Arts & Culture

Poetry
7:59 pm
Mon July 11, 2011

Conrad's Corner: July 11, 2011

Julie Moore reads Herb Martin's poem, "Colored Section"

Books
2:30 pm
Mon July 11, 2011

Book Nook: Very Bad Men, by Harry Dolan

The author Harry Dolan returns with his second crime fiction novel featuring David Loogan, the editor of a noirish mystery magazine called "Gray Streets." Dolan currently resides in Ann Arbor and he has set this series in that rather unusual locale. As he notes in this interview, Ann Arbor's murder rate is nearly non-existent.

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Poetry
7:59 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Conrad's Corner: July 7th, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Marsha Bush's poem,  "Flying"

Music
2:49 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: New Vega

New Vega

New Vega makes their second visit to the WYSO studios to perform an acoustic set and share tracks from their upcoming album, Tempo.  The band will celebrate the album's release on July 30th at Canal Street Tavern with The Future Laureates and Grenades!?

Books
1:25 pm
Mon July 4, 2011

Book Nook: The Dickson Baseball Dictionary, by Paul Dickson

Paul Dickson has written a number of books about baseball. Weighing in at approximately four pounds and almost 1000 pages in length, the revised and updated Dickson Baseball Dictionary has just been re-issued in paperback.

In this interview Dickson explains why baseball continually generates a seemingly endless variety of imaginative words, descriptive phrases, and unique verbal expressions. Words like: "bopper" (a home run hitter), "foozler" (a lucky base hit), and "screwjack" (a player who is notoriously
wacky).

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