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The Club 9516 Sound Kitchen

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Music, interviews, quirky listener essays ... you never know what you'll be served up on the Sound Kitchen, where Susan Owensby is cooking.

Music, interviews, quirky listener essays ... you never know what you'll be served up on the Sound Kitchen, where Susan Owensby is cooking.
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Paris, France

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RFI France

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Music, interviews, quirky listener essays ... you never know what you'll be served up on the Sound Kitchen, where Susan Owensby is cooking.

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@RFI_English

Language:

English

Contact:

116, Avenue du Président Kennedy Paris, France 1 5640 1212 / 2907


Episodes

A cargo cult experience adds spiritual dimension to Vanuatu visit

5/9/2015
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In this week's Sound Kitchen, RFI Traveller Laura Angela Bagnetto shares her encounters in the Pacific and, of course, you can hear news the quiz answer and winners. Welcome to The Sound Kitchen. You can catch the programme on-the-air every Saturday, at our new times: 6:15, 14:45 and 16:45 universal time. You’ll hear the winner’s names announced and the week’s quiz question, along with all the other ingredients you have grown accustomed to: your letters and essays, On This Day, quirky...

Duration:00:11:01

Adventures in democracy - 13/12/2014

12/12/2014
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the Tunisian legislative elections. There’s great music, listener letters, and of course, the new quiz question.

Duration:00:10:18

A Jamaican listener's essay marks the final Sound Kitchen

3/19/2011
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Well, as they say, all good things must come to an end, and we’re at the end of The Sound Kitchen programmes. In this final broadcast, you’ll hear a “This I Believe” essay from listener Samuel Francis, from Jamaica. Management at RFI are implementing a reform of the English service, and are ending our cultural programmes. It was decided that we should put all our forces into “hard” news, and focus on morning programmes. So, as of next Sunday, 27 March, the broadcasting hours to which you...

Duration:00:18:57

An Indian listener's belief and women's day music

3/12/2011
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a “This I Believe” essay from listener Prithwiraj Purkayastha. There’s music to celebrate International Women’s Day, and, of course, the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen. All your thoughts...

Duration:00:22:22

Mardi Gras in New Orleans and Rio

3/5/2011
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This week let’s celebrate Mardi Gras! You’ll hear about the festivities in New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro … past and present… with all the great music that comes with it. All that, and the quiz, too … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen. All...

Duration:00:22:12

Celebrations in Tahrir Square

2/26/2011
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear from RFI English service journalist Daniel Finnan about what he witnessed on his recent trip to Egypt, plus a poem from listener Omoefe Onoriobe. Listener letters, great music, and the quiz too… don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less...

Duration:00:24:15

Laurence the Music Librarian, a "lady in the know"

2/19/2011
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear music chosen by RFI music librarian Laurence Pecron. Listener letters, great music, and the quiz too – don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen. All your thoughts are welcome and very important to us....

Duration:00:25:07

Hearts and flowers for Valentine's Day

2/12/2011
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, a “hearts and flowers” Valentine’s show, with loving listener musical dedications. All that, and the quiz too … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your thoughts are welcome … and very important to us....

Duration:00:20:55

My proudest achievement: Waking up – at school

2/5/2011
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This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear from listener Pamela Sowers – she’ll share with you her proudest achievement. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your thoughts are...

Duration:00:23:30

Out of the Blue, with Yasmine Modestine

1/29/2011
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This week on the Club 9516 / The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear from singer Yasmine Modestine, and get a taste of her new recording Out of the Blue. Great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your...

Duration:00:23:01

Feasting and egg throwing at the Bhogali Bihu harvest festival in Assam, India

1/22/2011
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This week on the Club 9516/The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear from listener Prithwiraj Purkayastha, about the Bhogali Bihu harvest festival in Assam, India. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you...

Duration:00:22:11

And justice for all ...

1/15/2011
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This week on the Club 9516/The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a “This I Believe” listener essay from Ugandan political activist Charles Ongole John. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all...

Duration:00:25:32

This I Believe: Aim high, fly high

1/8/2011
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This week on the Club 9516/The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear a “This I Believe” listener essay from Diane Segalen. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz - don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen. All your thoughts are welcome, and very...

Duration:00:22:47

Paul Auster reads a Christmas story

12/18/2010
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This week you’ll hear a Christmas story read by author Paul Auster, great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your thoughts are welcome … and very important to us. The quiz question this week is...

Duration:00:20:29

Good friends and gremlin taming – you can believe it!

12/11/2010
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This week on the Club 9516 / The Sound Kitchen, a “This I Believe” listener essay from author Rick Carson. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your thoughts are welcome … and very...

Duration:00:22:58

The non-sense of life

12/4/2010
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This week on the Club 9516 / The Sound Kitchen, a “This I Believe” listener essay from French existentialist Gilles Corman. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your thoughts are...

Duration:00:23:28

Groovin' on freedom with actor Brady Coleman

12/1/2010
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This week on the Club 9516 / The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a “This I Believe” listener essay from Brady Coleman. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your thoughts are welcome … and...

Duration:00:19:59

One Brazilian's beliefs

11/27/2010
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This week on the Club 9516 / The Sound Kitchen, a “This I Believe” listener essay from Brazilian screenwriter Maria Helena Nascimento. There’s great music, listener letters, and the quiz … don’t miss it! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your...

Duration:00:23:35

Monumental sculptures, monumental dreams

11/20/2010
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This week on the Club 9516 The Sound Kitchen, a “This I Believe” listener essay from sculptor Stuart Kraft, and music by request from the Kumi Central RFI Club in Kampala, Uganda. All that, and the quiz, too! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like to hear more of, less of, when you listen, how you listen … all your...

Duration:00:21:54

Let's straighten it out - Chirac foundation backs dialogue to end conflict

11/13/2010
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This week you’ll hear about The Chirac Foundation for the Prevention of Conflict, whose 2010 prize went to Mario Giro of the Community of Sant'Egidio, and a new Sound Kitchen feature : listener essays on the theme “This I Believe”. There’s great music, and of course, the quiz! Hello everyone! We are reflecting on changes to our programming here at RFI English, and we want to hear from you! Write us and let us know what you like about our programmes, what you don’t like, what you would like...

Duration:00:21:49