November 09, 2010

The Baseball Music Project

With Dave Winfield (Executive with the San Diego Padres; Athlete, formerly with the New York Yankees, and five other teams; Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame; Writer; Host and Narrator of "The Baseball Music Project", Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 11/12 7:30 PM), and , and Scott Schwartz, Ph.D. (Archivist for Music and Fine Arts and Associate Professor, University Library, University of Illinois)


November 05, 2010

Kingdom Under Glass

Guest: Jay Kirk.

Today on Focus, we'll discuss the life of legendary explorer and taxidermist Carl Akeley, who was a revolutionary in the field of environmental conservation. Author Jay Kirk joins the show to talk about his biography of Akeley, Kingdom Under Glass, which details the explorer's dangerous escapades in Africa as he hunted animals for his dioramas.


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