April 27th & 28th, 2012, on The Signal…
Ugandan multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Kinobe has toured the world, but he comes from a country where there’s no word for ‘music’ in the vocabulary. We talk with Kinobe about the beauty of that paradox, and we hear the ancient sounds of the kora, the ndongo, and the akogo.
John Waters unveils his annual special-screening pick for the 2012 Maryland Film Festival, and Signal film critic Josh Slates drops in with an overview of the festival’s upcoming cinematic highlights.
Plus: Internet ad offers aren’t necessarily known for their literary quality, but middle school English teacher Matthew Byars has found some inspired prose in the unlikeliest of places – the online bargain site, Groupon.