Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Byzantine-style iconographer Elias Katsaros of Huntsville

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Anne Kimzey, folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, interviews Byzantine-style iconographer Elias Katsaros of Huntsville about his long career decorating the sanctuaries of more than 40 Orthodox churches across the country. Mr. Katsaros is a master artist with the State Arts Council’s Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program and is passing on his art to three students in his Greek Orthodox community.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Below is the Alabama Public Television Program, Journey Proud featuring Elias Katsaros with Anne Kimzey and Joey Brackner.
Iconography from Alabama Public Television on Vimeo.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

John Davis

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This program is a rebroadcast of pianist John Davis talking with Community Arts program manager Deborah Boykin about his interest in the music of Blind Tom, a 19th Century composer who was born a slave in Columbus, Georgia and who went on to tour the country playing his compositions in opera houses, concert halls, and other performance venues. In 2015 Mr. Davis visited Alabama on a tour arranged by the Southern Literary Trail in partnership with the Mobile Arts Council. He played from Blind Tom’s repertoire in Mobile, Tuskegee, and Demopolis and gave a multi-media presentation about Blind Tom’s life.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Peter Prinz

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Barbara Edwards, Deputy Director, interviews Peter Prinz, ASCA’s 2016 Arts Administration Fellowship recipient. Peter talks about his work at Space One Eleven and Space One Eleven’s participation in the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s Change Capital in the Arts program. This program helps arts organizations adapt their programming, operations and finances to thrive in a changed and changing economic and cultural landscape.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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David Davis talking to Deborah Boykin

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This program is a repeat of a 2009 interview with Bluegrass musician David Davis talking to Deborah Boykin about his musical influences, including shapenote singing, Charlie Louvin, and his uncle, Cleo Davis, one of Bill Monroe's original Bluegrass Boys. He also discusses his experiences as leader of the Warrior River Boys, one of Alabama's most prominent bluegrass bands. The program includes music from their  CD, Two Dimes and a Nickle.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aaron Head, Gallery Manager at Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment in Huntsville

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Aaron Head and Deb Boykin
Deb Boykin talks with Aaron Head, Gallery Manager at Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment in Huntsville. Aaron describes the on-going activities at Lowe Mill, including the studios where working artists demonstrate their techniques and sell their work, the Concerts on the Dock, and the exhibitions and gallery talks he curates.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Buddy Palmer, President and CEO of Create Birmingham

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This program is a repeat from 2015 of  Buddy Palmer, President and CEO of Create Birmingham, talking to Community Arts Program Manager Deb Boykin about the ways in which his organization has become more responsive to opportunities presented by the city’s growing creative economy.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8 P.M. Central, on the Troy Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Barbara Edwardsinterviews Sidney Hoover,

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Barbara Edwards and Sidney Hoover

Barbara Edwards, Deputy Director, interviews Sidney Hoover, executive director of Alabama Communities of Excellence about their program which assists small communities strengthen their long-term economic success and how the arts can be involved in the process.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy Public Radio at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Thursday, August 04, 2016

Carroline Shines Edwards joins Deb Boykin

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This week, blues performer Carroline Shines Edwards joins Deb Boykin to talk about her songwriting, singing, and her work teaching children to sing and play blues music. She discusses growing up with her father, the legendary Johnny Shines and the upcoming Johnny Shines Festival she produces each year in his honor.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

Listen first hand using the link below.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Executive Producer Chris Holmes and Alabama Center for Traditonal Culture Director Joey Brackner about their television project called Journey Proud.

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This program is a repeat of Steve Grauberger talking to Alabama Public Television (APT) Executive Producer Chris Holmes and Alabama Center for Traditonal Culture Director Joey Brackner about their television project called Journey Proud. The third season of Journey Proud is currently playing on APT.  Chris and Joey talk about their program and elements of production in this unique project that features Folklorist Joey Brackner in pursuit of interesting folk culture in Alabama.
Chris Holmes with camera
Chris Holmes at the Alabama School of Gospel Music, Boaz, AL.
Joey Brackner
Joey Brackner in Argo, AL.

 



This special radio series will air every Sunday at 2:00 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

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Bob Sanders program 2

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Bob Sanders
Bob Sanders began his career in radio in 1955. He recently celebrated 60 years in the radio business.

This program is an interview Folklife Specialist Steve Grauberger did in 2005 with WAUD Auburn Radio Station announcer Bob Sanders.  Bob recently retired after 60 years on the air.  The show is the second of two programs that feature Bob Sanders reading stories from his book Friends, Family and Frontier Country: Growing Up in West Alabama

The book is a compilation of stories taken from a weekly newspaper column called Esoterica for Everyone that he wrote for 35 years, first for the now out of service Auburn Bulletin.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  
  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 
This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

Listen first hand using the link below.

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