Global Village with Chris Heim

Series produced by KMUW

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With a fresh, inventive mix of global sounds and styles and a welcoming presentation, this award-winning show speaks to the joys of musical discovery and smart entertainment with diverse and engaging world music that appeals to a broad audience. The program is FREE and available five days a week or for weekend use. A monthly world music concert series, monthly new releases show, stand-alone holiday programs, and a wide variety of regular specials are also available free to all.

**KAB AWARDS WINNER/SPECIAL PROGRAM - GLOBAL VILLAGE AT THE SAVANNAH MUSIC FESTIVAL**

BROADCAST TO DATE ON OVER 430 STATIONS IN 45 STATES AND 190 COUNTRIES

NUMBER ONE LICENSED SERIES IN THE PRX ZEITFUNK AWARDS

KAB BROADCASTING AWARDS HONOREE - Large Market/DJ Personality

BEST WORLD MUSIC RADIO SHOW - READERS' CHOICE WORLD MUSIC AWARDS

TRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART MEMBER

GLOBAL VILLAGE
Global Village is an eclectic, world music-based show. It features the latest and best in world music new releases and classics along with a wide variety of artists and selections from nearly all other genres of music that incorporate influences from around the world.

Informative and entertaining, current yet set in a wider musical and historical context, the show draws on the knowledge, experience and congenial personality of host Chris Heim - and a library of over 50,000 albums, including many out-of-print titles - to pull these musical strands together into an intriguing and captivating whole.

With its broad range of artists and styles, the program works well alongside AAA, jazz, or other local and national world music, Latin, Triple AAA and other shows, including Afropop, Etown, JazzSet, World Cafe, and related local productions.

The distinctive and entertaining music mix and presentation makes the show a stand-out that attracts listeners. Its appeal to the qualities of heart, mind and spirit makes Global Village an obvious choice for the classic public radio listener, while at the same time, speaking to a younger, increasingly multicultural and genre-hopping audience. At KMUW, where the show has run since 2007, the largest audience cume is 25-34, though the show attracts across all age ranges.

• Available five days a week
• 57-minute program with two floating 1:00 breaks
• One show @ week any day, weekend or fill-in
• Specials offered throughout the year
• Show is stream-able
• SoundExchange compliant

Additional promotional support available through Facebook page (link below) with program information, videos, news, reviews, feature and resource information.

Global Village Specials:
The monthly Global Village at the Savannah Music Festival world music concert series, holiday programs (including Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras, World AIDS Day, Dr. King Day, Best of the Year in World Music, Hug a Medievalist Day, various international celebrations and holidays, and other special occasions, tributes, quirky holidays, and artist interviews - plus monthly features and the New Month/New Music show each month devoted exclusively to the best in world music new releases.

Producer/Host - Chris Heim
Radio and world music veteran Chris Heim began a lifelong love affair with radio after wandering into the University of Chicago campus station and being offered an unexpectedly open music slot. Her first radio job was at one of the Chicago area’s last true “free form” stations, WJKL. She later worked at WXRT Chicago’s progressive rock station, and then joined WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. There she hosted jazz and world music shows (the latter one of the first and longest running in public radio, starting just six months after the debut of Afropop) and served as Music Director. She was also executive producer and anchor for national broadcasts of the Chicago Jazz, Blues and Latin Music Festivals, and the Traffic series with Steppenwolf Theater. A freelance writer as well, Chris has written liner notes and bios, as well as features, cover stories and reviews for such publications as the Chicago Tribune, Utne, Global Rhythm, Dirty Linen, Jazziz, Jazz Times, Blues Revue, Option, Illinois Entertainer, and more. She is also a contributor to the Transglobal World Music Chart, the NPR Jazz Critics Poll and fRoots Annual World Music Critics Poll.

For more information:
Chris Heim
heim@kmuw.org
(316) 978-7176
http://www.kmuw.org/index.php/programs/global_village/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Village/100891159962739

Global Village has been a fantastic addition to our non-com AAA format. Chris Heim has an amazing super power ability to sound like one of our own team members. The breadth and depth of its music leaves us wanting a daily four hour show. Pleeeezzzzeeee????
Chuck Miller, General Manager WNKU-FM

"Music selection and variety superbly chosen and assembled. Name your day and day part: Global Village could fit almost everywhere."
PRX Music Format Curator David Srebnik

"Global Village, hosted on KMUW in Wichita, Kansas and broadcast on stations around the world (as well as online), is one of the finest world music programs on the airwaves. DJ Chris Heim really knows her stuff, and consistently presents a fantastic hour of music, carefully curated around a theme, and peppered with exactly the right amount of chatter and useful information. To be quite honest, it's one of the only world music radio shows that this writer goes out of her way to listen to regularly, and it seems that I'm definitely not the only fan out there!"
Readers Choice World Music Awards - Best World Music Radio Show

