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A DIFFERENT NATURE salutes ORNETTE COLEMAN tonight at 8pm

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Join the A DIFFERENT NATURE Collective tonight for a kind of radio primer on Ornette Coleman, as some of us share what recordings we still have of his most pivotal and radical music from our collections and reflect on the life and turbulent times of one of modern music's mo... Read more

The sound inside and outside Juniana Lanning

Airs at: Sat, 04/30/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Sound collector, repurposer and creator JUNIANA LANNING hosts The Outside World this Fri midnight til 3:00. What will she put through our radios (and devices) this time? I asked her. She say:  I'll start by visiting some 20th century "new music" composers and electronic mu... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for April 25, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Steve Bloom about poetry and the 99%    Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kristy Woodson Harvey’s  Lies and Other Acts of Love.   Denise Morris revisits the 1960 documentary film Primary in light of current campaigning and reporting   we're on ... Read more

Book Mole: Lies and Other Acts of Love

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Is the complete, unvarnished truth always essential to happy/successful partnerships and families, or do small omissions and/or white lies sometimes play an essential role in even the best of families?  This and other questions are taken up in Kristy Woodson Harvey’s lig... Read more

Terry Lindvall, God Mocks

Airs at: Sun, 04/24/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
What is the purpose of satire?  It is it effective?  Can it get you in trouble?  Terry Lindvall is the CS Lewis Professor of Communication and Christian Thought at Virginia Wesleyan College.  He writes about humor and in his latest book, God Mocks:  A History of Religious S... Read more

All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir by Rob Spillman

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  “If you’ve ever been young, in love, and desperate to live an authentic life, this book is for you: a ravishing memoir about a young man’s quest for art, meaning, and a place to call home.”—Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See Rob Spillman, the award-win... Read more

Ways To Disappear by Idra Novey

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  Deep in gambling debt, the celebrated Brazilian writer Beatriz Yagoda is last seen holding a suitcase and a cigar and climbing into an almond tree. She abruptly vanishes. In snowy Pittsburgh, her American translator Emma hears the news and, against the wishes of her boyf... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns. Tune in for live music and some talk with Fortunato, Just Jess and the Sampler Crew, Today we welcome to the studio David Jacobs-Strain and possibly some friends, who will be performing at the Alberta rose Theater this  Weds. night. Joining Fortunato in... Read more

Oil and Marble by Stephanie Storey

Airs at: Thu, 04/07/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Stephanie Storey, author of the new book Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo. The novel depicts the fierce rivalry between these two great artists as they struggle to complete their masterworks -- the Mona Lisa and the David -- ami... Read more

The Dying Grass by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 09/17/2015 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann, author of 10 novels, 4 collections of short fiction, a memoir, 6 works of non-fiction (including the 7-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down), and numerous articles. His latest work is The Dying Grass: A Novel ... Read more