The Maureen Langan Show: April 28, 2019

Violence in America yet again

One killed, three wounded in Synagogue shooting in Poway, CA. And a Baltimore cookout shooting leaves one dead.


Why are humans vulnerable to so many mental disorders?

Randolph Nesse, the founder of the field of evolutionary medicine and author of GOOD REASONS FOR BAD FEELINGS: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry tells us why humans are so vulnerable to mental disorders.


Francis Kohler and Isaac Haney-Owens from Creativity Explored

Mo chats with Francis Kohler, the Studio Manager of  Creativity Explored’s studio 2 and Isaac Haney-Owens, photographer and Creativity Explored studio artist about how the organization gives artists with developmental disabilities the means to create and share their work with the community, celebrating the power of art to change lives.


Masashi Niwano, Festival & Exhibitions Director for CAAMFest37

It’s film festival season and May kicks off the 37th annual Center for Asian American Media’s CAAMFest, the world’s largest showcase for new Asian-American and Asian film, food, and music programs. CAAMFest’s Festival and Exhibitions Director Masashi Niwano tells us all about it.


Mo and Krystal Dish the Dirt about Kate Smith

The Yankees and the Flyers drop Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” amid questions of possible racism. Mo investigates.


Anita Monga, Artistic Director of SF Silent Film Festival

It’s film festival season and Maureen is broadening her horizons to include the Silent Film Festival, which kicks of May 1. Hear all about how they will celebrate 24 years of live cinema, presenting silent-era films with live musical accompaniment.

 

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