Monthly Archives: February 2014

Chang-rae Lee’s “On Such a Full Sea”

Pulitzer-prize finalist Chang-Rae Lee tells me about his latest novel, working with students, and the potential for going into writing as a money-making career (his advice: don’t).

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Aaron Jay Kernis

The Ohio premiere of composer Aaron Jay Kernis’s trumpet concerto, “A Voice, a Messenger” will be February 25 by the Ohio State University Wind Symphony, featuring Michael Sachs, principal trumpet player for the Cleveland Orchestra. Commissioned by the NY Philharmonic and  Big … Continue reading

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Listener requests granted

I value and pay close attention to feedback from Craft listeners. So this week’s promo goes out to one listener who had many illuminating observations about the emphasis that I place on certain sounds in my promos. I hope this … Continue reading

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The Steel Wheels Roll into Columbus with Six String Concerts

How a play about a pastor of a dying church who is losing his religion led to an upbeat gospel song: Listen to The Steel Wheels on Craft Six String Concerts hosts The Steel Wheels on Saturday, February 15 at 8:00 PM … Continue reading

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The Very Funny Erin Foley Educates Me About Sports and Comedy

Comic and sports podcaster Erin Foley will be in Columbus at the Woodlands Tavern on February 8. We talked sports and humor and what her summer travel plans will be (hint: they have something to do with places that end … Continue reading

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