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Karen Weber (Encore)

Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 10:00pm

Boston GreenFest is organized by the Foundation for a Green Future. As the region's largest multicultural, environmental festival, Boston GreenFest celebrates the many ways we can create a better world by greening our lives and our communities.

In an encore episode, Steve D'Agostino interviews Karen Weber, the founder and chief organizer of Boston GreenFest as well as the founder and driving force behind the Foundation for a Green Future.

Joseph Deliso (Encore)

Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 10:00pm

The Blackstone Valley Regional Economic Development Council is a private, non-profit organization that provides resources and information to businesses operating in or entering the region by aiding in expansion, relocation and networking.

The Council’s mission is to deliver services and business resources that will enable companies to thrive within in the Blackstone Valley, and its closely aligned neighbors in south central Massachusetts, while improving the region's economy and lifestyle through the creation of quality jobs and enhanced public and private investment.

Christopher Sawyer

Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:30pm

This week Al is joined by Cristopher Sawyer, co-author of the new book "Denholms". Throughout this segment they will be taking a behind the scenes view of the history and memory of a Massachusetts landmark, the Denholms and McKay department store.  For 103 years the largest department store outside of Boston was a true Worcester destination and a holiday wonderland. So tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 for a nostalgic trip back in time.

David Bowie & Brian X. Chen

Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 9:00pm

Mark Denny & William K. Rudolph

Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 9:00pm

Whether throwing a well aimed rock, shooting an arrow at a bulls eye, or taking aim with a cannon at a fortress, if you want to hit your target,  it’s all about ballistics. Tonight on Inquiry we talk one again with MARK DENNY, physicist and prolific writer, about his new book THEIR ARROWS WILL DARKEN THE SKY: THE EVOLUTION AND SCIENCE OF BALLISTICS. Tonight, we talk about the earliest black powder weapons, Matchlocks, Flintlocks, cannons and cannonades and how these weapons changed how wars were fought.

Fardeen Chowdhurry (Encore)

Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 10:00pm

Steve D'Agostino interviews Fardeen Chowdhurry, founder, owner and operator of Cool Hat Web Design, whose three main focuses are small businesses, non-profits and local artists. They talk about the hottest trends in web and social media.

Andy Gezell

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 10:30pm

For all you food and wine lovers this weeks show will hopefully reduce the holiday gift buying stress. Joining Al this week is New England manager for Winebow wine importers, Andy Gezell. They will be talking about the signature grape of Argentina, the Malbec. This is a wine gift that combines both value and quality. What's more it tastes great and pairs wonderfully with most foods. This could be the answer to some of your holiday gift giving woes. So tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 for a little holiday cheer.

Brad McNamara (All-New)

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 10:00pm

Steve D'Agostino interviews Brad McNamara, who works in Operations at the New England Energy Council and is earning a dual MBA and Master's degree in Environmental Science at Clark University. They talk about the short- and long-term future of clean energy.

The mission of the Council is to accelerate New England’s clean-energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean-energy companies.

Rick Beyer and Honee Hess

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 9:00pm

What’s the oldest song in the world? Did Ben Franklin invent a musical instrument that drove people mad? What are the actual lyrics to the classic rock song “Louie Louie”? All these fascinating stories are in writer and documentary film maker RICK BEYER’S latest rollicking compendium THE GREATEST MUSIC STORIES NEVER TOLD: 100 TALES FROM MUSIC HISTORY TO ASTONICH, BEWILDER AND STUPEFY. Tune and find out where to find the largest man-made dog in the world and other wild tales.

David Kaiser and Judy Dutton

Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 9:00pm


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