|5/13/13 Take Off with Irene Haupt
Czarist revolution, White Russians, Lubianka prison, A Catholic upbringing in post war Germany, Greta Garbo movies and TB, Photos in memory's landscape, Black Forest toilets and the cold damp death of bombed-out buildings, Buffalo's quarter century of new music, and the meditative after image.
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|3/18/13 Pope Francis redux
Frank Dunbar, Buffalo writer and poet long time resident of the First Ward, discourses on his multi - checked past over the course of years spent and mispent in the service of self discovery. We move thru time served in the Navy and Merchant Marine to loss of friends and family to many glorious St Patrick's days.
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|1/28/13 "Take Off" with Jimmie Gilliam
We roamed the rolling hills of mountainside depression era North Carolina, coming up in a strict spiritual teatotalling household, joining Four H and making model airplanes in WWII, taking a Houghton College teaching tainted with the "Red Scare" in Starpoint High, a cultural arts matriarch, now sixty years in WNY reading, writing, publishing her poetry.
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|1/4/13 Al Felix, poet, teacher long standing cultural significant, "We wore out the last 70 years"
Shuffling thru Al's back pages, years of Buffalo during the depression 30s when who knew how poor with nothing to compare it to, thru innovating his high school year book, awkward intervals of adolescence, to working with german pows in his post war army service, to teaching in the public schools, to finding his voice as a poet and memorializing his late wife, painter Jackie Felix.
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|10/31/12 Rita Argen Auerbach
Interview with Rita Argen Auerbach, early on we discovered a bond in both being in Navy famlies...talked about her immigrant upbringing in Buffalo... her family's goal to live in Kenmore...we moved through her years as a high school and college cheer leader her early career as a junior high school art teacher...travelled to Navy duty station in Morocco... became a noted watercolor artist and a noted presence in the cultural life in Buffalo.
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|09/27/12 Michael Morgulis
My guest was Michael Morgulis, a well known graphic designer and artist and life long resident of Buffalo. We moved at a fast clip, from his mother's home cooking to stick ball to a traumatic spelling bee with a few side trips through puberty and adolescence.
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