Sense Of Place

1:49pm

Thu September 27, 2012
World Cafe

Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

Yasek Manzano.
Courtesy of the artist

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba, with the series Sense of Place.

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1:52pm

Thu September 20, 2012
World Cafe

Síntesis On World Cafe

Originally published on Fri September 21, 2012 6:25 am

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All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba, with the series Sense of Place.

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2:19pm

Thu September 13, 2012
World Cafe

Eme Alfonso On World Cafe

Originally published on Tue September 25, 2012 8:57 am

Eme Alfonso.
WXPN

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba with the series Sense of Place.

"I always try to find art in everything I do, because I believe in music as a way of life. For me it's like a game, to mix everything I learn with my roots."

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11:19am

Fri June 15, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: A Voodoo Tour With Dr. John

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:30 am

Dr. John.
Rick Diamond Getty Images

Dr. John knows New Orleans like no one else. The gritty, growly music legend boasts a lengthy career, during which he's perfected a blend of New Orleans voodoo blues, funk and rock 'n' roll. Locked Down, his latest album — produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach — was released earlier this year.

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1:18pm

Thu June 14, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Spotlight On 'Treme'

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:39 am

Kermit Ruffins, seen frequently on HBO's Treme, performs around town in New Orleans every week with his band, the BBQ Swingers.
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In this edition of Sense of Place's New Orleans edition, it's all about Treme. The HBO series sets in stark relief the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as it follows the stories of a group of individuals, many of whom were inspired by real Crescent City residents, or are played by local actors.

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