On December 17, 1903, two brothers of Dayton, Ohio, with an absence of prescribed engineering teaching challenged gravity in their odd flying craft above the dunes of North Carolina’s distant Outer Banks.
We take flight for “Walking The Blues Away” on KRNN Juneau fm 102.7 Saturday 12/16 at 5 pm on the eve of the Kitty Hawk triumph. Find out how blues music can celebrate the wonderful flight.
International Animal Rights Day (IARD) aims to serve the same purpose as it does every year – reminding human beings that every creature on the planet deserves to be treated with equal kindness and respect.
ANIMAL RIGHTS ON WTBA 12/09 KRNN JUNEAU FM 102.7: You are invited to join us for blues music to mark Animal Rights Day on the eve thereof.
“Only when we have become nonviolent towards all life will we have learned to live well with others.”
― César Chávez
“The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men.”
― Leonardo da Vinci
“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”
― Abraham Lincoln
A sentient animal is one for whom feelings matter
Professor John Webster, University of Bristol.
Jillaroos and Kangaroos are both in the (women and men) Rugby League World Cup 2017 with both fixtures set for this weekend. Gavin and Wyatt join their fellow Australia team members for a pre-game photo in advance of this weekend’s big fixtures.
WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND CROSSCURRENTS, 10/23: A yearly series of gatherings that enlarged the equal rights movement, The National Women’s Rights Convention was first held in Worcester, Massachusetts on this date in 1850. Gavin and Wyatt stand with the ladies for a collective effort. We hope you will stand with the movement and toward public media on Crosscurrents 10/23 at 8 am.
NY TIMES & CROSSCURRENTS, 9/18: The first issue of the New York Times (aka “The Gray Lady”) was published on September 18th 1851. Gavin and Wyatt chase down a lead as they run to the NYT building. You will be on time to catch the NY Times anniversary by tuning in Crosscurrents, 9/18 at 8 am.
TRIBUTE TO 9-11 VICTIMS & CROSSCURRENTS, 9/11: As evening falls across New York City, spotlights project two giant beams of light into the night sky to represent the fallen twin towers. You are invited to join us as we pay tribute to the 9-11 victims on Crosscurrents, 9/11 at 8 am.
1966 PRE-SUMMER OF LOVE, 8/7 AT 8AM: The music hits from 1966 provide a soundtrack “on ramp”as you approach the fast lane “freeway” known as the Summer Of Love 1967. Your tune-filled trip begins when you climb aboard the van to cruise the rock n roll charts of 1966 on Crosscurrents, 8/7 at 8 am
DISNEYLAND ON CROSSCURRENTS 7/17: In a former orange grove of 160 acres, Disneyland officially opens on this date in 1955. Whether you call it the Magic Kingdom or the House The Mouse Built, you are invited to celebrate with a mini-vacation anniversary at Disneyland on Crosscurrents, 7/17 at 8 am.
The America’s Cup has been claimed by Emirates Team New Zealand. The Kiwi team dominated the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, winning eight races to ORACLE TEAM USA’s one race win, giving the New Zealanders a final winning scoreline of 7-1. Peter Burling was skilled and bold in his role as skipper of the boat. The on-shore team succeeded with creative innovation and superior engineering.
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.