The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.
3/2: Bill and Monte open with the Fish Wrap on Super Tuesday. Cooley-Dickinson representatives talking about Being Mortal, community conversations about end-of-life care. Natalia Munoz speaks with Maria Hinojosa, founder of Latino USA on NPR.
2/29: Northampton’s own Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Larry Hott on last night’s Oscars; then, Rick Hart, President of the Board of Hampshire County Friends of Homeless Individuals , William “Brit” Albritton, co-chair of Northampton Unitarian Society’s Social Justice Committee, and Emma Cook, member of Smith College’s acapella group, the Smithereens, on the upcoming six group acapella concert –a fundraiser for a house for teens aging out of foster care and otherwise at risk for homelessness; then, NCIS, Northampton Criminal Investigative Service with attorney Harry Miles.
2/26: Northampton’s own SABR star Duke Goldman (Society of American Baseball Researchers) on racism in our national sport and the upcoming season; Court Dorsey, from the Sugar Shack Alliance, and Jim Cutler, founder of Hilltown Community Rights, on the upcoming walk, protest and events fighting Kinder Morgan’s proposed fracking pipeline.
2/24: Northampton attorney Paul Weinberg on his $32.3 million verdict yesterday against Cumberland Farms; Filmmaker Ted White and Courtney Dunham from Whole Children on the upcoming the Sprout Film Festival; a preview of this Sunday’s RREEEAAALLLLY BIG Show; Natalia Munoz on the Northampton Human Rights Commission and the police
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.
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.
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.”
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.”
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?