The Conversation: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Aug 9, 2017

American Greatness; ‘The Glass Castle’ Director; Hawaii International Music Festival

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The American Greatness Movement: Neal Milner

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You’ve probably never heard of it, but the ideas of the American Greatness movement are a major driver of conservative politics in America.

Intro Music: Escapee by Architecture in Helsinki

Outro Music: I Am A Tree by Guided by Voices

Hawaii International Music Festival founder Eric Silberger

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Bandoneon virtuoso JP Jofre’s Nuevo Tango Quartet includes classical violin master Eric Silberger, and he and JP are in our studio, instruments in hand.

Intro Music: Universe by JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band

Civil Beat Reality Check

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Fighting words over North Korea’s threats to the US could increase the chances that Hawaii would be on the front line should a missile attack occur.

Intro Music: Midnight Rider by Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings

Outro Music: Antenna by Bonobo

Director of ‘The Glass Castle’: Destin Daniel Cretton

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‘The Glass Castle’ is a film adaptation of Jeanette Walls’ 2005 book. Maui-born director and screenwriter Destin Daniel Cretton shows the nuanced and varied perspectives of a family of four children who must take care of themselves.

Outro Music: Red Eye by The Album Leaf

Drama Education with Honolulu Theatre for Youth: Lily Brennick

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The Honolulu Theatre for Youth is offering a summer drama workshop that invites young actors to create their own primal stories.

Intro Music: Ghost Ship by Blur

Outro Music: Dream Catcher by Damu The Fudgemunk