January 7, 2008
Blair Tindall , Chapel Hill native and author of “Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music,” about her book, the place of classical music in modern culture, and her experiences as an acclaimed oboist, the ones that she writes about in her book.
January 4, 2008
Presidential historian William Leuchtenburg, former congressman Bill Cobey, and distinguished journalist Ferrel Guillory size up the Iowa Caucuses with attention to the prospects of Chapel Hill’s presidential candidate John Edwards.
December 28, 2007
Vicky Jarrett, editor of Our State Magazine http://www.ourstate.com, and the magazine’s writers take Ron Stutts and D.G. Martin across North Carolina. Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, tells the story of his first year in America at Mt Olive College.Bob Garner on how for 70 years, K&W Cafeteria has served up fresh, affordable food — without sacrificing quality. Janet Pittard tells about Sam Ragan’s first newspaper assignment and how an impressive career as journalist and columnist — as well as 56 years of marriage — began with a story about two Candor bank robbers. She also tells about the famed Dr. Mary Martin Sloop and her first surgery in Avery County. Jay Ahuja tells about Michael Jordan’s First season at UNC. His fame and renown as a basketball star is legendary, but his days as a college freshman were filled with practice and hard work.
December 20, 2007
Kathryn Henderson, Executive Director of Market Street Books in Southern Village. www.marketstreetbooks.com
December 19, 2007
Nobel laureate Oliver Smithies, Excellence Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill http://www.unc.edu/~krfloyd/
December 18, 2007
Ruth Moose, editor of “Twelve Christmas Stories by North Carolina Writers: And Twelve Poems, Too,’ http://www.blairpub.com/anthologies/12xmasstories.htm is a member of the creative writing faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
December 17, 2007
Georgann Eubanks, author of “Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains” http://uncpress.unc.edu/books/t-6102.html
For a web version of the trails in the book go to: www.ncliterarytrails.org
December 13, 2007
UNC-Chapel Hill Women’s Soccer Coach Anson Dorrance and his biographer Tim Crothers talking about, Crothers’ book, “The Man Watching: A Biography of Anson Dorrance, the Unlikely Architect of the Greatest College Sports Dynasty Ever ” http://annarbormediagroup.com/other_sports.htm#man_watching
December 10, 2007
Chapel Hill resident Brett Webb-Mitchell , an ordained minister, a parent of two children, and a gay person, about his book, ‘On Being a Gay Parent: Making a Future Together’ . http://www.onbeingagayparent.com/
December 11, 2007
Where has all the water gone? Ed Kerwin, Executive Director of OWASA, and Randy Kabrick, chair of OWASA’s board about what is being done to meet the challenges of supplying water to Chapel Hill and Orange County. www.owasa.org