News/Talk Highlights for Friday, May 20 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, May 20


The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Facebook Co-Founder is Engaged
Studio 360
Monopoly redesigned
— and much more…
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Open Source  with Will Snyder
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Call in to discuss local issues
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Wordy Birds with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)

Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)

Sound Opinions
TheMinnesota trio:  Low
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Talk of the Nation
Re-evaluating Fukushima;
Planets without suns
— and much more…
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "Facebook Co-Founder is Engaged" –  read by Phil Ford
Studio 360 (9:00)
Today:  “Michael Stipe and Monopoly Redesigned”
– Jacob Kassay: an art star is born
– Monopoly redesigned by listener suggestions
– An interview with R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe
– Alexandra Styron: reading her father, novelist William Styron
– Aha moment from designer Karim Rashid
Open Source  with Will Snyder  (10:00)
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 Today’s Topics:  …
1. A discussion on Shockhoe Bottom's issues.  Guests:   David Napier and Richard Hayes
2. Farmers Market scene in the Richmond region.  Guest: Peter Francisco
Tell Me More (11:00)
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:  Hosts Jim and Greg are joined by the Minnesota trio Low for a live performance and conversation about religion, rock and mixing music with marriage.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Re-evaluating the Fukushima nuclear situation
– Making a list for summer science reading
– The emergence of the periodical cicadas of brood 19
– NASA’s Dawn spacecraft closes in on its target
– Exoplanets: floating freely, without a star
– Celebrating the superconductor as it turns 100
Progressive Radio (4:30)
Today:    Natalie Goldberg, the author of "Writing Down the Bones."

Dennis J


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    May 20th, 2011

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