Please join us for a boating celebration special on KRNN radio for Walking The Blues Away, Sat.17.June at 5pm (Alaska Time)
The 2017 America’s Cup is the 35th edition of the America’s Cup yacht race. The finals will begin Saturday, 17th of June 2017. The Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand, (winner of the 2017 Louis Vuitton Cup) will race against the Defender, Oracle Team USA (winner of the 2013 America’s Cup). The contests will be piloted using hydro-foiling AC50 America’s Cup Class yachts. The past and stature linked to the America’s Cup entices the world’s best sailors and yacht engineers along with affluent financiers and promoters. It is a trial of nautical ability and boat and sail enterprise, but also of organization and financing skills.
ANNE FRANK ON CROSSCURRENTS, 6/12: A vivacious and intelligent young girl who wrote a diary while hiding from the occupation of Amsterdam during WWII, Anne Frank was born on this date in 1929. You are invited to keep hope alive by celebrating the birthday of Anne Frank on Crosscurrents, 6/12 at 8 am.
His genius as a prodigy of intellect expressed itself in many other spheres of activity, John Maynard Lord Keynes, was born on this date in 1883. So influential was John Maynard Keynes in the middle third of the twentieth century that an entire school of modern thought bears his name. Keynes’ best-known work, ‘The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money’, was published in 1936, and became a benchmark for future economic thought. It also secured his position as Britain’s most influential economist, and with the advent of World War Two, he again worked for the treasury. In 1942, he was made a member of the house of lords.
JOHN F. KENNEDY ON CROSSCURRENTS, 5/29: Born 100 years ago into a politically and socially prominent family on this date in 1917, John Fitzgerald Kennedy become the 35th US President. You are invited on his birthday to enjoy some fine new music from Ireland as we celebrate the Irish heritage of John F. Kennedy on Crosscurrents, 5/29 at 8 am.
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE ON CROSSCURRENTS, 5/22: A medical doctor from Edinburgh who authored Sherlock Holmes detective adventures, Arthur Conan Doyle, was born on this date in 1859. It is “elementary my dear Watson” to partake in the Doyle birthday by tuning in Crosscurrents, 5/22 at 8 am.
Playlist may include songs by: Doyle Bramhall; Dole Dykes; John Doyle; Alan Doyle; Marie Doyle; Danny Doyle; Brian Doyle; Tim Doyle; Mark Doyle; Josh Doyle; Mark Doyle; Michael Doyle; Suzanne Doyle; … and closing with The Flower Of Scotland and of course, a wee bit of mischief.
JOSEPH HELLER ON CROSSCURRENTS, 5/1: The satirical novel “Catch-22” was authored by Joseph Heller born of this date in 1923. The Heller birthday has your seat reserved on a B-25 with the only “catch” of tuning into Crosscurrents, 5/1 at 8 am.
Playlist may include: Blowing in the Wind; Universal Soldier; Waist Deep in the Big Muddy; Ain’t Marching Anymore; Times They Are A Changing; Jerusalem; Fish Cheer; Ohio; All Along the Watch Tower; Fortunate Son; Turn Turn Turn; Volunteers of America; Generals and Majors; Orange Crush; Catch-22; Fiddle and the Drum; Give Peace a Chance; Give Me Love; For What Its Worth; Whats Going On Here; and… The Wall (along with some other crazy surprises)
Due to the weekend and a holiday, Gavin and Wyatt have longer to get their biscuits in order. It is a good thing as it seems the canines are running to make the tax filing deadline on the 18th of April.
WILDER ON CROSSCURRENTS, 4/17: Novelist, playwright, and Pulitzer Prize recipient, Thornton Wilder was born on this date in 1897. Gavin and Wyatt relax with the “Our Town” author. You are invited to our show in honor of Thornton Wilder on Crosscurrents, 4/17 at 8 am.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, a critique of the American Dream during the Jazz Age, was first published on April 10th, 1925. Gavin and Wyatt are behind the wheel of Gatsby’s famed Rolls-Royce vehicle. You can join the Gatsby anniversary with roaring new age music from the 1920’s jazz age on Crosscurrents, 4/10 at 8 am.