Posts Tagged ‘Linda Holmes’

ToDo ToDay: The Waterboys, Billy Collins, and Wild Belle

When W.B. Yeats won the Nobel Prize in 1923, the committee described his poetry as a “highly artistic form [that] gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation.” Scottish-born Dublin resident Mike Scott has aimed for that same sort of artistry in the music he’s made since the 1983 self-titled debut by his band, [...]

Stop Googling! Save Your Creepy Questions for Ask Roulette.

As a producer for WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, Jody Avirgan played with the idea of pairing up on-air callers to ask each other questions. That concept became the foundation of Ask Roulette, a live show Avirgan created in 2011 and has been hosting every other month at New York City’s Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. [...]

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