Monthly archives for December, 2014

KUT Weekend – December 26, 2014

The science behind the surge in earthquakes in Texas…how music helped a middle school student in Dove Springs….and ten dishes from new restaurants worth trying in 2015. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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Celebration (12.20.14)

The universal sound and momentum of jazz, gives us a soundtrack by which we can follow the rhythms of our heart and our soul. Allowing us to celebrate our lives anew with each note and honor the wonderment of this universe.

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KUT Weekend – December 19, 2014

An Austin police officer retires after making sexist remarks…a profile of the incoming Austin ISD superintendent…and helping Latinas navigate health care system. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe here: http://weekend.kut.org

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Holiday Special

Join us for a holiday special as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke take us through questions about the link between freewill and gratitude, why we feel so compelled to recreate traditions exactly as we remember them, and why yawning is contagious. Plus, we’ll take a trip to The Thinkery with Dr. Cristine Legare….

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Clark Terry (12.14.14)

Clark Terry is an American born bebop trumpeter and pioneer of the flugelhorn. Born in the Midwest in 1920 he began his career under  the guidance of legends like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Count Basie, and went on to educate generations of musicians including Miles Davis, Wynton Marsalis and even Austin’s own Ephraim Owens….

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KUT Weekend – December 12, 2014

Inside AISD’s new single-sex school….oil and gas inspectors fired for doing their jobs…and a guide to the best Texas wine of 2014. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe here: http://weekend.kut.org

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The Interpertation of Memory

How and why we misperceive how memory works in the brain, in this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke.

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KUT Weekend – December 5, 2014

New poll in Austin’s mayor’s race….Austin school district shifts gears in superintendent search….and saying goodbye to music legend Ian McLagan. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

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Dave Brubeck (12.7.14)

Dave Brubeck was an American jazz  pianist and composer who helped to bring jazz to a mainstream audience, during very turbulent days in America’s history. In this edition of Liner Notes, Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe discusses how listening to Brubeck’s music provides us with an opportunity to make change and fight injustices by…

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Artificial Intelligence

In this edition of In Perspective we teamed up with KUT’s Views and Brews for a discussion on various elements of and debates over Artificial Intelligence. What does it actually mean to think? How does understanding how computers work inform what we understand about the brain? And what is on the horizon for us in…

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