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A creative blog by Corey Mason on The Whole 9

Corey Mason is founder/director for worldOneradio+festival, based in El Cerrito (SF Bay Rim). He works by day as an educator in public schools and, worldOnelove~dj for higher.

Mambo YoYo + Itchin’ with Scratchy

Mambo YoYo + Itchin’ with Scratchy

We are still ringing with waves of Appreciation for all the Aloha, Arts, Foods, and Dance we absorbed n Kauai’i … and coming back to the Bay … we call it “reentry” ….as it is always a challenge, from traffic to just getting back in our respective saddles at home, school, and practice .. my particular entry was softened and charged up significantly by a few musical and art encounters … reconnecting with Carnaval King DJiJ

Ij + Corey ybg 2014mingling among some lovely salseros at Yerba Buena’s free Thursday pm tardeada with Ricardo Lemvo + MaKINA LOCA .. and yes, recorded some sabrosos live vibz to broadcast .. listen for them in the mix !  One recording was made while dancing in a rumba line ! lol ! lemvo ybcg 2014 and our endless thanks to Jill Fressinier and Family / Spillart for an unforgettable and intimate evening with The Observer in the House of Stars what follows … ObeyJah/Ras Otis, Queen Jill + King Leeotis and corey @ scratchy 2014jill lee + coreyso mr perrylee goldenThe question + the answer .. Blue Skies and Golden Clouds .. and YEES! … recorded … this time, adjusting constantly due to impromtu PA jankiness ( all good) … and all the while a lternately itching-scratching-jumping-like a-frog, as requested and required by the Celtic Charmer  … these too will be added to the sparkling loops and double rainbows of worldOneradio … for the Kaua’I N I’s ..

halau 2014 tevai ura nuiFollowing deep Kaua’ian odyssey ( Te Vai Ura Nui, above)  … we are arrived back to Cali, to Cali, to Cali  .. and our hearts are naturally full and h e a v y upon leaving Hawai’i, Kaua’i, family and cherished and new extended o’hana.Mahalo Nui Loa to All.. Aumakua, Aina and Kai … more will follow .. and importantly we wish to thank and worldOneXO Manea and Sally Joe and Heiva I Kauai (Nathan, Allen ) , Rick and Fa /Kauai Crafters, T.Huni (carver, tiki below)huni 2014B, Kaylen, Stacey, Emma, Auntie Leilani and Waipao’hana, Enrico, CatanaChongolioRoseSteve and Infinity Surfboards, Patrick at Hanalei Surf, Robert ( Smile, Be Nice!) Blake ( Na Pali paleo), Michael and Auntie Angeline’s, Auntie Marie Sandy, Linda and Commodore @KKCR, Ron Wiley /KONGDaniel and Linda at Hawaiian Music Store, Seth Yamamoto, Sean and Simone, John Dumas, Michel Poroi, Tua Huhine ( a few kane here pictured with beloved wahine Debra Sue),tua huhine + my wahine 2014Kamakakehau Fernandez (reunited in Koloa),kamaka + corey @ koloa Preeta

preeta we are changedand Mike Love! mike love sam + corey

Our El Cerritmo back yard looks a bit like the happy clamor of Kapa’a art stroll .. lol … for drying out loud .. drying out loud 2014…our ears and hearts and muscles are still ringing with delight, and/or exertion …reverberations of drums, smiles, and hips … all catalyzed by the Maestro, Kumu and Good Friend Manea Tapairu …tapahu .. tikiPairu + Allen + Corey at da jongle pahu shop  …pairu + allen + corey at shop

and l i s t e n for upcoming triple scoops of aloha double anuenue mixology.. press play above, right .. or find us and take us with you via themobile app tune in … search worldoneradio or keCg ..

from Queen Emma’s Summer Palace .. a good place to give thanks and even pick potent and tiny Hawaiian jalapenos,

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and Hanakapiai stream..giner 2014

and Waipa poi days … lovu Auntie Honey Girl !

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More soon … bound in the cords of living Spirit of Aloha, the Life of the land musicartsdanculture   .. livealohalive …  = : ) ~



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Copa Musical ~Everbody worldOne!

Mahalos All Around .. LIFE, Artists, City + Citizens, Sponsors, Vounteers … Now, si vous plez …pass along all the goodness vibrations and recommendations  … find more on FaceBook .. and do tune in glocally via Double Rainbow All the Way 88.1 keCg 97.7 or free app Tune In or via Radio IO.

Kamakakehau Fernandez returned on Sunday to play a lovely and lively solo set in store at Down Home Music~ The World’s Juke Box .. below .. The Arrtist, Recordist, and Arhoolie Records Founder Chris Strachwitz.

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Thank you Fletcho for all of your great Qi and creative collaboration !

July 3 Images of Los Centzontles with Dj Jose Ruiz

July 4 Images of the entire holiday Event Day

Thank you Mark! for this lovingly offered set of images on Flikr

Copa Musical  ~   H O P E  v. Despair

World Game ! WorldOne !  is Officially On ..

