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Insight: Capitol Chat / SummerWords Conference / Poet Laureate Philip Levine / Sound Advice: Two Sheds


Capitol Chat In our regular weekly segment, we hear what's been happening at the California's State Capitol this week with Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler, including his brief exchange with Governor Jerry Brown and an excerpt from one of the marketplace interviews.  We'll also hear about the new Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) poll on Prop 28, 29, and the Governor's budget.  
 
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SummerWords Conference American River College's creative writing department hosts its annual colloquium this weekend.  We'll talk with students and professors about the process of writing and how such a forum can help.  The SummerWordsCreative Writing Colloquium  will take place May 31 - June 3, 2012.
 
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Poet Laureate Philip Levine  On August of last year, the Library of Congress announced that Philip Levine, best known for his big-hearted, Whitmanesque poems about working-class Detroit, is the next Poet Laureate of the United States, succeeding W.W. Merwin.  Philip Levine and his so-called "very, very, American voice" is the American River College's keynote speaker for SummerWords.  He'll be joining Insight for an interview on his poetry and his life.
 
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Sound Advice: Two Sheds.  Nick Brunner, the host of Capital Public Radio's Blue Dog Jam, joins us with some of the latest releases from contemporary rock groups, local bands, and artists heard on NPR.
 
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
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