Sound & Spirit

A production of  
  

Bicultural Women

 

Sound & Spirit seeks out those women musicians who straddle two worlds - the culture of their immigrant parents, and the culture of the new country in which they were raised - incorporating a synthesis of both in their words and their music. Join host Ellen Kushner and enjoy the stories and songs of the "Afropean" women of Zap Mama with roots in Zaire and Belgium, Mexican American singer/songwriter Tish Hinojosa, Ingrid Karklin and her Latvian American heritage, and Anglo-Asian singer Sheila Chandra.

 

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ABOUT SOUND & SPIRIT

The week of 6/27/2010 sees the final public radio broadcast of Sound & Spirit. The show will continue to live here online, though, with past programs archived for on-demand listening! (We regret that we cannot offer podcasts, due to music rights issues.) Thanks for tuning in for the last 14 years, and please stay in touch. Ellen's farewell thoughts are posted on her personal blog.

Ellen Kushner, host of
Sound & Spirit

Host Ellen Kushner began her public radio career at WGBH hosting the eclectic classical program NightAir. Other radio credits include PRI's international music series, Jewish holiday specials, and the WGBH world music program Caravan. In addition to her radio work, Kushner is a novelist

Visit her personal website, ellenkushner.com, and check out Sound & Spirit's albums.

 

Sound & Spirit for the week of June 27, 2010: Marriage

Sound & Spirit's "Weddings" show has been one of our most popular - but what happens after the bells have stopped ringing? Ellen Kushner explores the many dimensions of marriage, from the joyous to the bittersweet (and even the disastrous!), in a wide-ranging program of music, myth, poetry, and wisdom.

 

 

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