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Best Daviess County Public Library podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Daviess County Public Library podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Author Keven McQueen (The Kentucky Book of the Dead) and author-visual artist-musician JD Wilkes (The Vine That Ate The South) visited DCPL back in March for a conversation about their history, influences, and work. As a bonus, JD also plays some tunes. Thanks to the Gaslight Boys for opening up the event. Look 'em up on Spotify.PS: We had some rec…
 
This podcast was recorded at the first meeting of DCPL's Mock Printz Award committee. In it, we discuss our nominees and let you know how our version of the Printz Awards will work.A description of the actual Printz awards, from ALA.Org: "The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary mer…
 
(This was uploaded previously at a lower volume. We improved the audio and uploaded it as a new track.)Venerable Tsering Phuntsok, Tibetan Buddhist Monk, uses teachings from the Dalai Lama to provide a Buddhist perspective and encourage discussion on why people should love their enemies and how they can do this in these challenging times.Venerable …
 
A panel discussion about Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 and how it affects us today featuring of Matthew Alschbach, Associate Professor of History at OCTC, Susan Gesser, Director of Catholic Charities, and Naheed Murtaza, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Brescia. Our moderator is Dr. Courtland Lewis, Associate Professor of Philosophy at …
 
We discuss the history & current status The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival with Mary Danhauer & Peggy Wilson of the Kentucky chapter. The "Conversations On Race" series is an open public forum that focuses upon issues of race in our community. Each podcast is a frank, open discussion about the topics at hand. The podcast …
 
Based on the groundbreaking book, “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls," this program encourages girls to change the world through their passions by learning about a unique “Rebel Girl” throughout history and similar career paths in the Owensboro area, and completing a fun activity each week.The speaker for this episode is Owensboro City Commissione…
 
At 19 years old, Chas Allen, now and author and motivational speaker, was a member of the crew that pulled the Transylvania University rare book heist (one of the F.B.I.’s “all-time most significant art theft cases”) in Lexington, KY. Their haul included a first editions of John James Audubon’s BIRD OF AMERICA and Charles Darwin’s ON THE ORIGIN OF …
 
We’ve been working on a documentary podcast about the filmmaker Melton Barker for quite some time. That’s not ready quite yet, but we do have some Barker-related goodness for you. Who’s Melton Barker, you ask? That’s a question not many can answer. He was what’s known as an “iterant” filmmaker who was active in the 30s through the 70s. He visited s…
 
This podcast contains the full audio from our visit with Venerable Tsering Phuntsok."Venerable Tsering Phuntsok is a Tibetan Buddhist Monk who has traveled the world to spread compassion and teach about Tibetan culture, monastic life and dharma. For over 30 years, he has studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism through traditional scriptures, ritual …
 
After 15 years, The Room's Greg Sestero & Tommy Wiseau have reunited for another film. It's called BEST F[R]IENDS and opens in select theaters this Friday. Greg was recently in town to present at our screening of The Disaster Artist; prior to that event, he chatted with us about the new film.Nice Legs, a band whose music appears in BEST F[R]IENDS, …
 
Rebel Girls is a program that encourages girls to pursue their dreams by learning about unique career paths for women from the book “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.” Come with ideas and readiness to participate in an activity each week. This installment features Meghann Richardson from Owensboro's Messenger-Inquirer.…
 
This “Conversations on Race” installment is devoted to Owensboro’s H. L. Neblett Community Center. It begins with actress London Randolph performing a monologue as the center’s namesake, Hattie Neblett. A panel discussion with representatives from the Neblett Center about their history and programs immediately follows.https://impact100owensboro.org…
 
The first issue of Verbatim, our collaborative creative writing journal, is now available for purchase from the library. It features visual art and writing from creatives that have a connection to Owensboro or the Western Kentucky area. A spoken word event was recently held at the library to celebrate the book’s release. This podcast features three…
 
Brian chats with author Dave Eggers (Monk of Mokha, The Circle) about his writing process, body of work, and lots more.https://826national.org/https://www.mcsweeneys.netThis show features music from Foxhole's 2006 effort, Push/Pull (Burnt Toast Vinyl). You can find it on iTunes and Amazon. Thanks to the band for allowing us to use their tunes.…
 
JD Wilkes, author/musician/filmmaker/visual artist, recently visited us to play some tunes and talk about his new book, The Vine That Ate the South. This is the full audio from that event. NOTE: We didn't have the crowd mic'd, so you'll notice some audio drops during the Q&A portion of the event. Grab a copy of Vine here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/…
 
Another Indie Author Fair chat! This one is with Evansville-based poet Tom Raithel. He chats with Sarah about his life and work and reads a selection from his latest book.Note: We had to do a fair bit of noise canceling while editing this episode due to our unruly air conditioner. You will hear the a/c a bit along with some digital artifact.…
 
Based on the groundbreaking book, “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls," this program encourages girls to change the world through their passions by learning about a unique “Rebel Girl” throughout history and similar career paths in the Owensboro area, and completing a fun activity each week. The speaker for this episode is Katherine Taylor of Studi…
 
A candid discussion on making comics with Chris Schweizer (The Creeps, Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean) and Kyle Starks (Legend of Ricky Thunder, Rick And Morty).We lost one of our microphones prior to recording, so, unfortunately, you won't be able to hear the crowd's questions. You should be able to figure out what was asked from the responses,…
 
Katherine Pennavaria and Rosemary Meszaros, faculty librarians from WKU to present on Genetic Genealogy. The presentation covers companies that provide DNA testing as well as how to interpret results to help build a family tree.This was an Owensboro-Daviess County Historical Society event.By Daviess County Public Library
 
At our latest "Conversations On Race" event, we discussed videos from the New York Times' "A Conversation On Race" series. You may watch those here: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/your-stories/conversations-on-raceNOTE: Unfortunately we picked up a good bit of room noise during this event. Most everything is audible; however, it doesn…
 
Angela Oliver (Messenger-Inquirer, Kentucky Wesleyan College) leads a discussion on the topics presented in Phoebe Robinson’s You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain.Thanks to Jon Doss of the Sublime Media Group for assisting us with the sound mix on this.By Daviess County Public Library
 
Caged, from director Brad Rea, is unlike anything we've shown before. It's a VERY intense family drama that follows an MMA fighter attempting to escape the shadow of his abusive father. It's an incredibly well-done, powerful, and worth your time. Brad sat down with me before we screened his film to talk about his journey as a filmmaker.Intro: "T-Sh…
 
Librarian Jonathan Jeffrey will discuss how the 1918 Spanish Influenza became an epidemic in Kentucky. Jonathan Jeffrey, is the Department Head for the Department of Library Special Collections and the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Coordinator at Western Kentucky University. He is responsible for managing the department and for acquiring, accessi…
 
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