiner.com and ArtSees Diner Radio. Douglas is the founder of Blues Society of Taiwan, and involved in the International Blues movement. 


    There will be a brief follow-up conversation following the interview with Dr. Chomsky and D.C. Rapier. Listeners are encourged to call in at (646) 595-4620


     


     

  • 01:12

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour #9

    in Music

    DC Rapier explores the "roots, stems and branches" known simply as the Blues!  He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do! Follow on Facebook Born and raised an hour from the famous Blues and Jazz venues of Chicago, DC Rapier began his professional music journey with his first paying gig at the age of 15, as the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and harmonica player in a band playing Blues and R&B tunes learned from recordings of the vanguards of the British Invasion, the Yardbirds, the Animals and the Rolling Stones.  For more than 45 years, DC has been singing madrigal, plain-song, oratorio, art song, opera, musicals, jazz, Blues, swing, rock, pop, country –western and even some jingles.  He’s performed in choirs and choral groups in Europe and America; played sax, flute and bass clarinet in concert and jazz bands; guitar, harmonica, sax and flute in rock bands, Blues bands and

  • 01:13

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour Episode 7

    in Music

    Join ArtSees Diner in welcoming Douglas "The Chef" Rapier back to the Diner for this weekly feature. He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do!    Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the blues Bopomofo. He is very active in the Blues scene in Taiwan.    DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.   A.J. Croce's New Release can be downloaded here.  Our featured blues musician, Bluebird and Skoko downloads here. 

  • 01:13

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour_Episode 6

    in Music

    Join ArtSees Diner in welcoming Douglas "The Chef" Rapier back to the Diner for this weekly feature. He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do!    Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the blues Bopomofo. He is very active in the Blues scene in Taiwan.    DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.

  • 01:01

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour ~ The Yardbirds and Etta James

    in Music

    Join ArtSees Diner in welcoming Douglas "The Chef" Rapier back to the Diner for this weekly feature. He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do! This week he explores the roots, stems and branches of the blues by looking at The Yardbirds, and Miss Etta James.    Follow Brother Doug's Blues Hour on Facebook!   Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the blues Bopomofo. He is very active in the Blues scene in Taiwan.    DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.

  • 01:01

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour Wk 4 ~ Rolling Stones

    in Music

    Join Blues Man Douglas "The Chef" Rapier for this weekly Blues Hour at the  Diner. We will explore the roots, stems and branches of this thing called he Blues.  He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do!    WEEK 4's Competition, join here   Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the Chicago  blues BoPoMoFo. He is the founder of Blues Society of Taiwan.   DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.

  • 01:30

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour Episode 3

    in Music

    Blues Man Douglas "The Chef" Rapier brings his weekly exploration  of the Blues as only Brother Doug can do! He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey.  "He elucidates with glissando; and dissects the Blues with a smooth single handed litheful movement of a Rapier."   Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the Chicago  blues BoPoMoFo. He is the founder of Blues Society of Taiwan.   DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.

  • 01:01

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour Week With Blues Man DCR! wk 2

    in Music

    ArtSees Diner in welcoming Douglas "The Chef" Rapier back to the Diner for this weekly feature. He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do!    Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the Chicago  blues BoPoMoFo. He is the founder of Blues Society of Taiwan.   DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.

  • 00:57

    Brother Doug's Blues Hour

    in Music

    ArtSees Diner in welcoming Douglas "The Chef" Rapier back to the Diner for this weekly feature. He blends his vast musical knowledge with his love of the blues. Each week he will take us on a musical journey as only Brother Doug can do!    Douglas C. Rapier was born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Kankakee, Illinois. Soon after, he whittled a guitar out of firewood and taught himself to play simple tunes. He comes to us from Taipei Taiwan. A member of the Chicago  blues BoPoMoFo. He is the founder of Blues Society of Taiwan.   DCR, has been a long contributor to ArtSees Diner.  Recently authored his first e-publication, Ovoid Illinois.