November 23, 2005
Stace England helps keep Cairo in the
By Carla Thornquist
National Public Radio's Morning Edition will air a story
about Stace England's CD, Greetings From Cairo, Illinois on
November 30. The NPR reporter, Rachel Jones, grew up in Cairo.
Jones' biography at NPR. You can find your NPR station by zip code here:
If you miss the broadcast, it will be archived on Stace's
Robert Christgau recently chose Greetings from Cairo, Illinois
as a Pick Hit in his Consumer Guide for The Village Voice, and
well-known Dutch music journalist Jan Donkers visited Cairo on
November 20 to tape a radio documentary on the CD for VPRO Dutch
National Broadcasting, which will air on December 1st.
Donkers, described as the "John Peel of the
Netherlands," is the most famous music journalist in
Holland, but has also done documentaries on numerous subjects
throughout the world.
"He is uniquely qualified to hit the music history angle
on GFCI and bring it to a much wider European audience,"
"It's an enormous honor to have a person of this
stature fly over from Europe to visit us and Cairo...," said
On the web:
www.staceengland.com (CD available for purchase)