Armstrong State University piano professor Benjamin Warsaw talks about his short preludes. Inventive, captivating and based on Chopin’s immortal Op. 28, they draw on a wide range of classical influences and invite the listener into many differing moods.
Retired educator Joseph Killorin, who taught at Armstrong State University for four decades, remembers his friendship with the great Savannah writer Conrad Aiken. He reflects on the tragic childhood events that shaped Aiken’s life and the “terrific” times that they both enjoyed in the writer’s waning years.
Armstrong biology major Yair Munoz talks about his journey from Mexico to graduation at Armstrong State University. Brought to this country as a nine-year-old, the child immigrant overcame many obstacles to become an inspiration to his peers among undocumented students. His case challenges the US policy of “Deferred Action.”
Ceramics professor Mac McCusker talks about her current exhibit, “The Big Game.” She also talks about her devotion to socially conscious art. Anger, addiction, mental illness and endangered animals all come up in her work.