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Satya Mitra of the Rotary Club of Worcester (Encore Episode)

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 10:00pm
Program: 

In an encore episode of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D’Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR + Best Rate of Climb, interviews Satya Mitra, immediate past president of the Rotary Club of Worcester. They talk about service above self. In the spirit of full disclosure, Steve is a member of Worcester Rotary and chairs its Public Relations Committee.

In Concert, Kathy Kosins at Kresge Theater in Hardwick, MA

Kresge Theater, 242 Old Petersham Road, Hardwick, MA

ASCAP award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins has won the hearts of critics and fans around the globe with her eclectic musical palette that expands the rich history of jazz. As a lead vocalist she recorded for both Carrere (Sony) and Quality Records and later toured with Was/Not Was.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/27/2014 - 19:00
Sat, 09/27/2014 - 20:30

David Casarett MD: SHOCKED

Date: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:30am
Program: 

Certain fortunate people have had their heart stopped but are later revived and live to talk about it. A very few have been non-responsive for what seems to be a very long time, even more than an hour, and then came back to life. What is going on? Tonight on Inquiry we talk with DAVID CASARETT, MD, physician, researcher and tenured professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Arts on the Green presents Two Silent Movies

This family-friendly event for all ages will feature the 1916 Charlie Chaplin film “The Rink” in Gifford Hall with the J.W. Walker box organ and Baldwin piano, followed by the 1928 “Steamboat Bill, Jr.” starring Buster Keaton, in the sanctuary with the three-manual Casavant organ.

The films will be accompanied by internationally celebrated silent move organist, Peter Krasinski. 

Popcorn will be for sale for both events and a complementary dessert reception will be provided between the two films.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/13/2014 - 19:00

Alfred Scharff Goldhaber: The Quantum Moment

Date: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:30am
Program: 

Quantum theory and quantum mechanics revolutionized physics in the Twentieth Century, but to the non-physicist this science seems to consist of crazy concepts and impossible notions. Despite this, terms, phrases and concepts from quantum theory have crept into our culture in films, names of companies, literature and jokes. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with ALFRED SCHARFF GOLDHABER, professor of Physics at Stony Brook University. Together with Robert P.

Polly Gibbons

Date: 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Join host Chet Williamson while he speaks with vocalist Polly Gibbons who will be calling in from London.

Akiko

Date: 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Check out Jazz Matinee this afternoon where host Chet Williamson will be interviewing organist Akiko.

Dana Goldstein

Date: 
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 10:30pm
Program: 

In her new book The Teacher Wars best selling author Dana Goldstein uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change.

Home Schooled

Date: 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker as he plays songs from soul "family" bands. From The Isley Brothers to Tavares, and, of course, The Jackson Five, these bands all have that great "down home" sound that only family can. It's as easy as "ABC" and it all starts Monday at 7pm. Make sure YOUR family listens!

George K. Russell: Children and Nature: Making Connections

Date: 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:30pm
Program: 

Tonight on Inquiry we have a lively chat with GEORGE K. RUSSELL. He is a member of the Biology Department of Adelphi University, on of the co-founders of Orion Magazine and editor of a wonderful collection of essays titled CHILDREN AND NATURE: MAKING CONNECTIONS. Tonight we talk about why it is critical to encourage children to be outside and to play among the trees and grasses of the natural world and why digital learning may not be the best thing in some cases. To order this book, please go to: http://www.myrin.org/

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