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June 13 2015

12th Annual Berkeley World Music Festival

It’s wonderful mix of music in cafes, plus the featured concert in People’s Park w/ Craft Fair

KPFA

On Saturday, June 13th, the fee Berkeley World Music Festival showcases some of Bay’s finest artists in continuous performances, Noon – 9 pm It’s wonderful mix of music in cafes, plus the featured concert in People’s Park w/ Craft Fair (Noon - 6). Visitor’s starting point is Telegraph Ave. at Haste St. near UC Berkeley....


Life Everlasting

Biologist and author Bernd Heinrich describes the intricate relationship between all living things and the way that all creatures contribute to the creation of new life.


Music among friends. Folk and acoustic music. Singer/songwriters. Familiar songs and the New from home and across the sea. Stories of Life, Struggle, and Humor. Today is Bob Dylan’s birthday.  He’s 74.  Songs written by him, performed by him and others, and songs that inspired him.  Hosted by Kevin Vance.


Today’s show features new music from Melbourne (AUS) duo Gypsy And The Cat, Toronto (CAN) four piece Grounders signed to Nevado Music. Paris band Michelle Blades on Midnight Special Records, Guadalajara (MEX) duo The Broken Flowers Project, Melbourne (AUS) six-piece band Forest Falls. Solo project Porcelain Raft returns with new Half Awake EP and Oslo, … Continued