Cab Calloway was a pioneering musician in every sense of the word, perfecting a unique stage presence and performing original music that changed the way jazz was performed.
Join us tonight for a wild tour of the humid and funky Bayou region. Our tour guide will be DAVE THOMPSON, writer and rock historian.
Professor of Theatre and professional Stage Director ADAM ZAHLER returns to Inquiry to talk about the upcoming production of JULIUS CAESAR at Worcester State University. What are the challenges of staging Shakespeare?
Photographer and film maker, SHAWN CAREY made his second trip to the scene of the Gulf oil spill just a short time ago to check on what progress was being made in cleaning up America’s greatest environmental disaster. It certainly seems that the oil spill is history and everything is fine.
Charlie Chan is a radically polarizing fictional detective of novels and numerous films. His ungrammatical speech, his fortune cookie witticisms have been declared offensive to most Asian Americans.
American politicians talk a lot about the economic “powerhouse” that China has become, but what do the people of China feel about their country’s unbridled development?
The life of a scientist is nothing like we read about in novels or see in the movies. There are many false starts, wrong turns, frustrations and most of all hard work. Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with DAVID E.
It’s night, and as you sit staring through a window at the lights of your town or city, you realize you can also simultaneously see a reflection of yourself in the windowpane.
SEAN WILENTZ, the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the American Revolutionary Era at Princeton University, is also the historian-in-residence for Bob Dylan’s official website.
If you have ever had a class in lab, then you have seen a Periodic Table poster hanging on the wall. Have you ever wondered about this family tree of elements, who created it and who got name these elements?
Inquiry welcomes back ROSEMARY DRISDELLE for Part Two of a discussion on her delightfully disturbing book PARASITES: TALES OF HUAMNITY’S MOST UNWELCOME GUESTS.
Sparks was one of those unique bands you either loved and enjoyed or vehemently despised. Their songs sounded like nothing else on record with difficult rhythms and smart but extremely quirky lyrics.
There is no doubt our climate is changing, but how do climatologists know how much it is going to change and what is causing these changes?
Do you have trouble admitting you’re wrong but take real pleasure in pointing out the mistakes in others? Well, you are not alone. The experience of being wrong is one of the most despised yet complex and common phenomena in our lives.
Off our Massachusetts coasts dwell one of the great spectacles of the natural world: the great whales. If you have ever been on a whale watch and gotten close to a Humpback, chances are it was an event you will never forget.
Today there are hundreds of websites, television shows and vociferous people who will tell you that their idea is correct and that traditional science can be damned.
In the early years of the 19th Century, a loose association of poets, writers, publishers and radicals created the heart and soul of Britain’s Romantic movement.
It is the most recognizable equation in the world and it explains Albert Einstein’s theory of space and time in an elegant, yet deceptively simple expression. But what is the real meaning of this equation?
Don’t touch that dial!
Only a hundred years ago, the earth’s oceans seem to hold the promise of a limitless abundance of fish and the potential to feed the world.
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