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.
Are you in too much debt? Facing a criminal conviction? Or are you just unhappy with your family life? Have you ever dreamt about faking your death and starting all over with a clean slate? Tonight’s guest on Inquiry did.
Inquiry welcomes back swimmer and writer LYNNE COX. Lynne has held open-water swimming records all over the world without a wetsuit and has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
Inquiry welcomes back DONALD KROODSMA. He is a well-known authority on birdsong and professor emeritus if ornithology at the University of Massachusetts.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with BENJAMIN KLEIN. He teaches European and world history at California State University, East Bay. He is also the nephew of photographer Irwin Klein.
Around the world, our oceans and seas are experiencing a bizarre and frightening phenomena: jellyfish blooms. The appearance of many thousands of jellyfish, preventing fishing, gumming up ships and creating general panic. So, why are they appearing?
Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome back HONEE HESS , executive director of the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS. With her in the studio is artist JOHN HYDEN. An exhibition of his work, “Plywood Tiger”, will be on view soon at the Craft Center.
The Ancient Romans had one of the most complicated sewer systems at the time. They also built a large number of public toilets. How did they work? What did Romans think about privacy, sanitation and cleanliness? Was there graffiti? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with ANN OLGA KOLOSKI-OSTROW.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with ANNE STENGLE, PhD candidate at the University of Massachusetts, about Timber Rattlesnakes in Massachusetts and the proposed reintroduction program at Quabbin.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk about “the discovery and science of the cosmic rhythm that governs our planet”: the tides! We speak with HUGH ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS curator and author of several books exploring science, design and architecture.
Tonight on Inquiry, we continue our conversation with award-winning writer and journalist CARL SAFINA about his important new book BEYOND WORDS: WHAT ANIMALS THINK AND FEEL. Safina is the Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University.
Mary Shelley’s early 19th Century novel Frankenstein may be the most “influential cautionary tale ever written.” Very popular in its day, it has been made into plays and countless movies, including silents. But why is this horror story still so popular?
Inquiry welcomes artist LYNNETTE VÁZQUEZ POLANCO. She was the First Prize Winner at the Fitchburg Art Museum’s 80th Annual Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft last year and this year an exhibition of her work “Reflections of the Soul” is currently on view.
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