Featured Programs on KSJD February 18th-24thSaturday, February 18th
Tune in to KSJD for Mountain Stage at 1pm on Saturday afternoons for a line-up of fabulous live musical performances. This week's guests include Amos Lee, Nellie McKay, The Wailin' Jennys, and Lauren Pritchard.
Sunday, February 19th
Humans are pleasure-seekers - from food to sex to fine art. But do we know why we crave what we do? On the next episode of Big Picture Science on Sundries at 9am Sunday morning, discover the surprising motivation behind our desires. Also, why our hedonistic cousins, the bonobos, may hold the secret to world peace.
Tuesday, February 21st
In the 1960s, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was one of the world's best boxers. In 1967, he was found guilty of committing a triple murder and served nearly 20 years in prison. In 1986, he was exonerated of the crimes after a judge ruled that the state withheld evidence in its attempt to get the killers. Join us for a special Black History Month presentation on the Tuesday morning Zine at 8:30 and the personal story of how Rubin is still fighting for the rights of those who are wrongfully convicted in North America.
Wednesday, February 22nd
More and more these days 16-year-old Jeff Rodgers finds himself thinking about race and being forced to answer the question "What are you?" Tune in to the Wednesday morning Zine at 8:30am as we bring you an episode of Teenage Diaries and hear Jeff's perspective on race as part of KSJD's celebration of Black History Month.
Thursday, February 23rd
High quality agricultural production begins with soils that are healthy and well cared for. Join us for the Thursday morning Zine at 8:30 for a discussion of what conditions create good soils, and what local farmers can do to improve the health of their soil.
Friday, February 24th
It is estimated that up to 1 out of 4 homeless people are Veterans. Some Veterans become homeless due to a combination of housing shortages and high unemployment, while other Veterans may be dealing with painful memories or health issues and have little access to health care or support from family and friends. Tune in to the Friday morning Zine at 8:30 as we discuss the issue of Veteran homelessness and what resources are available locally to help them.