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AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange Previous Broadcasts

Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle (Episode #404)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Calypso Rose, the ambassador of Caribbean music, is a living legend, a charismatic character and the uncontested diva of calypso. Cameras follow Rose from Paris to her native Tobago, then to New York where she lives, and back to her ancestral homeland, Africa. Each place reveals another face and facet of the complex woman behind the public persona.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 9, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

That's My Face (Episode #403H)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Documentarian Thomas Allen Harris journeys to Africa and Brazil on a quest to find his spiritual ancestors. Reared in both the Bronx and Tanzania, Harris documents his own struggles with cultural identity while investigating the broader issues of race in the United States, Africa and South America.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 8, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Burning in the Sun (Episode #402)

KQED World: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

This film follows the journey of a young social entrepreneur on a quest to electrify the rural households in his native Mali. Looking to make his mark on the world, 26-year-old Daniel Dembele returns to his homeland and starts a local business building solar panels, the first of its kind in the sun-drenched nation. It traces Dembele's journey - from growing the budding idea into a viable company to servicing his first customers in the tiny village of Banko.

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      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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