"I like this series a lot – Chris Heim breathes new life into World Music programming with The Global Village. Like the World Café and Folk Alley, there’s never a wasted or throwaway musical moment. Reliable, consistently appealing World Music programming. Maybe this is a series worth considering for regular air play on your schedule."
PRX Music Format Curator David Srebnik, PRX Music Station Picks for January '11

"...the trifecta of good world music radio presentation: a great ear for music, a good sense for sequencing and sounds, and (perhaps most importantly) a knack for presenting real music with real information without being wonky or pedantic."
Megan Romer, About.com World Music Blog

"Global Village shows are great listening - well-paced, simply but succinctly scripted, and with an excellent choice and range of music within the broader genre of ‘world music’."
John Pilley
Music Production Manager - Radio New Zealand National

"(Chris Heim's) knowledge and understanding of music never ceases to amaze."
KMUW listener

"We love GV on KWTF! "
Don Campau
Program Director, KWTF-FM

SPOTLIGHT ON GLOBAL VILLAGE FROM ABOUT.COM WORLD MUSIC BLOG
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READERS CHOICE WORLD MUSIC AWARDS - BEST WORLD MUSIC RADIO SHOW
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**KAB AWARDS WINNER/SPECIAL PROGRAM - GLOBAL VILLAGE AT THE SAVANNAH MUSIC FESTIVAL**BROADCAST TO DATE ON OVER 430 STATIONS IN 45 STATES AND 190 COUNTRIESNUMBER ONE LICENSED SERIES IN THE PRX ZEITFUNK AWARDSKAB BROADCASTING AWARDS HONOREE - Large Market/DJ PersonalityBEST WORLD MUSIC RADIO SHOW - READERS' CHOICE WORLD MUSIC AWARDSTRANSGLOBAL WORLD MUSIC CHART MEMBERGLOBAL VILLAGE Global Village is an eclectic, world music-based show. It features the latest and best in world music new releases and classics along with a wide variety of artists and selections from nearly all other genres of music that incorporate influences from around the world. Informative and entertaining, current yet set in a wider musical and historical context, the show draws on the knowledge, experience and... Show full description


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Global Village marks the birthday of Latin percussionist “Mr. Bongo” Jack Costanzo; features music from the Mavericks, newly honored with an Americ...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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In conjunction with the September Global Classical Month feature, Global Village features music from the Silk Road Ensemble which has brought toget...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village welcomes in the first day of Fall with songs of the season from a wide array of artists and styles of music. We’ll hear sel...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village marks International Day of Peace, a day set aside by the United Nations since 1982 in support of world peace. The program h...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village heads to Brazil this time for a program devoted to a wide array of styles and artists from that music-rich nation. We’ll he...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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In conjunction with the September Global Classical feature, Global Village focuses on the world music inspired projects of Kronos Quartet, includin...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates Mexican Independence Day with music from Mexico – including a wide variety of regional styles, traditional and ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates the start of Hispanic Heritage Month with a program devoted to the wide range of Latin sounds and artists that h...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates the birthday of Cachao, the great Cuban-born bassist who made America his home in the ‘60s and helped create mam...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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In conjunction with the September Global Classical feature, Global Village features classical guitar with a world music twist. We’ll hear a selecti...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village pays tribute to three major world music artists who passed away in late August – multi-instrumentalist, salsa pioneer and F...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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It’s New Month/New Music time in the Global Village. Each month, Global Village devotes the entire show to the best of recently released and forthc...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: The final Monday of every month, it’s Global Village at the Savannah Music Festival, a monthly concert series showcasing top world music a...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: In conjunction with our August Tomatito feature, it’s flamenco-plus - flamenco combined with other influences - this time in the Global Vi...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Throughout this month Global Village is featuring flamenco music, which has a long history and strong connection to Roma culture. In this ...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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Throughout August Global Village is featuring music of Tomatito for his birthday along with selections from other flamenco artists. This time it’s ...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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It’s ‘Global Village Unplugged’ as the show highlights a wide array of acoustic artists and styles this time. We’ll hear music from roots artist Rh...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village goes global soul, with a wide array of artists from around the world doing soul and funk influenced music. We’ll hear some ...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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Global Village highlights some contemporary Turkish and Turkish expat bands this time - including Gaye Su Akyol, the Turkish-Canadian group Minor E...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 57:00
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SPECIAL: Global Village kicks off the new year and the January Best of 2020 feature with a special show devoted to our Top Ten favorite releases of...

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
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