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    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    “The US and the Holocaust” / Dry January / H Johnson's Jazz Moment

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 52:08


    Filmmakers Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein tell us about their Ken Burns documentary, “The U.S. & the Holocaust,” ahead of the upcoming WABE panel discussion at The Temple. Plus, Cory Atkinson, the co-owner of the Zero Co. Shop, and The Zero Proof CEO and co-founder Sean Goldsmith discuss “Dry January” with “City Lights” producer Summer Evans. And H. Johnson stops by to teach us about trumpeter Clifford Brown.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    The legislative session continues as pro-life supporters rally outside the capitol; Ashley Diamond drops lawsuit; The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation receives $65 million gift

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 51:51


    WABE politics reporters Rahul Bali and Sam Gringlas discuss the latest from the legislative session continues and as rallies take place outside of the Georgia capitol as what would've been the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade nears.Former U.S. Attorney Michael J Moore discusses Ashely Diamond's decision not to move forward with challenging the Georgia Department of Corrections over transgender policies and several other pending legal cases. Lastly, Major General Charles F. Bolden Jr., a former NASA administrator and astronaut, discusses a $65 million gift for The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    GBI investigating deadly officer-involved shooting; ARC seeking public feedback about TDMP plan; Remembering civil and human rights activist Roslyn Pope

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 49:38


    WABE's criminal justice reporter Chamian Cruz and WABE reporter Emily Wu discuss a deadly officer-involved shooting near a proposed site for Atlanta's new public safety training facility, also known as Cop City. Roz Tucker, the managing director of Mobility Services Atlanta Regional Commission, the regional Transportation Demand Management Plan, “Mobility Connections: A Plan for Expanding Opportunity,” and how the public can provide feedback about their commuter needs.Dr. Roslyn Pope, a civil and human rights activist and educator, has died. Pope made history in 1960 when, as a student at Spelman College, she wrote “An Appeal for Human Rights." In honor of her life, we revisit a conversation that Rose had with Pope a few years ago.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Brave Little State
    The complexities of medical aid in dying in Vermont

    Brave Little State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 34:25


    If you live in Vermont, and you have a terminal illness, where and when you die could be up to you. Charlie Bestard of Hartland asked us about the state's medical aid in dying law: How many Vermonters have used it, and how does the medical establishment view it?To see photos of the Fitch sisters, and their parents, Stanley and Elaine, check out our web feature.Additional listening, from our Vermont Edition colleagues: Connecticut patient sues Vermont over residency mandate in aid-in-dying lawMikaela Lefrak reported this episode. Josh Crane produced it and did the mix and sound design. Editing and additional help from the rest of the BLS team: Angela Evancie, Myra Flynn and Mae Nagusky. Ty Gibbons composed our theme music; other music by Blue Dot Sessions.Special thanks to Jaina Clough, Erica Heilman, Tim Lahey, Lynda Bluestein and Chelsea Chalfant.As always, our journalism is better when you're a part of it:Ask a question about VermontVote on the question you want us to tackle nextSign up for the BLS newsletterSay hi on Twitter, Instagram and Reddit @bravestatevtDrop us an email: hello@bravelittlestate.orgMake a gift to support people-powered journalismTell your friends about the show!Brave Little State is a production of Vermont Public.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    David Shifrin / “Our Sacred World" / Speaking of Art - Lauren Merceron

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 52:18


    Virtuoso clarinetist David Shifrin discusses his upcoming performance with the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. Plus, composer and librettist Amy Leventhal and stage director Lauren Morris tell us about “Our Sacred World,” an opera with dance, coming to the Cole Auditorium Fine Arts. And, our series, “Speaking of Art,” features abstract portrait artist Lauren Merceron.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Are gas stoves safe?; Teacher survey results released as the legislative session gets underway; Learn4Life explores the state of education

