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Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Jazz guitarist, composer, educator Dave Stryker talks with host Bonnie Johnson about his new CD Eight Track.  Stryker plays live with his Blue to the Bone Band at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8 & 10pm.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 7:00pm

A live boroadcast from the WICN Performance Studio featuring a host of local Worcester-area and New England artists. Confirmed to date (there will be more) are P.E. James, Sandy Haddon & Kathryn Kauffman, Secret Sage, Grade A Fancy, Bridge & Davies, and Amazing Dick.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

When Cheryl Bentyne joined The Manhattan Transfer in 1979, everything became “just right.” It has been with her that the group has attained its status as the most successful harmony group of all time – each part coming together with an unmistakable chemistry that not only nurtures the group as a whole, but lets the individual contributions of each partner come through.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry we have a lively and wide-ranging conversation with psychotherapist, writer and artist DONNA HAMIL TALMAN. Her fascinating work deals with themes of transformation, purification, destruction and regeneration. Her website is: http://www.donnahamiltalman.com/

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 2:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer and artist TRINA ROBBINS. She has been writing about and drawing comics since the 1960s. She is now one of the foremost authorities on the history of women comic artists. Tune in and learn about artists like Dale Messick who drew Brenda Starr; Tarpé Mills who created the fantastic Miss Fury and finally learn about the beginnings of the groundbreaking Wimmen’s Comix the long-running anthology of comics by women. Trina Robbins’ latest book is PRETTY IN INK: NORTH AMERICAN WOMEN CARTOONISTS 1896-2013. 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 6:00pm

Jazz impresario George Wein talks about creating the festival phenomenon, his own piano playing and his continuing love affair with jazz.

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate one of America's greatest songwriters. Burt turns 86 this week and is known for dozens of pop standards covered by soul artists. Burt wrote for artists like Dionne Warwick and Dusty Springfield, and his songs have won him 6 Grammys and 3 Academy Awards.

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate one of America's greatest songwriters. Burt turns 86 this week and is known for dozens of pop standards covered by soul artists. Burt wrote for artists like Dionne Warwick and Dusty Springfield, and his songs have won him 6 Grammys and 3 Academy Awards.

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 6:00pm

How sweet it is when two of jazz's great minds get together! Pianist and composer Ahmad Jamal unites with JALC director Wynton Marsalis to play tunes from Jamal's rich and innovative catalogue- backed by his own quartet and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra. Wendell Pierce hosts.

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 10:30pm

This week Al is joined by best selling author and Naval historian Craig Symonds. His newest book, Neptune  makes an important contribution to the historiography of the 1944 Allied invasion of Normandy which focuses on two areas not fully explored in similar works: the strategy that led to the landings and the naval operation that landed the troops on the beach, Operation Neptune. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 for a trip back in time.

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