Our “August Archive Axtravaganza” enters it’s final week. Here is what you’ll be hearing!
Monday, August 13
Noon-1:00 The exhibit Gee’s Bend; The Architecture of the Quilt is currently on display at the Walters Art Museum. Two of the quilters, Mary Lee Bendolph and Louisiana Bendolph, join Marc in the studio to discuss the importance of quilting in their lives. Then Marc talks with Linda Day Clark, an associate professor of fine arts at Coppin State University, about her companion exhibit, The Gee’s Bend Photographs.
1:00-2:00 Dr. William Thomas, UMBC professor and internationally renowned aging expert, joins Marc to discuss one thing we all have in common: aging.
Tuesday, August 14
Noon-1:00 This hour Marc discusses women and Islam with NPR producer and author of My Name is Iran Davar Ardalan and Rabab Al-Amin, an Iraqi-born resident of Maryland.
1:00-2:00 Krista Tippet, host of the public radio program Speaking of Faith joins Marc to discuss issues of faith in today’s society.
Wednesday, August 15 Noon-1:00 Marc is joined by author and cultural critic Morris Berman to discuss his most recent book Dark Ages America: The Final Phase of Empire.
1:00-2:00 NPR senior correspondent, author, and Fox news political analyst Juan Williams joins Marc to discuss his take on issues of race.
Thursday, August 16
Noon-1:00 Bottled water industry is a multi-million dollar industry, but why do people pay so much for something they can get for free? And what impact are all of those plastic bottles, recycled or otherwise, having on our environment? Join Marc and his guests as they discuss these questions and more.
1:00-2:00 Author Natalie Angier joins Marc to discuss her new book. It’s called The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science.
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