Using entire shows from the Grateful Dead's decades of touring as a launching pad, Dark Star Orchestra recreates song for song performances straight from historic set lists. Touring nationwide for more than 15 years to the tune of over 2200 shows since forming, Dark Star Orchestra's determined commitment to 'raising the Dead' has drawn them national media attention.
Heavy Rotation is a special online series hosted NPR Music. Each month, NPR Music asks public radio DJs from across the country to share their favorite new songs. In this installment of Heavy Rotation — we'll hear more of public radio's new favorite songs, including a pick from our very own Maggie Brennan!
In celebration of Public Radio Music Month, Alligator Records has released Blues & Roots, a free 17-song sampler, featuring blues, roots, and R&B songs selected from throughout the label’s 42-year history.
Guests Barb Seib and Paula Fistick discuss how help with literacy skills, specifically math and English, is being provided to adult learners. Our district is helping Columbus families through programs like ABLE, Adult Basic Literacy Education
Sue's guest Annette Jefferson is a teacher and a performer who shares her insights about bringing history to life. This retired educator portrays historical people and teaches students at Duxberry Elementary School to do the same.
Coming up this Saturday, March 2nd at 3pm, it's "Life in 2030": Robots that fight fires, cars that drive themselves, clothes that prevent illness—are they the stuff of science fiction? Or are they more likely than we think? “Life in 2030,” a one-hour special from the radio series Engineers of the New Millennium, explores the latest discoveries to give listeners an idea of how technology will shape our lives in the not-too-distant future.
Coming up on the next America Abroad: From unrest in the Middle East, to a rising China, to Europe's economic woes, the next Obama administration will face a series of foreign policy challenges. As President Obama's second term gets underway, we'll examine the major foreign policy issues on his plate.
Tune in for this edition of America Abroad this Saturday, February 23rd, on 90.5 FM WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark!
On this episode of Teacher Talk, we learn about the Juvenile Detention Center, the teachers who work there and the special challenges they face as well as the rewards they reap. And we'll hear how the Columbus City Schools are there for all members of the community.