News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 29 presents:

News/Talk Highlights for Friday, July 29



The Rainbow Minute
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 …Glitter Bomb or a Pie?
Studio 360
 Wayne Coyne's Lips;
 Miranda July… and much more
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Open Source with Will Snyder
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 A discussion of  local issues
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Hidden Histories 
(Locally produced for WRIR)
Wordy Birds  with Liz Humes
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Author, Clint Johnson
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring
(Locally produced for WRIR)
 Jeffrey Allison, photographer
Sound Opinions
 All-time favorite duets
Talk of the Nation
 Nature inspires new materials;
 Earth’s ‘trojan’ asteroid
 …and much more
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The Rainbow Minute (8:59, 12:29, 4:29)
Today:  "Would You Prefer a Glitter Bomb or a Pie?" –  read by Garth Ellis
Studio 360 (9:00)
– An interview with Wayne Coyne of Flaming Lips fame
– Miranda July's second film "The Future"
– Design for the real world:  Super Mario Brothers
– Author Nicholson Baker's next work "House of Holes"
– Absurd architecture in your neighborhood
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:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  or tweet  @rvaopensource
 Today’s Topics:  …
1. The widening wealth gap and it's impact in the Richmond region.  Guest: Dr. Thad Wiliamson, UR professor and author  (This segment is prerecorded, call-in not available)
2. Richmond's new noise ordinance. Guest: Steve Benjamin, the attorney who fought the previous noise ordinance  (Call-in was available for this segment)
Hidden Histories (10:01)

 Tell Me More (11:00)

Wordy Birds with Liz Humes (12:00)
 Today:  Liz talks history with Clint Johnson, author of "Touring the Civil War Sites of Virginia and West Virginia."
Zero Hour with Tim Bowring (12:30)
Today: Tim talks with Jeffrey Alison, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Paul Mellon Educator
Sound Opinions (1:00)
Today:   Hosts Jim and Greg play their all-time favorite duets
Talk of the Nation, Science Friday (2:00)
– Teaching a chimp to speak
– Looking to nature for material inspiration
– Earth’s newest neighbor, an asteroid following the same orbit
– The Juno probe heading for Jupiter
– “Curiosity" the newest Mars rover
Progressive Radio (4:30)
Today:     Mandy Van Deven, co-author of "Hey, Shorty: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets."

Dennis J


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    July 29th, 2011

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