Bruckner 8

Bruckner’s Symphony No.8 is performed by the Symphony Orchestra of the Nort German Radio conducted by Günter Wand.

VPR Evening News December 28th, 2007

New questions about the growing cost of decommissioning Vermont Yankee; Senator Patrick Leahy says a top priority is passage of a bill that requires the Bush Administration to obtain court approval for electronic wiretapping;Plans to tear down public housing in New Orleans inspires a protest in Burlington; A petition drive in Brattleboro to indict President Bush and Vice President Cheney; A Montpelier-based landlord will pay a fine for failing to comply with lead paint standards; and commentator Jay Craven on an unexpected gift.

The Puppy

It’s a rare gift that actually changes your outlook on things, but that’s just what happened this year with a gift from filmmaker and commentator Jay Craven – to his son.

The Word Live Friday at Noon

The Word is a blues/jazz jam rock supergroup composed of Robert Randolph, John Medeski, Chris Chew, Luther Dickinson, and Cody Dickinson. Being a supergroup, each of the band members lead their own outfits: Dickinson brothers and Chew are known as North Mississippi Allstars; Medeski plays with jazz-funk band Medeski, Martin & Wood (MMW); and Robert Randolph, a steel pedal phenomenon, tours with his Family Band. Hear the Word Live Friday at Noon on