Click on the nav bar above, to  FEST 2014 if you seek a map and Main Stage line-up. Producer’s reflections and thank you’s follow ..

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Hope waits, and prays and sweats through days, nights, months, decades, lifetimes, and across centuries.  We are in the era of Rope~A ~Hope, socio-politically, ecologically, and psyche spiritually, while these spheres are largely congruent.

worldOneradio + festival hopes, prays, and works and sweats.

Corey’s Beloved Wife Debra Sue hopes, prays, works, and sweats beside me. Thank you Debra Sue. This seedeejay + educator + producer is for you. YES, I LOVE YOU! YES! debra sue pro foto

Thank you .. deeply, thank y’all ..  to everyone who is patient and generous and kind and helpful towards resonant mission as glocal citizens of this Beautiful World.

And We two are for ALL…  All LIFE ALL BEINGS ALL BEAUTY ALLWAYS ALLSTAR…

While the festival is freely presented, you perhaps know what makes these things go~sustain~g r o w …and it takes a willing and active village to L I F T ! ..  please do your part … get in the mix … contribute to it .. We need allaya’ll to believe your eyes and help in some way that fits/works for you …worldOne peace & love

Feed the festival donation powerflower donation pots …. and we will pay it forward ..  bring $5-10. to take some worldOnefest vibzed-UP sunflowers home to your own table at the end of the day July 4th .. as you stoke this–> you v o t e for it .. more events ?  encourage the kultimulchural Mission of worldOneradio + keCg / District ?

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Love’s in need of love today .. send yours in right away ..

You can send a check donation directly to support keCg via :

keCg Public Radio / 540 Ashbury Ave. Suite B200 ,  El Cerrito CA,  94530

worldOne mandala logo merch will be available: limited 2014 event tees , key chains,  necklace, bandanas, limited edition event stage art posters ( Fletcher Oaks, above )   ..

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Please remember, only low back chairs and blankets in the infield/bowl .. we do happily set some shade, please defer to elders and special needs peeps . All shade structures must be set behind the plane of the sound tent, these areas and lanes will be clearly marked, as the need arises due to natural growth of one more cool thing in the unihood.

Again, Click  on the nav bar above, to  FEST 2014 if you seek a map and Main Stage line-up. Producer’s reflections and thank you’s follow ..

Our sweet 16th annual festival is rising right before our eyes, and these are krazi-bizidays as we still manage to manage classrooms, all things keCg Public Radio  station and a sole Traditional Healing practice  …  we call this part tongue-in-cheek ..stresstival .. it is so very, very demanding.. all day all night … requiring sacrifice of time and resources .. we are all in..

Please support the festival and its participants to the fullest..Wone pc back 1.1.13Rsm.jpgLOREZ

…if we have done it all right ..the Blesstival follows .. the music and invocations and joy goes UP .. and the skies listen … and the blessing come raining down… into our waking reality and our new heavy sleep and reflective revelatory dreams …

Speaking of sleep, our sleep is bustling … just enough, not really restorative, but it’s that season .. and those weeks of ramping up .. loading out to Cerrito Vista.  I awoke this am,  with a dream running,  showing me my own hands working the solution to a sign construction  task I had not yet consciously worked out..nice !

Thank you Main stage Artists and Carnaval performers  … Keepers of respective Culture and Arts .. worldOne and y’all do not have celebrity incomes… thank you for working within our volunteer, free setting, and artistic honoraria  …  Down Home reminds .. Real Musicians Drive Tractors (too!) Steveland , Shakira , Prince , Lauren, Ceelo, Carlos .. y’all are welcomed any time .. though you’d have to work with us on the budget.

Alas, to our peril … the despair-depression-oppression-sexi-broody-vampire-penguin-antisocial-vanity-me-me-media- business seems to pay faaaar better in the short, brutish, ecocidal-spiricidal haul ..

NO!  NO ! Keshagesh  … while we got LOV for ya …  you can’t do that no more no more no more no more .. ( Buffy St. Marie )from camera 141

Thank you All Volunteers.. you are keenly aware how much work is required.. . Knuckle scraping, huffing and puffing. Stay hydrated and don’t forget to dance… do not let a dance or a new-friend-moment slip by… the music and dance gods + goddesses will be well pleased to see you dance! Me Too ! WaTCHE ME NOW ! LOL !

Thank you all to all like-minded sponsors  .. we Appreciate and thank you !

Endless thanks you’s City and Citizens of El Cerrito as we prepare to welcome all kindza folks, every kind of people, to our glocality, where we will Shine On! and Turn the People On to how Beautiful and Day In The Sun can Be .. as we watch a small world after all swirl before our eyes .. musiculture and texture ..smiles, lips and hips , elders and children, Red Tails , textiles and aromas …

Now Gwan and Shake  Your Beauty !

Thank you critics and frenemies … seriously .. if it doesn’t kill us, it made us  stronger ..  and through virtually all of our genuine impassioned creative exchanges we learn and polish each other .. iron can sharpen iron .. while irie softens irie  ..  more peace in our area fari ..

Forward in One Imperfect yet Perfecting Love Galore ..

