Li Le, Li Tan: Patrick F. Nelson (Audio)

Aug 23, 2020

State Senate candidate Patrick Nelson is the scheduled guest in the first hour. Nelson's name will appear on the Democratic and Working Family lines in November, is challenging incumbent Republican Daphne Jordan for the 43rd Senate District seat. Nelson was born and raised in Stillwater, Saratoga County. He currently serves on the Stillwater Village Board as well as the Democratic State Committee.

The Sunday edition of the "WGXC Afternoon Show" is "Li Le, Li Tan," a Creole Language radio program meaning "it’s the time, it’s the hour." Its mission is to promote Haitian language, music, arts & culture; to raise awareness and to discuss Haiti’s history and its relevance to today’s world; and to share news on current events happening here in the counties and in Haiti.

Known as Azouke Legba, Gregory Sanon, a native of Haiti and co-founder of HCDP, is a musician with compositions ranging from political protest, to support for children’s rights and health, to spiritual music for Voodoo ceremonies. He fuses his native music with traditional rock music such as that of Jimmy Hendrix and Santana. He has played with the famous dancer and choreographer Kathryn Dunham.