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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 6:00pm

Ah the voice, so personal and intimate. Some of the sweetest moments at the farm are those surrounded by the voices of our talented artists. Here are a few of those moments.

Featuring:

“How Sweet It Is”
Tracy Clark Quartet

“Inspiration”
“Mama Africa”
Albino Mbie

“All That Love”
The Amethyst Group

“Veil”
Julie Lavender with The Amethyst Group

“Buscayando Guayaba”
Los Soneros de las Seis

“Sweet Prince”
Julie Lavender with Eugene Friesen/Tim Ray/Greg Hopkins

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:30pm

Could there be a genuine mathematical genius waiting to be discovered in some corner of the world? Tonight, Inquiry welcomes back mathematician and author KEN ONO. He is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University. Tonight he will talk about the SPIRIT OF RAMANUJAN MATH TALENT INITIATIVE a new global search for young mathematical talent.  WE also talk about the recent US victory at the International Math Olympiad.  To visit the initiative website, go to:

www.mathcs.emory.edu/~ono/spirit.html

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 3:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry, we speak with writer and essayist SAYANTANI DASGUPTA. She was born in Calcutta , raised in New Delhi and now teaches at the University of Idaho. Her new book is a collection of her short autobiographical essays about being in-between two very different places and cultures FIRE GIRL: ESSAYS ON INDIA, AMERICA AND THE IN-BETWEEN. Tune in and hear her read a section of her essay Goddesses.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 6:00pm

British composer/ pianist discusses his new CD Story Inside and the deep influence pianist Bill Evans has had on his work.

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join host Tom Shaker as we witness some of the worst musical performances ever. Special guests include Telly Savalas, Mr. T and Betty White. So bad it's good!! It all starts at 7pm.

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 6:00pm

Wayne Shorter revisits some of his most career-defining work in this rare opportunity to hear a true jazz master exploring his back catalog. Joined by the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, Shorter touches on a lifetime of brilliance and trail-blazing in this special episode of Jazz Night In America.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 9:00pm

Imagine being a visual artist with a family and then getting the diagnosis that you have Parkinson’s Disease. PETER DUNLAP-SHOHL is an artist, and former cartoonist who has Parkinson’s and has written a powerful account of his coming to terms with a diagnosis that included the words: progressive, disabling and incurable. His graphic memoir is titled: MY DEGENERATION: A JOURNEY THROUGH PARKINSON’S. Peter also writes two blogs about living with Parkinson’s: “Frozen Grin” and “Off and On: The Alaska Parkinson’s Rag.”

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer DEBBIE CLARKE MODEROW. She moved to Alaska from Connecticut and became interesting in racing sled dogs. Eventually she decided to enter the 1100 mile brutal course known as the Iditarod. Tune in and learn what it takes for dogs and humans to run this course in the depths of winter when temps well below zero are typical and the course conditions can vary unpredictably. Her book about her experiences is titled FAST INTO THE NIGHT: A WOMAN, HER DOGS, AND THEIR JOURNEY NORTH ON THE IDITAROD.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 7:30pm

Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a critical yet fair biography of George W. Bush, showing how he ignored his advisors to make key decisions himself—most disastrously in invading Iraq—and how these decisions were often driven by the President’s deep religious faith. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with award winning biographer Jean Edward Smith.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

Back by popular demand, four hours of tracks from Newport Folk Festivals going back half-a-century and more, along with songs by artists who appeared at Newport back in the day.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 6:00pm

I was deeply moved and delighted by the rich, soulful and truly thrilling music of 4 time Grammy Award-Winning cellist and composer, Eugene Friesen who was my guest on DreamFarm Radio along with pianist Tim Ray and trumpet player Greg Hopkins. As if it weren't enought to swim in the vibrations of Eugene's pulchritudinous cello playing, I was treated to their trio "Tre Corda."

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