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The King of Soul

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 7:00pm

Without Sam Cooke, it's safe to say there'd be no Aretha, no Rev. Al, no Curtis, and no Stevie. From his gospel roots to his 30 Top 40 hits, this genius of soul left the world way too early, but paved the way for soul music as we know it. Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate Sam Cooke's musical legacy. It all starts at 7pm!


Tall Tale Trio:
Andrew Blickenderfer, bass
Michael McLaughlin, piano
Gary Fieldman, drums

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/08/2015 - 15:30

The Checkout - Live at Berklee Presents Berklee Alumna, Vocalist, Bassist & Composer Katie Thiroux

She Celebrates her Debut CD Introducing Katie Thiroux In WBGO Concert Broadcast.

The concert will be broadcast live on New York's WBGO-FM and webcast in HD video, and archived, at Joining Thiroux are her bandmates from the CD - guitarist Graham Dechter, and Berklee alums tenor saxophonist Roger Neumann and drummer Matt Witek.

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 20:00

Berklee Kicks Off its 2015 MLK Celebration With Keynote Presentation Featuring Chuck D

Berklee College of Music kicks off its 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on January 23 with a keynote presentation featuring Chuck D from seminal hip-hop group Public Enemy, and Wayne Dozier Henry, grandfather of DJ Henry speaking on behalf of Henry's family and DJ Dream Fund. The celebration, running from January 23 – 30, focuses on intersectionality in society.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:00

Christian McBride Trio and Cécile McLorin Salvant

On Feb 6, catch two great jazz groups: the legendary Christian McBride Trio, and the young vocalist & rising star Cécile McLorin Salvant.

Celebrity Series of Boston

Love Songs for Valentine's Day Week

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm

The show’s theme speaks for itself. Cuddle up with someone special and tune in!

Git Along Little Dogies

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

Four hours of Cowboy and Western songs, evoking an oft-neglected part of the folk music tradition.

Something Old & Something New

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Old favorites, tracks from CDs newly arrived at the station, and special guests Doug Kwartler and Susan Levine live in the studio!

Dr. Rachel Elahee

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 10:30pm

Despite gains in recent years, professional females still report many challenges that their male counterparts do not experience. Despite a recent surge in female CEOs, the number is still far smaller than the number of male CEOs. Many women believe that they have a harder time in balancing both their personal and professional lives. Why is this? What can they do? This week Al is joined by
Dr. Rachel Elahee,, a leading psychologist and author of the new book, Choose You!, tips that can help women balance both personal and professional lives.

Dina Deitsch, Gina Siepel, Oscar Palacio & Caleb Scharf

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 9:00pm

Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” was published in 1854, and it is still read and revered today. But what is Walden Pond today versus what it was in Thoreau’s time? The DECORDOVA SCULPTURE PARK AND MUSEUM is now hosting an exhibition of contemporary artists interpretation of Thoreau’s ideas and Walden Pond in particular. Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with DINA DEITSCH, curator of WALDEN, REVISITED and two of the artists whose work is in the show GINA SIEPEL and OSCAR PALACIO.


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