George Lakoff / History of America (Abridged) / Ryan Gillmor

Linguist George Lakoff  Well-known linguist and cognitive scientist George Lakoff is in Sacramento this week. Today on Insight, we'll talk with him about his new book, The Political Mind - Why You Can't Understand 21st Century American Politics with an 18th Century Brain.

The Complete History of America (Abridged)  The thing about history is, it’s so long. Today on Insight, we'll take a quick tour of U.S. history with The Foothill Theatre Company's play Complete History of America (Abridged).

The Complete History of America (Abridged) runs through August 3rd at The Foothill Theatre Company, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City. Information: (530) 265-8587.

Ryan Gillmor  Pollock Pines musician/composer Ryan Gillmor performs an acoustic set in our studio. One of his songs was sung on American Idol by finalist David Archuleta.

Gillmor's full band performs Sunday, June 29th at the Big Air Summer Jam Music Festival, Weber Point Events Center, 221 N. Center St., Stockton. Information: (209) 482-1696.

Friday, June 27, 2008