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Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 9:00pm

Tonight Inquiry has a lively conversation with Kelli Russell Agodon, prize-winning port, writer and editor. She talks about her amazing new published collection Hourglass Museum as well as the many other projects she is involved in. She also does a reading from a work in Hourglass Museum.

The elementary particle the neutrino may hold the key to some of the deep mysteries of the universe like why the universe contains matter at all. But the neutrino is unlike any other matter particle (matter particle). Neutrinos are electrically neutral, have very little mass and may be its own anti-particle! And that’s just the beginning. Tune in tonight when Inquiry welcomes Heinrich Päs, professor of Theoretical Particle Physics at the Technische Universität in Dortmund, Germany. His new book, The Perfect Wave: with Neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and Time is a wonderful summary of all the exciting research that has shown that the neutrino may be the key to understanding the structure space and time.

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 12:00pm

Find out what color is influencing Tony and Grammy Award winning singer/actress Jennifer Holliday when she joins host Bonnie Johnson for Colors of Jazz on Sunday afternoon. Ms. Holliday is best known for originating the role of Effie White in the Broadway production of the musical, "Dream Girls". The vocalist made a "grand return to the music world" with the release of "The Song is You", a CD that features jazz standards and classic R&B love songs. Holliday is Dimock Center's VIP performer at the Annual Steppin' Out Gala in Boston on November 1, 2014.

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm

Four hours of folk songs by some of the great female artists of the folk revival and beyond, featuring the likes of Odetta, Judy Collins, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Carolyn Hester, Barbara Dane, Jean Ritchie, Dar Williams, and more!

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm

An accomplished pianist from a very early age, Matt Savage returns for another visit here at DreamFarm Radio. Joining Matt are fellow Berklee graduates Hoo Kim (bass) and Nahum Corona (drums). Topics of discussion: the relations between Wayne Shorter's Footprints and Chick Corea's Fingerprints.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back NICHOLAS CAPASSO, Director of the Fitchburg Art Museum. With him in the studio is photographer MARIO QUIROZ. An exhibition of Quiroz’ beautiful and insightful portraits of Fitchburg’s Latino communities is currently on view and is titled MIS VECINOS.  To learn more about this dynamic show, go to:
http://www.fitchburgartmuseum.org/

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

Once their miles long flocks darkened the skies for hours. But now they are extinct. Gone forever. Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome back artist, writer and world authority on bird and animal extinction ERROL FULLER. His new book THE PASSENGER PIGEON is not just a history of the extinction of North America’s most common bird, but really a celebration and a memorial to a unique species. All of Fuller’s books contain numerous photographs and unique artwork, tune in and find out why this is important to him. 

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome back HONEE A. HESS, Executive Director of the Worcester Center for Crafts. With Hess in the studio is artist and painter KAT O’CONNOR. A new exciting exhibition of Kat O’Connor’s paintings, titled LUMINOUS WILL,  is currently at the Craft Center, and many of these works are being seen for the first time. Tune in and learn about the artist’s fascination with water in all its forms. For more details, go to: http://www2.worcester.edu/WCC/default.aspx
For a look at Kat O’Connor’s work, go to:
http://www.katopaints.com/Index.html

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

Film producer (Boys Don’t Cry) discusses his passion for jazz and the important role music plays in the pacing and mood of a film. Sharp is President/CEO of Story Mining and Supply and responsible for co-founding digital publisher Open Road Integrated Media.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

We can't let the month of September go by without honoring one of soul music's most legendary performers, Ray Charles. Brother Ray set the standard for bringing spirituals into popular music and creating what we now call soul! Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate the 83rd anniversary of his birth this week, starting at 7pm!

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 6:00pm

Get whisked away to Autumn in New York, April in Paris, or even A Cabin in the Sky. Pianist Bill Charlap, with Houston Person (saxophone), Ethel Ennis (vocals), Peter Washington (bass) and Kenny Washington (drums), performs the book of composer Vernon Duke. The perfect fall getaway!

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