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Weekend Energy 12/4 Preview

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Here’s the first post in what I hope will be a weekly series, previewing the mix for Saturday night’s Weekend Energy. This week’s show is wild, so wild it’s like fending off an Amazonian ocelot ambush with a squeaker horn and a garbage can lid… in your ears. Sounds promising, right? 🙂

 

Highlights

Flash Republic – Twister (Leo Cuenca Old School Remix) – See “Discovery” below.

Camaro Kids – Heat Wave 88 (Original Mix) – From their awesome self-titled EP

Basement Freaks – Something Freaky (Extended Mix) –  Has a freaky, old school video.

Doctor P – Sweet Shop (Friction vs. Camo & Krooked Remix) – Incredible DnB remix.

 

(After the jump read this week’s Discovery and what Almost Made It)
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Written by Matt Markgraf

December 2, 2010 at 4:00 pm

Datebook: Thursday, December 2 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

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It’s Thursday, December 2.

A Main Street Merriment and Dickens’ Alley commence around the Murray Court Square tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Gallery 109 and Fairbanks Studio host an opening reception for a winter exhibition tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gallery at 109 North Third Street in Murray.  Artists include Jim Bryant, Jennifer Fairbanks, Lupe Galvan, Nicole Hand, Joseph Keeslar and Bryan Warner.

There’s a live Nativity Story at the Cherry Agricultural Expo Center on College Farm Road in Murray this weekend.  The United Methodist Churches of Calloway County offer the inside walking tour of tableaux depicting the events leading to the Nativity, complete with livestock and costumed presenters.  Donations are accepted at the door, open 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday.

Murray’s Playhouse in the Park offers a production of White Christmas tomorrow through December 19th. Tova Shinall directs the Irving Berlin musical with shows Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sunday’s at 2:30 p.m.  Purchase tickets at playhouseinthepark.net.

Thanks for listening.  Stay current with wkms.org.

morning cram [embolden edition]

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Intelligence officials worry a handful of leaked diplomatic cables focused on Yemen could end up helping al-Qaida recruitment there.

~NPR hears how the leak could make Yemen appear to be American-loving liars.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah school officials don’t like PMS and a 100-bed rehab facility will open nearby within days. An Afghan Border Patrol officer kills 6 Fort Campbell soldiers. Bankruptcies across the state are up 66%. A top aide to Senator McConnell resigns. Grant$ are available to stop underage drinking. A new CEO will take the helm of the state’s main Medicaid provider. Gov. Beshear throws state money toward bringing a biblical theme park to the northern part of the state.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville-Montgomery Airport officials name the contractor to build a new Outlaw Field terminal. Police have busted 1,700 methlabs this year.

ILLINOIS~ Civil unions get a green light from state senators. Gov. Quinn extends funding for the state’s  job creation machine.