Archive | October, 2012

Oct. 26, 2012: Trish Hennessy and the Living Wage campaign; Rockin’ Robbee with comments on the Ward 3 meeting

Listen to entire program here: It was the last Friday of the month on the 26th and as usual Rockin’ Robbee came in to the studio to play a tune or two and he filled us in on the Ward 3 meeting he went to earlier that week. City Councillors have been announcing ward meetings […]

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Oct 19, 2012: Amin Rehman and “A IS FOR…”; Chris Crossroads with some banjo stylings and Occupy Windsor/Occupy Detroit reminisences.

Listen to entire program here:  On Friday we heard from artist Amin Rehman whose work opened that evening at the Artcite Gallery on University Ave at Pelissier next to the Capitol Theatre. According to his website, “… Rehman is a visual artist living in Toronto. He is an experimental painter whose work explores politicized cultural […]

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Oct. 12, 2012: Occupy one year on: a retrospective on Occupy Detroit & Occupy Windsor

Listen to entire program here: October 15 marked the one year anniversary of the global call to support Occupy Wall St. Activists in cities around the world responded including those in Windsor who set up a modest encampment of three tents at Senator Croll Park which grew to about thirty in weeks following. In this […]

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Oct. 5, 2012: Aaron Handelsman & the North End Woodward Community Coalition; local photojournalist Doug MacLellan & trip to Zimbabwe

Listen to entire program here: We had a great discussion with Aaron Handelsman, a Detroit resident and representative from the North End Woodward Community Coalition (NEWCC) on community organizing in that city and the struggle over, literally I think, who owns Detroit. The State’s imposed  “consent agreement’  means the state of Michigan has all the […]

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Sept. 28, 2012: Robert Mittag (aka Rockin’ Robbee) live in the studio with music and commentary; Bernie Helling on Culture Days & events at Artcite

Listen to entire program here: Well, the last Friday of the month means a sort of less structured program and Robert Mittag, aka Rockin’ Robbee, came in to play a couple of songs and we bantered back and forth on his roots as a Detroit/Windsor musician and on city issues around poverty and making ends […]

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