Dead to the World
8:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays
Dead to the World features the music of the Grateful Dead and the wide world of musics that inspired the Dead — folk, jazz, blues, rock, country, noise, and more — and the musicians who were inspired by the Dead. Live performances from the KPFA Studio are featured as often as possible, and host Tim Lynch – like emeritus host David Gans before him — enjoys interviewing creative people as well as sharing their works.
Anita Johnson discusses the book Arm the Spirit: A Story from Underground and Back. Later in the show Weyland discusses the film Enlighten Up.
KPFA presents a centenary celebration of "Bloomsday" with a marathon reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses beginning at 8 pm, and through the night to dawn, closing with the infamous Molly Bloom soliloquy. 100 actors will gather on New York’s Broadway to read selections from the novel that plotted the course of modern literature, and wound … Continued