05/29/14 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN host and Bonnie Berman interview Zak the Baker (Zak Stern). He discusses how he created and executed his bakery concept, what kickstarter is and how it helped him and about the craft food revolution in Wynwood. And he brought some bread for us to taste on air.
05/29/14 - Thursday’s Topical Currents features an interview with Olivia Lang about her latest book “A Trip to Echo Spring”. It examines the impact alcohol had on the lives and work of six great American writers. Literary contributor Ariel Gonzalez spoke with Liang.
05/27/14 - Tuesday's Topical Currents features British-born conductor James Judd, and the story behind his ambitious Miami Music Project. Judd conducted the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra from 1987 to 2001. Financial difficulties forced the ensemble’s closure. Some 25-thousand public school students – many in underserved communities -- have been exposed to classical music through the performances o
05/22/14 - Thursday’s Topical Currents looks at the explosive rise in the demand for Craft Beer and the burgeoning Craft Beer Brewing and Brew Pub business in our state. Author Gerard Walen has written “Florida Breweries”, a comprehensive guide to the plants and pubs that are popping up like mushrooms around the state. Walen will relate stories about some of Florida’s prominent breweries, he’ll help us untangle some of the arcane vocabulary of craft brews, talk about their history and discuss their future. Cheers! It’s a taste of C