Franz Kafka said, “My ‘fear’ is my substance, and probably the best part of me.” Where as Franklin Roosevelt said, “The only thing to fear is fear itself.” People relate differently to fear across the board. As much as fear can be paralyzing it can also be motivating and mobilizing. So what is fear and what is going on in our brains when we experience fear? Join us as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke to discuss fear and the brain.
Archives for October 2013
The collaboration of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn led to a collection of music that has spanned generations. Their music and compositions are seemingly effortlessly entwined.
Jelly Roll Morton, born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe, claimed to be a founder of what became known jazz as both a musician and composer.
Coleman Hawkins was at the head of the line in forging a path for the saxophone as an instrument and for the countless saxophonists that would follow him. Hawkins began his successful career in the early 1920s.
O’Day transcended what was socially acceptable as a girl singer in the late 1930s to become an accomplished jazz singer throughout the following decades. Anita O’Day Sings Jazz, her first album, was recorded in 1952. O’Day performed with Louis Armstrong, Dinah Washington, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, and many others during her career.
Healthcare reform has been signed into law and will soon affect millions of Americans. But how? What will the new system mean for you? How do you sign up? What will happen if you don’t? How does it work in Texas. Join KUT’s Veronica Zaragovia and Ben Philpott along with a panel of experts to explore the ins and outs of Obama Care.