MAY 2, 2015
Travel Special - Show 1112
This week we bring you a special compilation on the theme of Travel and Travel Writing, with plenty of humor aboard! SEDGE welcomes:
GEOFF DYER, author of "Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It", a collection of 11 personal essays covering his travels around the globe, beginning in New Orleans in his late 20's and concluding in the Nevada desert some 20 years later. (Feb 2003)
MARY ROACH, the science writer whose engaging books include the monosyllabic explorations Stiff, Spook and
JOHN SANTOS SEXTET Latin-Jazz icon and 5-time Grammy nominee takes us on a musical journey to warmer climes (March 2012)
MAY 9, 2015
A Fresh New Show - Show 1113
Recorded this week throughout the Bay and beyond, Sedge welcomes:
T. GERONIMO JOHNSON with Welcome to Braggsville, a literary coming-of-age novel about the misadventures of a group of Berkeley students exploring race and cultural issues.
JANE SMILEY, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres and Some Luck with the second in The Last Hundred Years trilogy, Early Warning.
JAN ELLISON brings us her debut novel A Small Indiscretion, an emotional thriller about one woman's reckoning with a youthful mistake.
REV BILLY and Dragonfly, a member of his Stop Shopping Choir, on their international tour aimed at defending community, life and imagination.
MUSICAL ART QUINTET, performing original chamber music, Combining Tango, jazz, Afro-Cuban and African rhythms with improvisation.
MAY 16, 2015
Encore Presentation - Show 1114
Enjoy a special encore presentation...and support your local public radio station!! From Spring of 1998, when Sedge welcomed:
DAVID SEDARIS, humorist, author of Naked and The Santa Land Diaries.
ROY BLOUNT JR., author of Be Sweet, Camels Are Easy, and Comedy's Hard.
JOE QUIRK, author of The Ultimate Rush about a rollerblading messenger in San Francisco.
JOE ELY and his Band, with songs from their album Twistin' in the Wind.
JOSH KORNBLUTH, Bay Area comedian portrays Ben Franklin.
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