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 46:04


    Stanford University researchers say methane leaking from gas stoves poses a public health threat. Professor Rob Jackson, an Earth System scientist at Stanford University, discusses his research on the safety of gas stoves.Plus,the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) surveyed its members seeking feedback about the challenges they faced since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. WABE's education reporter Martha Dalton recently interviewed Claire Suggs, PAGE's senior education policy analyst, about the survey results.Lastly, Ken Zeff, the executive director of Learn4Life, discusses the findings of his organization's State of Education 2022 report.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Marilyn McCoo and Billy David Jr. / Kimball House / Artist Michael Heffernan

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 51:46


    Music legends Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. stop by ahead of their upcoming performance at the Rialto Center for the Arts. Plus, Kizzy Patel and Jesse Smith, 2 of the 5 restaurateurs behind Decatur's Kimball House, celebrate their purchase of the 136-year-old train depot that houses their award-winning eatery. And artist Michael Heffernan combines poetry with visual art in his new Marietta Cobb Museum of Art exhibition, “Michael Heffernan: Wayfinding.”See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    “The Art of Teaching” with Professor David Morrow / "Don Giovanni" / Comedian Joe Smith

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 51:49


    Today we premiere our new series, “The Art of Teaching,” and highlight Morehouse Professor David Morrow. Plus, director Kristine McIntyre details the Atlanta Opera's upcoming production of "Don Giovanni," and we shine a light on Joe Smith with our series, “Speaking of Comedy.”See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Stone Mountain's confederate monument is the focus of a new documentary

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 51:14


    The history of the largest confederate monument in the world is now the focus of a new documentary. It's called “Monument: The Untold Story of Stone Mountain." For Tuesday's edition of “Closer Look,” we air a panel discussion that followed the premiere of the documentary, hosted by program host Rose Scott at the Atlanta History Center. Rose talks with several guests, including Kristian Weatherspoon, executive producer of the documentary and vice president of digital storytelling at the Atlanta History Center, and Sheffield Hale, president and CEO of Atlanta History Center and others who took part in the documentary.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Gov. Kemp sworn in for a second term; Wife of the late Curtis Mayfield reflects on his life and legacy; Local pilot training the next generation of Black pilots

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 50:38


    Governor Brian Kemp was sworn in Thursday for his second term. WABE politics reporters Rahul Bali and Sam Gringlas discuss Kemp's renewed pledges to Georgians and the latest from the capitol as the legislative session continues.In honor of MLK Day, we revisit a conversation from our ATL68 series with Altheida Mayfield. The wife of the late singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield talks with Rose about the backstory behind a meeting that was set to take place between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Curtis a day before King was assassinated. Omar Brock, an Atlanta native and pilot, discusses The Brock Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit he created to teach the next generation of African American pilots. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    “Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space" / “Reverend Falls”

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 51:54


    Filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain tells us about the new PBS “American Experience” documentary film, “Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space,” which airs on WABE TV on Tuesday, January 17. Plus, a listen to our interview with Out on Film director Jim Farmer and the creative behind the short “Reverend Falls,” recorded live at the Plaza Theater.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Travel industry expert talks about FFA glitch; GBPI tracking new policy priorities; Local woman starts first body-positive fitness center

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 50:52


    Plus, travel industry expert Henry Harteveldt discusses the nationwide airline glitch that grounded several flights.Staci Fox, the president and CEO of Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, discusses GBPI's top policy priorities for 2023 and the institute's new report, “Regressive Revenue Perpetuates Poverty: Why Georgia's Fines and Fees Need Immediate Reform.”Abbey Griffith, the founder of Clarity Fitness Center, discusses weight loss risk and what inspired her to open Georgia's first body-positive fitness center.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Travel Expert Rick Steves / Speaking of Art - Emily Llamazales

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 52:10


    Travel expert Rick Steves returns to City Lights with details on his free, 22 nights of virtual travel events. Plus, our series “Speaking of Art” highlights Emily Llamazales.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    YSL trial underway in Fulton County; Special grand jury completes investigation into Trumps'move to overturn 2020 election; American Academy of Sleep Medicine wants to do away with daylight saving time

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 50:38


    Young Thug's RICO trial is underway. Journalist George Chidi returns to “Closer Look” to discuss the latest and what's next. Plus, the special Atlanta-based grand jury that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election has completed its final report. Former U.S. Attorney Michael J Moore what's next for the case. Lastly, Dr. Jennifer Martin, the president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, discusses why the academy is calling for permanent standard time. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Scraplanta Creative Reuse / Butterfly Feels / Heavyweight's Jonathan Goldstein

