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Author interviews, food, natural history, poetry, and more from "The Write Question", "The Food Guys", "Field Notes", "Home Ground Radio", "Front Row Center", and "Reflections West".

9/26/13 - Phil, Jake and Patty Aaberg participated in the KCRW 24 Hour Radio Race, along with approximately 200 other teams.  Everyone received the topic “The Last Thing You’d Expect” and then had 24 hours to write, record, edit and upload a six minute non-fiction radio story.  This program goes behind the scenes and follows their participation in the race and the making of the story. 

 

http://ofthewest.net/

You Say Allium, I Say Onion

Sep 20, 2013

September 22nd, 2013: Jon and Greg open with a quote from Julia Child -  "It is hard to imagine a civilization without onions" - then go on to recommend basic tips for cooking onions, specifically for onion ragout.

Glacial Lake Missoula

Sep 20, 2013
Wikimedia Commons

"Fieldnotes," September 22nd & 23rd, 2013: "Glacial Lake Missoula," by Caroline Kurtz & Bruce Weide.http://www.montananaturalist.org/

Witch Hazel Shrinks Tissues (Not Witches)

Sep 20, 2013

September 21st & 23rd, 2013: Witch hazel is an astringent, shrinking tissue and tightening skin and blood vessels. Nondistilled water extracts, without alcohol, are the most beneficial. http://www.floradelaterre.com

Bitterroot Performing Arts Series, 2013-2014

Sep 20, 2013

"Front Row Center," Sunday, September 22nd, 2013: Michael Marsolek talks with Monica Grable, Executive Director of Hamilton's Bitterroot Performing Arts Council, about their upcoming season of music and dance at the Hamilton Performing Arts Center.

Coming up:

The Duhks, Saturday, Sept.28th, 8pm;

Ben Sollee, Saturday, Oct.26th, 8pm;

In Other Birds

Sep 16, 2013
Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks

"In Other Words," Tuesday, September 17th, 2013: It's the "In Other Birds" Edition. Amy Cilimburg of Montana Audubon takes us on a bird tour of western Montana, talking to ornithologists, bird aficionados, and amateur birders to learn what's happening with our feathered friends in fall in Montana. What are the stories behind the birds we observe this time of year, and who are the patient women birders who find them?

9/19/13 - Stressed Out Students - New one-hour documentary from Humankind examines the consequences of the epidemic of high anxiety among secondary school students in this era of high-stakes testing and sharply increased competition for the limited pool of slots available at top colleges. 

http://www.humanmedia.org/catalog/home.php

James Woodcock

"Fieldnotes," September 15th & 16th, 2013: "Grasshoppers," by Leeann Drabenstott / Caroline Kurtz. http://www.montananaturalist.org/

Boldo...Going Where No Plant Has Gone Before

Sep 13, 2013

September 14th & 16th, 2013: Boldo's fruit is eaten throughout South America. Its leaves are used as a culinary herb, as tea, and as medicine for the digestive system. http://www.floradelaterre.com

"Front Row Center," Sunday, September 15th, 2013: Michael Marsolek talks with Jesse DeVine, Artistic Director of the Whitefish Theatre Company, about the start of the 2013-2014 WTC season.

Coming up: Liverpool Legends, Sept 20 & 21, 7:30pm at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center; "Noises Off," Oct 10-12 & 18-19 at  7:30pm  and Oct 13 &  20 at 4pm, O'Shaughnessy Center; Runa, October 25 at 7:30pm, O'Shaughnessy Center.

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