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Global Guru - Latin America Bas Reliefs

From: Rachel Louise Snyder
Series: Global Guru Radio
Length: 02:43

This week we go to Latin America where we learn what all bas reliefs have in common, and what that can tell us about our social order.

Guru_logo1_small The Global Guru is a new weekly public radio show that seeks to celebrate global culture. Engaging and rich in sound, the 2:45 interstitial enriches our collective understanding of the vastness of human experience by uncovering the world one small mystery at a time. Presenting station is WAMU in Washington, DC and sponsored by American University in DC. Some of our favorite past shows include: How do Cambodians predict the harvest each year? How did Tanzania become the capitol of barbershops? How and why does Thailand categorize food? What is Iceland’s most feared culinary delight? How do you track a Tasmanian devil? 

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Piece Description

The Global Guru is a new weekly public radio show that seeks to celebrate global culture. Engaging and rich in sound, the 2:45 interstitial enriches our collective understanding of the vastness of human experience by uncovering the world one small mystery at a time. Presenting station is WAMU in Washington, DC and sponsored by American University in DC. Some of our favorite past shows include: How do Cambodians predict the harvest each year? How did Tanzania become the capitol of barbershops? How and why does Thailand categorize food? What is Iceland’s most feared culinary delight? How do you track a Tasmanian devil? 

Broadcast History

WAMU is presenting station. Also heard occasionally on World Vision Report's weekly global affairs show.

Transcript

Available upon request. Also, blogs, photos and videos for most stories available upon request.
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Timing and Cues

2:45 each with intro and outro. 2:20 each if intro/outro are cut.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Mayan Fire Flute Xavier Quijas Yxayotl Mayan Ancestral Music. :00
Mayan Fire Flute Xavier Quijas Yxayotl Mayan Ancestral Music. :00
Ravi Groove The Plush Interiors :00

Additional Credits

American University's College of Arts and Sciences

Related Website

www.globalgrit.com/globalguru