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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

Whitman at 200

6/18/2019
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As we celebrate the bicentennial of Whitman’s birth we ask, who was Walt Whitman, and how can his complexity inform our lives today? Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy and Texas Poet Laureate Carrie Fountain of KUT’s This is Just To Say, host Travis Chi Wing Lau and poet Micah Bateman to look at the...

Duration:01:03:05

Bridging The Gap: Communicating across gender, generational and cultural divides

6/18/2019
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Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Lana McGilvray co-founder of Purpose, Kathleen Hessert founder of WeAreGenZ, and Joy Diaz of The Texas Standard as they talk about why it’s important to advocate for public communication; for fair and balanced digital media laws; and for the voices of the young, minorities, and women in media and...

Duration:01:07:38

The Past, Present, and Future of The Humanities

6/18/2019
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We kicked off a brand new season of Views and Brews at The Cactus Cafe with a discussion about“The Past, Present, and Future of the Humanities.” Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with guest host Dr. David Kornhaber, and an expert panel including Dennis Ahlburg, Helene Meyers, Amelia Pace-Borah, and Paul Woodruff, explore the...

Duration:01:08:41

Diversifying Your Interests (Two Guys on Your Head Live)

5/15/2019
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KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about why it’s so important to diversify your interests. What is unhealthy about a one track mind? And why is it important to step outside our brain’s comfort zone?

Duration:01:06:20

Risk & Reinvention (Two Guys on Your Head Live)

5/15/2019
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Listen back to a Views and Brews discussion, recorded live at The Cactus Cafe in Austin, Texas, about “The Psychology of Risk and Reinvention” with Two Guys on Your Head. Join KUT’s Rebecca Mcinroy along with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke to explore when and why we take risks, and what goes into...

Duration:01:10:32

What Austin Is Reading

5/15/2019
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Find out what Austin’s reading and why! Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talk with Julie Wernersbach of The Texas Book Fest, writer Kirk Walsh founder of Austin Bat Cave, writer, and bestseller at Malvern Books Fernando Flores and Adeena Reitberger of American Short Fiction, to talk about Austin’s thriving literary scene and why it...

Duration:01:01:10

Jimmy Smith & Shirley Scott – Jazz and The Art of Soul

5/15/2019
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Jimmy Smith and Shirley Scott were both musical innovators, popularizing the use of the B-3 organ in jazz. The sound of the organ invites a prayerful sensibility into the performance, merging entertainment and worship in a masterful combination. Where do we exist in the relationship between the sacred and the profane? Does everything have to...

Duration:01:58:10

History of Film Censorship with AFS Cinema

5/15/2019
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Listen back to”Censorship & Its Discontents” as KUT partners with the Austin Film Society to explore Hollywood’s Amazing Pre-Code Era. KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with AFS lead programmer Lars Nilsen, and Dr. Donna Kornhaber author of Charlie Caplin, Director talk about the films of the early 1900s that were way ahead of their time; featuring...

Duration:01:10:13

The 2018 Midterm Election

3/5/2019
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Join guest host KUT’s Ben Philpott along with political analyst Matthew Dowd, Texas Tribune Editor-in-Chief Emily Ramshaw Hartstein, and KUT’s Sr. Reporter Audrey McGlinchy to talk border wall, public school funding, affordable housing, and more.

Duration:01:02:42

Haunting & Ghosts in Literature, Theatre & Poetry

3/5/2019
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[Recorded on Election Night of the 2018 midterms] KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins playwright Kirk Lynn and Poet Roger Reeves, to talk about the subversive histories ghosts allow us to remember and how they do so much more than give us a scare.

Duration:00:55:25

Sound Design

3/5/2019
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Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with KUT’s senior producer Michael Lee, Composer Sam Lipman, and sound designer Carolina Perez, to talk about editing sound for picture or podcast, the ethics of production, and how to build on powerful stories using sound.

Duration:01:00:34

Dizzy Gillespie & Stan Getz – Jazz and The Art of Rhythm

3/5/2019
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Saxophonist Stan Getz and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie are both legends in their own right, but what connects the two may be deeper than you think. In this edition of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe for a conversation on Diz & Getz, and a live jazz quintet performs select...

Duration:01:47:27

Literature, Poetry, Activism, and Immigration

11/21/2018
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Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy talks with novelist Natalia Sylvester, poet Emmy Pérez, and activist Maria Oliveira, about the power of sharing stories, how poetry can unite, and the links between vintage clothing and resistance.

Duration:01:17:05

Understanding China Today

10/15/2018
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Listen back as KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with David J. Firestein, the executive director of The University of Texas at Austin’s China Public Policy Center, economist James K. Galbraith, and Professor of Media Studies Dr. Wenhong Chen talk about China, the myth vs. the reality, lessons from China’s digital media policy, and decoding the “Trade-War.”

Duration:01:11:05

Journalism and The Middle East

10/7/2018
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Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with Lawrence Wright, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,” and Jamal Khashoggi of The Washington Post, to talk about how identities, relationships, imaginations, and policies are shaped and understood through various media lenses, to illuminate what truths are...

Duration:01:21:43

The City Within Our City

8/29/2018
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Listen back to a very special edition of KUT’s Views and Brews recorded live at the Blanton Museum on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin,“The City Within Our City.” KUT’s Rebecca McInroy hosts Dr. Rich Reddick, Dr. Cherise Smith, Rabbi Neil Blumofe, and Blanton Curator Veronica Roberts to talk about “The City,”...

Duration:01:09:00

CodeNEXT

8/8/2018
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Join host Rebecca McInroy along with Syeda Hasan of KUT News, Architect David Carroll, Jennifer Todd, Principal Planner with The City of Austin, and Dr. Dean Almy to de-code this controversial plan, talk more about what it means to build a city and find out what CodeNEXT could mean for you.

Duration:00:55:01

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