Thursday, November 20, 2008

I Am Thankful! November 20, 2008

I hope you enjoyed the show. Stay tune for more information on these artists! Enjoy and Be Thankful!
Kimberly C. Gaines your Diva for this day!

  1. See Line Woman - Nina Simone - Verve Unmixed
  2. Everybody Rejoice - The Wiz - from The Wiz: Original Broadway Cast Recording
  3. Black Is - Fertile Ground - Black Is
  4. txt msg - Teisha Marie - Addicted to Life (available at iTunes)
  5. The Sunshine - N'Dambi - Tunin' up & CoSignin'
  6. Stars - Malena Perez - Stars
  7. Xica Da Silva - the late Miriam Makeba - Reflections
  8. Equilibra (Instrumental) - Sabrina Malheiros - Vibrason
  9. Skylark - Gretchen Parlato - Gretchen Parlato
  10. Lions, Tigers & Bears - Jazmine Sullivan - Fearless
  11. Soul Connection - Green Tea - Shades Of Green
  12. Awaken - Teisha Marie - Addicted to Life (available at iTunes)
  13. Incensa - Fabiana Cozza -Quando O Céu Clarear
  14. Shadow - Beady Belle - Cewbeagappic
  15. Now What - Choklate - Choklate
  16. Mas Que Nada - Miriam Makeba - Reflections
  17. Flor De Lis - Gretchen Parlato - Gretchen Parlato
  18. Wounded Pride - Beady Belle - Cewbeagappic (so Nice I played it twice) ;)
  19. Live In the Light - Fertile Ground - Black Is
  20. Happy - Anami Jordan - Anami Jordan (available at CDBaby)
  21. Appreciate - Rebecca Coupe Franks & her Groovemobile - 100 Per Cent

Thursday, November 6, 2008

The Grapevine November 6, 2008

This is the Grapevine, a collection of the who, what, and where.

Things coming up this week are music, fun, and so much more.

Saturday November 8th

Essence presents Your Women's Leadership Conference Jumpstart Your Future at The Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. For even program and a list of appearances visit

The Washington Performing Arts Society presents Cassandra Wilson live at the Warner Theatre. The show starts at 8pm sharp. Ms Wilson is a Grammy Award Winner who uses her vocals to create her own jazz blues compositions. Visit or call 202-785-9727 to purchase tickets..

Monday November 10th

Blues Alley will be having the jazz vocals of Alyssa Graham for two shows at 8pm and 10pm. Take some time to hear her unique music from the album Echo. For ticket and artist information visit

Tuesday November 11th

Tami D'Mar will be performing live at lota for the 8:30pm show.

Ongoing/Upcoming Events and Notices

Dar Williams can be seen at the Birchmere for a two night serious November 7-8, 2008 at the 7:30 pm shows. Visit for further details.

Trouble the Water is now in theaters. Hurricane Katrina exposed the

reality of poverty and racism in this country and this documentary

follows those issues. Check it out online for theaters and times:

October 17, 2008 - January 25, 2009 visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts for the exhibit Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography. Visit for more details

November 13-16, 2008 Regina Belle will be doing a concert serious for the 8pm and 10pm show at Blues Alley. For further details visit

November 29, 2008 @ the Warner Theatre Lalah Hathaway will be performing for the Soulful Christmas. The event starts at 8pm and tickets are on sale now at

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This has been the GrapeVine, compiled by Carla Thorpe. You've heard

it all here on Sophie's Parlor, WPFW, 89.3 FM Washington. Now back to

today's DIVA!!!!

Helen's Harvest Change Show November 6

1 A Change Is Gonna Come 3:35 Leela James A Change Is Gonna Come

2 Legends 4:55 Marilyn Rife with Alice Gomez Hearts, Hands, & Hides

3 Open Your Eyes 5:46 Elizabeth Shepherd Besides

4 Change 3:18 Heather Headley In My Mind

5 Everything's Coming Up Roses (From "Gypsy, 1958") 3:06 Ethel Merman Broadway: The Great Original Cast Recordings

6 Light My Fire 5:16 Patricia Barber Modern Cool

7 Autumn In New York 3:21 Sarah Vaughan Golden Hits - Sarah Vaughan

8 Prophecy Song 3:35 Joanne Shenadoah & Lawrence Laughing Prophecy: A Hearts of Space Native American Collection

9 Fire 2:26 Etta James Tell Mama - The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions

10 Change 5:33 Juanita Bynum A Piece of My Passion

11 I Hope 5:25 Dixie Chicks Taking The Long Way

12 Change the World 4:46 Magdalen Hsu-Li Smashing the Ceiling

13 Harvest Moon 5:01 Cassandra Wilson New Moon Daughter

14 Things Have Changed 4:17 Freshlyground Nomvula

15 We Are More 4:15 Erin McKeown We Will Become Like Birds

16 Shine On Harvest Moon 2:11 Betty Carter 'Round Midnight

17 Higher Ground 5:35 Elizabeth Shepherd Parkdale

18 Change 3:11 Stephanie Smith Change

19 Autumn 3:25 Carla Bruni No Promises

20 What a Difference a Day Makes 2:32 Dinah Washington Compact Jazz: Dinah Washington

21 Song for the Harvest 7:27 Toshiko Akiyoshi & The SWR Big Band Let Freedom Swing

22 Change 4:22 Mindi Abair Stars

23 America 6:11 Alyssa Graham Echo

24 When You Wish Upon a Star 3:24 Joanie Bartels Jazzy

25 Autumn Leaves 4:22 Carolyn Sykes, Jazz Harp Autumn

26 Glitter Nights 5:46 Geraldine Barney Heartbeat: Voices Of First Nations Women

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