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Let Your Voice Be Heard
KPFT’s Open Journal Today:
#KPFTOJ – Thursday, 29 September 2016
Brandon Rottinghaus, University of Houston Political Science professor
For a true world miracle experience by a singing voice you may head out to St Thomas tonight. At 7:30 P-M you can witness Stuart Hinds’ Harmonic World: the Language of Peace. Hinds can produce two different, distinct notes at the same time. The concert features classics like “Stardust” or “Blue Moon” as well as original compositions and plenty of improvisation. University of St. Thomas, Cullen Recital Hall, 4001 Mount Vernon. For information, call 713-525-3159 or visit stthom.edu/music. Admission is free.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents the 4th annual Houston Turkish Film Festival. This year, the line-up includes six acclaimed recent films from Turkey. All films are in Turkish with English subtitles unless noted otherwise. Tonight the festival opens at 7 P-M with “Sivas” and director Kaan Müjdeci will present and discuss his film personally. Visit mfah.org/tff for more details. And tomorrow MFAH Film and Video curator Marian Luntz will be our guest to tell more about the other Turkish films and other upcoming screenings.
Thursday night is always a great night for live music, from Bohemeo’s on 708 Telephone Road (Keith Karnaky & Friends at 7:30 P-M) to the Big Top Lounge on 3714 Main Street (Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man at 10 P-M) and from Nightingale Room on 308 Main Street (Carl Anderson at 7 P-M) to The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club on 5731 Kirby Drive (Houston Blues Society Blues Jam at 9 P-M). And it is all free and open to the public.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016: Whitney Gissell and Mila Golovine – www.masterword.com/ilsc
Wednesday, 28 September 2016: Leo Gold, political commentator
In addition to its FM grid, KPFT hosts a schedule of simultaneous programming streaming via web and HD radio, and accessible via apps like TuneIn Radio. It is considered FM content by the FCC, and must adhere to the same language, commercialism and station rules as our terrestrial schedule. New programming is considered here.
Interested? Contact the Station with a bit about your idea with the following information:
- Name of the program
- Short description of the program
- People participating in the program
- Time/day preferred to air
Potential hosts are expected to sign off on station policies (covering FCC rules, etc.) before the first show and to be present for the show every week.
KPFT is interested in Spanish-language programming as well as programming from KPFT’s diverse communities.
Want to submit your music to KPFT for airplay consideration? Here’s how to do it:
First, listen to KPFT and check out our program schedule and playlists. Our hosts have freedom to choose music for their shows, and you’ll get a better idea of the diverse kinds of artists that get airplay here.
If you think your music is a fit, send us a CD for the Music Library.
KPFT maintains a music CD library for its program hosts to consider for airplay. New music is added to the New Releases section in the library on an ongoing basis.
CDs added to the music library are available for programmers to consider for their shows, but airplay is not guaranteed. Send new music submissions to:
KPFT Music Library
419 Lovett Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
Currently, the KPFT music library does not accept digital submissions.
In addition to the initial music library copy, if you would like to send extra music CDs as personal copies for program hosts, send separate packages addressed to the attention of the programs in care of the station address above. Again, airplay is not guaranteed. For further assistance, email or call 713-526-4000.
The KPFT playlists archive reflects airplay for music programs as it occurs. Airplay reporting takes place after the fact for applicable formats.
Artists seeking to have their upcoming live music performances at Houston area venues posted on the Weekly Concert Calendar should email the performance information (artist/band name, name of venue, and date of live music performance at venue) to blueshound(at)kpft.org. The weekly deadline is Thursday at 5 p.m.
ON-AIR GUEST APPEARANCES
To request an on-air interview and/or live music performance, contact the programs’ hosts directly via email. On-air guest scheduling is done by the individual program hosts. Some programs that regularly feature guests are booked months in advance. Due to facility restrictions, the KPFT chief engineer has requested that on-air live music performances be acoustic only.
To provide CDs to be used as membership incentives (thank-you gifts for listener donations during KPFT membership drives), contact the Membership Department at 713-526-4000, x314.
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