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KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.

KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.
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KUT's Views and Brews host Rebecca McInroy brings together experts, historians, musicians and others to discuss topics and people in depth. Our forums are usually held at The Cactus Cafe in Austin on Tuesdays a couple times a month.

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English


Episodes

Cognition and Civic Engagement

7/12/2018
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Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with professors Art Markman and Bob Duke as they talk about the psychology of social activism, the effectiveness of deterrence, and the health consequences of negative emotions. Views and Brews is free and open to the public, hope to see you at the Cactus soon!

Duration:01:00:47

The US Presidency: History, Image, and Influence

7/12/2018
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What does the image of the presidency mean nationally and internationally? What is the role of the First Lady? And how does the media inform our understanding of the presidency today? Listen back to KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talk with Jeremi Suri, author of “The Impossible Presidency,” Jay Root from The Texas Tribune, and Alexis Percle...

Duration:01:02:13

Jazz and The Art of Place Part II

7/11/2018
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How did jazz develop in America? What is signified by region, and how does the local dialect of music both inform and stereotype meaning? We will trace the tribalization of America as we explore West and East coast jazz — and discover musical roots from New Orleans to Kansas City, Chicago, and beyond. We will...

Duration:00:51:11

Jazz and The Art of Place Part I

7/11/2018
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How did jazz develop in America? What is signified by region, and how does the local dialect of music both inform and stereotype meaning? We will trace the tribalization of America as we explore West and East coast jazz — and discover musical roots from New Orleans to Kansas City, Chicago, and beyond. We will...

Duration:00:45:09

Eliminating Tipping in Austin?

7/11/2018
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Hosts Rebecca McInroy and Tom Philpott of The Secret Ingredient Podcast talk with restaurateurs Adam Orman from L’Oca d’Oro, Jodi Odim from Black Star, and Jam from Thai Fresh about why they’ve eliminated tipping at their restaurants, how they make it work for their businesses, and why it’s an important move in terms of social...

Duration:01:15:50

Jazz and The Art of Austin

7/11/2018
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What do we mean when we say, “Keep Austin Weird?” Is Austin really the Live Music Capital of the World? What does the mythology of Austin sound like? How can the story of jazz teach us to appreciate the various layers of meaning and significance of where we live, every day? In knowing our cultural...

Duration:01:22:08

What Is Freedom?

7/11/2018
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What is freedom as a human experience? What is the role of the market when we talk about notions of freedom? How can understanding competing definitions of freedom help us navigate the world today? Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Yascha Mounk author of, “The People Vs. Democracy: Why our Freedom is in Danger and...

Duration:01:11:03

The Funhouse Mirror of Political Polarization

7/11/2018
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Listen back to our Views and Brews discussion on “The Funhouse Mirror of Political Polarization.” KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talks with political analyst Joan Walsh, documentarian Paul Stekler and economist James K. Galbraith about the role the economy and the political landscape play in shaping identity and ideology in America today.

Duration:01:07:46

V&B: Public Radio, Podcasting, and Possibility

5/3/2018
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Join us as we talk about what it means to produce radio content, the restraints of the radio clock, and the various opportunitites for public radio stations when it comes to podcasting. KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts, KUT’s morning edition host and producer and co-host of the KUT podcast Higher Ed, Jennifer Stayton, reporter and co-host...

Duration:01:08:28

Teaching Social Justice Through Art

3/18/2018
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Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with museum educator Sabrina Phillips of The Blanton, Social Studies Teacher at LBJ Highschool Andrea Gaines, Jessica Jolliffe of AISD, and Jullian Bontke from the Anti-Defamation League, to talk about how kids are learning new ways to discuss issues like immigration, bias, economic inequality, and more, through art. How can...

Duration:00:57:20

Understanding Violence Today (Part 2)

3/12/2018
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How is violence perpetuated through economic sanctions, the media, and political decisions and what real peace might look like? Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with writer and the Executive Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Yousef Munayyer, and economist James K. Galbraith to talk about understanding violence today.

Duration:00:43:33

Understanding Violence Today (Part 1)

3/12/2018
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How is violence perpetuated through economic sanctions, the media, and political decisions and what real peace might look like? Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with writer and the Executive Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Yousef Munayyer, and economist James K. Galbraith to talk about understanding violence today.

Duration:00:30:57

V&B: Sonny Rollins and The Art of Power (Part I)

2/10/2018
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Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe in conversation with Rebecca McInroy. Musical guests include Alex Coke, saxophone; Derrick Becker, trumpet; Sean Giddings, piano; Roscoe Beck, bass; Brannen Temple, drums. How do we respond to uncertainty and a time of anxiety? By steeping ourselves in Rollins’ confidence and steadfastness, we bear witness to the commanding power...

Duration:00:47:18

V&B: Sonny Rollins and The Art of Power (Part II)

2/10/2018
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Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe in conversation with Rebecca McInroy. Musical guests include Alex Coke, saxophone; Derrick Becker, trumpet; Sean Giddings, piano; Roscoe Beck, bass; Brannen Temple, drums. How do we respond to uncertainty and a time of anxiety? By steeping ourselves in Rollins’ confidence and steadfastness, we bear witness to the commanding power...

Duration:00:53:19

V&B – Undocumented, Illegal, Unauthorized: Immigration and Trump’s America

12/5/2017
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NPR’s John Burnett guest hosts this discussion along with Joy Diaz of The Texas Standard, UT Law professor Denise Gilman, and ACC Student and “Dreamer” Cynthia Zapata, to talk about the past, present, and future of immigration in America. Recorded Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at the Cactus Cafe in Austin, Texas.

Duration:01:16:09

KUT Weekend – November 17, 2017

11/17/2017
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A coal-plant near Austin is set to close, delivering a major blow to the town of Rock Port. Plus, new reporting finding sexual harassment is pervasive at the Texas Capitol. And why merging at the last minute could help reduce traffic congestion. Those stories and more in this edition of KUT Weekend! Subscribe at http://weekend.kut.org

Duration:00:29:58

V&B Extra-Mark Bowden

11/16/2017
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Views and Brews Extra is a podcast that brings you all the discussions we have off the Cactus stage. On this episode, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talks with writer and journalist Mark Bowden, National Correspondent for The Atlantic and author of Black Hawk Down: The Story of Modern War. His latest book Hue: 1968 chronicles the...

Duration:00:53:36

V&B – What Is A Woman?

11/7/2017
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Rebecca joins Taisia Kitaiskaia and Katy Horan, author and illustrator (respectively) of the new book Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers, and poet Florinda Bryant to take a look at what poetry, stories, and myths, can teach us about the construction of a woman’s identity today. Recorded at the Cactus Cafe Tuesday, October 24th, 2017.

Duration:01:09:43

V&B – Two Guys on Your Head Live: The Psychology of Uncertainty

10/11/2017
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In this live taping of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy for “The Psychology of Uncertainty”. How can we make sense of tragedy, and how can we prepare ourselves emotionally and psychologically for the unpredictable? Recorded at the Cactus Cafe Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.

Duration:00:56:02

The Secret Ingredient Live: Food and Trump’s Border Wall

3/28/2017
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The Lorano Long Conference brought many great thinkers and activists to the campus of The University of Texas in February to talk about, “New Perspectives on the Contemporary Food System in Latin America.” The Secret Ingredient Podcast’s Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy took that opportunity to talk with Dr. Alexis Racelis from the...

Duration:01:19:24