For those who I may have disappointed, or neglected in my passion to see this done, I apologize. please forgive me. To my family and friends, from whom I am too often absent, immersed, I ask for your understanding and forgiveness. If it’s not abundantly clear what motivates and drives me what have seen and see, I hope that time will GRACE and bear out the fruit of these particular ex-insperiences, works/offerings, and that you will feel proud. That said, time cannot be replaced, as it is a river. May we spend more time together loving and living and crying and laughing, on and in the River.

Let’s make a Festival .. Everbody worldOne !  … Smile and be Happy!  …

Gracias a La Vida ! Giving Life Back to Life .. Give More than we take,  and Watch the World ReMake !

Ho’o make make .. Maka Kilo Kilo ..  Ojala !  O Mudupwe !

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We Are One .. La Vida es Carnaval

La Vida Es Carnaval .. herewith, a spakling morning visual whirligig of SF Carnaval 2014 . thanks ansd xo to all who geeted and mingled with such calentura humana .. Luke!Mon and Fam, Maisa Duke, Jade Itiene, Tambores de Colombia, Mario + Kantuta , Lisa+Paula SambaFunk, Ryan + Rueda con Ritmo, BananaJazMan! solo and that BiiiG HUUG from a new BromanodeAnuddahMadre! .. maisa + corey 2014

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Carnaval is for ALL .. genuine festivals ( not commercial spectacles) are fountains of pychespiritual renewal …   the streets + parks + citizens + foods + flora + fauna + flavors +murals +families > flower-burst into grander dimensionalty …. connection …   understood and supported by the creative kinetic arts-participants and citizens, or alas, systematically misunderstood and under-appreciated, thus displaced by the pressures of gentrifications, coporatizations, greedia, landlordovers, surreal estate, skinnier jeans, smartalec phones.. with all due respect to all the preceeding …. its a great day to think and feel indigenous, feel communally community connected  ..  a chance to Open UP Our Minds and Hearts …. and Celebrate, Acknowledge, Give Thanks to Flowering Flowing LIFE .. Giving Ourselves to Life by Immitating and Honoring IT .. with all its glorious texture and color and music and sense and playfull sexi sensuality. A chance?  if not a happy, life affirming obligation.

And yes, the sweat to Shake our Beauty and the sweat to make it happen , is the best perfume. Speaking of which, we just implemented our second SYB event at El Cerrito High School .. kultimulchural dayclub social-style worldance .. everyone dances with everyone ..  to great results and viBz allaround.. Ms. Kronenberg and Dance Production ROX!

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in a similar exuberant feeling … JLO + PitBull + Claduia Letite lead us in this Copa Anthem WE ARE ONE

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“show world where you’re from .. show the world we are One !”  Its all connected … and it can be so much more beautiful for more and more of us every day … if we will Let it Be and actively help Make it So … keep a positive thought in your mind and heart… make OneLoveGalore your intention and sound track … Ask for PatienceWisdom, and Guidance ….  Trust Jah’s Ways and Prepare to be Amazed …  and see y’all soon at worldOnefestival 2014Wone pc back 1.1.14sm.FINjpg

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We are juiced this week to have chatted / communicated personally with Sister Carol on the subject of Live No Evil, Jenna Mammina re: new releases in multiple genre, and Andrew/Interchill re: Firedance Kaya Project .. you’ll be finding it all in the mixology at www.worldoneradio.org .. like worldOneloves Odilon+ Michael in Brazil .. press p l > a y on the website or take us with you via the  free app tune in : search “worldoneradio” ..  worldOnelovesoulsoundunity  = ; ) ~

Constellation Vibration Rising

You Mr. Marley and Tuff Gong .. more inna minute …fly rasta art 2

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And Thank you, Salamat ! Mr. We ! for hand carrying Tinikling musics back from the Pilipines!

While keCg Youth Crew, my daily charge, have all kinds of supaGrubaduddermade love, bounce, randomness, energy, and curiosity … along with broadly self-reflective, admitted generational laziness, distraction and/or procrastination …  arrgh!! +  XOALL! And Just being human, adolescing, Earth, Bay Area, WE Day 2014.

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Well, whod’a guessed. I suppose it’s more than time … lol !? Three beard  April 2014

We have been honored in several recent Recogntions and a Precious conversation:

-   2013  Contra Costa County AC5 Fine Arts Award (Oct)

-   unite4good Award  innovation : hero  ( Jan 2014)

-   Hometown Hero  (Feb 2014)  http://www.contracostatimes.com/west-county-times/ci_25275220/hometown-hero-el-cerrito-high-teacher-makes-difference

When we began this worldOneradio+festival Musical Odyssey nearly 20 years ago ( Hey! a musical ! ), with all the elements of a proper Odyssey/Journey .. Corey honestly b e l i e v e d that Listeners, Artists, Sponsors, Soccer Moms, Labels, Industry Executives, Administrators of various stripes would receive our proposal and intention happily and enthusiastically, virtually immediately… it all seemed so fresh, upwelling , present. new and old, musipoetically interesting, eclectic, culturally nuanced, educative, affirming, and natural. That last part? is what apparently has taken nearly 20 years to catch on? amidst all the erstwhile socio-cultural inertia or spasms and deepening clamor, titillation, stroboscopes and weapons of mass distraction, TMI, information-overload of Modern Times, Race Babbling. (Our particular one more radio and festival option is certainly one kind of those).

