Strolling Along Newport’s Wild Side AND The Biehl Family’s Connections with Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Nathan Taxel, Orange County Parks resource specialist and interpreter at the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, (, leads us around this special habitat, stirring our holiday souls with the wonders of nature.

In the second segment (minute 42:05), Linda Biehl, co-founder of the Amy Biehl Foundation, returns to the show to reflect on her family’s connections with the late and great Archbishop Desmund Tutu.

Music credits: Chimora, “African Americano,” Sounds of Africa – album; Sinne Eeg and the Danish Radio Big Band, “My Favorite Things,” We’ve Just Begun – album; Various artists, including Hugh Masekela, Miriam Mikeba, “NKosi Sikeleli Africa.”

Art and Entertainment in the Age of COVID

Richard Chang, Arts and Culture senior editor at the Voice of OC, lecturer in journalism, and former KUCI DJ, offers a cultural map of opportunities and workarounds during the pandemic and a look beyond. This is the second to last edition of “Digging Out.”

Music credits: The Comet is Coming, “New Age,” Channel The Spirits – album; Shabaka Hutchings, “Black Skin, Black Masks,” We Out Here – album.