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 – Miles Davis & The Art of Future (Part Two)

In this edition of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe, and a live jazz quintet, for a night of great conversation and live music focusing on Miles Davis' Second Quintet. In all Miles Davis represents, he was also a master teacher and inspired generations of instrumentalists. In the second half of...

V&B – Miles Davis & The Art of Future (Part One)

In this edition of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe, and a live jazz quintet, for a night of great conversation and live music focusing on Miles Davis' Second Quintet. In all Miles Davis represents, he was also a master teacher and inspired generations of instrumentalists. In the second half of...

V&B – The Austin Craft Beer Boom

In this episode of Views & Brews, Tom Philpott, food writer for Mother Jones Magazine and co-host of KUT's podcast The Secret Ingredient, guest hosts as he talks with: Brannon Radicke, Brian Peters, Brad Farbstein, and John Stecker about the explosion of craft beer in Austin. How has it developed? How do they make it taste so...

V&B – The Beat Generation

In this special edition of Views & Brews writer, comedian, and host of The KUT Podcast The Write Up, Owen Egerton leads a discussion about The Beats alongside Steve Wilson, Meg Griffitts, and Francois Pointeau. Who were The Beats? How did help construct a specific idea of America? And What is the lasting impact of the beat generation today?

V&B Extra: The Neuroscience of Change

How current research in neuroscience could help us live better to nurture brain health, remember more and imagine a brighter future. Listen back to this special Views and Brews Extra recorded live at the Memory Matters event hosted by The Center for Learning and Memory at The University of Texas at Austin, May 12, 2016....

V&B – Jazz & The Art of War

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Rabbi and Jazz Historian Neil Blumofe, and a live jazz quintet (Sam Pankey – Bass, Michael Malone – Saxophone, David Young – Trumpet, Jacob Dupre – Piano, Scott Laningham – Drums) for a night of lively discussion and great live music as they explore jazz during war...

V&B – The Past, Present, and Future of The Greek Economy

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins the hosts of KUT's The Secret Ingredient podcast, Tom Philpott and Raj Patel, as they sit down with the eminent economist James K. Galraith author of the forthcoming "Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe" to talk inequality, the Greek...

V&B – Understanding The Middle East Through Media

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Egyptian-based photojournalist Tom Hartwell and Dr. Paula Newberg from the UT Dept. of Government, in a discussion about the process of covering conflict in the Middle East. How are images framed and selected for distribution? How do news stories highlight particular narratives, and at what cost? And...

V&B – ISIS in Context

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy is joined in discussion with Jeremi Suri from the LBJ school of Public Affairs, Middle East Historian Yoav Di-Capua, and Stephennie Mulder, Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, to talk about the rhetoric, the iconography, the mythology, and the history around the development of Isis. Who...

V&B – Spinoza Today

In this episode of Views & Brews, KUT's Rebecca McInroy joins Dr. Tracie Matysik and Dr. Gene Garver to talk about one of the most important philosophers of the 17th century. How can Spinoza's ideas of happiness and well-being inform our lives today? What can he teach us about ethics outside of religion? And how has...

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