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 52:22


    Jonelle Dawkins of Scraplanta Creative Reuse tells us about the non-profit's focus on bringing new life to discarded art materials. Plus, our series, “Speaking of Music,” highlights singer-songwriter Butterfly Feels. And Jonathan Goldstein from the award-winning podcast “Heavyweight” explains how he uses humor and heart to help listeners with unresolved dilemmas. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    "Song of the Horseman" / Speaking of Art - rEN Dillard

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 51:45


    Author Mark Warren details “Song of the Horseman,” a story of love, loss and the discovery of one's heritage. Plus, our recurring series “Speaking of Art,” highlights rEn Dillard.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Spelman Pres. discusses new role; Georgia Bulldogs are national champs again

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 47:13


    Helene Gayle was recently named the 11th president of Spelman College. Gayle joins “Closer Look” to discuss her new role and the goals she has for the liberal arts college.Plus,the Georgia Bulldogs are national champions again. Jordan Tucker, a freelance sports analyst and former UNC offensive lineman, discusses how the Bulldogs were able to dominate Monday night's game against TCU Horned Frogs.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Georgia's 2023 legislative session kicks off; New report highlights the state of education amid pandemic; Bulldogs preparing for another national championship

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 50:18


    The Georgia General Assembly's 2023 legislative session starts today. WABE politics reporters Rahul Bali and Sam Gringlas discuss the latest from the capitol. Sam also reports on the latest details about a special grand jury's investigation into former President Donald Trump's actions to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.Plus, Dr. Ken Zeff, the executive director of Learn4Life, discusses the findings of his organization's State of Education 2022 report.Lastly, the Georgia Bulldogs are one step closer to another championship. Jordan Tucker, a freelance sports analyst and former UNC offensive lineman, discusses what he thinks will happen at tonight's big game against TCU Horned Frogs.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    “Homegrown” host Jamila Norman / Comedian Joe Kelley / Musician Naomi Raine

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 51:43


    The host of “Homegrown,” Jamila Norman, details her journey from urban farmer to TV star. Plus, our series, “Speaking of Comedy,” highlights Atlanta comedian Joe Kelley, and singer-songwriter Naomi Raine walks us through her new release, “Journey.”See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Brave Little State
    Homegoings #7: Liza Phillip

    Brave Little State

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 26:29


    Paintbrushes and blank canvases helped Burlington artist Liza Phillip love their biracial identity. Now, they paint colorful genderless monsters and sing songs on the ukulele to celebrate life beyond traditional binaries.Find original artwork related to this episode at bravelittlestate.org.This is the latest installment of Homegoings, a series from Brave Little State that features conversations with Vermont artists of color. Find the full series here. Also, we have exciting news! On February 11, some of the artists featured in the series will join forces for a soulful evening of performance, art and conversation. Learn more and get your tickets to Homegoings: A Live Performance here.Have a recommendation for a future Homegoings interview? Get in touch with our team by emailing hello@bravelittlestate.org.As always, our journalism is better when you're a part of it:Ask a question about VermontVote on the question you want us to tackle nextSign up for the BLS newsletterSay hi on Instagram and Reddit @bravestatevtDrop us an email: hello@bravelittlestate.orgMake a gift to support people-powered journalismTell your friends about the show!Homegoings is a production of Vermont Public, created by the Brave Little State team: Myra Flynn, Josh Crane, Angela Evancie and Mae Nagusky. Mae Nagusky reported, produced and mixed this episode. Myra Flynn composed the theme music. Other music by Liza Phillip, including the song “Do It Cause It Feels Good.”Special thanks to Hannah Braun, Dan Cahill and Remi Lemal-Brown. Brave Little State is a production of Vermont Public.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Savoy Automobile Museum / H Johnson's Jazz Moment

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 51:50


    Bruce Patton tells us about Cartersville's Savoy Automobile Museum. Plus, music contributor H Johnson shares the story behind trombonist, Melba Liston.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    “Closer Look' listeners discuss racial healing

