Gerrymandering; Sobering Trends AND Cleaning Up A Santa Ana Workplace

Cal. Poly San Luis Obispo political science professor Michael Latner, who returns to the show brings the heft of his Gerrymandering research to the latest processes underway-this includes CA. He co-wrote with Anthony Charles Smith, Alex Keena, and Anthony McGann, their latest, “Gerrymandering the States; Partisanship, Race, and the Transformation of American Federalism.”

In the second segment (minute 28:00), air quality scientist Shahir Masri monitors indoor air quality documenting workplace hazards in Santa Ana. He describes a tool among many, the AtmoTube Pro.

Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano,” Sounds of Africa – album; The Encore Saxophone Quartet, “All The Things You Are,” Encore Saxophone Quartet – album; Adam Deitch Quartet, ” Progression,” Egyptian Secrets – album.

Live at the Doyle AND Live at the Rep

Today, it’s all art: studio and performance art; and it’s all local. Tyler Stallings returns to the program in his capacity as director and curator at Orange Coast College’s Doyle Arts Pavilion. The Doyle’s current installation of 32 artists’ work is on display at “What Will Remain: Art in the Time of Human Dominion.” Doors are open during special hours October 11 through December 4, 2021. Also returning to the program, in the second segment (minute 28:28), is David Ivers, Artistic Director at the South Coast Repertory. The company is rolling out the return to live theater at the South Coast Repertory, since March 2020, with David Ivers’ in his own one man performance in “A Shot Rang Out,” by Richard Greenberg. The production runs from October 2 through November 6, 2021.

Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano”; Bill Beach #4 Búzios – album.

Huntington Beach Oil Spill’s Roster of System Failures AND Dianne Reeves Performs in Our Neighborhood

Today is a flight over the whole Huntington Beach Oil Spill debacle at 70,000 feet. Sean Anderson, Chair and Professor of the Environmental Science and Resource Management Professor and Director of the PIRatE Lab at CA State University University Channel Islands, will speak in the first segment about how innumerable institutions have failed all living things. His recent lecture offers addtional takes:

In the second segment (min 31:30), is an intimate portrait of the inestimable jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves, in advance of her appearances around SoCal, including the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center 8 pm at 10-22-21.

Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano,” The Sounds of Africa – album; Dianne Reeves, “Stormy Weather,” Beautiful Life – album; and Dianne Reeves/Billy Childs, “To A Child,” Map To The Treasure-Reimagining Laura Nyro – album.

“Cannabis and the Sexual Brain” – Connecting the Dots and Receptors

Pharmacology Professor and Director of UCI’s Center for the Study of Cannabis, Dr. Daniele Piomelli posts us on the fine minds coming together at the Center as well as the 10/13th forum entitled “Cannabis and the Sexual Brain; How Sex Affects Cannabinoid Activity.” Registration open to the public: