October 1, 2007
Joe Haj and Guest Director Davis McCallum discuss the PlayMakers’ fiery production of “Romeo and Juliet”
September 27, 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. Charles Blackburn talks about his article on Biltmore Industries’ Homespun Shops and Tryon Toy-Makers; Janet Pittard on her article “Nature by Design”; John Hairr on pre-Revolutionary military officer Hugh Waddell; Emily Herring Wilson on the noted poet A.R. “Archie” Ammons and his first job teaching at an Outer Banks school; and Liisa Sullivan on a visitor’s perfect weekend in Chapel Hill.
September 25, 2007
William L. Roper, dean of the School of Medicine, vice chancellor for Medical Affairs and CEO of the UNC Health Care System at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). http://www.roperhealth.com
September 24, 2007
Remembering his days as morning man at WCHL: Ty Boyd, Founder and CEO of Executive Learning Systems and The Excellence In Speaking Institute http://www.tyboyd.com/home.html
September 7, 2007
Joseph Haj, producing artistic director of the Chapel Hill’s Playmakers Repertory Theatre www.playmakersrep.org on the lessons learned from his one-man-production, “When the Bulbul Stops Singing”
September 4, 2007
Phillip Manning, Chapel Hill author and regular reviewer of books about science, discussing “Einstein,” the new biography. Sign up for his weekly report on new science books at http://www.scibooks.org/
September 3, 2007
James Peacock, Kenan Professor of Anthropology at UNC-Chapel Hill and author of “Grounded Globalism: How the US South Embraces the World”
August 30, 2007
Ron Stutts and D.G. travel across North Carolina with Our State Magazine http://www.ourstate.com Editor Vicky Jarrett visiting with David Worters of the NC Symphony; UNC-Chapel Hill’s Ruth Moose about the Scottish heritage at the St. Andrews College Bagpipe Band; Jimmy Tomlin about UNC’s Clef Hangers and Loreleis and other choral and a cappella groups; Diane Silcox-Jarrett about Joe Thompson and the Carolina Chocolate Drops (based in Durham), a group that Ron Stutts praises highly; and Wayne Caldwell , Asheville author of the new novel “Cataloochee.” Vicky tells about some of North Carolina’s historic schoolhouses.
August 29, 2007
Gary Bartlett , Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, about recent matters of election law and procedure.
August 24, 2007
Part I: Bernie Reeves , Editor & Publisher of Raleigh Metro Magazine and Founder: Raleigh International Spy Conference, about his strong opinions on all sorts of things.