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2018-05-25 A Celebration of Live Music

Ojos de Brujo liveThis weekend brings the Northwest Folklife Festival, so STG brings you its own version of a great music festival with tracks recorded live from some of our favorite artists. Consider it a warmup to Folklife, or a way to enjoy a great music festival without all the driving and crowds.

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2018-05-18 Top 10 World Music Albums, May edition

Fatoumata Diawara - FenfoHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases and old faves in hour 2.

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2018-05-11 Global Songs of Motherhood

Mothers DaySTG kicked off Mothers Day Weekend (that’s a thing, right?) with songs of motherhood from around the globe. Plus a few old favorites and new releases sprinkled in during hour 2.

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2018-05-04 Global Songs of Fear & Courage

Mandela on courageA collection of world music addressing fears and the courage to face them. Plus new releases, old faves, and other global sounds in hour 2.

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2018-04-20 Cuban Music Outside of Cuba

Barrio Latino HungríaCuban music is great; so great, that it has spread far beyond the boundaries of the small island nation. Hear Cuban flavors from around the world this week — including artists from Hungary (Barrio Latino Hungría, pictured), Senegal, India, Morocco, Germany, Scotland, Congo, Japan, and Cameroon. Plus new releases, concert previews, and more in hour 2.

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2018-04-13 Top 10 World Music Albums, April Edition

Fatoumata Diawara - FenfoHear a song from each of the ten best new world music CDs this week. Plus other new releases that almoooost made the cut in hour 2 of the show.

You can always see the current Top 10 chart here.

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2018-03-23 Songs of Slavery & Freedom

Songs of Slavery & FreedomMarch 25 is the UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. STG observes the day with songs of slavery and freedom from around the planet. Plus new global sounds and a few concert previews in hour 2.

Slavery has been outlawed, but it isn’t gone. To find out more about modern-day slavery and how you can help end it, visit antislavery.org

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2018-03-16 Top 10 + Red Baraat Interview + Pledge

red baraat at KAOSJust how much can be crammed into two hours of radio? This show pushes the laws of physics by giving you a countdown of the Top 10 world music CDs of the month, plus an extended interview with Sunny Jain and Chris Eddleton of Red Baraat.

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2018-03-09 Women of World Music

Brenda NavarreteGlobal music by women this week, and many of the songs are about women as well. All in celebration of UN International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month here in the USA.

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