News/Talk Highlights for Friday, May 27 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, May 27

 Check out Today's Rainbow Minute!!!
The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
The 1000th Episode!
(and the 1st episode)
Studio 360
David Simon's "Treme",
Rickie Lee Jones and 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)
Hidden Histories host and
author, Jack R. Johnson 
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Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Artist, Colin Bowring
Sound Opinions
Mike Watt of The Minutemen
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Talk of the Nation
Hail from microbes;  Lunar
crystals = more moon water
— and much more…
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And Be Sure to Come to the Rainbow Minute Ice Cream Social
Today at Sprout (1 N. Harrison) between 3 pm and 6 pm


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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  The 1,000th Episode… and the 1st episode!
Studio 360 (9:00)
– Online voice lessons for aspiring pop stars
– David Simon's "Treme"
– Rickie Lee Jones
Open Source  with Will Snyder  (10:00)
 Local News and information plus listeners can call-in to discuss and comment:  804-649-9737  or email to:  [email protected]
 Today’s Topics:  …
1. Passenger rail in the Richmond region. Guest :  Daniel Plaugher, Executive Director of Virginians for High Speed Rail
2. A look at urbran sprawl and it's affect on the inner ring suburbs.   Guest:  Michela Zonta of VCU's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.
Tell Me More (11:00)
Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Jack R. Johnson, author of An "Animal's Guide to Earthly Salvation."
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
Today:  Colin Bowring, artist — and the host's nephew
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:   Mike Watt of the California punk band The Minutemen talks about the band's history, legacy and influential album Double Nickels on the Dime.
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Hail and ice from microbes
– Is math ingrained into humans
– The origin of the word “Syphilis”
– Lunar crystals indicate more water on the moon
– President Kennedy’s “Moon Speech” turns 50
Progressive Radio (4:30)
Today:    Vivek Chibber, one of the co-editors of the Socialist Register and an associate professor of sociology at NYU.

Dennis J


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    May 27th, 2011

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