CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Episode 149 of "Radio Free Charleston" is online now at thegazz.com/popcult. The pre-holiday episode features the premiere of "Rock of Ages," an original music video from Sasha Colette, directed by Leah Connelly Felton with puppet work by Patrick Felton.
Collette will perform the music in the video Friday at The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Boulevard E., as part of a musical Toys For Tots benefit featuring her with her band, The Magnolias, as well as Charleston's alt-country rockers Ghost Fleet. (To find out cost and start time, call 304-205-7951 or email boulevard.tav...@gmail.com.)
The episode also features the debut of a new Charleston power trio, Trielement, a music video by Jordan Andrew Jefferson, courtesy of Apartment 2B Productions in Huntington, and an RFC "flashback" by Melanie Larch and The Diablo Blues Band.
There also are trailers for Danny Boyd's graphic novel, "Carbon," and Eamon Hardiman's movie, "Porkchops," now out on DVD. (Read an interview with Boyd about "Carbon" in the Life & Style section of this weekend's Sunday Gazette-Mail). You just might see Mr. Potato Head, too, says show host and producer Rudy Panucci.