The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‚Äėfish wrap‚Äô about the day‚Äôs headlines.
Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on the state takeover of his city‚Äôs schools; astronomer/professor Salman Hameed on aliens taking over our planet; Stephanie Carlson & Meryl Cohn on the ‚ÄúPlay by Play‚ÄĚ festival, coming to the A.P.E. Gallery in Northampton.
State Representative Steve Kulik; Rose Bookbinder, Coordinator, Pioneer Valley Workers Center with the filmmakers of ‚ÄúThe Hand That Feeds‚ÄĚ Rachel Lears & Robin Blotnick; plus a very special edition of Black in the Valley.
Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; then, OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) presents Terry Baum as Lorena Hickok, Hick: the story of the love affair between Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt.
City Councilor Ryan O‚ÄôDonnell on election finance reform in Northampton; Marisa Scheinfeld on ‚ÄúEchoes from the Borscht Belt‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒthe exhibit now being presented at the Yiddish Book Center.
NHS Thespians, Connor Paradis, Jackson Samuels, Alex Koester, & Emma Henderson on ‚ÄúThis Is Our Youth.‚ÄĚ NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio) Rich Michelson with Doug Anderson and Preston Browning.
Convicting the innocent? NCIS (Northampton Criminal Investigative Service) with Attorney Harry Miles on unreliable breathalyzers ‚Äďtheir use now suspended– in western Massachusetts and fraudulent science used (and taught to local law enforcement) by the FBI for decades. Also, population expert David Paxson on 5 billion too many people on earth
What a weekend!! We preview Sunday‚Äôs intergnerational mashup of the the Young@Heart Chorus, the Sci-tech Band (pride of Springfield), and the the Young People‚Äôs Choir of NYC; and Saturday evening‚Äôs Sierra Leone All-Stars, joined by other all-star local dancers and drummers, including PVPA‚Äôs WOFA and Tony Vacca and friends. Then, diamonds are a girl‚Äôs (and a guy‚Äôs) best friend? MHC prof. Kathy Aidala previews the upcoming Sci-tech caf√© on diamonds (spoiler alert: you probably are about to own some.)
A show filled with moving stories from superb authors: Jennifer Ladd on ‚ÄúClass Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide‚ÄĚ; Dr. Susan Ball, author of ‚ÄúVoices in the Band‚ÄĚ (on treating AIDS); & Smith College‚Äôs Gail Thomas on ‚ÄúWaving Back.‚ÄĚ
: Genocide: Hampshire College‚Äôs Marian Masrobian MacCurdy on her new book, ‚ÄúSacred Justice: The Voices and Legacy of the Armenian Operation Nemesis‚ÄĚ; Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary on politics, music, & his upcoming concert in Northampton; & an Earth Day observance with population expert Dave Paxson.