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Vocalo's Barber Shop Show

Drumming from Chicago to Senegal

This week on the Barber Shop Show, Richard Steele talked to the creator and co-producers of the upcoming documentary Drum Beat Journey. Creator Elilta Tewelde and co-producers Kate Benzschawel and Mallory Sohmer talked about their project which documents a musical pilgrimage a group of bucket drummers take from Chicago's South Side to Petit Mbao, Senegal. In addition, Richard talked to Audra Wilson of Vocalo's Practically Speaking about her report on the question of whether black fraternities and sororities are still relevant in the community. The Barber Shop Show airs on Fridays and Saturdays at Noon on 91.1FM. You can also stream live at vocalo.org. In addition, the show broadcasts on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ 91.5FM.

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