February 2, 2017
Insight: Political Junkie / Arts And The Elections / Pianist Lara Downes
The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment.
A special forum this Thursday brings national and state lawmakers together to discuss how the November election will affect the arts. Tim Foster with Capitol Weekly joins Joe Landon of the California Alliance for Arts Education.
A new solo album to be released later this month by Davis-based pianist Lara Downes, takes inspiration from the Langston Hughes poem “Let America Be America Again.” Downes previews music from the album and explains where she conceived the album.