Friday, March 17, 2006
Sorry I missed you last week, but I'm back vacation in the Virgin Islands where I was soaking up some sun and island culture. Special thanks to Drew for filling in for me. You can check him out at his permanent home Sunday nights on WZBC or at VoidExpression.net
I got a chance to see artist Godfried Donkor speak about his work being shown at Walsh Metal Work's
gallery in St. Croix. While being from Ghana, Godfried had some great stuff to say about cultural identity and historical influence in Ghana and in his personal life. It was great to hear people form the islands relate and talk about their own cultural blend and traditions. Having been under 7 flags, St. Croix has an interesting history of different cultures and ideas. I wasn't able to find anything from his current show, but a google image search of Donkor's work turns up some great stuff.
In radio news be sure to peep out this week's playlist.
I've dug up some more house classics and even some later dancey funk (dare I say Go Go?) tunes from the Philly area in the late 70's. Big ups to Solitary Vice from WRUR
for making a covert appearance later in the show via the internet. Be sure to look out for more collaboration in the future.
Till next week, take it easy and have a great St. Paddy's day! I'll be in the little sweaty Mass Art gym checking out Roller Derby
tonight for sure! Stop by to see the mayhem and holler if you see me lugging around speakers. Peace.