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Federal Grant Workshops for Tech Entrepreneurs

June 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Laura Corder

If there is any group of entrepreneurs that is not only hungry for capital but also having a hard time finding some, it’s early-stage start-ups. If you’re one of these, you won’t want to change your radio dial right now because our next guest is going to tell us about a...

9th Annual Made in the South Awards Accepting Entries

June 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you are a Southern artisan or business with a unique locally made product, you might want to know that a national magazine based in our state goes out of their way to highlight these products each year through their Made in the South awards program. And the deadline for...

How the Human Brain Processes Language

June 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about how the human brain processes language and produces speech. Dr. Bonilha is a neurologist, epilepsy specialist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

30 Years Later, the Legend of the Lizard Man Lives on in Bishopville

June 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Scape Ore Swamp.

The tale goes something like this: a young man gets a flat tire late one night in 1988 while driving near Scape Ore Swamp, and gets out of his car to change it. Then, from the shadows emerges a creature that’s green, wet, seven feet tall, with three fingers, red eyes and...

SC Insurer Named a "Best" Employer

June 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
David Cote

Our next guest’s company was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of the 500 best employers in the country. He says the key to their employee success is the company’s cultural compass that points in all directions. Mike Switzer interviews David Cote, a vice president...

Looking Through a Different Lens: Veterans Use Photography to Help Cope with PTSD

June 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Retired Air Force veteran Eugene DuVall shares the story behind one of her photographs

June is PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. The mental health problem can develop after a person has been exposed to one or more traumatic events. For members of the military, PTSD can develop because of combat and missions where soldiers were exposed to...

Automating Your Government Experience With Chatbots

June 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Bratton Riley

Bratton Riley Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio These days, when you’re visiting a new website, a chat box will often pop up and ask if you need help. And you may not even be aware that many times these are automated and are known as chatbots. Our next guest believes that...

Should Financial Planning be a "Profession"?

June 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Doctors, lawyers, and CPAs are considered professional occupations, that is: having a specialized body of knowledge, and having education, experience, and ethical requirements. Our next guest believes that certified financial planning should also be considered a bona fide “...

Anhingas at Huntington Beach State park

June 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
An Anhinga.

A listener spots some "crazy" birds at Hunting Beach State Park...

Pianist Pedja Muzijevic Finds Challenge, Rewards in the Music of Mozart

June 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Pedja Muzijevic.

At home performing the sonatas of both Joseph Haydn and John Cage, Pedja Muzijevic is a versatile musician. Pedja’s skills as a pianist and harpsichordist make him an important part of the Spoleto Festival USA Bank of America Chamber Music Series at Dock Street Theatre,...

Recovering Food Waste

June 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Americans throw away billions of pounds of food each year, worth billions of dollars and enough to feed millions of people. In fact, according a recent report on food waste by Johns Hopkins University, if we were able to recover all of our wasted food, we could provide a 2,...

The Carrion Cheer: A Faunistic Tragedy at Piccolo Spoleto

June 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Jeanette Guinn
A projected "apparition" of the Carolina Parakeet, part of the installations "Carrion Cheer."

Artist Christian Orendt talks with Jeanette Guinn about The Carrion Cheer: A Faunistic Tragedy an installation at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art on Calhoun Street as part of Piccolo Spoleto. Orendt is half of the Germany-based duo Böhler & Orendt who have...

Spoleto Festival USA Resident Conductor John Kennedy Conducts 'Tree of Codes' Premiere

June 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Jeanette Guinn
John Kennedy, conductor in residence at Spoleto Festival USA.

John Kennedy talks with Jeanette Guinn about the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, and about the U.S. Pemiere of the opera, Tree of Codes . Australian composer Liza Lim dissolves boundaries to create holes in the world—perforations in which audience members might encounter...

Finding Humor in a Life with Cancer

June 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Jeanette Guinn
David Lee Nelson

A comedy. About cancer. From award-winning solo performer David Lee Nelson ( Elephant in My Closet ) brings Stages to Piccolo Spoleto - a new play about finding hope in the most unlikely of places. Nelson talks with Jeanette Guinn about life with cancer, the play, and his...

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