News/Talk Highlights for Friday, February 18 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, February 18


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Kevin Keller,
Comic Book Celebrity
Studio 360
Fighting to keep the arts
in Kansas — and much more!
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The State We’re In
For Valentine's Day…
Complicated love stories
Hidden Histories
(Locally produced for WRIR)
A quick look at the mid 1960s
activist group, The Black Panthers
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Leeanne Meadows, author

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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
VMFA Director, Alex Nyerges

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Sound Opinions
The history of the Monkees
Talk of the Nation
Is gaming good for you?
Science as a diplomatic tool?
— and much more…
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "Kevin Keller, Comic Book Celebrity" – read by Glenn Lash
Studio 360 (9:00)
– Fighting to keep the arts in Kansas
– How metaphors influence, well, everything
– American Icons:  “Dallas”  the TV series
– This week’s Travels with Charley:  New Orleans
– The winners of the Material Mash-up
– This week’s installment of Spark
The State We’re In (10:00)
Today:  “It’s Complicated”  The Valentine's Day show:
A young British man poses as his lover’s long-lost son to keep the affair a secret;
A Canadian woman stages a public fight with her boyfriend as a way of protesting Valentine’s Day,
Parsi singles try speed dating to shore up their ever-shrinking numbers
A Dutch photographer puts an ad in newspapers around the world for "the world’s most beautiful people" to come forward. 
Hidden Histories (10:01)
 Today:  The Black Panthers – how their community service was overshadowed and eventually undone by their militancy.
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Leeanne Meadows, co-author of "Secretariat's Meadow"
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
 Today:  Alex Nyarges, Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts discusses the upcoming Picasso exhibit
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Hosts Jim and Greg dive into the history and legacy of the “Revolutionary Made-for-TV Band,” The Monkees with writer Eric Lefcowitz.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Could gaming be good for you?
– Science funding and the national budget
– How fleas jump
– Science as a diplomatic tool?
– How engineers carved out Manhattan to build the subway
The Progressive Radio Show (4:30)
Today:  Israeli refusenik Gal Lugassi, who is a member of Anarchists Against the Wall.

Dennis J


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    February 18th, 2011

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