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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Boston-based multi-instrumentalist and DreamFarm Radio favorite, Ian Ethan Case, best known for his innovative approach to the 18-string acoustic double-neck guitar is increasingly gaining recognition both for his unique instrumental compositions and for the highly original playing methods which are required to perform them. Ian Ethan is always exploring new sounds and techniques and he shares his duo ensemble with Jarris Yokley.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

Circular imagery is everywhere in the history of human art and culture. From the design of the Large Hadron Collider to Dante’s designs for the afterworld to numerous maps and diagrams. Why are we so entranced by circles, spirals and wheels? Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with MANUEL LIMA about his breathtakingly beautiful book: THE BOOK OF CIRCLES: VISUALIZING SPHERES OF KNOWLEDGE. 

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:00am

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back ANTHONY J. MARTIN. He is a Professor at Emory University. He’s a paleontologist, geologist and one of the world’s most accomplished ichologists. Tonight we talk about his book DINOSAURS WITHOUT BONES: DINOSAUR LIVES REVEALED BY THEIR TRACE FOSSILS. This is a fascinating branch of paleontology that looks at tracks, tail drags, gastroliths, coprolites, and other fossil evidence of dinosaur behavior. 

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 10:00am

Bumblebees the world over are in trouble with a number of species ranges dramatically shrinking or becoming extinct. What is happening? Is it loss of  flower species?Is it  disease? Competition with introduced species? Tonight on Inquiry, we talk to someone who has some answers to this alarming situation. Inquiry welcomes back DAVE GOULSON. Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Sussex. His new book is a wonderful memoir of his world travels searching for and enjoying bees: BEE QUEST. 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 3:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with bestselling crime author RON FRANSCELL who, with forensic pathologist Dr. Vincent Di Maio, has written MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH a memoir of some of Dr. Di Maio’s most interesting cases including the exhuming of Lee Harvey Oswald’s body and Vincent van Gogh!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Irish American singer Tara O'Grady combines her Irish roots with New Orleans music of the 20’s and 30’s.  This week on Jazz Inspired she discusses this mashup, as well as her sartorial choices, for which she is equally well known.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

Al Wilson is best known for his sublime 1973 #1 hit "Show and Tell." But do you know his connection to Johnny Rivers and to the Northern soul scene? Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate the music of this "lost soul" on Monday night. It all starts at 7pm!

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

Gary Burton was a child prodigy who developed into a highly influential vibraphonists. Not only would he create an early prototype of fusion, but he would develop his own style of using mallets altogether. After performing professionally for the vast majority of his life, he tries something new altogether, retiring.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 10:30pm

In her new book; Democracy In Chains bestselling author and educator Nancy MacLean paints a vivid exposé of the right’s relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with MacLean about her book and her viewpoint.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 9:00pm

Break out the bi-carb! In the 1960s and 1970s, many a recipe book featured garish pictures of food in mounds of gelatin or piled high into odd shapes and always featuring sliced eggs or bananas. It was a weird time for food photography. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with ANNA PALLAI. She is a PR and agent and formerly Publicity Director of Faber. Her new book of photographs is a stomach challenging tribute to those “stylish” meals of yore: 70’S DINNER PARTY: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE DOWNRIGHT UGLY OF RETRO FOOD.

One of the most basic questions in physics is: “what is nothing?” The answer is not as simple as you may think as nothing really matters!. Tune in tonight when we talk with JAMES OWEN WEATHERALL, Professor of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine. We will be talking about his new book: VOID: THE STRANGE PHYSICS OF NOTHING.


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