Renowned writer, actress, and storyteller Elaine Blanchard, known for her autobiographical performance, For Goodness Sake, and creator of the Prison Stories project, now brings us a new chapter in her life story. Skin and Bones is her true account of learning to live well with the body she was given, while offering audiences a glimpse into her own struggles with weight, body image, faith, love, and family.
Darel Snodgrass talks with Ira Glass about his upcoming performance in Memphis, Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass, Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the Orpheum Theatre.
The show features Glass -- radio pioneer, host, and creator of This American Life -- as he mixes live stories with pre-taped quotations and music. He will also be featuring a “best of” segment from some of the series’ funniest moments.
If you're tired of sneaking bags of zucchini onto your neighbor's porches overnight, or have realized in a panic that you can't possibly eat your farmers market haul before it goes bad, Kevin West can help.
His new book is Saving the Season: A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling and Preserving and he joined us in the studio to talk about his very modern approach to an ancient culinary art.
Choro das 3 is a Brazilian trio formed in 2003 by three sisters from the state of Sao Paulo. Despite their youth, they have amassed an amazing number of achievements, playing for audiences large (over a million) and small (for President Lula da Silva.) They've garnered numerous national awards in a country that takes its music very seriously.
They will be performing July 10 at First Congregational Church as part of the Memphis Acoustic Music Association concert series.