Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Inside Politics on the Inside

This week's show features an interview with the dynamic Ruby Sinreich, creator of and advocate for progressive politics. Ruby's vision for the OP blog was to engage a whole new crowd in the local political scene. While it's started out as more of a cyber-watercooler (bar?) for "the usual suspects," the site could and should grow into her dreamscape -- an entry point for new voices to emerge into the marketplace of progressive ideas. Visit the site, buy an OP T-shirt (to support the site) and get involved!

Friday, September 24, 2004

Carrboro Music Festival

Coming up this weekend (beautiful weather on order for Sunday, September 26) is the Carrboro Music Fesival. Please do visit for details on venues and groups perfoming. Organizers Berkeley Grimball and Shooting the Breeze regular Catherine DeVine (Mrs. G.) chatted up a storm this week with a behind-the-scenes take on running the show.

Thursday, September 16, 2004

More Changes at RDU

Recent guest Jeff Vanke is trying to block the RDU Authority from a $350 million facelift of Terminal C. Vanke calls the project, scheduled to begin in December, a boondoggle. More on his reasons at

It does seem a bit over the top that the airport would need expansion just as we're hearing all about the airlines needing bailouts due to the drop in air travel. Kinda makes you wonder, don't it?