02/26/15 - 1:30 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview Joshua Wagner, Director of Culture and Entertainment at the Edition Hotel (formerly the Seville Hotel). He’ll discuss the history and renovations of the hotel. Much of the original lobby and parts of the restaurant have been
02/25/15 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents when we learn how to attract birds to South Florida gardens, yards--and even balconies. We’ll have ornithologist James Kushlan and photographer Kirsten Hine. In the second half of the program . . .
02/19/15 - 1:30 -Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview TV food network celebrity chef, Robert Irvine. His Restaurant Impossible TV program is one of the most popular shows on the network. He’ll discuss how he rehabs the restaurants in 48 hours with only $10,000.
02/19/15 - Thursday’s Topical Currents begin with a look at Greater Miami’s Take Stock in Children non-profit. It’s the 20th anniversary of its Florida founding. “Take Stock” creates a student pipeline from middle school to college, and aims to break the cycle of poverty. Also, Linda Gassenheimer with The Food Network’s Robert Irvine . . . host of Restaurant Impossible.
02/18/15 - Today at 1pm on Topical Currents: Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finncould be considered the seminal work of American fiction. It’s the most recognizable title in American literature. Huck Finn is told in the first-person, through the eyes of an adolescent white orphan traveling with a runaway slave upon the Mississippi River.
02/17/15 - Why is it impossible to tickle oneself? Why do women tend to have more tactile sense in their fingers? And why does scratching an itch give such pleasure? Join us for Tuesday’s Topical Currentswhen we visit with Johns Hopkins University neuroscience professor David Linden.