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Jazz Brunch - Steve Kirby Trio

Brunch 10am-3:00pm; live jazz 10:30am to 2:30pm

This trio plays very modern, expressionistic music that is beautiful, delicate and fiery!

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Event Date: 
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 10:00

DOUG FINE: TOO HIGH TO FAIL

Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
Program: 

Could medical cannabis be the next big cash crop for America? What is the real cost of America’s on-going drug war? Tune in tonight when we talk with writer and reporter DOUG FINE who spent a year with the hard-working cannabis farmers of Mendocino County, California where under strict control people are legally growing marijuana for medicinal use despite constant harassment by the Federal government. This question about the decriminalization of marijuana is on the Massachusetts State ballot this November, so if you want to know what’s at stake, listen in.

DANIEL BOR: THE RAVENOUS BRAIN

Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 11:00am
Program: 

What is human consciousness and does it emerge from some particular part of our brain? Do other animals experience consciousness and is there any proof for the evolution of consciousness. These are some of the most essential and important questions of our existence. Our guest tonight on Inquiry is DANIEL BOR, a research fellow at the Sackler Center for Consciousness Science and the Department of Informatics at the University of Sussex.

Walter Stahr

Date: 
Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 10:30pm
Program: 

Author and historian Walter Stahr spent time in Worcester doing research at the American Atiquarian Society for his new book, Seward (Lincoln's Indispensible Man).William Henry Seward was not only Lincolns Secretary of State and adviser he was also a trusted friend. Tune in this Sunday evening when Al speaks with Walter Stahr about his long awaited biography of Seward. Have contemporary Secretaries of State worked as close and been as dutiful as Seward? Find out how this ultimate statesman has become a mainstay in American history.

Halloween Special

Date: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 7:00pm

Join Nick DiBiasio on Halloween night, Wednesday October 31 from 7 to 11pm, for the annual Against The Grain Halloween Special, featuring spooky music and eerie sounds, including murder ballads and songs about demons, witches, vampires, werewolves, spiders, ghosts, gravediggers, and psychos by Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Richard Thompson, Warren Zevon, The Band, Marty Robbins, The Grateful Dead, and many more!

Neil Sedaka

Date: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:30pm

Neil Sedaka is synonymous with popular music. For more than 50 years, he's written, performed and produced the soundtrack for America's collective psyche. Sedaka had a string of early-1960s pop hits, and his songs have been recorded by Frank Sinatra, Connie Francis, Elvis Presley and The Monkees, among others. Sedaka is truly a balladeer at heart.

Dave Green

Date: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:00pm
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Joining Judy Carmichael is British bassist Dave Green, and he discusses his long career playing with everyone from Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins, to his band with Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts.

Sons of Cream

The "Cream" were undeniably the first rock "supergroup" of the 1960s. And though they were together for less than 3 years, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton left a gigantic impression on the world of rock music forever. Now Ginger Baker's son Kofi, along with Jack Bruce's son Malcolm, team up with super guitarist Godfrey Townsend to pay humble tribute to the world's greatest power trio.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 20:00

THE STOMPERS - 35th Anniversary Party!

The Legendary Stompers played their very first show in November 1977. The band has long been recognized for their raucous live shows; kept alive for more than three decades by a spirited legion of dedicated fans. The Stompers music appears in the John Sayles film,"Return Of The Secaucus Seven" and the cult classic, "Fraternity Vacation".

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 20:00

The Kennedys (Ballroom)

Pete and Maura Kennedy met at the Continental Club in Austin Texas. Within a year, they were touring together, as part of Nanci Griffith's band, and as the opening act on Nanci's two month tour of the British Isles. In a dusty little dressing room on the top floor of Dublin's Olympia theatre, they penned the songs that would become their first CD, "River of Fallen Stars". The CD was awarded the "Indie" award in 1995 for "Best Adult Contemporary CD" by the National Association of Independent Record Distributors.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 20:00

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