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Caroline Turner

Date: 
Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Few US companies will change their  corporate culture  simply  because it is the "right thing to do." Change in corporate cultures come about because of a compelling business reason to do so, and every workplaces is at that critical point. So how does the American workplace embrace change and embrace employees? Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by author and consultant Caroline Turner, CEO of "Different WORKS".

Marcus Chown & Dimitar Sasselov

Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back cosmologist, writer, science consultant and broadcaster MARCUS CHOWN. His new eye-popping book is SOLAR SYSTEM: A VISUAL EXPLORATION OF THE PLANTS, MOONS, AND OTHER HEAVENLY BODIES THAT ORBIT OUR SUN, a book based on the popular app for the  iPad,  Tune in tonight as explore the weird and wild moons of Jupiter and Saturn. We also will learn why Pluto was downgraded to a mere dwarf planet and take a mind-blowing trip descending through the atmosphere of Jupiter. “The great thing about the solar system is that it continually confounds our expectations.”

Historical Folk

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

This edition of The Folk Revival features and eclectic mix of traditional music, music from or about history, as well as contemporary artists. Nick will be co-hosting with special in-studio guests Robert Tincher (around 7:30 PM) and Daryl Purpose (around 8:30 PM).

JazzSunday Benefit Concert for the Boston Children's Chorus

featuring Kyle Miles and friends

Please join us for the 7th Annual JazzSunday benefit concert for the Boston Children’s Chorus featuring Kyle Miles & Friends. Come relish in an upbeat afternoon of live jazz music from a group of young professional musicians and support a great cause.

The JazzSunday benefit event was inspired by Branden Miles a singer of the Boston Children’s Chorus to help fund the significant expense of tour travel and to make it possible for all singers to participate.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 14:00

Gerald Clayton Trio

Gerald William Clayton is a jazz pianist and composer born in Utrecht, Netherlands, and raised in Southern California. He is the son of bassist/bandleader John Clayton and the nephew of multi-instrumentalist wind player Jeff Clayton.

"Individually and collectively, the Gerald Clayton Trio's performance was at a stunningly high professional level--enhanced by the enthusiastic feeling of exhilaration in everything they played." - Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times

Tickets: $25

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 19:30

Gregoire Maret Boston CD release show

Over the course of the past decade, Grégoire Maret has emerged as a unique and compelling new voice across a wide spectrum of the modern jazz world. That his chosen instrument - the harmonica - is a relative rarity in the genre is one element in his singular sound, but far from the whole explanation. His gorgeous, lyrical album opens up a wealth of possibilities for the underutilized jazz harmonica, encompassing the diversity of Maret's influences and experiences to date but retaining a unified sound evidencing accents from jazz, soul, and Brazilian music among others.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 19:30

The BBU presents Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver along with Chasing Blue

Doors open at 6:30pm

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 19:30

Uptown Swing Dance - The Racky Thomas Band (Swing)

Swing Dance lesson 8:15 - 9:00pm

Tickets: $15 ($10 with student ID)

Info: (508) 435-2363; http://www.hoptothebeat.com/uptown-swing-dance

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 21:00

GREG HOPKINS QUINTET

Featuring:

Greg Hopkins -- Trumpet
Shannon LeClaire -- Alto Sax
Doug Johnson -- Piano
John Lockwood--Bass
Joe Hunt -- Drums

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 20:00

Balkan Strings

Tonight we will be invaded by the spontaneous sounds and energy of The Balkan Strings Trio! This family from Belgrade-Serbia will play a fusion of jazz, swing, ethnic and classical music with Balkan influences including: Serbian, Gypsy, Macedonian, Romanian, Moldavian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Mediterranean, Greek, and Oriental, producing asymmetrical rhythms that are rich and unconventional.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012 - 20:00

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