Tidings Podcast

Davey Wreden: The Stanley Parable

Davey Wreden, an Indie video game developer living in Austin, Texas, traces the history of the indie game industry and tells the fascinating story of the creation and remake of his own game, The Stanley Parable.   This program was … View full post

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Music tidings from Lahore

This month I bring you music tidings from Lahore, the town where I was born.  You will hear interviews with three Pakistani musicians: first, Noor Zehra playing the Sagar Veena, a stringed instrument created by her father Raza Kazim; then Ali Noor … View full post

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The Great Good Place: Ray Oldenburg

Ray Oldenburg, professor, urban sociologist and expert on the ‘third places’ of our culture talks about what they are, why we need them and what we have lost by not having them. (First broadcast on March 26, 2011)

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Nancy Stout: One Day in December–Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution

Nancy Stout, author of One Day in December: Celia Sanchez and the Cuban Revolution, a biography of Celia Sánchez, a leading architect of Cuba’s revolution, published by Monthly Review Press with a foreword by Alice Walker. Celia is a fascinating, … View full post

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Gary English, artistic director The Freedom Theatre, Jenin

Gary English, Founding Artistic Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Distinguished Professor in Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut. More recently, he has been working as artistic director of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine’s occupied … View full post

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Hydr Ibrahim: founder, Resettling the Indus

Recorded in Lahore in March 2013, Hydr Ibrahim, Pakistani architect and co-founder of Resettling the Indus, talks about the grass roots social movement that is rebuilding flood- and war-ravaged villages in the Punjab, Sindh and South Waziristan regions of the … View full post

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