20 years ago was when I had plenty of dark thick braided hair + a strong radio industry resume, and a car/van that was 20 years younger, to boot.  Well y’all know Corey felt compelled to immerse in Public Education, and simultaneously been “declined” by erstwhile industry radio, found a home for worldOneradio in little keCg, and @10 years subsequent, of course, online. The “Radio Industry” per say, was momentarily piqued but ultimately unmoved by worldOne overtures, internally reactive and broadly convulsive (due to the emergence of internet) , to the point where today I hardly recognize it, and likely vice versa. Life is a River and the river has moved on.

Just perhaps … perhaps akin to a JAZ musician who, perhaps, finds a somewhat broader and receptive/appreciative audience, after a few decades, usually afar, and sometimes nearby ?

And perhaps, Akin to Gandalf, who having battled, tilted, exhausted and surrendered … transcending and travelling across space and time returned (to you,us ) as Gandalf now a White Wizard ..

And just recently .. 6 time grammy Award Winning David Nesta got down and in conversation with the keCg Youth Crew

-   Youth Crew Iview with Ziggy David Nesta Marley(March2014)


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Thank you Mr. Marley and Tuff Gong ! http://tuffgong.com/ FLY RASTA!

Corey is taking a Spring Break moment here to again invite, an ALL Call to AllaYall .. to contribute, listen, feel, taste, dream, support, enjoy, dance, sing, work, sweat (the best perfume), cook, muse, swim, hike, bike … in some more perfect harmony … with Endless Appreciation to all our Community Friends, Families, Volunteers, Landlords, Framily, City, County, WCCUSD, ROP, Artists, Labels, Doug WendtGregg Mcvicar, Recordists, Collaborators, Inspirators, VW Vanagon Mechanics, Butterflies BrrdsNBees, Earth and Sky, Ancestors, and my Beloved ceaselessly caring caressing Debra Sue …  who have supported and nurtured us this far …  through decades of Bright Blessed Days and Dark Inky Sacred Nights .. All Star All Right ..

Ziggy / Fly Rasta … ” I don’t want to live on mars”  …

so .. where do we go from here?

worldone a GO GO ! Go  Magic  Go! Go  Logic  Go! Go  Love  Go!

Go  Ecology  Go! Go  Peace  Go!  Go  We  Go ! = ; ) ~

Stop ! Hey !What’s That Sound ?

We’re apparently on some kind of roll, magic carpet ride here? … an overnight sensation ! after @ 20 years .. lol !  GRATEFUL!

It will mos def go to our hearts and not go to our heads .. still just makin the rent for our blessed home/office/heartquarters .. and el Caballo Rosado (88 VW COMBi) is just getting older  ….

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 unite4good Bay Area .. the continuing and evolving tour which is calling for a global consciousness and movement to do and be precisely, and manifold that.. united intention of goodness .. no small endeavor .. round the ol’ worldOneradio corral … we finna roll widdaT .. we finna shout boutiTst! .. no doubt boudiTst! .. after all, so-much-trouble-in-the-world, much unnecessary negative stress and grief in the world .. Really …. what is there left, what else? to do ?


We met many beautiful, dedicated, talented, UPful people faallin UP! while the tour was here .. precious and fast moving,  while unite4good surveyed glocal life on the ground on the East Bay Rim .. the tour actively deliberated and chose Richmond as its destination after NYC and Miami (Respect! to SF or LA) .. and among others, unite4good chose to acknowledge djworldOnelove (Corey) and WCCUSD 88.1 keCg 97.7 as the recipient of a community ”Hero” award… for our works of nearly 20 years in musicultral Arts and Education. We are honored . Thank you and GO !  unite4good.


To wit .. of late, and for iver, a thematic song on-air with us, is the onederful inspiratorial shuffle +  by Nightmares on Wax … i do be .. … ” be the most magnificent.. live a life that’s benvolent .. be the highest of the highest or anything equivalent .. i do be .. “ Thank you and Respect ! dj Ease / George Evelyn + N o W crew  .. ROOTS! SOUL! ROKON!

These last several weeks have demanded some of the heaviest lifting and full engagement in recent memory … as an urban amorista edjujucator ..

so I especially appreciate some LIFT like this .. getchoself some Pharrell Williams kind of happy … http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM&feature=kp .. and speaking of happiness … sometimes you have to be your own sunshine .. and sometimes like NYE, My Beloved She, is Giving Me the Ooh~ la~ la !

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worldOnefestival 2014 is now on the summer horizon .. herewith announced for your enjoyment and planning ..

and thus we have much for which to be Grateful and much to look forward to .. yaymen !

