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APRIL 19, 2014
On the Farm - Show 1058

We present a special show all about FARMING & FOOD!

Dig in to the earth with us, from past shows when Sedge welcomed:

MICHAEL POLLAN, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma.

NOVELLA CARPENTER, author of Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer.

LISA HAMLITON, whose book Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness, depicts growers as stewards of the land and their pace of life.

JANE S. SMITH, author of The Garden of Invention: Luther Burbank and the Business of Breeding Plants. 

DAVID MAS MASUMOTO farmer, author, Heirlooms: Letters from a Peach Farmer

JESSICA PRENTICE, author of Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection

HOT BUTTERED RUM the five piece progressive bluegrass band carry us to the mountains and back with their stunning instrumental and vocal virtuosity. 

 

APRIL 12, 2014
Out at Sea - Show 1057

A special show celebrating the OCEAN, that vast blue landscape composing the majority of Earth's surface, full of mystery, life and adventure.

Join us on a journey out at sea through segments from past shows, when Sedge welcomed:

SUSAN CASEY author of The Wave, an astonishing book about colossal, ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

HOWARD ULRICH, Alaskan fisherman who survived the 1958 Lituya Bay megatsunami, largest in recorded history at 1720 feet tall.

DICK DALE & THE DELTONES, known as King of the Surf Guitar, he pioneered surf music in the 1950s, drawing on Eastern musical scales and experimenting with reverberation.

BOB WISE, designer of Wise Surfboards teaches Sedge to catch a wave!

WALT KEALE & LT SMOOTH with Chris Lau and Bill Griffin bring us soothing music from the shores of Hawaii.

DANIEL LENIHAN surfaces from the Bay for just long enough to be interviewed about his book Submerged: Adventures of America's Most Elite and Extreme Underwater Archeology Team.

DONOVAN HOHN, author of Moby Duck: the True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea.

SUSAN FREINKEL, author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, taking us through history, science and the global economy to assess the real impact of plastic in our lives.

 

MARCH 8, 2014
A Special from the Archives - Show 1052

Special live show from March 8, 2003, celebrating International Women's Day, when SEDGE welcomed: