Radio http://wlrn.org en Reveal: Unraveling The Mysteries Of The GI Bill, Coast Guard And EPA http://wlrn.org/post/reveal-unraveling-mysteries-gi-bill-coast-guard-and-epa <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill? Why does the U.S. Coast Guard have some explaining to do? How much arsenic in our water is actually safe? There’s always more to the story.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:53:43 +0000 35418 at http://wlrn.org Reveal: Unraveling The Mysteries Of The GI Bill, Coast Guard And EPA ArtServe, Mad Cat Theatre, 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival, Palm Beach County Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/artserve-mad-cat-theatre-30th-annual-underwater-music-festival-palm-beach-county-arts-calendar <p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 35346 at http://wlrn.org ArtServe, Mad Cat Theatre, 30th Annual Underwater Music Festival, Palm Beach County Arts Calendar The Florida Roundup: The Problems In Prisons http://wlrn.org/post/florida-roundup-problems-prisons <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:55:35 +0000 Elaine Chen 35370 at http://wlrn.org The Florida Roundup: The Problems In Prisons Linda Gassenheimer’s Favortie Picks From The Fancy Food Show 2014 http://wlrn.org/post/linda-gassenheimer-s-favortie-picks-fancy-food-show-2014 <p></p><p>07/10/14 -&nbsp;<font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">On Thursday’s </span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><strong>Topical Currents</strong> we’ll look at the latest in food trends with <a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com/"><strong>Linda Gassenheimer</strong></a>.&nbsp; She’s just returned from the annual Fancy Food Show and can’t wait to share her favorites with us. &nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: normal;">There are lots of healthy foods and super foods along with the usual chocolate indulgences, such as smoke-infused chocolate chip cookies.&nbsp; But what about a treat that’s both healthy and indulgent…think - a quinoa sesame chocolate bar? &nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: normal;">Of course Fred </span>Tasker<span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: normal;"> will give us his wine suggestions.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: normal;">Join us for a full hour of <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer"><em>Food and Dining </em></a></strong>on&nbsp;<strong>Topical Currents</strong> Thursday at 1pm.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer, Richard Ives & Paul Leary 35325 at http://wlrn.org Linda Gassenheimer’s Favortie Picks From The Fancy Food Show 2014 The National Hearing Loss Epidemic http://wlrn.org/post/national-hearing-loss-epidemic <p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Richard Ives & Paul Leary 35249 at http://wlrn.org The National Hearing Loss Epidemic Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security http://wlrn.org/post/border-patrol-nation-dispatches-front-lines-homeland-security <p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Richard Ives & Paul Leary 35181 at http://wlrn.org Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security Ralph Nader: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State http://wlrn.org/post/ralph-nader-emerging-left-right-alliance-dismantle-corporate-state <p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Richard Ives & Paul Leary 35114 at http://wlrn.org Ralph Nader: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State Join Us Thursday For South Florida Trivia! http://wlrn.org/post/join-us-thursday-south-florida-trivia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As part of our new blog </span><strong><a href="http://wlrnwhatsthestory.tumblr.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">What's the Story?</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> -- where we let your curiosity about South Florida guide our reporting -- we're hosting a night of trivia inspired by some of your questions!</span></p><p>Come meet us Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Gramps in Wynwood at 176 Northwest 24th St. Teams of five or less are allowed. Every team gets a WLRN or Miami Herald team member!</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:40:03 +0000 Elaine Chen 35066 at http://wlrn.org Join Us Thursday For South Florida Trivia! Palm Beach Chamber Music Fest, Arts At St. Johns, Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed, Miami Arts Cal http://wlrn.org/post/palm-beach-chamber-music-fest-arts-st-johns-living-easy-eyes-closed-miami-arts-cal <p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 35013 at http://wlrn.org Palm Beach Chamber Music Fest, Arts At St. Johns, Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed, Miami Arts Cal Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival http://wlrn.org/post/fairchild-gardens-mango-festival <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jpDkN-2apPs" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">07/03/14 - Syndicated food columnist </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer">Linda Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Special wine correspondent </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami">Fred Tasker</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and WLRN host <a href="http://bonnieberman.com/">Bonnie Berman</a> interview&nbsp;</span>Dr. Richard Campbell, <strong><a href="http://www.fairchildgarden.org">Fairchild Garden</a></strong> Director of Horticulture and Noris Ledesma Director of Tropical Fruit.&nbsp; We talk about Mango Madness and the Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival. &nbsp;</p><p><em><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com/">~~Dinner in Minutes~~</a>&nbsp;</span></strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">a July&nbsp;4th&nbsp;sparkler!</strong></em></p><p><em><strong>Pan Roasted Chicken with Chunky Mango Salsa and Hot Peanut Rice&nbsp;</strong></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1 cup mango cubes about 1/4-inch</span></p><p>1 teaspoon sugar</p><p>2 tablespoons coarsely chopped red onion</p><p>1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 tablespoon)</p><p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, divided use</p><p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice</p><p>Salt</p><p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro</p><p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken</p><p>1 tablespoon olive oil</p><p></p><p>To make mango salsa, place mango cubes in a medium-size bowl and sprinkle with sugar.