She is very proud of her heritage and wanted to make sure it was part of the conversation. “My father is half Iranian and half British, my mother is part Italian, part African American and part Native American,” she announces boldly, adding, “I think that’s a great thing!” Zuzu, an extraordinarily talented British musician speaks confidently with… Read more »
First of all, thanks to all who gave on #GivingTuesday December 1st! WMNF received twice what we normally do, so we thank you for enlarging your love! We held a contest for anyone who gave that day to win Jackson Browne (Circle of Friends member were automatically entered and listeners didn’t have to contribute financially… Read more »
We know that everyone who supports WMNF is a winner! But four lucky listeners were drawn at random to win an iPad mini! They are Jeff Carroll, Butch Luxenberger, Judith Canady and Rebecca “Becky” McAllister. Judith really touched are hearts because she is giving her iPad mini as a gift to a child in need. WMNF… Read more »
First of all, we are grateful for those who support Community Conscious Radio and who gave on #GivingTuesday. This show, and everything we do, is for you. Stay tuned next week for our annual Bill Nelson Birthday Party! Meantime, we’ll see you at Surface Noise!
Giving money to others rather than spending it on themselves makes people feel happier, according to a Harvard Business School study from 2009. Giving doesn’t sort of make you feel good, it actually causes the release of oxytocin in the body and causes the giver to feel physically and psychically better. Witnessing or receiving generosity… Read more »
Duncan’s guest on Talking Animals this Wednesday will be Laurie Anderson, the long-celebrated artist and musician, who recently made an acclaimed film, “Heart of a Dog.” An inventive work offering a spirited visual mélange, “Heart of a Dog” functions on one level as a multifaceted musing on loss, spurred by the death of Anderson’s beloved rat terrier,… Read more »
Ian “Mac” McLagan the famed keyboard player with the Small Faces and Faces, who also collaborated with The Rolling Stones, and led his own band from the late 1970s, died on December 3, 2014. The next edition of Life Elsewhere will be a special tribute to Ian, a crucial figure in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. Earlier last year (2014), Ian and Norman… Read more »