On a rainy Tuesday at the Paradise Rock Club, I sit down with Harriette Pilbeam, the 25-year-old songwriter behind the Australian dream pop outfit Hatchie, which just released their debut EP Sugar and Spice this May.
Kelley Babphavong is the president of Harvard Right to Life. Steph Black is the director of Students to End Abortion Stigma at American University. Both women are outspoken and passionate about their causes — although they often stand diametrically opposed. Here's what they have to say about why they love doing what they do.
Read more about WHRB Classical's special programs this semester, including our classic broadcasts, Historic Performances and New Releases, unique features, such as The Musician's Guide to Zoology and Freedom Across the Atlantic, and two completely new interview-based shows, Classical Conversations and Beyond the Stage!
David Graf climbs to the top of the bell tower of St. Paul Parish every week to wind the gears that keep the mechanical clock running. WHRB reporter Matt Hoisch made the climb with him one morning to talk about how the clock works, what it takes to keep it running, and why Graf loves the physical, technical, and artistic work that he does.
This week on ZUCKER, Mary Ellen Klas, the capital bureau chief for the Miami Herald, joins host Andrew Zucker to talk about her time at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the gubernatorial race in Florida, as well as the upcoming senate race in the Sunshine State.
We spoke to Laurence Lesser, class of 1961 Harvard alum, winner of the 1966 International Tchaikovsky Cello Competition, and former president of the New England Conservatory from 1983 to 1996. Tune in to 95.3 FM to hear Laurence Lesser’s full interview on Sunday, October 7th at 3pm, or read on for some excerpts!