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Raina Douris is the new host of World Cafe starting October 7th

WXPN , the member-supported public radio station of the University of Pennsylvania and producer of the NPR-distributed daily music program World Cafe , today announced that Raina Douris will become the new host of World Cafe starting on October 7. Douris, an award-winning radio personality from Toronto, Ontario, comes to World Cafe from the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), where she was host and writer for the daily live, national morning program Mornings on CBC Music . She is also...

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29+ shows to see this weekend: Nov. 15-17

Nov 15, 2019

The return of Bob Dylan tops this weekend’s slate of shows, which also feature the Battle of the Farmer Bands, another screening of the Highwoods String Band documentary, and the return of Start Making Sense.

10 shows to see this week: Nov. 12-14

Nov 12, 2019

It may be cold outside, but you’ll be able to warm up with some great music in the coming days. Hiss Golden Messenger and the Dip make their Ithaca debuts, while familiar faces such as Molly Tuttle and Palehound make welcome returns.

20+ shows to see this weekend: Nov. 8-10

Nov 8, 2019

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10+ shows to see this week: Nov. 5-7

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A variety of music – from electronic and jazz to country and blues – is on the calendar for the next few days. Plus, Cornell will host the first public screening of a legendary hiphop stage show!

Whitney Nichols Photography

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