Arts

Join GDPR for our annual yuletide celebration: 24 Hours of Christmas  —  multigenre holiday sounds, comedy,  classic old-time radio including Christmas staples It’s A Wonderful Life,  A Christmas Carol, and Miracle on 34th Street (featuring the original movie casts!), and more!   Starting midnight Central Time, make us your holiday’s soundtrack.

GDPR’s Persistence Radio is hosted by Natalie Davis, who in addition to all else, has been a music selector, DJ, jock, mixtape specialist, whatever you want to call it, since she was a teenager. On occasion, she comes up with Spotify playlists, some curated for friends and family, some for broadcast, some for moods that strike.  Periodically, […]

Guest author Bob Lefsetz takes on the cowardice of

A hearty congrats to the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, a longtime member of the GDPR family, which is about to hit national network TV!

For the 17th year in a row and its second in Nashville, Grateful Dread Public Radio proudly brings Pride to the radio. Our On-Air LGBT Pride Fest takes place Sunday, June 26 from 10 am through 7 pm.

The Nashville Peace & Justice Center regularly shares a listing of area peace-progressive events. We share it here, and the group encourages people to share the information widely. Please attend and support the events — do your part to help us all turn Tennessee purple! Among the happenings in Music City this week, the local Showing Up […]

Want to make America great again? The answer lies not with Drumpf, not with Clinton’s status quo, but with what you’ll learn in Michael Moore’s latest award-winning documentary. Lesson One: Love your neighbor. Lesson Two: If you think the land of guns, greed, and Kardashians is the greatest country in the world, you don’t know much.

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts we received throughout the weekend. Get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today we seek to protect our transgender siblings from the wrath of the Republican-controlled and generally inhumane Tennessee State […]

Venturing out in a few hours wearing my porkpie, a Bernie tee, and a smile: Workers Dignity/Dignidad Obrera sponsors a super all-ages concert event to benefit the forthcoming independent FM 104.1 WDYO. From the group’s website: Workers’ Dignity is launching WDYO, a low-power FM station that you’ll be able to listen to almost anywhere in the […]

Mercury is in retrograde, which may explain why everything is scattered and black right now.  (A painful back injury has left me prone and miserable of late.) Happily, that depressing period should be coming to an end Oct. 9. That means perhaps there will be an upswing in all things personal and professional. Let’s hope. […]


Current track

Title

Artist

Background