When worldOneradio was concieved @ ‘94 ish .. I asked a consumately talented jazz friend, Mr. Rich Sigberman, to render his fine craft as Artist to create a modest, sincere invocation.. like a ketubah .. to visualize the intention for worldOneradio .. it resides in the center of our home sanctuary … along with images of objects that Rich observed while visiting in our thence SF home … a  micromacro image including Nike (the Goddess), a decahedron, cruciform, a cosmic dancing Tara, supernova heart + double bass ..  it is inscribed …. Raise Divine Sparks ..  

excerpted from innerfrontier.org

Isaac Luria, the renowned sixteenth century Kabbalist, used the phrase “tikkun olam,” usually translated as repairing the world, to encapsulate the true role of humanity in the ongoing evolution and spiritualization of the cosmos. Luria taught that God created the world by forming vessels of light to hold the Divine Light. But as God poured the Light into the vessels, they catastrophically shattered, tumbling down toward the realm of matter. Thus, our world consists of countless shards of the original vessels entrapping sparks of the Divine Light. Humanity’s great task involves helping God by freeing and reuniting the scattered Light, raising the sparks back to Divinity and restoring the broken world.

it takes a village to raise child …

it takes a world ? to raise our selves and our world ? toward G– ?

Start living on a higher vibration

Now we take it to the heights of creation

Perfection of divinity
Is everyone’s duty
Don’t waste your time
Living for the vanities

We are creatures of faith
Victims of destiny
Which we create

Now we living on a higher vibration
‘Cause we take it to the heights of creation

Ziggy Marley – Higher Vibration ..

livealohalive ..

the next and shortest poem in all poetry?  ..

Go YOU ! GO ! Me ! Go ! WE !        = ; ) ~

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Go We indeed, Corey! And a major hats off to you for your efforts in uniting all sorts of good folks for the greater GOOD. Congrats as well. xo

Good Morning Good! Heidi , Thank you… Thanks Lisa and Y’all Whole 9 for believing and supporting this glocal worldOne happening, since inception .. APPRECIATION ! your beautiful resilient spirits, your sweat ( the best perfume! especially when mixed with playa dust?) velvet grit, warm friendship, hugz +smiles + arts INSPIRE US GREATLY … LOVU ! GO WE !
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Give Some and Getchoself Some in 2014

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drawing by Zac Rodgers

Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder Maulana Karenga called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.  The celebration had some traction years back, though currently not very popular here in the USA … a la 2% ( like Jazz? ) .. still, potent !

hmmm ..  Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics , Purpose, Creativity, Faith … Geez.. you’d think that woulda taken off ! And just L I S T E N to this,    S A Y   A L O U D — >  Umoja, Ujima, Kujichagulia, Ujamaa, Nia, Kuumba, Imani …. as sonorous and spiritual as a mantra or a John Robinson/ Lil Sci lyric …

Dr. Karenga did not host the MTV Music Awards … but Russell Brand has .. and he now crows, it was a total charade.  The preceding link is the October BBC interview with Jeremy Paxman …  over and undertones of George Carlin and Jay Billington Bullworth and Dylan Ratigan ..   though framed by Russell’s gorgeous curls, a lovely beard, flashing eyes and teeth ... Geez … you’d think this would take off ? Looks like it is ! (see Kwanzaa,  above )…    it’s said if you are not angry, you are not paying attention ..  careful though …  be sure to wick it,  shake it off ! Keep Shakin’ your Beauty !

There is alot more to say about all this, that’s likely what the next 500 years is for  .. so let’s see, be, do, .. and accentuate the positive .. don’t mess with Mr. In Between … peoplovpeacecopowerunity !

The evolution will be broadcast .. and needs a soundtrack .. worldOne ! ... Geez … you’d think this too would take off !

Let’s see … an overnight sensation? after nearly 20 years ? .. YES! we can work with that!eye sky  blue

Though, we do cherish our solace and retreat … We here at worldOne Heartquarters enjoyed a Holy Spoon this early AM .. all hearts and hips and purrrrpurrrpurrrrhh …after mixing several hours of pre-dawn mixology–>

worldOneradio —> 12-27-13 —> A Lucid Nation / Genetics Retro Gene  + Tony Duncan /Sacred Mountain +  Medicine Game/ Dvd excerpt +  Redbone /13th Hour + A Tribe Called Red / Different Heroes +  Dj Spooky Dawn Penn / No No No Remix + Luciano Tribute to Dennis Brown  +  Get Smart Mambo dvd Excerpt + Nightmares on Wax / Feelin Good  +  Lisa Hannigan / I Don’t Know + Gogol Bordello / Name Your Ship  +  Rita Hosking / Something You Got  +  Sudama Mark  Kennedy /  Amazing Grace –>  and on and on til the break o dawn –>   along with all the great daily morning CST musicality inUndercurrents, and the Daily Doug Wendt Trifecta of Native +World +ROOTS…  and Radio EdPhones.

We have deeply enjoyed Interchill Records releases and Artists collective over a long while … newly … We are t h r i l l e d  to welcome many recent longplay mix contributions from Interchill dj AnDJrew   ... you’ll hear these poured into daily and nightly worldOneradio mixology … for Interchillage people .. you ..  me ..  ALLAWE!

