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Arts & Culture

Author interviews, food, natural history, poetry, and more from "The Write Question", "The Food Guys", "Field Notes", "Home Ground Radio", "Front Row Center", and "Reflections West".

December 9th, 2012: Brought to Jon and Greg's attention by food writer Ari LeVaux, rapeseed / canola oil withers under The Food Guys' scrutiny. Its origins as a component in ship lubricant as well as the multi-step refining process it undergoes - and the trans-fats created during that process - are the highlights of its rap sheet.

http://www.flashinthepan.net/?p=825

Mullein's Stalks Fight Coughs

Aug 2, 2013
Flora de la Terre

August 3rd & 5th, 2013: Mullein is a respiratory remedy good for ear infections; short-term use only. http://www.floradelaterre.com

Order in the Turkey Roost

Aug 2, 2013
The National Wild Turkey Federation

"Fieldnotes," August 4th & 5th, 2013: "Wild Turkey Hierarchy," by Jim Giese (read by Allison de Jong).  http://www.montananaturalist.org/

Food Science, Part 3: Green Color in Salads

Aug 2, 2013

August 4th, 2013: Inspired by the writing of Harold McGee, Jon and Greg continue their four-part series on food science with "Green Color in Salads and Sauces."

http://curiouscook.typepad.com/

What can turn tree sap into...honeydew?

Jul 26, 2013
Dmitri Don

"Fieldnotes," July 28th & 29, 2013: "Aphids," by John McCutcheon (read by Allison de Jong).  http://www.montananaturalist.org/

Food Science, Part 2: The Searing Truth

Jul 26, 2013

July 28th, 2013: Inspired by the writing of Harold McGee, Jon and Greg continue their four-part series on food science with "The Searing Truth." 

http://curiouscook.typepad.com/

July 21st, 2013: Inspired by the writing of Harold McGee, Jon and Greg begin a four-part series on food science with "Basic Food Elements." http://curiouscook.typepad.com/

Mistaken Identity: Gopher Snakes

Jul 18, 2013
Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer).
USFWS (PD)

"A gopher snake can be quite intimidating, especially when it imitates rattlesnake behavior."

On "In Other Words" tonight, producers Ann Szalda-Petree and Clark Grant take us to Butte to talk with George Everett, director of the fantabulous Butte Folk Festival, as well as guest artists appearing this coming weekend: New Orleans jazz pianist Henry Butler and members of Khac Chi, a Vietnamese multi-instrumentalist group. Join us from 10:30 to 11:30 pm, or catch the show later on inotherwordsradio.wordpress.com.

Montana Repertory Theater

"Front Row Center," June 30th: Michael Marsolek talks with Greg Johnson, Artistic Director of the Montana Repertory Theater, about The Missoula Colony 18, taking place July 13 - 20, on the Montana Theater stage at the P.A.R.T.V.

Building at U.M. This annual playwrights' workshop includes public readings of new plays written by new and established writers.

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