Ana Istrate spoke to Joel Smith, curator of The Life and Death of Buildings, a Princeton University art museum exhibit exploring the unique relationship between architecture, photography and time.
Click here to listen.
As of Wednesday, April 6, WPRB News broadcasts news briefs on current events and culture. Tune into
WPRB 103.3 fm on Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00pm and 9:00pm for these short segments during regularly scheduled programming. Hope you like it!
Here are the briefs we aired on May 4th:
Arts Announcement: Our resident Arts and Culture connoisseur Peter Giovine takes a look at what’s going on this week over at the Lewis Center for the Arts and
at the Senior Thesis Arts Shows. Click here to listen
News Update: A quick profile of Osama Bin Laden and his portrayal in Western media. Click here to listen
Meanwhile, check out briefs we’ve aired in the past:
News Update: Libya and the Just War Theory (click here to listen)
News Update: “Asians in the Library” on Youtube and Free Speech (click here to listen)
Arts Announcement: Senior Poetry Reading and Upcoming Events (click here to listen)
Our resident arts expert, Peter Giovine, put together an eclectic selection of
arts events happening around campus.
Some of the events he covered include:
- Friday April 15 to Friday April 22: The Land I Call My Road
-Friday April 15 and Saturday April 16: The Select by Elevator Repair Service
- April 14 to 16: Dusk to Dusk (senior dance show)
This week, we connect with WPRB News’ artsy side. Peter Giovine put together an in-depth review of Molly Silberberg’s thesis production of The Skriker (courtesy of the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University) by the British playwright Caryl Churchill, complete with feature interviews of the actresses and director. Listen here.
This week’s episode featured explorations into all kinds of literature, ranging from an unpublished manuscript by JD Salinger to a celebration of Irish prose. If you didn’t catch us on the air (Mondays at 6:00pm), or you’d like to have another listen:
Click here for Flora Thomson-Deveaux’s piece on JD Salinger’s never-published short story.
Click here for Peter Giovine’s coverage of The Cracked Looking-Glass and exploration of the art of story-telling.
On October 8, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Chinese political dissident Liu Xiaobo for his “long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.” Princeton Philosophy Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah wrote to the Nobel Committee in favor of Liu Xiaobo’s nomination. I recently spoke with Professor Appiah about his support for the nominee.
Next, two of our reporters take a look at the history of the famed Woodstock music festival in a conversation with Artie Kornfeld, an American musician, record producer, music executive and organizer of the music festival.
In collaboration with the WPRB’s Publicity and Promotions department, News will be presenting an interview today and Sunday with poet and part-time rock star, Paul Muldoon. Muldoon is the Howard G. B. Clark Professor and Chair of the Peter B. Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. His collections include New Weather (1973), Meeting the British (1987), Moy Sand and Gravel (2002, garnered a Pulitzer Prize) and, most recently, Horse Latitudes (2006). He is also the Poetry editor of the New Yorker magazine. Though best known for his own poetry, Muldoon writes lyrics and plays guitar in a band called Rackett. Rackett is scheduled to perform Saturday May 2nd at the Performing Arts Center in Princeton New Jersey and at the Bowery Poetry Club on May 16 and June 20. A returning guest on Discourse, Muldoon focuses this time on the connections between his poetry and his music. Tune in today at around 7:30 EST (subject to change) and Sunday, May 3rd at 12:00pm EST. Or just listen here:
This is Muldoon’s second appearance on Discourse. During his first interview on the show, Muldoon read his poem “Wind and Tree” from New Weather (1973).