Louis Bayard

December 19 • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

achristmascarolHelp celebrate the holiday season with Ed as he welcomes back acclaimed author Louis Bayard, who joined us last year to describe his moving historical novel, Roosevelt’s Beast. Louis is also an authority on Charles Dickens, having published
articles on Dickens’ Christmas Books, most notably, A Christmas Carol. Join us as Louis highlights the literary Carol along with its film adaptations.

More at: louisbayard.com

December 19 • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

wardropperWe’ll celebrate the 80th Anniversary of The Frick Collection with its director, Dr. Ian Wardropper. As you know, guests from The Frick have enhanced this show numerous times over the past decade. Dr. Wardropper will spotlight the Museum’s founding by Henry Clay Frick and his daughter, Helen, and describe its ongoing growth, including current exhibitions and education programs. If you and your family will be in New York over the holidays, I urge you to visit this gem on Fifth Avenue.

more at: frick.org

Local Museums

December 12 • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

Ed provides cultural suggestions for the holidays. Tune in for an on-air review of museum exhibitions in the Ann Arbor-Detroit-Toledo region. All would be great venues for visiting family, friends, and young people.

Sean Blake

December 5 • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

seanblakeEd welcomes acclaimed actor Sean Blake, who is starring in Performance Network Theatre’s current production, Why Not Me? A Sammy Davis Jr. Story. Mr. Blake’s one-man play, written by Tim Rhoze, spotlight’s this unique entertainer’s public and private life, his triumphs and his inner turmoil. Why Not Me? plays at PNT through December 19.

More at: facebook.com/pntheatre


December 5 • 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. on WAAM • Ann Arbor

gods_fp_300wJoin me as I describe my Thanksgiving trip to Ithaca, New York. Highlighted will be my visit
to the Kroch Library of Cornell University, where I examined a fabulous copy of
Mary Shelley’s 1818 masterpiece, Frankenstein, along with a letter by Shelley to American
Revolutionary icon, the Marquis de Lafayette. I also attended the exhibition, Gods and
Scholars: Studying Religion at a Secular University.

more at: cornell.edu/exhibitions