Tonight’s is Susan Smuschowski, director of the Minnesota Film Festival running until May 5 at the St. Anthony Main Cinema. Five screens will show international films during the day and the evening. Susan tells us of the French films which will be shown and of the variety of events at this largest of all film festivals.
Edward Dolnick calls in to talk about his book The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World. It’s a look at the beginnings of scientific study against the backdrop of Europe during the black plague, and the Great Fire of London, and Louis XIV.
We also talk with James Slocum about his historical novel, Shadow of War. Based on the journal of Daniel Koppelstein, it’s the story of a 14-year-old Jewish boy forced to flee Prague with his older sister, Anna, after the Nazis murder their father.
Liberty Finch & DJ Izzy dig into their Easter baskets for some fresh Record Store Day booty, birthday spins by Chris Mars and Brian Drake (Hard Left/60 Cycle Hum), new music by Joe Fahey, and surprise ticket giveaways!
State Rep. Carolyn Laine and Nancy Manahan & Becky Bohan – Home Funerals and Green Burials
State Represemtative Carolyn Laine and the Authors of the award-winning book, Living Consciously, Dying Gracefully: A Journey with Cancer and Beyond, Nancy Manahan & Becky Bohan will be talking about Home death care, Natural burials, MN. State Legislation and Green Burials with Kinshasha.