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Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 6:00pm

On this edition of DreamFarm Radio host Julie Lavender will be joined by a plethora musicians including Esthema, Roberto Cassan and John Muratore, Los Soneros De Las Seis, Tre Corda and more. It all starts at Thursday  6pm.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 4:30pm

Most people know Mark Mothersbaugh as the front man of the band DEVO. But Mark is really a prolific visual artist,  and Devo was  just an extension of one his artistic passions. Tune in tonight when Inquiry welcomes back ADAM LERNER, the Director and Chief Animator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver. They have organized a show of Mothersbaugh’s artwork and written an amazing catalog of the show: MARK MOTHERSBAUGH: MYOPIA.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

On this edition on Jazz Matinee, Chet Williamson is joined by Dick Robinson. When Dick Robinson came to Atlanta in 1951 to join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as a violinist, he brought with him his skills as a composer. In the six decades since, he has been a persistent if often reclusive creative undercurrent in the city’s new-music scene. Though long retired from the ASO he hasn’t stopped composing, collaborating or improvising. It all starts at 4pm!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 2:30pm

What do Buddy Holly, Joy Division, the Beatles, The Five Satins, Amy Winehouse and the Shagri-Las all have in common? They are all rock and roll musicians mentioned in tonight’s interview with journalist, writer and author of many books GREIL MARCUS. His new book THE HISTORY OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL IN TEN SONGS is not a simple chronological listing of the artists found in the Hall of fame. Marcus’ history is a fascinating and complex web of affinities based on 10 songs that appealed to him at that one moment. Tune in for one of the best discussions about rock you will likely hear this year.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

Tony Award winning director/lyricist Richard Maltby discusses his Fats Waller inspired play “Ain’t Misbehavin’”, his screenwriting, and how jazz influences everything he creates.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 7:00pm

With the recent passing of two of their original members, this week The Soul Serenades celebrates the music of The Manhattans. They had one of the best soft ballad "sensual" sounds in all of soul music. "Kiss and Say Goodbye," & "Wish Upon a Star" are just a few of their late night hits. It all starts at 7pm!

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 10:30pm

Will the GOP mid term victories have a negative effect on women's access to reproductive health services? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al discusses the issue with Jennie Wetter of the Population Institute

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 10:00pm

In an all-new episode of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D’Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR + Best Rate Of Climb, interviews Howard McGinn, executive director of First Night Worcester. They talk about celebrating community in a challenging economy.

As the Telegram & Gazette reported on August 29, “A new performance venue to add to its lineup, a new contest, a new opening act — the news is starting to come in about First Night Worcester 2015.But First Night Worcester Executive Director Howard McGinn, who successfully navigated a financial crisis last year, is counting down to a prospective New Year’s Eve celebration with ‘fingers crossed’. He added, "We’re going forward. At this point we’re still fundraising."

Founded in 1981, First Night Worcester is a private, not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to providing access to the arts. First Night Worcester is a volunteer-driven organization that is funded 100-percent by button sales and the generosity of the Greater Worcester community: businesses, foundations and individuals who provide financial and in-kind support.

Best known for its New Year’s Eve Arts Festival, First Night Worcester continues its work throughout the year with educational programs and community-outreach initiatives. Taken together, the programs of First Night Worcester create a true spirit of community by providing shared cultural experiences, accessible and affordable to all.

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 9:00pm

Michelangelo was a new kind of artist for the Renaissance. His life redefined how people thought about artists in society. He was difficult to work with, often did not finish commissions and had a hard time delegating work to assistants. He lived through turbulent times, working with six popes and through wars, violence and plague. Yet he sculpted and painted some of the most beautiful and important works of the Renaissance. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with Miles J. Unger writer, author and former Managing Editor of Art New England about his dynamic new biography Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces.

We live at a time in which we are surrounded by visual media and bright colors. But our experience of color is never just about vision. Colors can also be used to manipulate and control. The colors we now interact with on TV and our computers are not pigments, like those found in paintings and drawings. Contemporary colors are generated and manipulated through mathematics, using complicated systems very few of us understand. We live in the age of the algorithmic image. Everything looks bright and colorful, but do we live in a New Dark Age? Tune in tonight when we have a lively conversation with Carolyn L. Kane, who writes about the history, philosophy and aesthetics of electronic media. We talk about her new landmark book Chromatic Algorithms: Synthetic Color, Computer Art and Aesthetics After Code.

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

On this edition of Saturday Night Fish Fry, Norm Rosen begins the first in a series of shows where he will showcase songs by original blues artists, back to back with the covers by more modern blues, rock n roll artists, and others.

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