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Kevin Fort

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 3:00pm

Kevin Fort is a Chicago based jazz pianist, composer, and educator. He has been an active performer in Chicago for nearly 15 years and has worked with such notable musicians as John Clayton, Bill Watrous, Ramsey Lewis, Wayne Bergeron, and Rick Baptist. Join Chet as he interviews Kevin!

Jovan Alexandre

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 3:00pm

Join host Chet Williamson as he chats with Jovan Alexandre, an incredible tenor saxophonist. Jovan Alexandre is an emerging jazz tenor saxophone phenomenon, known for the brightness of his tone and the elegant bearing of his compositions.

World-jazz group Natraj with guest Lamine Toure

Featuring special guest, Senegalese master drummer, Lamine Touré

World-jazz ensemble Natraj teams up with acclaimed special guest, Senegalese master drummer Lamine Touré, for a concert of infectious Afro-infused multicultural music.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/28/2015 - 19:30

Highland Jazz - Yoko Miwa Trio

Yoko Miwa (piano) Will Slater (bass) Scot Golding (drums)

Details HERE

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 20:00

Yoko Miwa Trio

Yoko Miwa (piano) Will Slater (bass) Scot Golding (drums)

Tickets: $20



Event Date: 
Tue, 03/10/2015 - 19:30

O'Malley and Casey on the exhibition LOOKING BACK at WCC

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:00am

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome TOM O’MALLEY, ceramics and photography department head at the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS. Joining him in the studio is CANDACE CASEY, director of the gallery and gallery store at the Worcester Center for Crafts. They discuss two exciting upcoming exhibitions at the Worcester Center for Crafts: “Looking Back” and “The Pottery Invitational”. For information, go to the Center’s website at:

Yoko Miwa Trio

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 20:00

WICN's 45th Anniversary Celebration

WICN is excited to present many of the region’s great artists on the same stage for one very special evening to join in celebrating 45 years of WICN Public Radio on the air and in the community.

Acclaimed speaker, humorist and author, Loretta LaRoche will MC this event.

Special musical guests include Grace Kelly, Giacomo Gates, Pamela Hines, Yoko Miwa Trio, Dale LePage, Michelle Willson, Jeff Colella, Aztec Two-Step, Mark Mandeville, Raianne Richards, Joan Watson-Jones, Chet Wiliamson plus WICN current & former hosts.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 17:30

David Adam: The Man Who Couldn't Stop

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 9:30am

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is typically misunderstood by people who don’t suffer from the disorder. It is often a crippling and severe illness that radically affects people’s lives. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer and editor DAVID ADAM who suffers with OCD. His fascinating new book is titled THE MAN WHO COULDN’T STOP: OCD AND THE TRUE STORY OF A LIFE LOST IN THOUGHT. Tonight we talk about what triggers OCD, what has been found about neurological and genetic aspects of OCD and what the experience of having OCD is like. 

Sven Beckert: Empire Of Cotton

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 4:00pm

For over 900 years, cotton was the world’s most important manufacturing industry. It was a “global web of agriculture, commerce and industrial production” that ranged from the Americas and Britain to Egypt, Anatolia, India and Brazil. But this was commerce dependent on brutal slavery, staggering social inequality and frightening factory conditions. How did such a system evolve?


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