Friday afternoon on Byline, we wrapped up the hour with WFPL’s Arts & Humanities reporter Erin Keane talking about arts in the news and some local arts events to consider this weekend. Literature fans will enjoy the Festival of Writing from Spalding University, as well as a writing collaboration between Silas House and Nela Vaswani.… Continue reading Weekend Arts Overview: Writing Festival, Ryan McGinness, and Samurai
1:06pm: A BBC investigation finds that Pakistan is secretly supporting the Taliban, training fighters who attack American forces in Afghanistan. US military personnel have made similar charges against Pakistan recently. We’ll get the story. 1:12pm: The US is aggressively using drones against insurgents in Pakistan and Afghanistan. It’s also used armed drones in the hunt… Continue reading Drone Technology Goes Global, Pakistan Charged with Supporting the Taliban, Mary Todd Lincoln’s Commitment Papers: Today on Here and Now
Edge Executive Director Mark Hogg says the new technology allows water to be pumped, purified and collected in a storage tank all in one motion. It’s being used in Haiti right now.
Burnside says her concern is with how the fund distributes money. She says the organization should distribute it evenly among performing, visual and other types of arts and the fact that the fund more heavily supports performing arts should be widely known
The Frazier International History Museum in Louisville has purchased historic papers documenting Mary Todd Lincoln’s commitment to an Illinois insane asylum.
First editions of two revolutionary books that developed the field of astronomy are on view at a local museum. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The books on display at the Frazier International History Museum are from the University of Louisville Libraries archives. On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres by Copernicus proposed that the Earth orbits… Continue reading Museum Exhibits Rare Books on Astronomy