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Weekend Connections

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Climate change, with Living on Earth host, Steve Curwood;
  • The financial crisis and director Steve James' film, Abacus;
  • Restorative circles;
  • Going zero waste.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Pope Benedict's legacy, with Father Thomas Rosica;
  • The Rochester brink's heist of 1993, with Gary Craig, author of Seven Million;
  • Learning from history, with World War II veteran Pete DuPre;
  • If Billy Joel is the worst pop singer ever, and how we evaluate art of any kind.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • A proposal drafted by local police chiefs that would tighten up parole rules;
  • A local businessman being sued by KFC for using the slogan, "Finger Lakin' Good;"
  • The Spiritus Christi Race Convoy, and the current state of race relations;
  • The Listen to Your Mother event, featuring mothers sharing personal stories.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The March for Science;
  • Heroin addiction and recovery;
  • Teaching in the Rochester City School District, with mayoral candidate Lori Thomas;
  • Reforming the foster care system.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Connecting environmental activism to racial and social justice;
  • How teachers should teach climate change;
  • Elevating fashion criticism to cultural criticism.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • When New York State could operate with totally clean energy;
  • Trigger warnings and free speech on college campuses;
  • Reviving the traditional trades;
  • Living with Parkinson's disease.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Gentrification in Rochester's neighborhoods;
  • The future of marijuana in the United States;
  • How current generations can achieve a long-term future for Earth, with astrobiologist David Grinspoon;
  • Comedian Paula Poundstone's thoughts about Kim Kardashian's performance on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" 

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The Rochester Association of Black Journalists' "Rochester Legends;"
  • A local man's struggle with kidney disease, and his video series, "Cooking for Your Kidneys;"
  • Gay conversion therapy, and the new film, Fair Haven;
  • The discovery of the Trappist star system.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The Persian holiday Nowruz, and the latest travel ban from Donald Trump's administration;
  • The Raise the Age campaign;
  • Teaching the teachers at SUNY Geneseo;
  • The Fast Forward Film Festival;
  • Former WXXI host Bob Smith's life and legacy.

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