Arts and culture

Sarah Dickenson Snyder reads her poem, "Ecosystems."

Photo by Scott Christy

In Falmouth, architect Charles Orr has been patiently working with bonsai for over two decades. Right now he has over thirty active pieces, many of them growing in a workshop he’s built specifically for the trees. While Charles designs houses professionally as an architect, working with the trees has changed the way he looks at design today.

Arts and Ideas ~ July 17, 2016

Jul 17, 2016

7pm  Invisibilia: The New Norm

8pm  Portraits in Landscapes - Stories From the Heart of The Land 

9pm  Artie Shaw - King of Swing - The New Jazz Archive 

10pm PRX Remix - stories on shuffle

Poetry Sunday: Larsen Joan Wake

Jul 17, 2016

Larsen Joan Wake reads her poem, "I Have a Horse."

Arts and Ideas ~ July 10, 2016

Jul 10, 2016

7pm  The Moth Radio Hour: A Phonecall, Flamenco and a Surprise Party - produced here!

8pm  The Great British Break-Off - Christopher Lydon in conversation

9pm Espionage in the Age of Terror - America Abroad

10pm PRX Remix - stories on shuffle

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The event calendar is busier than ever as we head into July. Here's your Weekend Outlook. 

Throughout history, humans have made music to communicate emotions that are difficult to put into words. On Cape Cod, an artist named Michael Page has created an array of brooding soundscapes to give vent to the darkest things inside of him. In this story, Ryan Sweikert takes us on a journey inside the mind of a troubled musician. 

Poetry Sunday: Taylor Butts

Jul 3, 2016

Taylor Butts reads his poem, "Muy Caliente."

Taylor Butts is an English teacher and spoken word poet from Fairhaven, Massachusetts. He has competed in poetry slams across the state, and has been a featured performer throughout New England. Taylor is the author of a chapbook called Shadow Play , and works in his community to promote the engagement of poetry through personal experience. The poem he will be performing today is called “Muy Caliente”, and was written for a New Bedford taqueria called No Problemo and their amazing burritos.

Arts and Ideas ~ June 26, 2016

Jun 27, 2016

7pm  Stories of Imposters: Third Coast International Audio Festival

8pm Hidden Kitchens: King of BBQ, A Civil Rights kitchen and Cowboys and Indians - stories from the Kitchen Sisters 

9pm  Christopher Lydon in conversation with Eileen Myles: Poet and Provacateur

10pm  PRX Remix - stories on shuffle.

Poetry Sunday: Anca Vlasopolos

Jun 26, 2016

Anca Vlasopolos reads her poem, "November in Eastern Standard Time."