Rhode Island was once a hotbed of jazz music and the history of jazz in that state is complex and varied. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with jazz musician DENNIS PRATT and college professor DR. TOM SHAKER, host of “Soul Serenade” on WICN.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with artist and experimental filmmaker EVA LEE about her new performance work DUAL BRAINS which investigates neural interactions via EEG head gear with real-time readouts of performer’s brains.
Many of Jim Marshall’s photographs of jazz and rock musicians are iconic, instantly recognized. Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with photographer AMELIA DAVIS, who spent over thirteen years as Jim Marshall’s assistant and is now the sole owner of Jim Marshall Photography LLC.
What do T-Rex, David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Lou Reed all have in common? Glam! Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer SIMON REYNOLDS. He is the author of seven books about music and pop culture.
What happens in our brains when we first look at a Jackson Pollack drip painting or a Mark Rothko color-field work? Tonight we will talk with Nobel laureate ERIC R. KANDEL.
What is a Blue Jay worth? Could a Mallard be crucial for the survival of an ecosystem? Do birds matter? Tonight on Inquiry we will attempt to answer these questions when we speak with DANIEL G.
Tonight on Inquiry, we talk rocket science, as well as satellite science and research launched from the Space Shuttle with writer ROBERT A. HUFFMAN, son of retired scientist ROBERT E. HUFFMAN, Ph.D.
Tonight on Inquiry we welcome artist, illustrator and comics writer and artist DREW FRIEDMAN. For over 35 years his work has been seen in publications like Heavy Metal, National Lampoon, the New York Times and Field and Stream.
On Inquiry tonight, we talk with returning guest writer MICHAEL BLUMENTHAL. He is a visiting professor of law and co-director of the Immigration Clinic at the West Virginia University College of Law.
In 1901, the Pan-American Exposition opened in Buffalo New York. It was hoped this “world’s fair” would do for Buffalo what the “White City” did for Chicago. Instead, a President of the United States was assassinated there.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with OLIVER KOMAR, ornithologist and professor of natural resources management at Zamorano University in Honduras. He is the co-author, with Jesse Fagan, of a beautiful new field guide: THE PETERSON FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF NORTHERN CENTRAL AMERICA.
On Friday, April 1 1644 in Bologna, Italy, two reformed prostitutes were abducted from their convent where they had recently become nuns. More than a year later, their brutally murdered bodies were discovered in a wine cellar.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with artist and photographer MARA TRACHTENBERG. She creates fantastic worlds of monstrous topiary and creatures using confectionary materials and then photographs these dream-like tableaux.
Edward Steichen was a painter, horticulturalist, museum curator, film director and one of the most innovative photographers of the Twentieth Century. Tonight on Inquiry we speak with JENNIFER GROSS.
“Sherman, set the WABAC…” We are all fascinated by stories and films about time travel and thinking about traveling to the past or future. But is time travel possible?
Tonight on Inquiry we speak with writer JEFF CHANG. He is the executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. We will discuss his new book WE GON’ BE ALRIGHT: NOTES ON RACE AND RESEGREGATION.
Tonight on Inquiry we welcome artist, filmmaker, poet and writer SKIP SHEA about the upcoming SHAWNA SHEA FILM FESTIVAL (November 10-12 see: shawnasheaff.com or their Facebook page for details). We will also discuss his films Trinity and Ave Maria.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with LISA CROSSMAN, Koch Curatorial Fellow at the Fitchburg Art Museum. Joining her in the studio is artist LISA BARTHELSON.
Tonight we talk with artist KEVIN BURNS. Examples of his work will be exhibited with works by J.D. Sage in GO FIGURE: ART ABOUT MANKIND AND MIND at the Worcester SPRINKLER FACTORY in October.
“It’s alive!!!” Tonight on Inquiry we return to the laboratory, when we continue our conversation about MONSTROUS PROGENY: A HISTORY OF THE FRANKENSTEIN NARRATIVES with authors LESTER D.
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