Musical Arts Youth Orchestra, Dan Greenburg, Michael Pollan

This week on Artworks, author Michael Pollan, the Musical Arts Youth Orchestra, and writer Dan Greenburg.

This week on Artworks,

Author Michael Pollan talks about his new book Food Rules,  fast food, cooking, and the next generation of eaters.

Also on the program, we’ll visit the The Musical Arts Youth Orchestra, an inter-school orchestra where kids of all ages come together to play a wide range of musical styles. We’ll speak with music educator Brent Talbot to learn more about how participating in a music group affects the social and mental development of school-age children.

And how does a onetime contributor to Playboy and Esquire end up writing for children?  Artworks’ Adam Schwartz will speak with writer and humorist Dan Greenburg about what he gets out of being a children’s author.

Stories On This Episode

The Musical Arts Youth Orchestra And The Art of Practice

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The Musical Arts Youth Orchestra, or MAYO, is an inter-school orchestra where kids of all ages come together to play a wide range of musical styles.

Writer Dan Greenburg changes careers, gets hugged by his readers

From Playboy to The Zack Files, former men's magazine writer now gets accolades and hugs from ten-year-olds

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Bedford North Lawrence High School choral director Brian Samarzea's latest production is Cinderella - starring his daughter as the lady with the glass slipper.

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