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You can listen to worldOneradio 24/7 by pressing PLAY @ top right of this website (shoutcast) .. or take us with you via free app tune in .. your smart phone as a magical mystery divining rod .. NICE .. search “worldOneradio” and you’ll see the logo pop up … now that’s a smart use of smart phone !

We wish you PEACE and LOVE …. (the spirit of) Christmas isn’t just one day a year .. it’s a frame of mind (Kris Kringle, Miracle on 34th Street)   …  Bright Blessed Days and Dark Sacred Nights … throughout the rolling year .. Mo’ Bless !  .. less stress

Stay Bless = ; ) ~

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I gotcha Corey~

If your world is only as big as your last trip to the five and dime. Pick up some change whilst listening to WorldOneRadio and your mind will expand, your horizon line will extend far beyond the periferal vision bestowed upon those who live within your panorama. Keep growing and you will see with your own eyes, hear with your own ears and feel with all your heart…the evolution will be broadcast!! The soundscape is infinite and echos like a familar song in our soul~ step outside the capsule…take a walk on the wild side…take it to the limit…live…laugh…love~

…getchoself some and watch this thing take off~

Good Morning Good ! RosenBro!

and gotchaback ! keep generating that good juju that you do ! = ; ) ~

HONORED … Ride ON!

Good Morning Good ! Good Afternoon Good Evening ! All .. where are you ?

This month week on behlaf of worldoneradio + festival, Corey accepts an Honor awarded by Contra Costa County Arts Commission/ AC5 for “individual” work of nearly 20 years (but who’s counting?) as :

Founder/ Director of worldOneradio WCCUSD Public Radio  Radio 88.1 keCg 97.7, to educate and engage the community while promoting global awareness through music culture nature and technology… and .. the very popular worldOne festival in El Cerrito .. and … educator who provides who provides his students with practical experiences of diverse cultures.

2013 Co-Honorees include the much respected and ebullient Los Centzontles Mexican Arts Center and formidable imagineer Architect James Phillip Wright. And YES, we are already talking and planning collaborations catalyzed by this lovely AC5 trifecta.  NICE!  Photo below by Fletcher Oakes Photography

While nearly always galloping, wise ones in my life have advised me to pause deeply take this in. I shall do my best to pause and reflect.

Receiving is probably just common sense and practical good advice, as any Bay Area industry spotlights have almost summarily, to date, successfully circumnavigated our work, and otherwise shift rather quickly! LOL ?

That said, I appreciatively share this distinction and will shine this honor forward  with all who have supported my various related initiatives: My Beloved Wife-Collaborator-Healer Debra Sue Kelvin ( WP is absolutely defied BOTH of us, in uplaoading a picture here,arrgh) City of El Cerrito, WCCUSD, CCC ROP, and all the Artists, Sponsors, Recordists, Producers, Professional Mentors and Public Ed Teachers, Volunteers, Listeners who have shared their passions and creativity with our students and our community through keCg Public Radio, worldOneradio + festival.

What I have sought to offer over this span of time is a deep dream of a harmonized, healthy, beautiful, restored, co-creative world.

That dream is kindled in the deepest recesses of my mind, and finds its first ring of manifestation in the world at home, Heartquarters. Living with my Beloved who also manages her own solo Integrative Health Practice.  She does all that, holds up half my sky, and not only speaks “Corey”, she can read my handwriting back to me when I cannot, and is the finder of lost objects.

Given our passions and modest combined household incomes, we only get by with a LOTTA help from our friends, and collaboratorsmentioned above and the generosity of our landlords. My deep and sincere thanks dear landlords who have generously affordably-housed us in El Cerrito over a few decades, The Kawatas, and over the last several recent years, The Chen Family. Landlords all over the County, I trust you are listening!

Our friend responded to the news of this award with a wily wink …

I always enjoy myself at the (festival) and appreciate all that your intention behind it brings. I also enjoy the radio station regularly and have it programmed into my car choices. Enjoy. Let it in…..because now that you have been publically recognized…..you can never give up the fair…..sly those (City and County Officials) …..A.

May it be so! I would add that we managed, together as a County, Cities, Schools and Districts, to survive some very lean and even nearly mean economic seasons, to arrive to this day. I might say we did do artfully.  The art of living is seeing a way, a practical way, some resourceful, inspired and inspiring way where there is no way. And so, perhaps a further testimony to the value of seeing and processing information and experience artfully. And bringing and artful perspective to rational-in-the-word needs and problems. Respecting and reinventing traditions. Disabusing ourselves of what no longer works.  A higher path. A different way to interpret and present feelings and thoughts. A rounder expression of our glorious human soul-fullness, kultimutural heritage and hoped-for collective future.  Arts speak an added dimensional language of the heart, mind, and soul. Arts help shape healthier humans.

It is my hope that ALL civic and business enterprises continue to vigorously and generously support the nurturance of comprehensive whole-being education, enlightened business practice, active collaboration among the two, and the celebration of our world of musics, arts, dance, architecture, agriculture, ecology, sciences and life-long- learning. Gwan and Shake Your Beauty !

