Monthly archives for August, 2014

Kenny Dorham (8.31.14)

Kenny Dorham was an American jazz trumpeter who worked with Art Blakey, Charlie Parker and Max Roach among others to help craft the bebop style in mid century America. In addition to his work as a sideman he also formed his own group, The Jazz Prophets featuring Bobby Timmons on piano, bassist Sam Jones, and…

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KUT Weekend – August 29, 2014

Austin’s new express buses not as popular as hoped….who is Gov. Perry sending to the border and why….could tiny homes help the chronically homeless? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend.  

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KUT Weekend – August 22, 2014

Perry indictment…ballot placement matters in Austin City Council race….and the best salads in Austin. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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The Benefits of Forgiveness

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore the psychological benefits of forgiveness. What we may think of as something trite or overrated has deep roots in our psychological well-being. It benefits us as a species to let things go.

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TX Standard 23: Freshman Year in a Car

We meet the Texas State student who spent his first year of college with a secret: his home was his auto.

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TX Standard 22: Cricket Power

A Texas food company hopes to sell America on getting an energy boost from bugs. We’ll sample the big idea behind ‘Hopper Bars’.

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KUT Weekend – August 15, 2014

Governor Perry and the border crisis…Texas rice farmers hit hard by drought….and could 10-1 could change the character of Austin? Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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Celebration

In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr.Bob Duke discuss the evolutionary reasons behind the importance of celebration, gratitude, and achievement.

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KUT Weekend – August 8, 2014

Urban rail to the ballot….legal battle on abortion….and the re-branding of Governor Perry. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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Jason Neulander

On this installment of The Write Up host Owen Egerton interviews and the co-creator, writer and director of the Intergalactic Nemesis, Jason Neulander. Neulander’s story is one to inspire adventurers everywhere to take just one more climb up the mountain or trip out to sea. He bravely fought the forces of rationality to go on…

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Tony Bennett (8.3.14)

Tony Bennett is an American singer and artist who began his career in the wake of WWII and became well known interpreting jazz standards and show tunes. As his career unfolds, and in partnership with his son Danny Bennett, he continues reinvent, not only himself, but also the history of his generation through his daring…

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KUT Weekend – August 1, 2014

Austin abortion clinic closes….what the city budget could mean for property taxes….and touring an immigrant detention facility. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend!

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