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Archive for September, 2009

Playlist Sept 27, 2009

Womyn Making Waves (Music) with kittent 09/27/2009 01:00PM to 03:00PM

01:03PM Anne Weiss “These Days (Jackson Browne)” from Anne Weiss 08 Concrete World and The Lover’s Dream (Demo) (Folk, 2008) on Potter Street Records

01:07PM Annika Fehling “Happy On The Red” from Happy On The Red (Folk, 2004) on Rootsy

01:11PM Antje Duvekot “Dublin Boys” from The Near Demise of the Highwire Dancer (Folk, 2009) on ble

01:15PM Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy “Go Away From My Window” from Adieu False Heart (Rock, 2006) on eep

01:20PM Allette Brooks “Gyre” from Allette Brooks 08 Blaze (Folk, 2008) on alette brooks (BMI)

01:24PM Allette Brooks “Soprano Angst” from Allette Brooks 08 Blaze (Folk, 2008) on alette brooks (BMI)

01:28PM Madeleine Peyroux “Damn The Circumstances” from Bare Bones (Jazz, 2009) on Rounder

01:33PM Joni Mitchell “The Three Great Stimulants” from The Beginning Of Survival (Rock, 2004) on geffen

01:39PM Betty Soo “Easy Living” from Little Tiny Secrets (Folk, 2007) on Self Published

01:45PM Lauren Lapointe “Ballerina Girl” from Butterfly (Folk, 2007) on Self Published

01:49PM Francine Reed “Been There, Done That” from Can’t Make It On My Own (Blues, 1996) on Ichiban Old EMD

01:53PM Eva Cassidy “Early morning rain” from Cassidy: Imagine (Folk, 2002) on Blix Street

02:01PM Kristin Lems “New Boundaries” from Equality Road: We Will Never Give Up (Folk, 2007) on Self Published carolsdatter

02:04PM Melissa Manchester “Fire In The Morning” from The Essence Of (Blues, 1997) on Arista

02:08PM February Sky “Child of the Earth” from February Sky (Folk, 2009) on February Sky Productions

02:13PM Janet Bates “Then There Was You” from For All His Wealth (Folk, 2008) on Self Published

02:17PM Rory Block “Remember” from From the Dust (Blues, 2005) on Telarc

02:25PM Christine Lavin “Don’t Ever Call Your Sweetheart By His Name” from Future Fossils (Folk, 1983) on Philo

02:28PM Julia Brown “Pieces Of The Species” from Julia Brown 08 (ind) Strange Scars (Rock, 2008) on Riot Shack

02:32PM BeBe K’Roche “Kahlua Mama” from Lesbian Concentrate (Private, 1977) on Olivia

04:00PM Neko Case “The Next Time You Say “Forever”” from Middle Cyclone (Bonus Track Version) (Folk, 2009) on Anit

02:38PM Beth Patterson “Come Hell Or High Water” from On Better Paths (Folk, 2009) on Little Blue Men (BMI)

02:45PM Keri Noble “Watch Me Walk” from Keri Noble (Folk, 2009) on Telarc

02:49PM Holly Long “Too Much Mountain” from Leaving Kansas (Rock, 2008) on Self Published

02:51PM Maureen Andary “Sometimes Love Is A Joke” from Nostalgia (Folk, 2008) on Self Published

02:54PM Maureen Andary “Better Than Chocolate” from Nostalgia (Folk, 2008) on Self Published

02:57PM Gloria Attoun “Cosmic Love Song” from Seeds (Folk, 2005) on Out Attoun Productions

WMW Playlist Sept 20, 2009

Womyn Making Waves (Music) with kittent 09/20/2009 01:00PM to 03:00PM

01:05PM Michelle Malone “Black Motorcycle Boots” from 2006 Sugarfoot (Blues, 2006) on Valley

01:09PM Indigo Girls “Tangled Up In Blue” from 1200 Curfews [Disc 1] (Folk, 1995) on Epic

01:17PM Holly Near with emmas revolution “Listen to the Voices” from We Came To Sing! (Folk, 2009) on Calico Tracks Music

01:21PM Holly Near with emmas revolution “Mountain Song” from We Came To Sing! (Folk, 2009) on Calico Tracks Music

01:23PM Peter, Paul and Mary “Puff (The Magic Dragon)” from Peter, Paul and Mommy (Folk, 1969) on Warner Bros

01:26PM Stevie Nicks “Leather And Lace” from Timespace – The Best of Stevie Nicks (Rock, 1981) on Atlantic

01:30PM Seanan McGuire “Four-Color Love” from Stars Fall Home (Folk, 2007) on Self Published

01:36PM Melissa Etheridge “The Prison” from Skin (Rock, 2001) on Island

01:45PM Joan Baez “Jesse” from Ring Them Bells (Folk, 1995) on Angel Records

01:49PM Heather Bishop “Yukon Rain” from Old New Borrowed Blue (Folk, 1982) on Mother of Pearl

01:49PM Peggy Seeger “For A Job” from An Odd Collection (Folk, 1996) on Rounder

01:59PM Peggy Seeger “If You Want A Better Life” from An Odd Collection (Folk, 1996) on Rounder