From the heart, thank you.  Don’t stop believing.  worldOnelove!   = :  ) ~

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Presentation Ceremony and Reception for the 2013 Arts Recognition Awards

The Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5) invites everyone to attend the presentation ceremony and reception for the 2013 Arts Recognition Awards recipients at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 651 Pine St., Martinez, CA.  The ceremony and reception will be held on October 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m. with reception immediately following the presentation.

AC5 and the County Board of Supervisors are honoring two individuals and an organization for the significant contributions to the arts and culture of Contra Costa County and beyond that they have made over a sustained period of time.  The Arts Recognition Awards will be presented at the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Tuesday, October 22nd, 9:00 am at the County Administration Building located at 651 Pine St., Martinez, CA.  A reception will follow immediately after the presentation by the Board of Supervisors.   The awardees for 2013 are, Corey Mason, educator and cultural promoter, Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center, and James Phillip Wright, architect.

Each honoree will receive a commemorative glass sculpture representing the flame of creativity created by the internationally recognized glass artist Randy Strong of Berkeley from the Arts Commission and a resolution from the Board of Supervisors honoring their accomplishments.

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So awesome, Corey. The flame of creativity lives within each of us and you are it’s beautiful reflection.

Appreciation Always Lisa !

as you have been, and are, so instructive in the healing and wholing value of arts ..surprising and rising enterprise fused with enduring friendship, vision, humor, purpose, and sweat. worldlove, nearby and afar.. All One … = : ) ~

Congratulation Corey!! I have so much admiration for you and the work you do!! Keep at it young man.

I went to see the band Los Cenzontles when they played the Knitting Factory a few years back. David Hidalgo was with them and they put on a great show~ Their album Songs of Steel and Wood is great~

Thanks Bros + Sis’s ! It takes a village ! Los Centzonles are just chicken skin kulio .. they enjoy great collab friendship, mutual admiration with David Hidalgo and Jackson Browne … they have indefatigable NRG to kindle and encourage youth, ya 25 anyos ! aqui en La Bhia … I am rather pleased that before this happy AC5 shared honor .. we had already arranged to present LC on July 3, 2014 in a dedicated partyeada .. A Bailarrrrrrr !
= : ) ~

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Louis_Armstrong_What_a_Wonderful_WorldLouis_Armstrong_What_a_Wonderful_WorldLouis_Armstrong_What_a_Wonderful_WorldThird times’ the charmstrong ! And it gets better every time …

We Oneder, which are some of the most powerful global harmonic sonic sonic tonic anthems you enjoy …

that you’d care to recommend for sharing, caring, and broadcast? Hopefully, you’ll hear many similar vibz and insights as you listen to worldOneradio .. locally via 88.1 keCg 97.7 or via ‘puter glocally @www.worldoneradio.org or shoutcast or tune-in smartphone app search > “worldoneradio”  ..

We’d love to hear from you .. the Public in Public Radio !     = ; ) ~

Hey !  THANK YOU AC5!  and Contra Costa County Arts Comission .. we have been honored as a recipient …

County Arts Commission Bestows 2013 Awards

For fifteen years, the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5) has been recognizing arts leaders in our communities through the Arts Recognition Awards. The award honors individuals, businesses, or charitable organizations that have made significant artistic or philanthropic contributions to Contra Costa’s arts and culture over a sustained period of time.  Each year the AC5 solicits nominations from the community through their ARTBEAT electronic newsletter and through their web site, www.ac5.org, where the nomination period is announced and the guidelines and forms can be downloaded.  Anyone is eligible to nominate, and any individual or organization within ContraCostaCounty may be nominated.  The Commission creates a panel of judges from their County District Arts Commissioners, and three honorees are selected.

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Aloha …

Just adding these images signaling our return … back in the El Cerrito, CALi saddle … the ol’ worldOneradio corral on San Francisco’s East Bay Rim .. Maruru!  Heiva I Kauai and Manea and Nathan .. the hard working friends and gentlemen pictured here with dj worldOnelove in Kapaa, Kauai… deep mahalos to ALL who shared thier Aloha spirit with us .. we are grateful .. details to follow .. along with all kine musixcology … ( Bruddah Natan get an ever present beaming smile-from-the-heart and a Kauai-shape mole on his chest. hahd to get bote o dose!)  I love how our worldOne logo also lokks akin to a drum… that brings the good spirit to protect you .. and chase away the bad …

Heiva I Kauai 2013manea nathan and corey 2013 and here’s why we gathered …

heiva madonna 2013an yet more …te vai ura nui 2013and this is how I like my hat to to look and feel, and when I am in this atmoslove ..hat makes the man 2013

makes scents! …. then, thus overwhlemed and spirtis washes and scrubbed clean (mahalo Auntie Angeline’s) …we gather up all the cds, impressions overt and subliminal, audio bits, conversations and mixe a summer sonic hologram …  worldOneradio 08-11-13   kauai shout outs + mahalos

