Jonny Lives!

Anne spends some quality time with Jonny Dubowsky of the band Jonny Lives! talking about working on their latest album, being on Conan and his amazing non-profit project focused on delivering the most effective environmental education possible to students of all ages through partnerships with today’s most important musicians called Rock ‘N Renew. Anne and Jonny also talk about living on Hawaii, hanging out with Roseanne and trying to make “dirt” on the big island. Plus: The Christmas Wrap-up, New Year forecast and seeing the incredible Ellen Kaye at her Ice Wine CD Release performance. Also: The Fred Newman School of Audio, Listener Letters™ and News from the Dunes™.

Songs include: Still Dreaming and Parking Lot

Late Cambrian

John Wlaysewski, front man for Late Cambrian, guitarist for Flying Machines (whose song, On A Whim, was described by NPR as a “PERFECT POP SONG”) is everything you want: A Vietnamese/Polish/Irish Television Extra from Queens who once auditioned a one armed Serbian bass player for his band. Really. And he’s on the show! Also: Christmas with Dylan Brody!

Songs include: ND Passerby and On A Whim

L’Chaim

We’re celebrating LIFE tonight on the Anne Levine Show with Kate Carter of Life Chronicles, a not for profit company that helps families heal and connect by videotaping the life stories of elderly family members or seriously ill loved ones. Anne and Kate discuss the mission, the benefits and the future of this important work. Also: Anne is in a fancy mood, Christmas (yay.), Michael hears from his son in Afghanistan (YAY!), pornaments (Yes, PORNaments), Dylan Brody talks about a Jewish “Christmas” and Listener letters™. Plus: How technology has evolved, buying gifts for Mom, a Cape Cod Turkey is “pardoned”, Christmas-ites and News From The Dunes™.

Songs include: The Afterlife and Once in a Lifetime

When The Drum Is Beating

Whitney Dow talks about film making, Haiti, fundraising in the film industry, Michael Moore and being on Oprah. His newest film, When The Drum Is Beating will be released in theaters early next year. Also: The Christmas Assault, Listener Letters™ and What if Hanukkah was like Christmas? Plus: Where our listeners are, how much it will cost to go to the beach, changing your mind and a really BIG book & News From The Dunes™.

Songs include: Does Anybody Love You? and Cap-Haitien