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LATEST SHOW | Thursday, July 30, 2015
Insight Midsummer Music Special: Sister Crayon / Rocky Dawuni / Bill Champlin / Billie Holiday Songbook
As the weather heats up, Insight wants to cool things down with our favorite music segments since the start of the year. Nick Brunner guest hosts as we rebroadcast great conversations with Sister Crayon, Rocky Dawuni, Bill Champlin and Lara Downes.
Sister Crayon released its second album earlier this year. The songs come from a tough place for lead singer and lyricist Terra Lopez. Capital Public Radio’s Nick Brunner talked with Lopez about the break up that informed these latest songs.Sister Crayon
Ghanaian roots artist Rocky Dawuni headlined the main stage at the California Worldfest in Grass Valley earlier this month.Ahead of his performance, he spoke with Capital Public Radio music host Cale Wiggins about his latest release.Rocky Dawuni
CapRadio's Mick Martin caught up with Bill Champlin by phone prior to the Sons of Champlin Folsom performance in May. Champlin led the band, which was a fixture in the San Francisco music scene in the 1960s and 70s.Bill Champlin
Pianist Lara Downs spoke with Insight in March about her album, "A Billie Holiday Songbook," which commemorated what would have been the singer's 100th birthday.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Insight: Religion And Climate Change / New Arrivals: Ruben Vives / Pet Tales: Urban Goats / Keith Lowell Jensen and Johnny Taylor
Sacramento Bee's David Siders joins Insight to talk about Brown's complicated relationship with religion and its intersection with poverty and climate change. Plus, a conversation on whether goats are the new backyard chickens in cities.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
On Insight, we'll have a discussion on how to legally immigrate to the United States with McGeorge law professors. Plus, an update on the Lowell Fire outside Nevada City. And a look at why prisoners' children have a harder go in life.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Political Junkie Ken Rudin returns for his weekly visit. One of the climbers who scaled Yosemite's Dawn Wall this past winter explains how he did it. And a UC Davis professor emeritus talks about his new book "Humankind."
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown is at Vatican this week to talk about climate change. Sacramento Bee's David Siders is in Rome and explains what the governor has been saying. Plus, a California citrus grower talks about the dire situation as water runs short.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Geologist Chris Goldfinger talks about a fault line in the Pacific Northwest that could destroy everything west of Highway 5 in Oregon and Washington. Elaine Corn shares techniques for seeding a tomato and pulping an avocado.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
State water regulators are proposing a $1.5 million fine on an irrigation district in Tracy. CapRadio's Amy Quinton explains the significance of the move. Davis-native Alicia Hunt talks about her role in B Street Theater’s new show "Grounded."
Monday, July 20, 2015
Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / California And Climate Change / Scrum Of The Earth / Sacratomato Week & Festival
State lawmakers are again working to put the state on the forefront of greenhouse gas reduction efforts. On Insight, a reporter with CALMatters explain the push. Plus, a local filmmaker talks about his documentary on American rugby.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Insight: Capitol Chat / Japanese Film Festival / Family History Day At The California Museum / Rocky Dawuni
CapRadio's Katie Orr explains why new homes and businesses in California will have a lot less grass. Plus, the California Museum celebrates Family History Day and the Japanese Film Festival kicks off.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Insight explores how the Iran deal could affect California's pistachio market. Plus, we'll have a conversation with writer Duncan Reid, who wrote a book on jazz musician Cal Tjader. For Sound Advice, Insight previews California WorldFest.