Arts & Life


Sat January 14, 2012
Author Interviews

Alan Bennett Defies Expectations With 'Smut'

Originally published on Sat January 14, 2012 5:14 pm

Alan Bennett, author of The History Boys and The Madness of King George, among countless other books, plays and memoirs, is a grand old man of British letters.

"I'm getting on now, and I'm thought of in England as being rather cozy and genteel — certainly in the stories that I write," he tells weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz.

So Bennett decided to give his readers a little rattle with a new book of two short stories called Smut.

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Fri January 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

Winter Pruning Helps Keep Trees Healthy, Happy

photo by Knilram Flickr/Creative Commons

Winter is a key time for pruning trees to keep them healthy. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton says it’s especially important if trees have been damaged by Mother Nature.

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Fri January 13, 2012
The Two-Way

Don't Like Friday The 13th? Then This Isn't A Good Year For You

Originally published on Fri January 13, 2012 8:10 am

We'll have two more this year.
  • How to say paraskevidekatriaphobia.

We've got bad news if you have paraskevidekatriaphobia.

Not only is today a Friday the 13th, but we've got two more coming this year.

And three, according to the many online discussions of this issue that we've read this morning and this story in Delaware's News Journal, is the most there can be in one year.

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Fri January 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Great music, theatre and celebrations of winter, as well as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend events, all along Colorado's Front Range and in the mountains.

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Fri January 13, 2012