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 50:32


    Friday marks two years since the January 6th insurrection at the US Capitol. For “Closer Look's” first Feedback Friday of 2023, Rose talks with Dr. Catherine Meeks, the executive director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing. Meek reflects on the insurrection and her latest book 'The Night Is Long But Light Comes in the Morning: Mediations for Racial Healing.'See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Closer Look guests on discovering family roots

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 51:34


    For Thursday's special edition of “Closer Look,” which focuses on genealogy, Rose first talks with Althea Sumpter, a researcher and scholar, about her decades-long work in documenting and studying the Gullah Geechee culture and how to go about tracing one's family history.We then revisit Rose's conversation with Tammy Ozier, president of the Atlanta chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. They discuss the National Archives and Records Administration release of the 1950 Census records in 2022. Lastly, Georgia State University professor Elizabeth West talks about her latest book, 'Finding Francis One Family's Journey from Slavery to Freedom.' The book tells the story of West's ancestor Francis Sistrunk.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Author Vanessa Riley / Speaking of Music - Shelton Powe

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 50:48


    Author Vanessa Riley shares details on her new novel, “Murder in Westminster.” Plus, our series highlighting local musicians, “Speaking of Music,” today, features multi-instrumentalist Shelton Powe. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    "Intersection" / “The Mirror Stage" / Quilt artist O.V. Brantley

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 50:48


    The new WABE TV show, “Intersection,” premieres Friday, and director Meg Messmer details her examination of Atlanta's gentrification. Plus, artist Michael David explains how a vivid dream inspired his new exhibition, “The Mirror Stage.” And our series, “Speaking of Art,” features quilter O.V. Brantley.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    APPI Caucus prepares for the 2023 legislative session; New year, new goals; New legislation aims to change Atlanta Beltline's overlay

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 49:01


    State Senator Dr. Michelle Au discusses the creation of the new Georgia Legislative Asian American Pacific Islander Caucus and its top priorities for the 2023 legislative session. Plus, Jennifer Lester, a licensed psychotherapist and life coach, discusses managing mental health and setting and achieving goals in the new year.Lastly, Atlanta City Councilmember Jason Dozier, representing District 4, returns to “Closer Look” to discuss newly proposed zoning legislation that would bring changes to the Atlanta BeltLine.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    What's next for cryptocurrency?; What the NFL got wrong with handing the Buffalo Bills incident

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 50:19


    George Bragues, an associate vice-provost at the University of Guelph-Humber in Canada, discusses FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's fraud case and the future of cryptocurrency.Kristy Klein Davis, the president and CEO of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation, discusses how a $9 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott will be used to improve and advance the health and well-being of all GeorgiansPlus, Officials say Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest. Hamlin collapsed mid-game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night. Jordan Tucker, a freelance sports analyst and former UNC offensive lineman, and sports broadcasting veteran Mark Lassiter discuss the latest. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    “Monir Farmanfarmaian: A Mirror Garden”

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 51:50


    Curator Michael Rooks discusses the “Monir Farmanfarmaian: A Mirror Garden” exhibition, on view at the High Museum of Art through April 9.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Best of 2022 – Hari Kondabolu

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 51:34


    Today we re-visit a conversation with one of our favorite guests of 2022, comedian Hari Kondabolu. You may know him as a panelist on” Wait Wait Don't Tell Me,” or from his stand up specials on Netflix. Kondabolu's documentary, “The Problem with Apu,” inspired a global conversation about race and representation, and he discusses the film's repercussions five years later.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    DeKalb CEO on the county's fragile water system; ‘Closer Look' guests discuss top news and political stories of 2022; The Georgia Bulldogs gear up to take on Ohio State Buckeyes in Peach Bowl