1 The orb Falkenbrock + snowbow Okie dokie Kompact 13
2 Nakai Cody Sarde Enter tribal Enter tribal Canyon 01
3 Tino Corp D-u-b dub Tino’s breaks 5 Tino corp 01
4 Groundation Chant Young tree Young tree 99
5 Patrick landeza Holo holo kihoalu Slack key huakai Addison st 13
6 Gaby pahinui Lei no ka’iulani Gabby Panini 91
7 Pekelo ….Manawela boy+pauoa liko Ka kekua piha hauoli Kana kuila 97
8 Toti’s tahitians Te arapo +te ori ori ra Tah drm +dnce v3 Cord intnl
9 Kamakakehau fernandez Mele no kahului Wahi mahalo Indie 2013
10 Chongolio Sundya splinters Single Soundcloud 13
11 Jack johnson Wherd all the good people go In between dreams Brushfire 05
12 Chongolio Crazy talk Single Soundcloud 13
13 Fat freddy’s drop Roady + wandering eye Based on  true story Kartel 05
14 Mystic roots band Tonight Camp fire Stay postv 13
15 Harptones Life is but a dream The ultimate  53-61 Jasmine 12
16 Trio garufa Milonga uruguaya rumor de tus tangos Garufa 12
17 Wallflowers Reboot the mission Glad all over Columbia 12

and we re-broadcast what we experienced, to help us remember the Beauty, the blessings of aina the moana, pre-dawn poi-washing, mountain apple~awapuhi whirligigs, pond bathing ( akamai of flash floods) paddling-beneath kala and mahina, enthralled-double-anuenue-all-the-way, fly-by hahalua, and honu and mano (yiikes!), the frienships and the work  …

LiveAlohaLive …  press play > = : ) ~

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The Hills Are Alive ..with the sound of boom bop (Spearhead/ Michael Franti) and yellow mustard grass, lupin, oxalis and .. via worldOneradio mixology …

Orb + Lee Scratch Perry Tracy Bonham George Harrison Napalapalai Arto Lindsay The Orb w David Gilmour Augustus Pablo Cheevers Toppah Stevie Wonder AOMUSIC David Wax Museum Phil Ochs Bobby Womack So Pacific sntrk Francois Couture Byrne + Fatboy Slim Raquel Bitton Bill Evans (Bluegrass) Mocean Worker Los Lobos Hamsa El Din Shayna Dread Game Ghangers John Robinson Les Nubians Bob Marley Manuel Galban  Ry Cooder Pimps of Joy Time Jennifer Hudson Tiempo Libre Dixie Chicks Melody Gardot Weather Report Nakai + Clipman John Mc Cord Snoop Lion Seasunz+Jay Bless Herman’s Hermits The Lucid Rays Quebe Sisters Sugarland  … listen  now  via  www.worldoneradio.org press play ! on homepage

we love this time of the rolling year .. here on the Bay rim in Northern Cali, the occali popped a few weeks back, they stir a been a color riot everywhere, now knee-high in our back yard, along with clovers that grow in poodle-sized puffs ..

magnolias and cherry blossoms, camellias, wisterias, now cue the poppies!  …  bam boom !

color and texture are foods for the eyes .. everyone loves shapes …everyone loves music (Finley Quaye) …  shapes and colors for the ears, and thus the mind .. where we kre-ate, imaginate …. Imagine that !

Pan is my name .. I live outside your door, I have to keep the score of things around you /  my love lives outside my window ( Secret Life of Plants / Stevie Wonder) ….

I am so glad that the seasons recur, changing, extending and retreating.. like   we live again and again, every day, the tide of consciousness rolls out like the dawn and then retreats ….and we retract back back back into our unconscious mind .. dreaming .. integrating …. Higher and deeper and wider understandings of the gift .. our gift its all a GIFT  … all that is appropriate is a gigantic daily THANK YOU from our hearts …


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sweet tomorrow morning burstin with the dawn ( Al Jarreau)

so why do we fzuk with IT … H E R, and confuse or abuse creation, ourselves, each other, so much ?

the strongest force in our human nature, is thought … so called bad, good, and everything in between ..

so .. we need proper education .. no, not factoried,institutionalized, blandished, partitioned, linear, analytical, rehash that passes for modern education …

we need to e d u c e .. drawing out the invisible to the visible … and connecting the embodied soul, whilst on the earthtop (desktop) to its source in deep inner-outer s p a c i o u s n e s s (ku)  ..  the imagination engine … through richly informative ex + insperiences  ..

some things need to be believed to be seen ..

the “old gods” are as real as anything .. echoed and created  … we are superorganic imagination engines, we are not gadgets .. we are not commodities, except in the eyes of crass commercialism ..

Law of Ma’at

God needs you in order to come into the world. Fulfilling God’s need is the highest act of love, and only through your love for God can you fulfill your love for others. Become the Love of God in the world for the protection of the world.  www.aasorlando.org

drawing by Zac Rodgers/ www.kingspook.com

it’s your avatar … what will you do, give, learn, accomplish through it, this day ?

Don’t let them change you, or even rearrange you … Could you be love ( Bob Marley)

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:-) Love and miss you…and glad to read that you are well…and happy…