02:03PM Joni Mitchell “Ladies Of The Canyon” from Ladies Of The Canyon (Remastered) (Folk, 1970) on Atlantic

02:06PM Shawn Colvin “Crazy” from Live (Folk, 2009) on Nonesuch

02:11PM Maria Muldaur “September Rain” from Jazzabelle (Blues, 1995) on Stony Plain Music

02:17PM Holly Near with emmas revolution “Sky Dances” from We Came To Sing! (Folk, 2009) on Calico Tracks Music

02:21PM Etta James “Only Women Bleed” from Heart Of A Woman (Blues, 1999) on Warner Brothers

02:28PM Rude Girl “Rag On Blues” from Mixed Messages (Folk, 1989) on Flying Fish

02:29PM K..d. Lang “Constant Craving” from Ingenue (Folk, 1992) on Sire

02:35PM Anne Feeney “Emma Goldman” from If I Can’t Dance (Folk, 2006) on Sony

02:37PM The Story “Love Is More Thicker Than Forget” from Grace In Gravity (Folk, 1992) on Elektra / Wea

02:40PM Herdman Hills And Mangsen “Requiem for the Giant Trees” from Voices (Folk, 1992) on Flying Fish

02:44PM Terry Winchell “Life Is For Living (For Abby)” from Vice Versa (Folk, 2006) on Woodzilla

02:48PM Joanna Marie “Ignorance Is Dangerous” from New Era Reggae (World, 1999) on Gator

02:52PM Cindy Lee Berryhill “Scariest Thing In The World” from Garage Orchestra (Folk, 1994) on Earth Records

02:54PM Melissa Manchester “Come In From The Rain” from The Essence Of (Blues, 1997) on Arista

Happy birthday, Margaret Sanger

On this date in 1879 Margaret Sanger, Reproductive and Women’s Rights advocate, was born in New York State. Sanger was the founder of the American Birth Control League (which later became Planned Parenthood.

Sanger remained a controversial figure her entire life but she did a lot of good, much of which still exists. (Thanks to Tom Smith for the reminder.


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Saturday, September 19, 2009 from 6–9PM



120 S. Race, Urbana






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Beginning Sept.22- Joy Harjo

University of Illinois-Native American House

Artist in Residence

Joy Harjo – Fall 2009

Joy Harjo is a multi-talented artist of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She is an internationally distinguished poet, performer, writer and musician. She has published seven books of acclaimed poetry – including She Had Some Horses (1984), In Mad Love and War (1990), The Woman Who Fell From the Sky (1994), A Map to the Next World: Poems (2000), and How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems (2003)– and two children’s books, The Good Luck Cat (2000) and For a Girl Becoming (2009). Her poetry awards include theLila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award, the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas, and the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has released three widely acclaimed CD’s of original music and performances: Letter from the End of the Twentieth Century, Native Joy for Real, and She Had Some Horses.

  • Poetry Craft Talk and Performance
    Tuesday, September 22, 4:30pm – Krannert Art Museum, Room 62
  • Performance with Grammy-Award winning producer and collaborator, guitarist Larry Mitchell
    Friday, September 25, 7:30pm – Illini Union, Room B
  • Reading and performance for Title VII Indian Education Program
    Friday, October 2, 6:30pm – Stockton Elementary School, 4420 N Beacon St, Chicago, IL
  • Native American House Seminar
    Thursday, October 8, 7pm – Native American House, 1206 W. Nevada St., Urbana
  • Children’s book reading and signing
    Friday, October 9, 3pm – Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana
  • Poetry reading and signing with Elise Paschen
    Wednesday, October 14, 6pm – Lucy Ellis Lounge, room 1080, Foreign Language Building

All events are Free and Open to the Public

Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations
Division of Student Affairs Program Coordinating Council
Paid for by the Student Cultural Programming Fee and SORF

CU Folk and Roots Festival

Pygmalion Music Festival

2009 Pygmalion Music Festival

8:30pm – 1:00am, Friday, September 18, 2009

Cost: 60$

Entry Age: all

posted 1:51 pm Aug 18
modified 1:47 pm Aug 27

Now in its fifth year, the 2009 Pygmalion Music Festival, September 16 – 19 in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., has emerged as a surprising player in what seems like an endless sea of new music festivals across the nation. The festival has expanded to include over 100 performers over four days in 15 different venues taking place in the vibrant neighborhoods of Champaign-Urbana. This year’s lineup features:

Iron and Wine • Ra Ra Riot • The Books • Margot & the Nuclear So & So’s • Maps & Atlases • Headlights • Owen • My Brightest Diamond • Maserati • The Hood Internet • The 1900s • Joe Pug • Pomegranates • The Horse’s Ha

Common Loon • Elsinore • The Jips • Liesel Booth • Mason Proper • Mazes, Mordechai in the Mirror • Neoga Blacksmith • New Ruins • Now, Now Every Children • The Number One Sons • Ohtis • Phantogram • Pomegranates • Rock Plaza Central • Santa • World’s First Flying Machine • Zach May & the Maps • Girls Next Door • And More TBA.