About to celebrate 35 years of his Professor World Band act, Ramblin’ Dan looks back on his time before coming to Boston with his story of graduate school, Kerouac, public gardens, and a van and bike that took him to see and sing to the world. Photo courtesy of Ramblin' Dan.
In the third episode of Gouda Talks, Jess Eng sits down with bestselling cookbook author Julia Turshen to learn more about her perspective and experiences with social justice food initiatives, her process of curating recipes, and her favorite memories in the kitchen.
Musician Jen Shyu conducts fieldwork on traditional music all around the world, and in her compositions, she likes to subvert the distinctions between the traditional and the contemporary. But, she says, "I truly believe that the process must come from, at least for me, very deep research: a very deep internalization process of learning from a teacher as if I were a baby learning from nothing."