Views and Brews

Views and Brews

From KUT 90.5

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 »

Most Recent Episodes

V&B: Stuart Hall

Listen back to our Views and Brews discussion from December 13, 2016 with KUT's Rebecca McInroy, along with sociologist Ben Carrington, art historian Cherise Smith, and journalist Steven Thrasher of The Guardian. They talk about the life and legacy of Stuart Hall and take audience questions. Who was Stuart Hall? What can his ideas teach...

V&B – ADL & Transgender Studies Part 1

Views and Brews joined up with Equality Texas and The Anti-Defamation League of Austin to learn through the lenses of trans folks and the dad of a trans youth about what it means to be transgender. Listen back as KUT's Rebecca McInroy hosts Dylan Forbis, Clair Bow, Ken Ballard, and Carmarion D. Anderson discuss what...

V&B – ADL & Transgender Studies Part 2

Views and Brews joined up with Equality Texas and The Anti-Defamation League of Austin to learn through the lenses of trans folks and the dad of a trans youth about what it means to be transgender. Listen back as KUT's Rebecca McInroy hosts Dylan Forbis, Clair Bow, Ken Ballard, and Carmarion D. Anderson discuss what...

V&B – Intersection of Policy & Scholarship

Tom Philpott of Mother Jones Magazine and KUT's The Secret Ingredient leads the conversation with eminent economist James K. Galbraith and Michael Lind, co-founder of New America.

V&B – Jazz & The Art of Popularity

It's after the election. How do we decide who represents us? Who is in, and who is out? Must something be sacrificed to be popular? As we examine the concepts of popularity, fandom, polling, and analytics, we will speak about the creation of culture and the allure of personality in our lives, through the lens...

V&B – The Psychology of Civic Engagement

Everything from what motivates people to vote, to why we're much more politically polarized today than we've ever been. In this discussion, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins KUT's Two Guys on Your Head (Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke) and The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life to take a look at "The Psychology of Civic Engagement."...

V&B – Hoover Alexander [Part Two]

Explore the past, present and future of food in Austin with local legend Hoover Alexander alongside the hosts of The Secret Ingredient (Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy). Hoover's long career in cooking tracks incredible changes that have taken place in Austin— from The Night Hawk, to Good Eats, to Hoover's—and his perspective can...

V&B – Hoover Alexander [Part One]

Explore the past, present and future of food in Austin with local legend Hoover Alexander alongside the hosts of The Secret Ingredient (Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy). Hoover's long career in cooking tracks incredible changes that have taken place in Austin— from The Night Hawk, to Good Eats, to Hoover's—and his perspective can...

V&B – The Future of Theater

In this episode of Views & Brews, join KUT's Rebecca McInroy in conversation with Kirk Lynn, Steve Moore, Katherine Catmull, Adrienne Dawes, Liz Fisher and Paul Soileau to talk about the past, present, and future of theatre. What is the role of theatre today? How can theatre help us understand authenticity, society, identity and ourselves?...

V&B – Two Guys on Your Head – Brain Briefs Book Launch [Part Three]

Link to Part One. Link to Part Two. It's a three-part discussion with KUT's 2 Guys on Your Head, celebrating one great book! Join KUT's Rebecca McInroy in conversation with Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke to talk about their new book Brain Briefs: Answers to the Most (and Least) Pressing Questions About Your Mind....

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