Dishing up Oscars and Pies—2.23.19

adminAOS

Shilpa Davé and Cathy Barrow


We chat about the Oscar-nominated films with arguably the best person around for that conversation; and
we paired it with a nice big helping of pie, baking tips, and an unexpected path to culinary success.… Read More

Transnational Poetics + Black Fire—2.02.19

adminAOS

Claudrena Harold and Jahan Ramazani

Guests:

Claudrena Harold, professor of African American and African Studies and History affiliated with both the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History and the Carter G.… Read More

Restoring Dignity & Justice at the Border and within the US—1.26.19

adminAOS

Tracy Howe and Angela Ciolfi

Tracy Howe, musician, activist, and founder of Restoration Village Arts. We discuss her new album, longtime work at the border, including her recent trip to Tijuana and one upcoming to Honduras; and we talk with Angela Ciolfi Executive Director of the Legal Aid Justice Center (LAJC) in Charlottesville, about many cases and issues they tackle from reducing racial inequities around school discipline; to fighting to release children being held by the gov't and advocating to reunite them with their families, and much more.… Read More

Monastic and Kitchen Life: A Nun & a Sous Chef—1.19.19

adminAOS

Leslie Hubbard and Gregory Lewis

Guests: Leslie Hubbard speaks about her fascinating life as a former Buddhist nun who in her twenties, in pursuit of spiritual development, chose to lead a monastic life with renowned Zen master, Thich Naht Hanh, in a hamlet in the French countryside; and we speak with Gregory Lewis, sous chef of the well-loved Maya Restaurant, a popular staple in the Charlottesville restaurant landscape.… Read More

The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom & Community: Shifting Mind & Heart—1.12.19

Ellen DanielsAOS

Tish Jennings and Frank Dukes

Guests: Tish Jennings, internationally recognized leader in the fields of social and emotional learning and mindfulness in education. We discussed her new book, “The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom.” Frank Dukes, mediator helping people and organizations address complex public conflicts in ways that strengthen communities.… Read More

Diners, Drive-ins + a Deep Dive into the Afterlife

adminAOS

Richard Guy Wilson & Jim Tucker

We welcomed back Richard Guy Wilson to discuss art and architecture, diners, the groundbreaking art of Hilma af Klint, and much more; and we heard from Jim Tucker, MD about his research and fascinating stories about children who may have lived past lives.… Read More