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 51:30


    Crews in DeKalb County have been working around the clock to fix several water main breaks. DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond discusses the latest.2022 marked a big year for Georgia politics. Fred Hicks, an Atlanta-based political strategist and analyst, reflects on some of the most notable moments in Georgia politics.Dan Whisenhunt, the founder, publisher and editor of Decaturish.com, discusses the top news stories of 2022.Lastly, The Georgia Bulldogs are gearing up to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes this weekend in the 2022 Peach Bowl. Jordan Tucker, a freelance sports analyst and former UNC offensive lineman, shares his predictions for the game.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Artist André Henderson / Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster David Coucheron

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 51:45


    André Henderson details his new exhibition, “CLOTILDA – The Final Journey,” on view at Gallery 72 through February 17. Plus, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster David Coucheron walks us through Vivaldi's Four Seasons. The ASO will perform the four violin concertos on Wednesday January 4.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Afrofuturism and the role of women in the new Blank Panther film, "Wakanda Forever" / The Sloomoo Institute

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 51:08


    Georgia Tech professors Dr. Susana Morris and Dr. Lisa Yaszek discuss Afrofuturism and the role of women in the new Blank Panther film, "Wakanda Forever." Plus, we get slimed at the Sloomoo Institute, a new sensory experience in Buckhead. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Brave Little State
    Why doesn't Vermont have freestanding birth centers?

    Brave Little State

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 30:53 Very Popular


    Vermont is the only state in the Northeast without a freestanding birth center. We dig into the reasons why, and talk to folks who are pushing for change.To see the inside of a freestanding birth center, and some super cute baby photos, check out the web feature for this episode.Special thanks to Scott Fleishman, Gail Zatz, Peter Hirschfeld and all the midwives and birthing peoples who trusted us with their stories.This episode was reported by Joia Putnoi, with mix and sound design by Myra Flynn. Additional editing from Lynne McCrea and the Brave Little State team: Angela Evancie, Josh Crane and Mae Nagusky. Ty Gibbons composed our theme music; other music by Blue Dot Sessions.As always, our journalism is better when you're a part of it:Ask a question about VermontVote on the question you want us to tackle nextSign up for the BLS newsletterSay hi on Instagram and Reddit @bravestatevtDrop us an email: hello@bravelittlestate.orgMake a gift to support people-powered journalismTell your friends about the show!Brave Little State is a production of Vermont Public. bravelittlestate.org

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Local child protection expert talks about online safety for kids; Santa Dee gears up for Christmas

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 50:06


    With smartphones, tablets, and other tech devices being readily available, research suggests almost all children under 12 are now internet users. Angie Boy, a child protection expert and the program manager of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children, discusses how parents can protect their children online.Christmas is just a few days away. We revisit Rose's conversation with Santa Dee. They discuss several Christmas-related topics, and Santa shares how he's fairing this season now that COVID restrictions are more relaxed.WABE's H. Johnson reads the poem “Twas The Night Before Christmas.” See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Closer Look with Rose Scott
    Local professors discuss the state of democracy; Atlanta music journalist talks about the top music of 2022

    Closer Look with Rose Scott

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 50:28


    Illya Davis, a philosophy professor at Morehouse College and the director of the New Students & Transition Program and Dr. Maurice Hobson, an associate professor of Africana Studies and historian at Georgia State University, talk with Rose about the state of democracy and the role of social media in distributing divisive information that challenges the true definition of a democratic state.Plus, Atlanta-based music journalist and author Quentin Harrison, recaps the hits and best pop albums of 2022.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    Producer's Picks Show

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 52:03


    Today we host our first annual “producer's picks” program and highlight the work of City Lights producers Summer Evans and Jeannine Etter, engineer Shelley Kenneavy and senior producer Kim Drobes. Aside from their daily help behind the scenes on City Lights, they also contribute to the diverse stories we bring you. This episode revisits stories on fashion photographer Robert Fairer, Atlanta's “Songs for Kids” foundation, the “Claude Monet Immersive Experience,” and a story from Dragon Con 2022 about a “Chess Playing Jawa.”See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes
    "The Golem: Storms of the South " / Comedian Malika E

    City Lights with Lois Reitzes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 51:50


    Director Louis Kyper discusses his new immersive theater experience, “The Golem: Storms of the South.” Plus, our series, “Speaking of Comedy” highlights Atlanta comedian Malika E. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.