Arts & Culture

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11:29 am
Wed April 23, 2008

A Thousand Curses upon Love -- Jennifer Licko

A Thousand Curses upon Love -- Jennifer Licko

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3:07 am
Thu February 28, 2008

The Rising Shore - Roanoke -- Deborah Homsher

The Rising Shore - Roanoke -- Deborah Homsher

New Bern, NC –
INTRO - A new piece of historical fiction examines the legend of the Lost Colony, working off of historical record to create a narrative of what brought them to the North Carolina shore and what happened once they got there. George Olsen has more.

Some historical fiction can be easier than others. The more recent the time, the more records there are to build your story around.

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8:28 am
Wed February 27, 2008

A Native of Cuba Looks Back on Castro's Rule

New Bern, NC – Fidel Castro recently resigned as President of Cuba. For thousands of Cuban exiles who escaped Castro's Communist rule, the resignation was a dream that would never come true. Ana Gonzalez-Porto was five years old when she and her family fled Cuba.

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12:48 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Commentary from Elia Herman

Fire engines and biodiversity

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Arts & Culture
11:51 am
Wed January 30, 2008

The Weary Wake Up -- Eliza Lynn

The Weary Wake Up -- Eliza Lynn

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11:32 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Part 3: Journey to See the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Audio Diary Pt. III

New Bern, NC – In part three of her audio diary chronicling her trip to see the Dalai Lama, Marion Blackburn finally sees His Holiness in person and reflects on the experience.

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11:29 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Part 2: Journey to See the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Audio Diary Pt. II

New Bern, NC – In part two of her audio diary chronicling her trip to see the Dalai Lama, writer Marion Blackburn makes reaches Atlanta.

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11:38 am
Mon January 14, 2008

Part 1: Journey to See the Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Audio Diary Pt. I

New Bern, NC – Part one in Marion Blackburn's three part audio diary chronicling her trip to Atlanta to see the Dalai Lama.

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10:48 am
Wed December 26, 2007

The Beat Goes On... and on and on... Commentary from Chuck Twardy

Chuck Twardy commentary

Ayden, NC – Commentator Chuck Twardy has some music he'd like to share with you... and if you'd keep it, he'd be grateful.

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Arts & Culture
10:21 am
Fri December 14, 2007

Ordinary Seasons -- Polecat Creek

Ordinary Seasons -- Polecat Creek

New Bern, NC – INTRO - The roots group Polecat Creek recently released their third CD Ordinary Seasons, a mix of traditional sound and contemporary topics with plenty of input from the families of the group's front-women. George Olsen has more.

Yet more evidence of the power of print

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12:07 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Blues guitarist Dmitri Resnik

Dmitri Resnik

New Bern, NC – INTRO - What does it take to make it as a musician in the big city? And once you've made it, what next? For one North Carolina blues guitarist & vocalist, what was next was coming home and making it all over again, and not just as a musician. George Olsen has more.

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9:39 am
Thu September 6, 2007

"Tulips for Lunch" - Chuck Brodsky

Tulips for Lunch - Chuck Brodsky

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Inspiration for a songwriter can come from a variety of sources the people you meet, the places you go all true for Asheville resident Chuck Brodsky, and all represented on his latest CD. George Olsen got up with Chuck during a rare break from the road for Chuck and has this.

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9:21 am
Sat August 25, 2007

The Seven Year Itch

New Bern, NC – Marion Blackburn's marriage experienced a milestone recently... but instead of celebrating, she spent most of the day in a quiet panic.

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8:47 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Vintage Postcards Document Carteret County's History

Beaufort, NC – A mother and son team used their collection of vintage postcards to illustrate a book documenting the history of Carteret County.

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10:09 am
Thu July 12, 2007

"Band of Sisters" - Kirsten Holmstedt

Band of Sisters -- Kirsten Holmstedt

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6:09 am
Tue May 8, 2007

"The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks" -- Carmine Prioli & Scott Taylor

"The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks" - Carmine Prioli & Scott Taylor

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1:03 am
Tue April 17, 2007

"Searching for Virginia Dare" -- Marjorie Hudson

New Bern, NC – Marjorie Hudson is the author of "Searching for Virginia Dare: A Fool's Errand" published by Press 53.

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10:51 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Luigi Cherubini's Requiem

New Bern, NC – Luigi Cherubini's Requiem in C Minor is a seldom played piece of music. However, Conductor Martin Pearlman and Boston Baroque have taken up the task, and Public Radio East Music Director Sefton Wiggs is pleased with the outcome.

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12:44 am
Fri March 2, 2007

"A Simple Life: A Story of Sid Oakley" by Kathy Norcross Watts

"A Simple Life: A Story of Sid Oakley"

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10:13 am
Sun November 19, 2006

Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit - Joan Carris

"Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit" - Joan Carris

New Bern, NC – INTRO - Public Radio East commentator Joan Carris has just released her 14th children's book Welcome to the Bed & Biscuit. It's a fantasy set around a farm-full of talking animals as usual, the humans just aren't listening and what happens when a new animal comes in and upsets the mix. George Olsen spoke with the author and his this.

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