Each June 21, the one-day Make Music New York festival (MMNY) celebrates not just sound but community. It's a summer solstice gathering of the tribes for music makers and music lovers alike, with more than 1200 outdoor concerts across the five boroughs running from morning till night.
FREE and easy to do! WCBE, in conjunction with Goodwill Columbus, will be accepting old and unwanted electronics – outdated cell phones, computers, cameras, chargers, DVD players, fax machines, microwaves, monitors, MP3 players, scanners, stereo equipment, telephones, vacuums, video game systems, and more – for FREE, environmentally-safe recycling during our annual yard sale on May 30th from 9am-1pm at the WCBE studios, 540 Jack Gibbs Boulevard. All donations are tax exempt.*
9am: With Good reason: Brining Home The War Dead - Before the Korean War, American soldiers killed in the conflicts abroad were buried in overseas cemeteries. But the conflict in Korea changed that. Plus, Comedy Bootcamp is a stand-up comedy class just for wounded veterans and serves as an emotional and creative outlet. And, with it's rolling green hills and nearly 400,000 graves, Arlington National Cemetery is one of our nation's most impressive military tributes.
And help support WCBE! From now until May 29th, WCBE will be accepting donations of items that can be sold at theWCBE Yard Sale*, which will be held May 30th from 9am-1pm at WCBE, 540 Jack Gibbs Boulevard. Donations will be accepted Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm and 3-4pm** and Sun, 2pm-6pm. Donations are tax deductible (donors can request donation receipts on site) and all proceeds from the yard sale will support WCBE, central Ohio’s NPR station.
The combination of pickled beets and horseradish is common in eastern Europe, and its popularity has been co-opted by German cooks, who have long used both elements in the kitchen. If possible, use homemade pickled beets to create the robustly flavored topping for this simple salmon dinner.
· 1 cup/155 g sliced pickled beets, homemade (recipe follows) or store-bought, roughly chopped · 3 tbsp freshly grated horseradish or prepared horseradish · 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh curly-leaf parsley · Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
To The Best of Our Knowledge presents: Death (A Five-Part Series)
Part 1: The Reckoning
We'll chart the emerging "death movement" - from death cafes and death dinners to innovated schools that now talk openly about death with their students. A therapist/hospice worker will reflect on her own experience of talking to people who are dying. How can we prepare for our own death and for the deaths of our loved ones?
Tune in for part 1 of Death, coming up Saturday, March 7th at 3pm, on 90.5 FM WCBE Columbus.
Over the last 30 years, researchers have documented a widening survival gap between black and white women diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. In March 2014, one study found that black women diagnosed with breast cancer are, on average, 40 percent more likely to die than their white counterparts. With that dire statistic in mind, The Takeaway decided to look behind the numbers and hear from a range of African-American women diagnosed with the disease.
Tune in for The Takeaway, Saturday, February 28th at 3pm, on 90.5 FM WCBE Columbus.
Hosted by Charles Dutton, this special examines the relevance and meaning of civil rights in the 21st century and the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and the efforts of women, other people of color, and the LGBT community to expand our traditional definitions of equality.
That's Civil Rights In America: Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall and Beyond, coming up Saturday, February 21st at 3pm on 90.5 FM, WCBE Columbus.
Native Son is Richard Wright's novel about a young man in the ghetto who turns to murder; was an overnight sensation when it was first published in 1940. But some think Native Son exploited the worst stereotypes of black youth. We trace the line from Bigger Thomas to Notorious B.I.G., and visit a high school drama class acting out Native Son as a way to grasp the racism their grandparents experienced.
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Tonight on The World, show producer Jeb Sharp introduces listeners to some women in Cape Town whose lives illustrate the kind of dislocation and violence families experiences under apartheid and how the effects linger in their lives today.