for the Week of March 15, 2002
to the Whole Show
Music: Elvado Montenovo, "Chili Con Carne" from "Glucklich
Two Left Feet
"And in touristy neighborhoods like La Boca,
dancers perform for tips in the cobbled stone streets where the houses
glow in hues of red, aqua, and yellow. It's here that tango was born
-- in the 19th century brothels and immigrant tenements."
--Jeff Tyler, who spent time in Argentina learning the tango.
Flight Attendant Hell
"You certainly cannot please all of the people
all of the time on an airplane. The problem that we have as flight attendants
is that we really can't settle the complaint, there's really nothing
we can do when it comes to most of those complaints."
--Elliott Hester on keeping the friendly skies friendly.
Music: Sylk 130, "Happiness (King Britt Dub)" from "Motion"
Aid: Reality Check -- Airline Security
are plenty of things that can go awry on a flight. But, often, the problems
start before you take off."
--Diana Nyad, talking to Rudy about security at our airports and airlines..
Music: St. Germain, "Pont Des Arts" from "Tourist"
Music: Jazzanova, "Fedime's Flight" from "Jazzanova EP
Of A Snowboomer
"No matter how hard I resisted, snowboarding
got under my skin. After years of maneuvering skies and poles into my
van for ski trips, and putting on stiff, shin-banging boots, snowboarding
looked so simple, so unencumbered--like the difference between say---
ballet and hip hop."
--Pippin Ross on her attempts at learning snowboarding.
Music: John Lurie, "Men Working" from "African Swim"
International Ski Force
--Diana Nyad talks to some young skiiers living the Savvy Traveler lifestyle.
»Featured Music: Har-You Percussion Group, "Welcome To The Party (Jazzanova Mix)" from "Jazzanova The Remixes 1997-2000"
"I'm not listening in on illicit sex or mystical
incantations, but a poorly recorded tape of James Brown songs."
--Rolf Pots about the sounds and music of his travels, and how they
seem to relate back to home..
Music: Boogie Down Productions, "The Style You Havne't Done Yet"
from "Ghetto Music"
Music: I:Cube, "Le Dub" from "Dub Selector"
Deal of the Week: Rent A Car For 10 Bucks!
--Our Travel Expert in Residence Rudy Maxa reveals his
Deal of the Week: car rentals from Enterprise for only 10 bucks.
Music: Soulstics, "Wind" from "Om Lounge V. 5"
Not The Ozarks
neon blue butterfly big as a baseball cap flops by... A red monkey,
the size of a five year old, leaps like a squirrel from treetop to treetop...
And that was not a turtle splooshing out of sight, but an alligator,
as in see you later..."
--Jim Bogan reflecting on how Brazil reminds him of his youth in the
Music: Brazil Selection, "Ye Mele" from "Glucklich 3"
Music: Butti 49, "Spiritual Rotation" from "Future Sounds
of Jazz V. 7"