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Paula Poundstone/Gary Hart/A.S. Byatt/John McCutcheon


Paula Poundstone Paula Poundstone started in stand-up comedy 30 years ago and quickly made a name for herself for her pithy observations of daily life and for her inclinations to dress in men's suits. Over the years, she has done HBO specials, written an autobiography and a column for Mother Jones magazine and is a regular participant in NPR's Saturday morning quiz show, "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me." Today on Insight, you'll meet Poundstone and hear about her new CD.

Paula Poundstone performs at 8:30 p.m. Satuday, March 6th at The Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 442-5189.

Gary Hart Nature photographer Gary Hart has spent years shooting photos in the Sierras and has recently turned his hobby into his career teaching photography workshops. He's just back from teaching a workshop in Yosemite. You'll meet him and hear about his work.

A.S. Byatt The English novelist, short story writer and essayist A.S. Byatt is probably best known for the books "Still Life," "Possession" and "Angels and Insects." Her latest novel, "The Children's Book," is set in England in the late 19th and 20th centuries, which was a time of great change and a particularly terrible war. This segment originally aired Oct. 22, 2009.

John McCutcheon Folk singer John McCutcheon has recently released a two-disc CD of songs and stories. You'll meet McCutcheon and hear him perform in our studio. This interview originally aired Jan. 12, 2010.

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About our guest host: Sacramento-native David Watts Barton has been involved in Sacramento's music and cultural scene for more than 30 years as a writer, performer and fan. The former Sacramento Bee reporter is the Editor-in-Chief of The Sacramento Press.

 

 

 

 
Wednesday, March 03, 2010
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