“Cuba Is” And “California Mexicana: Missions to Murals, 1820-1930”

A double treat, care of the Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time exhibitions throughout the LA and OC museums and galleries, is presented on this day during the holidays. First, curator and art historian Iliana Cepero talks about her exhibition which she curated at the Annenberg Space for Photography, “Cuba Is,” open through March 4, 2018. Details for this exhibit and related events and talks are available at: https://www.annenbergphotospace.org/.

Returning to the program is the second guest (min 29:08), executive director of the Laguna Art Museum, Malcolm Warner, covering his museum’s ambitious exhibit: “California Mexicana: Missions to Murals, 1820-1930, closing on January 14, 2018. Details about this exhibit and related cultural fare are available at: http://lagunaartmuseum.org/california-mexicana-missions-to-murals-1820-1930/.

North Korea Today AND Refugee Students Scholarship Program

UCI Professor Bob Uriu, steps up with his political science heft to take on the surreal and consequential ordeal that are US/North Korea relations. With a very open book he offers some tough material, all the more reason to keep one’s eyes peeled.

For the second segment (min 34:30), working in a few room at the Inn themes, UCI senior Iman Siddiqi, presents the Refugee Students Scholarship Program, which she has founded from whole cloth. Information is available at: http://www.accesscal.org/services/refugee-services/. Stay tuned for Refugee Awareness Week on UCI’s main campus Jan. 16-19 2018.

State Colleges and Universities Score Big AND See Jane Go, Hail Yes

George Mehaffy, the Vice President for Academic Leadership and Change at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities reviews the state of state colleges and universities-with an eye particularly on the CAL State system; and consider the benefits individual and societal, when first generation and low income students board the degree-completed train.

Then, speaking of going places, in the second segment (min 32:30) CEO of SeeJaneGo, Cassandra Miller rolls out the first in the nation women-driving-women ride-hail platform around and beyond the OC.  More information about this app’s current and future features is available at: https://seejanego.co/.

Boardsplaining in the US AND “Brunch is Hell”

UCI Merage School of Business Professor Margarethe Wiersema brings her strategic management expertise to focus on gender diversity in the board room; how US companies compare with companies around the world; and the opportunity costs incurred.

In the second segment (min 34:14), on the first day of their book tour, the “Dinner Party Download” duo Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam offer a hospitality manual for our time: “Brunch Is Hell; How To Save The World By Throwing A Dinner Party,” published by Little, Brown and Company. Copies and more available at: https://www.brunchishell.com/.