Week of 31 August 2009
Friday - September 4, 2009
Summer Song Memories
This week’s question on City Cafe.
All week we’ve been asking listeners “What are your summer song memories?” Here are some of the listeners that phoned in.
City Cafe would like to thank all callers who phoned in their answers.
Thursday - September, 3 2009
A look at the city’s cinematic offerings with arts journalist, David Lee Simmons.
Atlanta Journal Constitution
AJC Best Bets writer Shane Harrison talks about what’s going on around Atlanta this week.
Wednesday - September 2, 2009
Johns Creek Arts Festival
It’s difficult enough o get a brand new city up and running, but it’s another matter entirely for that new city to mount its own arts festival only nine months into its existence. However, that’s just what Johns Creek did two years ago when it premiered its Arts on The Creek Festival in September of 2007. The third Art on The Creek is this weekend and here to talk about it is Ron Cioffi.
Paste Magazine’s Kevin Keller stops by to tell us what’s happening this weekend in Atlanta’s independent music scene.
Tuesday - September 1, 2009
National Biscuit Month
September is designated as the month to celebrate that perennial Southern breakfast table favorite, the biscuit. That’s right, today marks the first day of National Biscuit Month.
We recently got a lesson in biscuit-making from none other than Scott Peacock, head chef at Watershed in Decatur. Steeped in the traditions of Southern cuisine, Peacock is coauthor of The Gift of Southern Cooking, which collects the “recipes and revelations” of his work with Edna Lewis, widely regarded as the South’s answer to Julia Child.
Huddled over the steel counters of Watershed’s kitchen, Peacock was quick to check my credentials…
A professor of English at Emory University, Tretheway will be one of a few hundred writers who will be in town this weekend for the forth annual Decatur Book Festival where she will join award winning poet Jericho Brown to read and discuss Poetry of the Gulf Coast.
Recently, our own Lois Reitzes sat down with the Pulitzer Prize winner to talk about her craft
Monday - August 31, 2009
Shakespeare meets the Simpsons in the latest offering from Georgia Shakespeare. The actor Rick Miller has been performing the one man show, MacHomer for nearly the last 15-years. WABE’s Lois Reitzes recently spoke with him about the role… but first his cast of characters.
Rick Miller’s MacHomer, ran through this past Sunday, August 30, 2009.
Local Book Events
Friday, September 4th - Sir Herald Evans - DBF Keynote - The Vital Future of The Printed World
Sunday, September 6th - Alan Deutschman - “Walk The Walk”
Saturday, September 5th - Kathryn Stockett - “The Help”
Sunday, September 6th - Robert Olen Butler - “Hell”