A new documentary by Ken Burns explores “the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music.” Join us for a conversation about country music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVOZl671ssY
Maine’s new "no-texting" law goes into effect on Sept. 19. Our panelists will address what the law includes and how it will be enforced, as well as why distracted driving has become a top safety hazard. We’ll also discuss other road safety issues: teen and older drivers, rules of the road, winter conditions, bicyclists and more.
The actor from Maine, best known as "McDreamy," the heartthrob surgeon on the TV medical drama Grey's Anatomy, joins us to talk about his latest work with the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing in his hometown of Lewiston. He started the center in 2008 in honor of his mother, Amanda Dempsey, who died of ovarian cancer in 2014. The center's well-known run/walk/cycle Dempsey Challenge is on Sept. 28-29. Dempsey will also discuss his Maine roots, his career, and his involvement with race car driving.
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