For the fifth year in a row, KEOS has received a grant from the Plass Arts Foundation to help cover the costs of airing the popular syndicated program “World Cafe,” hosted by David Dye. We are honored to receive this grant and wouldn’t be able to air “World Cafe” without it! Download the full press release here.
At the recent Navasota Blues Festival, KEOS program director Jay Brakefield sat down with performers Justin Johnson, Doug MacLeod and Texas Johnny Boy to explore their history with the blues and how they feel about playing this vital American music. Here’s what they had to say, plus musical samples from Muddy Waters and Texas’ own Blind Willie Johnson.
Tune in to “KEOS Review” at 6 p.m. today for an interview with Navasota Blues Fest performer Justin Johnson, who will kick off this weekend’s festivities with a free workshop on cigar-box guitars.
On “KEOS Review” on Wednesday, July 29, host Jay Brakefield aired an interview with A&M physics professor Dr. William Bassichis about the upcoming restoration of Temple Freda, a century-old Jewish temple in downtown Bryan. Here’s the interview.
To get more information and to pledge a tax-deductible contribution to the restoration of Temple Freda, please contact Lindsey Guindi, director of strategic projects for the city of Bryan, by phone at 979-209-5130 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEOS program director Jay Brakefield interviews opponents of the proposed creation of a new Blinn College campus in the Lynntech building in College Station.Texas A&M professor John Lawler, neighborhood association founder Henry Wittner, retired A&M Press director Stetter and Realtor and developer Patrick Siegert share their concerns about the potential impact on the Raintree and Emerald Forest neighborhoods and express their preference for a site in Bryan. Blinn officials declined to be interviewed but provided a written statement to be read on the air.