Is there really an “epidemic” of obesity in America? What are the social consequences of addressing people’s weight as a health crisis? What do issues of body size and inequality have to do with class, race and gender? Tonight we speak with DR.ABIGAIL C. SAGUY, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at UCLA. Her new controversial book WHAT’S WRONG WITH FAT? will change the way you think about weight and obesity.
The tenor man’s band has a New Orleans carnival feel with trombone and sousaphone, Jason Marsalis on drums, and Gary Versace on organ and accordion. Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society gives a taste of Argue’s imaginative theatrical piece for orchestra, Brooklyn Babylon.
For over 25 years, the Yellowjackets – saxophonist Bob Mintzer, pianist Russell Ferrante, bassist Jimmy Haslip, and drummer Will Kennedy – have combined jazz, rock and electronic instruments. Now, the sensational and discerning guitarist Mike Stern, veteran of Miles and Michael Brecker bands, joins the group to lead Chromazone, I Wonder and Dreams Go. Bob Mintzer brings forth soulful sax.
Dena Kaye is the only daughter of entertainer Danny Kaye: a man of boundless roles including singer, actor, comedian & humanitarian. This
week Dena Kaye looks back on her late father’s career as well as the role he played in life: her dad.
Chris Young was the 2006 winner of the TV series Nashville Star and is fast earning a spot among today’s top country voices. In 2010, he
was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. With guitarist Kevin Collier, Young brings his rich voice to a set of original songs and old favorites, including “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”
Trombonist Jeff Galindo demonstrates incredible energy, whether playing down and dirty in the instrument’s low range or hitting the high notes that would seem high on a trumpet and damn near unattainable on the trombone.