Podcasts

Podcasts

Podcasts

barbaramadeloni

Tuesday, February 23, 201602/23/2016

Charter Chatter

In Bill Newman

2/23: UMass Professor and Board Member of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts Max Page and Massachusetts Teacher’s Union President Barbara Madeloni.

marilyn chin

Monday, February 22, 201602/22/2016

Adult Haiku

In Bill Newman

2/22: Esteemed poet Marilyn Chin joints Northampton erstwhile poet laureate Rich Michelson; then famous Valley writers Ellen Meeropol, Jacqueline Sheehan, Heidi Stemple and Jane Yolen along with Jennifer Browdy on the upcoming Berkshire Festival of Women Writers.

will savitri

Saturday, February 20, 201602/20/2016

Western Mass Business Show 2.20.16

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Will Savitri from Artisan Beverage Coop.

Dawn Leaks and Natasha Clark

Saturday, February 20, 201602/20/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 2.20.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

Our guests today are Dawn Leaks and Natasha Clark from LionessMagazine.com, a website for women entrepreneurs. And Marla Goldberg reads from her essay about the perils of 5th grade homework. OMG.

gary felder

Friday, February 19, 201602/19/2016

The Birth Of The Universe

In Bill Newman

2/19: The universe begins with professors Gary Felder (from Smith College) and Kathy Aidala (from Mount Holyoke College); Dean Jobb, author of “Empire of Deception: the Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced A City and Captivated the Nation.”

ruthie page

Thursday, February 18, 201602/18/2016

Opt Out!

In Bill Newman

2/18: 7th grader Ruthie Page Weinbaum, leader of the Opt-Out Movement at Amherst Regional Middle School on why students should boycott the MCAS test; peace and justice singer-songwriter Holly Near; Ben Strauss, co-author of “Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA.”

gravity waves

Wednesday, February 17, 201602/17/2016

Waves of Space/Time

In Bill Newman

2/17: A mere 1.3 billion yeasr ago two black holes met, mingled, married—you won’t believe what happens next—with Hampshire College professor and astronomer Salman Hameed; then, on on Vaya con Munoz, is bankruptcy in Puerto Rico’s near future?

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Tuesday, February 16, 201602/16/2016

On The Money (2/17/16)

In On the Money

Is the Fed really doing what it should be doing? Is there a formula you can follow to determine how…

billnewman

Tuesday, February 16, 201602/16/2016

Quit playing with your food.

In Bill Newman

2/16: Laura Patrick of the Ha Has hosts the Comedy Quiz Show with special quizmaster Martha Nelson and panelist; then “Play with Your Food” with New Century Theatre’s Producing Director Sam Rush.

black panthers

Monday, February 15, 201602/15/2016

A Brief History Of The Black Panthers

In Bill Newman

2/15: A brief history of the Black Panthers with UMass Amherst Professors Emeritus of Afro-American Studies, Ernest Allen and William Strickland. Then, the weekly segment of Black in the Valley with UMass Fine Arts Center Director Dr. Willie Hill.

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