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Why Humans Evolved Into Artists ~ News Chat and MT Fires ~ Matt Reviews “Detroit”

posted on 08/11/2017

  Friday, August 11 – Jack Russell Weinstein joins us to discuss why humans evolved to become artists.  It’s a preview for this Sunday’s episode of “WHY? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life” when Jack visits with Valerius Geist, professor emeritus of environmental science at the University of Calgary. ~~~ NDSU historian Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay called “Something to Remember.” ~~~ News director Dave Thompson is here for our weekly news chat, including a story from Montana Public Radio‘s Eric Whitney on an evacuation advisory for a Montana town dealing with smoke from wildfires. ~~~ Matt Olien reviews the new movie “Detroit,” a dramatization of the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ’67.

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