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March 30, 2015
Spring Gardening- Segment A
A discussion with horticulture experts from the Missouri Botanical Garden aboutthe proper care of gardens, lawns, trees and shrubs.
March 31, 2015
Income Tax- Segment A
A discussion about the preparation of state and federal income tax returns.
April 01, 2015
Ferguson Library- Segment A
A discussion about the Ferguson Library's role in the community, its recent accolade and the start of a new children's librarian that was attained through crowd-funding.
Ferguson Children's Book- Segment B
A discussion with the author of a new children's book, "Painting Peace for Ferguson."
LeVar Burton In St. Louis- Segment C
A discussion with LeVar Burton of "Reading Rainbow" and "Star Trek" fame about his advocacy of libraries, books and his upcoming trip to Washington University in St. Louis.
April 02, 2015
Summer Learning Loss- Segment A
A discussion about summer learning loss and a new website and app that identifies opportunities for summer activities for children.
St. Louis Running Milestones- Segment B
A discussion about the 15th anniversary of the Go! St. Louis marathon and a conversation with a local woman who will be running her 100th marathon.
April 03, 2015
Young Missouri Composers Honored- Segment A
A discussion about the 10th anniversary of Mizzou's Creating Original Music Project (COMP) and its impact on several young composers with local connections.
Athletics for the Blind and Visually Impaired Community- Segment B
A discussion about the sport of beepball, services for the blind and a ceremony honoring those who have contributed to athletics for the area's blind and visually impaired community.
Upstream Theater's Latest Production Includes Live Perfromances by Local Band- Segment C
A discussion about Upstream Theater's new production, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," and St. Louis band Sleepy Kitty's role.
Jazz Unlimited host Dennis Owsley wrote the book, City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1845-1973. Hear him talk about the book in his appearance on St. Louis on the Air.
Dennis Owsley hosts three hours of jazz each Sunday night from 9 to midnight. Get the playlist and listen to the show, and find out what's coming up next week on our Jazz Unlimited page.
National Program Highlights
Mixing judges with campaign contributions can lead to conflicts of interest. Fresh Air talks to retired Judge Sue Bell Cobb and the Center for American Progress' Billy Corriher.
No Hits, No Problem: Captain Beefheart's Major Label Run
In 1970, Warner Bros. Records had an unusual philosophy: they'd sign artists and, instead of wanting a hit single immediately, they'd develop them over several albums. Hence, Captain Beefheart.