January 24, 2015
Live from the SF Ferry Building - Show 1098
Live from the second floor of the SF Ferry Building! Sedge welcomes:
JOYCE CAROL OATES the American literary icon brings us her new novel, The Sacrifice, which looks unflinchingly at police brutality and racism thru the eyes of 14-year-old Sybilla Frye.
ARMISTEAD MAUPIN author of the beloved Tales of The City series that has delighted readers for four decades and brought gay life into the mainstream. His ninth and final volume The Days of Anna Madrigal now out in paperback.
TORY TOROSIAN from Tory Farms (aka “The Magic Ranch”), the 80 Acre family fruit farm in Dinuba, CA, where he grows pomegranates, peaches, pluots, pomelos and much more!
PORTLAND CELLO PROJECT, a collective of cello players who are bringing their instrument to fascinating new places, crossing genres from classical to pop to hip hop.
January 17, 2015
Highlights from Yosemite National Park - Show 1097
This week, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgesen made climbing history for completing their free climb of El Capitan's Dawn Wall at Yosemite -- deemed the toughest climb in the world. Today we revisit highlights of two summer trips we made to Camp Curry in Yosemite Valley, 1999 and 2000. Back live next week from the SF Ferry Building. Sedge welcomes:
JESSE COLIN YOUNG, songwriter and lead singer of the popular group The Youngbloods in the 1960s.
CHRIS SMITHER, folk/blues singer and guitarist whose music draws deeply from blues, folk, modern poets and philosophers.
ROSS HANNA, the late grandson of John Muir who helped sustain the legacy of his grandfather (October 1922 - June 2014).
PHIL FRANK, the late great cartoonist who created Farley (March 1943 – September 2007).
GERRY BLOCH, oldest person to climb El Capitan, at age 81, and his guide MIKE CORBETT.
YVONNE GRANGER, Park Service Ranger.
TOM BOPP, Yosemite music historian and performer.
MIKE GREENSILL, who hiked in a piano!