April 21 :: Shin Hollow Radio :: WVBR-FM 93.5 :: 6 p.m.

Sonali Samarasinghe

Sonali Samarasinghe

Writer Sonali Samarasinghe will be on hand to discuss her role in K2, the last production of the season for Readers’ Theatre of Ithaca. Samarasinghe will be reading the stage directions in this play about two climbers trapped by injury and bad luck on the slope of the eponymous mountain. Samarasinghe, who fled her native Sri Lanka after her husband was killed and she was threatened,  is currently the writer-in-residence for the Ithaca City of Asylum.

Brett Bossard, the executive director of the Community Arts Partnership, will be here to talk about the upcoming Spring Writes Festival. This literary fete is in its third year and grew in popularity from the first to the second year. They have added new features each year. We’ll see what is in store for May 3 through 5.

Bryan VanCampen, Ithaca Times film critic, will stop in to tell how much he didn’t like the new On the Road  movie.


April 7 :: Shin Hollow Radio :: WVBR-FM 93.5 :: 6 p.m.

bwhiteheadWe will be welcoming Baruch Whitehead back to Air One to talk about the upcoming first annual African-American Music Festival (April 11-14) at Ithaca College. Whitehead, a professor in music education at IC, has fused together a number of independent pre-existing events into a festival.

We’ll be talking to Mark Wittmer and Guillermo Metz of Solarize Tompkins SE, a collective purchasing effort for people who want to go solar. Solarize Tompkins will be offering community meetings in Danby,Dryden and Caroline giving information on solar installation starting this month.