&nbsp; Add onion and jalapeno pepper.&nbsp; Mix&nbsp; 1/2 teaspoon cumin and lime juice together and drizzle over ingredients. Add salt to taste. Toss well and sprinkle with cilantro.</p><p></p><p>Remove fat from chicken and pound it flat to about 1/4-inch.&nbsp; This can be done with a meat mallet or the bottom of a sturdy frying pan. Sprinkle the remaining 1 teaspoon ground cumin.&nbsp; Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high.&nbsp; Cook chicken 3 minutes.&nbsp; Turn and cook 3 minutes.&nbsp; Add salt and pepper to taste to the cooked side.&nbsp; A meat thermometer should read 170 degrees. Remove to a plate and serve with salsa on top. Makes 2 servings.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>HOT PEANUT RICE&nbsp;</p><p>1 teaspoon olive oil&nbsp;</p><p>1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion&nbsp;</p><p>1/2 cup long-grain white rice&nbsp;</p><p>1 cup water&nbsp;</p><p>2 tablespoons roasted, unsalted peanuts&nbsp;</p><p>1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper&nbsp;</p><p>1 scallion, washed and sliced&nbsp;</p><p>Salt and freshly ground black pepper</p><p></p><p>Heat oil in a nonstick skillet on medium-high and add onion and rice.&nbsp; Saute 2 minutes tossing to coat rice with oil.&nbsp; Add water and bring to a simmer.&nbsp; Cover and continue to simmer 15 minutes, until rice is cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Meanwhile, place peanuts in a small bowl and sprinkle with cayenne.&nbsp; When rice is cooked, stir in peanuts and scallions.&nbsp; Add salt and pepper to taste.&nbsp; Makes 2 servings. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 34955 at http://wlrn.org Fairchild Gardens Mango Festival Thriller Novelist Brad Meltzer Talks About His Latest Children’s Book http://wlrn.org/post/thriller-novelist-brad-meltzer-talks-about-his-latest-children-s-book <p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34950 at http://wlrn.org Thriller Novelist Brad Meltzer Talks About His Latest Children’s Book Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books http://wlrn.org/post/summer-reading-picks-mitchell-kaplan-books-and-books <p></p><p>07/02/14 -&nbsp;<font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">On&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday’s</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Topical Currents we’ll sit for a spell with Mitchell Kaplan, founder of Books &amp; Books and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair International. He’ll tell us how he has become one of the country’s most successful independent booksellers and about his plans to venture into publishing.&nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: normal;">We’ll also get his recommendations for a good summer read.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Join us and call in with your own suggestions on the next Topical Currents,&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;at 1pm.</span></font></p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34897 at http://wlrn.org Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender Of Florida’s Environment http://wlrn.org/post/marjorie-harris-carr-defender-florida-s-environment <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px 0px 10pt;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">07/01/14 - Tuesday's </span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Topical Currents</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size= Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34896 at http://wlrn.org Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender Of Florida’s Environment Estate Planning For Florida LGBT Couples http://wlrn.org/post/estate-planning-florida-lgbt-couples <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"></div><div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">06/30/14 - Monday's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><b>Topical</b></a></span></font><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4"><s Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34766 at http://wlrn.org Estate Planning For Florida LGBT Couples Filmmakers Franco Parente and Angel Eva Markoulis, Symphony of the Americas, Dan Hudak and Keys Cal http://wlrn.org/post/filmmakers-franco-parente-and-angel-eva-markoulis-symphony-americas-dan-hudak-and-keys-cal <p></p><p>06/27/14 -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next time on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a>, will an old Miami music pub get its own documentary? Only a <a href="http://kck.st/RGvPgU"><strong>Kickstarter campaign</strong></a> can pull it off. Find out more from film makers <strong><a href="http://www.littlehaitirockcity.com/">Franco Parente</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/angelmarkoulis">Angel Eva </a></strong><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/angelmarkoulis">Markouli</a></strong>s. Maestro <strong><a href="http://www.jamesbrooks-bruzzese.com/">James Brooks-Bruzzese</a></strong> describes a new season of delights coming up for The Symphony of the Americas. Film critic, <a href="http://www.hudakonhollywood.com"><strong>Dan Hudak</strong></a>, previews the new Spanish film that garnered 6 Goya Awards, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, opening soon in South Florida. Chef Norman Van Aken whips up </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">A Word On Food</em></strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food"><strong> </strong></a>and our <a href="http://www.fla-keys.com/calendarofevents/"><strong>Florida Keys calendar </strong></a>features Andy Newman. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on <a href="https://twitter.com/sofloartsbeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a> at 1:00pm.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 34653 at http://wlrn.org Filmmakers Franco Parente and Angel Eva Markoulis, Symphony of the Americas, Dan Hudak and Keys Cal