Craft http://wcbe.org en Charlene Fix: Poet and paper lover http://wcbe.org/post/charlene-fix-poet-and-paper-lover <p></p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 21:36:06 +0000 Doug Dangler 53914 at http://wcbe.org Charlene Fix: Poet and paper lover Richard Shindell: The International Monetary Fund is a great basis for a song http://wcbe.org/post/richard-shindell-international-monetary-fund-great-basis-song <div class="mceTemp" style="line-height: 18px; font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; color: rgb(68,68,68)"><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 16px">"Living in Argentina,&nbsp;I've learned a lot about how the world works. You live in The States and a dollar's a dollar," says Richard&nbsp;</span>Shindell<span style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 16px">. That's not the case in other countries, where "the IMF, Moody's and what they say about a country is important information for normal people."</span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:05:00 +0000 Doug Dangler 53137 at http://wcbe.org Richard Shindell: The International Monetary Fund is a great basis for a song Carl Hoffman talks cannibals and what gifts to bring your children from your travels http://wcbe.org/post/carl-hoffman-talks-cannibals-and-what-gifts-bring-your-children-your-travels <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Travel writer Carl Hoffman will be at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://thurberhouse.org">Thurber</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://thurberhouse.org"> House</a> on March 31 to discuss his new book </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Savage-Harvest-Cannibals-Colonialism-Rockefellers/dp/0062116150" style="line-height: 1.5;">Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:57:09 +0000 Doug Dangler 53276 at http://wcbe.org Carl Hoffman talks cannibals and what gifts to bring your children from your travels Creative Commons’ Cable Green Opens Up about Content http://wcbe.org/post/creative-commons-cable-green-opens-about-content <div>Cable Green received his doctorate in educational psychology from Ohio State and started its first online doctoral program. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 02:41:53 +0000 Doug Dangler 53124 at http://wcbe.org Creative Commons’ Cable Green Opens Up about Content Craft Humor Special! http://wcbe.org/post/craft-humor-special <p style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; line-height: 1.5; font-size: 16px; margin-bottom: 24px;">What's REALLY March Madness? WCBE giving me a full hour on March 22 at 3 pm (daytime, even) to delve into the nature of humor and humor writing with an array of great writers:<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 13:40:08 +0000 Doug Dangler 53102 at http://wcbe.org Craft Humor Special! Cleveland native Kelsey Kinney hits town with Second City Improv http://wcbe.org/post/cleveland-native-kelsey-kinney-hits-town-second-city-improv <p>Witness the triumphant return of Ohio native Kelsey Kinney with the <a href="http://www.capa.com/presentations/current-season-presentations/second-city" style="border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(116, 51, 153); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Happily Ever Laughter</a> tour with Chicago’s Second City on March 21 and 22. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:51:00 +0000 Doug Dangler 52783 at http://wcbe.org Cleveland native Kelsey Kinney hits town with Second City Improv How to Liv Forever with Amy Talkington http://wcbe.org/post/how-liv-forever-amy-talkington <p>Magazine and screenwriter Amy Talkington's&nbsp;novel&nbsp;<em>Liv Forever</em> debuts this week. We talk about how she got started on the book, what kinds of supernatural experiences led (or didn't lead) to this paranormal thriller, and how she feels about doing an elevator pitch for a novel.</p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:27:00 +0000 Doug Dangler 52126 at http://wcbe.org How to Liv Forever with Amy Talkington J. A. Jance: How to plan a murder http://wcbe.org/post/j-jance-how-plan-murder <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">JA Jance will be in Columbus with the&nbsp;</span><a data-mce-="" href="http://thurberhouse.org/" style="color: rgb(116, 51, 153); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; line-height: 24px; font-size: 16px;" title="Thurber House wesbite">Thurber House</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;on March 10. Sun, 02 Mar 2014 14:22:37 +0000 Doug Dangler 52000 at http://wcbe.org J. A. Jance: How to plan a murder Chang-rae Lee discusses his latest, On Such a Full Sea http://wcbe.org/post/chang-rae-lee-discusses-his-latest-such-full-sea <p>Pulitzer-prize finalist Chang-Rae Lee tells me about his latest novel, working with students, and the potential for going into writing as a money-making career (his advice: don't).</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First person to&nbsp;</span>comment<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at <a href="http://crafttheshow.com" title="Craft website">the Craft website</a> gets two free books!</span></p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:58:17 +0000 Doug Dangler 51589 at http://wcbe.org Chang-rae Lee discusses his latest, On Such a Full Sea Aaron Jay Kernis's trumpet concerto Ohio premiere in Columbus http://wcbe.org/post/aaron-jay-kerniss-trumpet-concerto-ohio-premiere-columbus <p style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; line-height: 1.5; font-size: 16px; margin-bottom: 24px;">The Ohio premiere of composer Aaron Jay Kernis's trumpet concerto, "A Voice, a Messenger" will be February 25 by&nbsp;the Ohio State University Wind Symphony,&nbsp;featuring Michael Sachs, principal trumpet player for the Cleveland Orchestra. Commissioned by the NY Philharmonic and Big Ten Band Directors Association, the work reflects Kernis's interest in biblical references to the sound of the trumpet or horn.