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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:00pm

It's been said that Miles Davis is to jazz is like Hemingway is to the American novel, like Picasso is to art. He was more than just a trumpet player — he was an icon of style and artistry. Jazz Night in America explores three interpretations of Miles Davis: on the silver screen, the page and the bandstand. We speak with actor Don Cheadle, who directed, produced, wrote and starred in the film Miles Ahead.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 10:30pm

This week Al is joined by Stonehill College professor and author Corey Dolgon. In his new book; Kill It To Save It he exposes the dark side of Capitalism and how it has overtaken the US. Dolfon argues that conservatize ideals have torn this country apart. Tune in this Sunday evening  at 10:30 for a spirited discussion.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 10:00pm

In an all-new “The Business Beat,” Steve Jones-D’Agostino interviews Dean Rohrs, a director of Rotary International. They talk about the centennial of The Rotary Foundation.

Dean, her husband Rhino Rohrs, and their three children emigrated 26 years ago from South Africa to Canada. She grew up in Zambia and, after marrying Rhino, lived in Malawi, Namibia and South Africa.

Dean was born into a Rotary family and, when Rhino joined Rotary in 1986 became an active “Rotary Ann” until she joined Rotary in 1989 – two years after women were finally allowed to be admitted as members of Rotary clubs. On arriving in Vancouver, both she and Rhino joined the Rotary Club of West Vancouver. At present, they are members of the Rotary Club of Langley Central in District 5050 in Zone 24.

Dean has had a varied career, ranging from the early days of being an operating-room nurse on Professor Christiaan Barnard’s first heart-transplant team to running a nursery school in Malawi. She and Rhino now owner manage a company that is involved in soil stabilization during road construction.

Dean has served on District and Zone committees. They include: Regional Rotary Coordinator and Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator; Pacific Northwest PETS Chair; District Governor in 2007-2008; and Rotary International Director in 2016-2018.

However, Dean’s best experience is leading teams of Rotarians, Rotaractors (college-age people) and Interactors (high-school students) to Africa. She loves seeing how this volunteer experience changes their lives.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 9:00pm

Keerrrrang! Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer BRAD TOLINSKI, who was the Editor in Chief of Guitar World magazine and writer ALAN DI PERNA, who is a long time contributor to Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado.  Their wonderful new history traces the history of the electric guitar from the first electric guitar pick-up in the 1920s through Jimmy Hendrix playing the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock. Their book is: PLAY IT LOUD: AN EPIC HISTORY OF THE STYLE, SOUND, AND REVOLUTION OF THE ELECTRIC GUITAR.

Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome KELLY MOMBERGER who will be talking about Worcester’s participation in the international MAKE MUSIC DAY. This year, it will be on JUNE 21ST. So grab a horn, bang a drum and tune in and find out how you can join this wonderful event.

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 2:00pm

Join host Ed Gardella as he celebrates Dean Martin's 100th Birthday. Dean was a member of the "Rat Pack" and notoriously hosted The Dean Martin Show for nearly a decade. He was nicknamed the "King of Cool", and if all that wasn't enough he was also an idol of the great Frank Sinatra.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

Featuring songs from artists who have been regular guests on THE FOLK REVIVAL over the years. Host Nick Noble will also be welcoming Bill & Eli Perras, Christopher Vaughan, Chuck Greene, Old Horse, Kelsey Rose and others into the Joe Zupan Memorial Broadcast Studio. Whether listening at home or in your car—sing along!

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

Diversions offers us new insights into to traditional jazz realms of yesterday while combining modern production value perspectives on today. A six-piece modern jazz ensemble with a rich and sumptuous sound.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:30am

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back long-time friend of the show: artist and author JARRETT J. KROSOCZKA . He’s here tonight to talk about his new projects JEDI ACADEMY and NAPTASTROPHE!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

Roughly one third of people living in America face significant barriers to getting dental care. For much of rural America  the problem is poverty and the lack of dentists. Poor dental health can lead to more serious health problems and even death. Yet dentistry is a 110 billion dollar a year industry. What’s happening? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with MARY OTTO, the oral health topic leader for the Association of Health Care Journalists about her new book: TEETH: THE STORY OF BEAUTY, INEQUALITY, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR ORAL HEALTH IN AMERICA. 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

Mike Karn started his career as a saxophonist, touring with Harry Connick, Jr., Ray Charles and others, but is now one of the busiest bass players in jazz.  He discusses this shift in focus with Judy and his new gig as the bassist in John Pizzarelli's band.


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