WBEZ | Mongolia http://www.wbez.org/tags/mongolia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: Chicago band Canasta takes their sound to Mongolia http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-03-07/global-notes-chicago-band-canasta-takes-their-sound-mongolia-97049 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2012-March/2012-03-07/CanastaMongoliaPressPhoto2.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Chicago indie band <a href="http://www.canastamusic.com/" target="_blank">Canasta</a> just returned from a tour in Mongolia, sponsored by the <a href="http://exchanges.state.gov/programs/cultural/arts-envoy.html" target="_blank">U.S. State Department</a>. &nbsp;Jerome and <em>848</em> host Tony Sarabia talk with bandmembers Matt Priest and Elizabeth Lindau about their cross-cultural musical exchange. &nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 17:37:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-03-07/global-notes-chicago-band-canasta-takes-their-sound-mongolia-97049 Worldview 3.7.12 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-03-07 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/episode/images/2012-march/2012-03-07/ap120228017956.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.&nbsp; A year later, some lessons have been learned.&nbsp; According to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the U.S. could be doing more to ensure our nuclear power plants are safe.&nbsp; <em>Worldview</em> revisits Fukushima and discusses the state of nuclear power safety in the U.S. with <a href="http://www.ucsusa.org/news/experts/dave-lochbaum.html" target="_blank">Dave Lochbaum</a>, director of the Nuclear Safety Project at UCS and co-author of the report. &nbsp;And on <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank"><em>Global Notes</em></a>, Jerome and <em>848</em> host Tony Sarabia check in with Matt Priest and Elizabeth Lindau of the Chicago indie band, <a href="http://www.canastamusic.com/" target="_blank">Canasta</a>. They just returned from a tour in Mongolia, sponsored by the U.S. State Department.</p></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 17:17:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-03-07