MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013 (Listen to the archived program)
South Carolina on the silver screen (Listen to the segment)
Our state has provided a backdrop for movies from The Notebook to Leatherheads, and of course the iconic Forrest Gump, and efforts continue to attract movie makers to the Palmetto State. Donna London, director of the Jim Self Center on the Future, speaks with Dan Rogers, project manager for the South Carolina Film Commission, and Brad Jayne, with Indie Grants, about the world of film in South Carolina. Learn about Indie Grants' Young Filmmakers Project. Learn about education and grants for filmmakers.
Get fit! (Listen to the segment)
Discover the benefits of exercise for adults. Bobbi Conner gets tips from Dr. Shane Woolf, associate professor and Interim Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Tips on starting and exercise program.
Greenville's great new downtown (Listen to the segment)
Get the story behind the emergence of Greenville's increasingly popular downtown. Anna Simon speaks with Greenville Mayor Knox White and writer John Boyanoski, president of Complete Public Relations, about their new book, Reimagining Greenville: Building the best Downtown in America.
Crown of the Carolinas (Listen to the segment)
Songwriter Bobby Holliday reflects on his seven-year journey to capture the beauty of Upstate South Carolina in music and images on a new CD called Crown of the Carolinas.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
A live call-in edition on birds and other natural history topics
Join Clemson University naturalist Patrick McMillan, host of Emmy-winning Expeditions With Patrick McMillan, and Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Forest Wildlife Ecologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist in the Clemson University School of Agriculture, Forestry and Environmental Sciences, in a listener-driven discussion. Listeners may call in with their sightings, comments and questions on birding and natural history topics via the toll-free number 888-539-8859. More information and birdcalls are available online at Birds of North America and at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For additional information on birds and other wildlife, visit eBird.org and eNature.com. Listen to Dr. Drew Lanham on NPR's November 3 episode of Weekend Edition (click Play button at top of page to listen; transcript of discussion also included).
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
A live call-in hour about your pets' health
Dr. Glenn Birrenkott of the Clemson University Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences hosts Anderson veterinarian Dr. Bobby Long from the 24-hour Magnolia Veterinary Hospital. Listeners may call in with questions about their pets' medical care, nutritional needs, or preventive treatments via the toll-free number: 888-539-8859.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
Has your child graduated from Tinker Toys to tech toys? Our tech guys Eric Rodgers and blogger Phil Yanov, founder and president of Tech After Five, can help you sort through the array of choices on store shelves and online sites this holiday season and help you find the perfect gifts for all of the techies you love. Call with your questions about new technology purchases or any other questions you may have on any electronic device from HDTVs to tablets during this hour-long live call in edition. Use our toll free number: 888-539-8859.