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With Heart and Voice® is a weekly program of sacred choral and organ music that features recordings from around the world. Exploring the ever-growing treasury of works for life's spiritual side, its seasons and celebrations, With Heart and Voice presents choral and organ music of many faiths, cultures and nationalities, and over a thousand years of celebration. Hosted by Peter DuBois, the program celebrates the seasons of the liturgical year and focuses on the richness and beauty of sacred m ...
 
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California Governor Gavin Newsom has survived the recall attempt, and will continue as governor in one of the country's bluest states. What should Democrats across the country learn from this? What should Republicans learn? What does the data tell us about what happened? Our guest: Joseph Burgess , data curator at the Roper Center for Public Opinio…
 
The Biden administration wants all companies with at least 100 employees to be given two options: employees must either be vaccinated or undergo weekly COVID testing. Advisor Andy Slavitt says this is a necessary step to control a still-raging pandemic. But would it hold up in court? Legal challenges were launched almost immediately. Our guests loo…
 
The editors of Reason Magazine recently joined a conversation about whether Libertarians have been mostly right about the big issues of the past twenty years. Since 9/11, Libertarians have opposed the war in Iraq; opposed the occupation of Afghanistan; opposed torture; supported same-sex marriage; supported marijuana legalization; and supported agg…
 
COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, preventing severe disease and death from the virus and the variants that cause COVID-19. But, as medical experts point out, vaccines providing complete immunity to COVID -- and to any infection -- is unachievable. The notion of sterilizing immunity is a myth. This hour, we're joined by medical experts who w…
 
We talk with comedians about comedy and politics. Should political observations be part of comedy acts? Or are they too isolating? One of the most popular stand-up comedians on the national stage is Nate Bargatze. In a recent piece in the Atlantic Monthly, writer Tim Alberta profiles Bargatze, who he calls "the nicest man in stand-up". Bargatze avo…
 
Conservative writer Matt Lewis warns that toxic masculinity is becoming a problem, particularly on the religious right. He points to numerous recent incidents at school board meetings across the country, in which men are trying to bully boards to adopt policies. Lewis also is concerned that both major political parties are ignoring "never Trump" co…
 
We're joined by Dr. Bradford C. Berk to discuss his new book, "Getting Your Brain and Body Back: Everything You Need to Know after Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, or Traumatic Brain Injury." Dr. Berk was permanently paralyzed after a biking accident in 2009. He was back to work as CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center one year later. In his…
 
On the 50th anniversary of the Attica prison riot, we welcome Deanne Quinn Miller. She was five years old when her father, a prison guard, was killed at Attica. She spent decades pursuing both the full story of her father's death and justice for everyone involved -- including the inmates of Attica. Her new book is called "The Prison Guard's Daughte…
 
We talk to students about the disparities between Rochester City School District and suburban schools during the pandemic. Our guests: Sarah Adams, sophomore at East High School Mercedes Phelan , Western New York and Central New York regional director for Citizen Action of New York, and parent in the Rochester City School District Max-Yamil Cabezud…
 
A number of state lawmakers are pushing for stronger gun control laws. At the end of the session in June, Democrats rallied in favor of a new legislative package. It includes laws that would require people seeking to purchase a gun to clear a mental health evaluation and pass a drug test, with both being certified by a doctor. A second law would re…
 
CITY Magazine reporter Gino Fanelli recently paid $65 for a T-shirt at a local CBD store. An eighth of an ounce of marijuana came as a complementary "gift" with the purchase. As Fanelli reports, it's one way retailers are working around state law, which prevents retail sales of the plant. The law does allow adults to transfer or give up to three ou…
 
When – if ever – should the classics be modernized? In a recent piece for the Atlantic Monthly, David Sims argues that the new Cinderella film available on Amazon Prime is “a mess”. Sims writes, “Like the worst modernizations, Cinderella feels like the result of out-of-touch executives trying to identify the hip new thing.” Is Sims being overly cri…
 
The academic year begins this week, and for many students in the region, it will be the first time they will be back in the classroom full time. Experts say returning to full-time school will be a big adjustment for some students. This hour, we discuss how educators and caregivers can be prepared to assist students who may have behavioral or mental…
 
We're joined by local music teachers who share how their work has changed during the pandemic. From voice lessons, to teaching students to play instruments, to music theory, teachers have faced challenges. We hear how they've adapted. Our guests: Rachel Dobbs , music educator at the George Mather Forbes School #4 in the Rochester City School Distri…
 
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