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Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

Old favorites, tracks from CDs recently arrived at the station, and more! Host Nick Noble will be chatting with Marc Berger, George Woods, and Richard Shindell, and Nick will also step aside for an hour so that WICN members Kathryn Kauffman and Sandy Haddon can be guest DJs, a privilege won through their generous donation.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

Acclaimed as "a truly impressive Brazilian Pianist" by the Latin Beat Magazine, Henrique Eisenmann is one of the leading young artists in the jazz scene in New York and Boston, operating a daring fusion of unusual contemporary jazz, free improvisation, folk Latin melodies and classical music.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 11:00am

Hermann Rorschach’s inkblots are a psychoanalytic test recognized the world over. “For many years the test was hyped as an X-Ray of the soul. It’s not and it wasn’t originally meant to be.” writes our guest tonight. So, how did Rorschach develop his famous diagnostic test and how did he envision they be used? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer and translator DAMION SEARLS about his new book THE INKBLOTS: HERMANN RORSCACH, HIS ICONIC TEST, AND THE POWER OF SEEING. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:00am

Have you always wanted to have plants around your house and yard but have been afraid that everything you’ll plant will die? We have the solution tonight on Inquiry. We talk with STACY TORNIO, journalist and garden writer. She has some great recommendations for your first gardens. Her new book is: PLANTS YOU CAN’T KILL: 101 EASY-TO-GROW SPECIES FOR BEGINNING GARDENERS. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm

Tonight’s guest on Inquiry is DYLLIS SCHLOSSER BRAITHWAITE, designer of beautiful and unique wearable art. A new collection of her pieces has been published: “OH! I LOVE WHAT YOU’RE WEARING” 2.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 2:30pm

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with SHARON BEGLEY. She is the senior science writer at STAT, the life sciences publication of the Boston Globe. Her new book is about compulsions. Tonight we will discuss how compulsions are different from addictions and impulsive behaviors, the role anxiety plays in compulsive behavior,  and how medicine treats compulsions. Begley’s new book is: CAN’T. JUST. STOP. AN INVESTIGTION OF COMPULSIONS. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:00pm

Vocalist/composer John Boutte, like many of his fellow New Orleaneans, grew up surrounded by music in the streets and in his home, but unlike most of his fellow natives, he went on to a career in the military after graduating with a degree in business.  With influences ranging from Stevie Wonder to Nat Cole, John’s vocal style is swinging and unique.  John wrote and sang the theme for the HBO series “Treme” but sees the fame he’s gained from this as giving him freedom to make the music he wants, rather than a road to stardom.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 10:00pm

Tonight we will play nothing but one band playing the songs and music that another band already recorded: COVERS!. We will feature covers played by early Beatles, cover songs played by Hendrix, the Residents, Bowie and much more. Are there times when a cover is actually better than the original? Tune in and find out! Host: UNCLE MARK.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate the music of the "prince of soul." Gaye's music comes from the heart of a tortured soul. It's parts personal, social commentary, sensual and still timely today. Songs like "What's Going On," "How Sweet It Is(To Be loved By You)," and "Sexual Healing" just scape the surface of his musical legacy. It all starts at 7pm!

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