In his new book, In Full Flight: A Story of Africa and Atonement, John Heminway reveals the remarkable true story of one woman's search for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a life that sparked a heroic career, but also hid a secret past. Dr. Anne Spoerry treated hundreds of thousands of people across rural Kenya over the span of fifty years.
Why have some of the most interesting contemporary artists working today abandoned the traditional materials of art to work with rubber, sugar, gold and oil, chalk, soap and shoelaces? Join us as Leora Maltz-Leca, Redwood’s Curator of Contemporary Projects explores how contemporary artists like Kader Attia and Pascale Marthine Tayou, Kara Walker and Berni Searle activate the social histories and material politics embedded in their material choices, harnessing the messy materials of the world to plumb the histories and associations of everyda
Who was Ronald Reagan? James Rosebush reveals the man behind the President. Ronald Reagan has been discussed, critiqued, and analyzed by both his supporters and his opponents. His legacy has lived on, but his character has remained a mystery. James Rosebush, Deputy Assistant to President Reagan and Chief of Staff to Nancy Reagan, knew the man that the rest of the world never fully understood.
Dr. Edward Markward, Music Director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, discusses the music of Claudio Monteverdi with an emphasis on the Vespers of 1610 and his operas The Return of Ulysses (1630) and The Coronation of Poppea (1643).
Addison Mizner transformed Palm Beach and South Florida with his visionary architecture. He introduced the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles to southern Florida, developed the resort town of Boca Raton and designed the exquisite Everglades Club in Palm Beach.