Covid Xmas

To listen click here Ken Shakin says: A Xmas show without Jesus and jingle bells. Ken Shakin offers you an eve of words and music to warm your broken heart. When it’s cold out there. When you’re locked up inside. By the plague. Locked down for Xmas. Recorded at TheaterSpielRaum Bethanien, Xberg BerlinWith the angelic … Continue reading Covid Xmas

Cils!, live recording of an opera for birds

To listen click here On 31. October Radio On broadcasted, live from Berlin,  an opera for birds by Ken Shakin, on the words of Jerome Karsenti, with mezzo-soprano Olga Gumeniuc, soprano Helena Mamich, and Esmaeel Hajhashemi as the bird in the cage.   Due to the interference of unidentified entities there was some static on … Continue reading Cils!, live recording of an opera for birds

31. Oktober at 8pm, Radio On live event: Halloween in Quarantine

To listen click here Radio On broadcasts, live from Berlin,  an opera for birds by Ken Shakin, on the words of Jerome Karsenti, with mezzo-soprano Olga Gumeniuc, soprano Helena Mamich, and Esmaeel Hajhashemi as the bird in the cage. The broadcast of the opera starts at 20.00. You can tune in from 7pm for pre-show … Continue reading 31. Oktober at 8pm, Radio On live event: Halloween in Quarantine

Isn’t everything poetry? Readings with Ken Shakin, Robert Stastny, Ida Loggert and many anonymous others

The Curious Fox Book shop on the Flughafenstrasse in Berlin presents regular poetry evenings. Before the break invited poets read their poems, after the break poets in the audience, mostly announced by their first name step up, and cheered by the audience, read their short serious, intimate or hilarious poetry. I don't know how the … Continue reading Isn’t everything poetry? Readings with Ken Shakin, Robert Stastny, Ida Loggert and many anonymous others

The Wandering, an opera by Ken Shakin

This happened a while ago at the Irsih embassy in Berlin. To record the Bloomsday festivities, Adrian was smuggled in by our man in the Flughafenstrasse and Ken Shakin. All he had to do was to put up 'this friendly face', which according to eye-witnesses was an Italo Svevo mask. Adrian says, that on arriving … Continue reading The Wandering, an opera by Ken Shakin

Adrian Shephard – Curious Fox Books Poetry Night

Curious Fox is the name of an english bookstore in the Flughafenstrasse of Berlin Neukölln. You will find it in a street filled with thrift stores and pilgrims on their way to Mecca. There is also obscure sports bars, illegal brothels, and the usual critical mass of night shops and phone booths. It is on … Continue reading Adrian Shephard – Curious Fox Books Poetry Night

FUCKED – FROM CURIOUS FOX BOOKSTORE – READINGS by KEN SHAKIN + AFTER-SHOW DISCUSSIONS + Q&A

Berlin's uppest area Neukölln was sizzling and buzzing with activity on the first of November. Radio On's flying reporter Adrian Shephard set up the mobile studio in the Curious Fox bookstore. We hear Ken Shakin read from his new book, Fucked. Jason Honea enacted The Shittly Listener, crooning and re-calling his wild stories from two … Continue reading FUCKED – FROM CURIOUS FOX BOOKSTORE – READINGS by KEN SHAKIN + AFTER-SHOW DISCUSSIONS + Q&A

Brave Ear Radio- Jason Honea talks with Andrea Schroeder and Ken Shakin

Jason Honea's show has the magic and mystery of chance encounters while travelling the USA from coast to coast. The pearls shining on a collar, sleepless nights, the sudden sense of liberty when waking up in the middle of nowhere, useless love affairs. The guests offer myriad views on life on the edge of existence, … Continue reading Brave Ear Radio- Jason Honea talks with Andrea Schroeder and Ken Shakin