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This week on The Point
May 4th: Ticks and disease
Researchers at University of Massachusetts are crowdsourcing efforts to better understand tick populations and the diseases they carry. Guest: Stephen Rich, U Mass
May 5th- The Health Benefits of a Plant Based Diet
guest: Dr. Kumara Sidhartha
May 6th- Rodgers and Hart
The songwriting partnership between composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart produced 28 stage musicals and more than 500 songs from 1919 until Hart’s death in 1943. Guest: Robert Wyatt, Director of Music at Highfield Hall, Steinway Artist, Smithsonian Institution Lecturer and Specialist in American Music
May 7th – Art & Music
30 Years of Provincetown Artist Jay Critchley’s work and the Music of Peter Yarrow, of Peter, Paul and Mary.
May 8: News Roundup
Area Journalists discuss the top stories of the week.