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The Shelley Irwin Show for 3-14-24

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The Hauenstien Center, Wealthy Theatre Open Projector Night, Felicity Fanco, National Potato Chip Day, and Pi Day.

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies hosts author and historian Brooke Barbier for a discussion on her book King Hancock: The Radical Influence of a Moderate Founding Father tonight. We talk to the Center’s Brett Holmes and Brooke, this presentation another installment in the theme of Empowering Citizenship.

Wealthy Theatre presents Open Projector night next week, one of the films to be seen by GVSU Alum Dante James, The Doll, telling the story of Tom Taylor, a Black man who rents a barbershop in a white owned hotel. We talk to Dante about this award winning Short Film and the themes associated.

We conclude our local Groundbreakers series today with 7th grade endurance athlete Felicity Fanco. We discuss her half marathon training, what keeps her motivated and how Title IX works in her life.

National Potato Chip Day is today, we spend time on the local angle and the sustainability of the Michigan Made Better Made Potato Chip. Mark Costello talks about the 171st anniversary of the potato chip, what started as a practical joke became a staple to many.

Today is PI 3.14 Day, Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Lucy tells us why Pie day is an important day. We discuss the 3.14 PI math angle and the tie in with the edible pie.

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Shelley Irwin is the host and producer for The Shelley Irwin Show, a news magazine talk-show format on the local NPR affiliate Monday through Friday. The show, broadcast at 9 a.m., features a wide variety of local and national news makers, plus special features.
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