The Beat Exchange

Hosted by Barbara Hoover

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Monday 8:00 pm 9:00 pm

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Barbara Hoover The Beat Exchange, which airs Mondays on WGSO 990 AM and can be heard on the Internet at WGSO.com

Barbara Hoover

Programmed music since the 1970s.

Facilitated New Orleans Jazz as Background Music in Hotels and High-rises in New Orleans;

Extensive background in music and radio industry – from promotions, producing, programming music, scripting interviews, On-Air Show Host.

Developed an Artist Co-operative wherein Music and Art melded together, The BEAT EXCHANGE, a New Music club – written up in Arts Quarterly, the newspaper for the New Orleans Museum of Arts – for what The Beat Exchange was doing w artists and musicians in a bunker of a building, as what the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) should be doing for the community.

Received the Governor’s Award – in 1992 – for her contributions to the Louisiana Music Industry;

Designs in Alligator skin for purses, belts, boots, guitar straps, masks;

Acquired the historical Germaine Wells mansion in the French Quarter, developed it as a studioworks, as the conceptual engineer and visual artist/designer, providing Kingsway Music Corporation, a foreign corporation, w a corporate studio image – in the largest music market in the world, the United States of America;

Active in the community throughout; worked for St. Vincent dePaul Society, and Catholic Charities, for Two years after Hurricane Katrina;

Measured Nuisance Alligators for the State of Louisiana;

Looking to the Future as a Lifestyle coordinator for Corruptocrats.


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