Views and Brews

Views and Brews

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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.More from Views and Brews »

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V&B – Two Guys On Your Head – Choice

In this special Two Guys On Your Head edition of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke in a discussion about the psychology of choice and decision making.

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V&B – Jazz & The Art of the Apocalypse

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe, Dr. Steve Friesen (Chair of Bibilical Studies at the University of Texas), Adrian Ruiz, (trumpet) Michael Malone, (saxophone) Sam Pankey, (bass) Rich Harney, (piano) Scott Laningham, (drums) for a night of lively discussion and great live music. What do we...

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V&B: Jazz & the Art of Psychoanalysis

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi Neil Blumofe, Dr. Judith Coffin, Mark Micale in discussion on the parallel development of psychoanalysis and jazz in the early 20th century. What does it mean to listen? What does it mean to reveal? How can closing our vulnerablities make us more resilient? What happens...

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V&B Extra: Lara Logan – Foreign Correspondence in The Middle East

In this special edition of Views & Brews, CBS & 60 Minutes reporter Lara Logan is joined by Director of the UT Center for Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Karin Wilkins, Assistant Director Chris Rose, and journalist Tracy Dahlby to discuss the current state of foreign correspondence in the Middle East, the Islamic State, modern reporting and its implications.

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V&B – Bill Evans & The Art of Space

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe and musicians Carter Arrington (guitar), David Sierra (drums), Roscoe Beck (bass), Red Young (piano) in a discussion about Bill Evans, addiction, and his understanding of space in his life and music.  

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V&B – Paramount Records

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins co-founder of Revenant Records and lawyer Dean Blackwood and Grammy-nominated author of We Agreed To Meet Just Here and See How Small and co-producer of The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records Volume 1 & 2, Scott Blackwood, to discuss music, authenticity, memory, sound, and the human voice...

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V&B – Two Guys On Your Head Live: Human Nature

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy is joined by Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke (of Two Guys On Your Head) in a discussion about the definition of Human Nature. Deep Down, is it better to know that people are all the same or to think they're all different? How does this understanding...

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V&B – Jemima Code/The Secret Ingredient Launch

In this episode of Views and Brews we’ll tour over 100 years of southern cooking with Toni-Tipton Martin author of The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks! Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, along with food writers and hosts of KUT’s newest podcast The Secret Ingredient, Tom Philpott and Raj Patel, as we explore the rich social, political, and...

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V&B: Katrina – 10 Years After

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins NPR’s John Burnett, former Austin Mayor Will Wynn, Dr. Eric Tang and Dr. Shirley Thompson author of “Exiles at Home: The Struggle to Become American in Creole New Orleans”, to discuss the storm, before and after, and the harsh realities of inequality the deluge washed up.

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V&B: Molly Ivins

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT’s Rebecca McInroy joins Ivins’ long-time friend and author of Stirring It Up with Molly Ivins, Ellen Sweets as well as Pullitzer-Prize winning political cartoonist Ben Sargent and Ivins’ personal assistant Betsy Moon  in a discussion on Molly’s approach to politics, her life, the significance of satire, and of course food.

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