Week of April 29 - May 3, 2013
Week of April 29 - May 3, 2013
Here's the rundown for this week's guests
Monday 4/29 - guest host Scott Fybush
MCC professor and personal finance expert Joe Marchese answers questions on how to manage your money
We preview the RIT Imagine Festival with chairman Dr. Barry Culhane, executive assistant to the RIT president. Then editor Mark Gillespie joins us to talk about the launch of his new “585 Magazine” and the future of print in a digital world. (note that WXXI’s own Juan Vazquez is reviewing restaurants for them!)
Tuesday 4/30 - guest host Scott Fybush
Dwight Gould, RIT graduate and CEO of Aviatech LLC, joins us ahead of his J. Warren McClure marketing lecture at RIT Thursday night. Then, we talk with Rabbi Simeon Kolko and Bulent Odzimir, executive director of the Peace Islands Institute of Upstate New York, about their attempt to launch a new interfaith collaboration between conservative Jewish congregations and the Turkish-American community.
Mayor Tom Richards joins us; he’ll be joined by environmental services commissioner Paul Holahan to discuss the launch of Operation Clean Sweep.
Wednesday 5/1 - guest host Scott Fybush
A preview of the upcoming Lilac Festival. Our guests include new festival producer Jeff Springut, Visit Rochester CEO Don Jeffries, Monroe County parks director Larry Staub and chief horticulturist Mark Quinn, who'll tell us if the lilacs will be in bloom on time. We’ll also check in with NPR’s Peter Sagal, host of Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me!, about his show’s move to the big screen. There’s a live WWDTM! Broadcast coming to three local movie theaters on Thursday, and Peter will tell us all about it.
Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed joins us to talk about her memoir Wild and her book Tiny Perfect Things, a collection of her "Dear Sugar" advice columns. She's in town for a reading and conversation hosted by SUNY Brockport.
Thursday 5/2 - guest host Scott Fybush
We’re joined by Jack Wanderman and Yvonne Jordan, antiques experts, to take listener calls
Dana Miller and Carol Adams from the Rochester Area Community Foundation talk about the newly-released book “The State of Black Rochester 2013” and the RACF’s African American Giving Initiative. Then, we talk with author Anne Serling about her new memoir about her life with her late father, “Twilight Zone” creator Rod Serling.
Friday 5/3 – Arts Friday; guest hosts Brenda Tremblay (hour 1) and Mona Seghatoleslami (hour 2)
Ned Corman talks about his memoir "Now's the Time: A Story of Music, Education, and Advocacy"; Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, denouncing war and honoring the fallen, will be presented by the Eastman School this evening. Professor Anderson explores music as a tool to end violence.
A look at the impact of melody, harmony, and rhythm on children and adults with physical, communication, emotional and cognitive disabilities. Guests are Betsey King, Nazareth College Associate Professor of Music Therapy and Maria Battista-Hancock, Hochstein School Chair of Music Therapy.
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Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.