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Jazz Through the Decades With Marvin Gilmore: Crusader For Freedom

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Johnson welcomes special guest host Marvin E. Gilmore, Jr. to explore the impact of music on his life work. Gilmore is alumni of New England Conservatory of Music '51 and has spent years serving on its Board of Overseers. The philanthropist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, political advisor, honored World War II veteran, percussionist and family man will be joined in the studio by author Paul Katzeff for a book discussion on the recently published biography, Marvin Gilmore: Crusader for Freedom. Tune in at 12pm. 


ROSEANNA VITRO with Mark Soskin-piano, Sara Caswell-violin, Dean Johnson-bass, Tim Horner-drums with special guests REBECCA PARRIS AND DOMINIQUE EADE!


Roseanna is a soulful communicator, showcasing a thirst for swinging hard and possessing an ear for melodic invention.

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 20:00

Amy Fusselman: Savage Park

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:30am

Inquiry has a lively discussion with writer AMY FUSSELMAN about her new book SAVAGE PARK: A MEDITATION ON PLAY, SPACE AND RISK FOR AMERICAN WHO ARE NERVOUS, DISTRACTED AND AFRAID TO DIE. This wonderful essay was inspired by Amy’s trip to Japan during which she got to explore some rather unique play parks for children that are like nothing here in the States. But the book is about so much more, so tune in and find out. 

Carole King

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

One of America's greatest songwriters turns 73 this Monday. Join host Tom Shaker to celebrate Carole King's birthday, Soul Serenade style. You'll hear soul covers of her legendary songs by The Isley Brothers, Aretha Franklin and many others. It all starts at 7pm!

Andrew Hodges: Alan Turing: The Enigma

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:30am

Alan Turing was one of the most complex and enigmatic scientists/mathematicians/philosophers of the Twentieth Century. His writing on computers from the 1930s is still important and he helped decipher the complicated Nazi codes during World War II. “Turing machines” and “the Turing test” are still concepts discussed today. Yet his life ended in controversy and then an unforeseen suicide. What happened? Tune in when Inquiry talks with mathematician ANDREW HODGES about his classic biography ALAN TURING: THE ENIGMA. 

Zakir Hussain and Celtic Connections

Performing the Boston premiere of The Pulse of the World

Zaki Hussain, Tabla; Rakesh Chaurasia, Bamboo Flute; Charlie McKerron, Fiddle; Patsy Reid, Fiddle; Tony Byrne, Guitar; John Joe Kelly, Bodhran; Ganesh Rajagopalan, Violin & more to be announced.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/29/2015 - 19:00

Heritage Blues Orchestra - Boston debut

Heritage Blues Orchestra (HBO) combines the grit of lowdown country and urban blues with the bold brass of New Orleans. The nine-piece band displays the hand-clapping fervor of gospel punctuated with fiery horn arrangements, and echoes the haunting cries of work songs and pulsating drums that reach back to the real roots of it all. HBO's music is an inspiring testament to the enduring power, possibilities, and beauty of the blues.

Tickets: $35 Reserved seating - For tickets and information call 617-876-4275 or visit

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/28/2015 - 20:00

The Nile Project - Boston debut

The Nile Project brings together artists from 11 countries along the Nile basin to create one unified sound. With the lilting melodies and deep grooves of Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, and beyond, the music is produced by a stunning variety of instruments, including the masenko from Ethiopia, the ney and oud from Egypt, and the adungu from Uganda, in addition to violin, saxophone, bass guitar, and six vocalists singing in 11 languages. The Nile Project's 2013 recording Aswan was named a Must-Hear International Album by NPR.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/27/2015 - 20:00

From Iran and India - Ghazal

featuring Kayhan Kalhor and Shujaat Hussain Khanwith Sandeep Das

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 20:00


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