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 22:52:14 +0000 Doug Dangler 51248 at http://wcbe.org Aaron Jay Kernis's trumpet concerto Ohio premiere in Columbus The Steel Wheels Roll into Columbus with Six String Concerts http://wcbe.org/post/steel-wheels-roll-columbus-six-string-concerts <p style="border: 0px; margin-bottom: 24px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">An interview with The Steel Wheels, Or How A Play about the Pastor of a Dying Church Who Is Losing His Religion&nbsp;Led to an Upbeat Gospel Song.</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 02:16:45 +0000 Doug Dangler 50987 at http://wcbe.org The Steel Wheels Roll into Columbus with Six String Concerts Broadcaster Jane Pauley terms me “adorable” http://wcbe.org/post/broadcaster-jane-pauley-terms-me-adorable <p style="border: 0px; margin-bottom: 24px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Iconic broadcaster Jane Pauley will be in Columbus on January 9 with the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thurberhouse.org/jane-pauley-a-special-event.html" style="background-color: transparent; border: 0px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(116, 51, 153); background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;" title="Jane Pauley tickets">Thurber House</a>, and Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:50:21 +0000 Doug Dangler 49123 at http://wcbe.org Broadcaster Jane Pauley terms me “adorable” Daniel H. Pink: We’re all selling something and how to get kids to clean their rooms http://wcbe.org/post/daniel-h-pink-we-re-all-selling-something-and-how-get-kids-clean-their-rooms-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Daniel H. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 00:43:21 +0000 Doug Dangler 48327 at http://wcbe.org Dar Williams talks about how Columbus helped her find a duet partner http://wcbe.org/post/dar-williams-talks-about-how-columbus-helped-her-find-duet-partner <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Dar Williams has been singing, playing, and writing great music for a while, but Columbus has a special place in her heart since it’s where, in 1994, she opened for another well-known singer at Six String Concerts and gained a duet partner for her cover of a great Pink Floyd song. First person to ID the song or the partner gets a free book (pick up at WCBE 90.5FM in Columbus, Ohio). Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:01:33 +0000 Doug Dangler 45732 at http://wcbe.org What's the Password? http://wcbe.org/post/whats-password <p>Valerie Plame came to the spotlight when her cover as a CIA operative was revealed by conservative columnist Robert Novak. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:51:20 +0000 Doug Dangler 45676 at http://wcbe.org Columbus Unscripted Welcomes Improv Groups to Festival http://wcbe.org/post/columbus-unscripted-welcomes-improv-groups-festival <p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:11:53 +0000 Doug Dangler 45225 at http://wcbe.org Columbus Unscripted Welcomes Improv Groups to Festival "Wimpy Kid" author talks embarrassment http://wcbe.org/post/wimpy-kid-author-talks-embarrassment <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, 'Bitstream Charter', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">What makes Jeff Kinney look down and close his eyes because he can't bear what he's done? Check out his answer in our interview ahead of the November 5 publication of the 8th&nbsp;book in the&nbsp;<em>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</em> series<em>,&nbsp;Hard Luck</em>.</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:43:00 +0000 Doug Dangler 45116 at http://wcbe.org "Wimpy Kid" author talks embarrassment Nels Andrews: basis for writing is "Deep emotional pining" http://wcbe.org/post/nels-andrews-basis-writing-deep-emotional-pining <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>October 18 <a href="http://www.sixstring.org/" title="link to Six String website">Six String Concerts</a>&nbsp;performer <a href="http://www.nelsandrews.com/" title="LInk to Nel Andrews website">Nels Andrews </a>tells Craft host Doug Dangler about his chauffeuring job with &quot;The Countess of Glamor&quot; and the &quot;deep emotional pining&quot; necessary to write his songs.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:24:03 +0000 Doug Dangler 44595 at http://wcbe.org Nels Andrews: basis for writing is "Deep emotional pining" Ohioana Book Award Winner Tells the Story of a Bird Family http://wcbe.org/post/ohioana-book-award-winner-tells-story-bird-family <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em>America&#39;s Other Audubon</em>&nbsp;won Joy M. Kiser <a href="http://www.ohioana.org/awards/2013/Final.asp" title="Link to Ohioana website">the 2013 Ohioana Book Award</a> for a book about an Ohioan and tells the story of the Circleville, Ohio, family of Genevieve Jones. Jones set out to add to the ornithological <span style="line-height: 1.5;">work of John J. Audubon by creating the lavishly illustrated book <em>Illustrations of the Nests and Birds of Ohio</em>. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 01:26:24 +0000 Doug Dangler 43788 at http://wcbe.org Ohioana Book Award Winner Tells the Story of a Bird Family Singer Songwriter Vienna Teng on writing, performing, and the joys of graduate school http://wcbe.org/post/singer-songwriter-vienna-teng-writing-performing-and-joys-graduate-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Singer, songwriter, pianist, and musical experimentalist Vienna Teng has released 4 solo albums and one live album (the latter with percussionist Alex Wong). Her sixth album, Aims, is being released this month and she will play Kent, Ohio ,on September 28. More information about her can be found at Viennateng.com. I spoke to her recently about her music, performing, and the joys of graduate school, which she’s just completed.</p><p></p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:08:00 +0000 Doug Dangler 43027 at http://wcbe.org