April 27, 2011
Michael Parker, teacher of writing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and author of THE WATERY PART OF THE WORLD, about the new book and Aaron Burr’s daughter, Theodosia, who was shipwrecked off the coast of North Carolina about 1812 and may have been taken in by the Outer Banks residents or maybe killed by pirates.
Web page: www.michaelfparker.com
April 26, 2011
Ben Tarnoff, author of Moneymakers: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Notorious Counterfeiters, about the new book and the history of paper money in America.
More info and short video of Ben Tarnoff at http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9781594202872,00.html
April 22, 2011
Dr. Richard A. Vinroot Jr., the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s 43rd Annual Fred T. Foard Memorial Lecturer, on the topic “A Public Health Physician’s Journey Through Flood, Earthquake and the Wake of War.”
April 21, 2011
Kevin Cherry, Senior Program Officer at the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington and longtime member of the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies, about the origins and development of the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies, the oldest student organizations on campus.
April 19, 2011
John Rosenthal and Elaine O’Neil, local artists and members of the Frank Gallery, about its first birthday celebration and fundraiser, OFF THE WALL!, at the popular gallery on Franklin Street on Saturday, April 30, at 6 pm. More info at Web page: Frankisart.com
April 15, 2011
Andrea Reusing, owner of the acclaimed restaurant Lantern, one of Gourmet’s Top Fifty Restaurants, a James Beard Award nominee and author of COOKING IN THE MOMENT: A Year of Seasonal Recipes, about the new book and how to shop for and prepare the variety of local foods that are available in and near Chapel Hill in every season.
Sample from book: http://www.scribd.com/doc/35298518/Recipes-from-Cooking-in-the-Moment-by-Andrea-Reusing
April 13, 2011
Deirdre Haj, Executive Director of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of non-fiction cinema, about the Festival, which will be held April 14-17, in Durham.
April 7, 2011
Sara Foster, author of SARA FOSTER’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN: Soulful, Traditional, Seasonal, about the new book and the challenges of writing and producing a great cooking book.
For a video showing how the book’s photos are made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDUaAsRhZ-o
April 6, 2011
Joe Haj and Jack Herrick are our guests. PlayMakers’ producing artistic director Joe Haj will direct the production of Tony Award winning musical “Big River” April 6-24. The Red Clay Ramblers’ Jack Herrick will act as music director.
March 31, 2011
Andrew Bacevich, Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University and author of Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War, and Richard Kohn, Professor of History and Peace, War, and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about United States military action in Libya: how the US got into it and how it might get out.