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Sounds Good Week Ahead: January 11 - 15

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Here's a preview of our featured guests on Sounds Good, January 11 - 15, as we prepare for the Spring semester beginning at Murray State, January 19. Hear the music and community conversation program weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The schedule may be subject to change.

Monday, January 11

Tracy Ross speaks with author and professor Lorraine Lopez, ahead of her reading at Murray State University's Creative Writing MFA program, Tuesday evening in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery.

Hear the conversation with visiting poet Mark Jarman

Tuesday, January 12

Robert Valentine stops by the studio to preview the annual Murray Highland Festival Robert Burns Supper, January 23, of which he is the Master of Ceremonies. They'll discuss all things Scottish, from whisky to haggis. 

Dr. Michael Bordieri, Murray State University Assistant Professor of Psychology, speaks with Tracy, following up on New Year's resolutions - they'll see how they're doing and talk about ways to keep them going.

Wednesday, January 13

Puppies Sound Good! Meet a puppy (or puppies) available for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. Executive Director Kathy Hodge also talks about events and activities in the works for 2016.

Thursday, January 14

(Matt Markgraf guest hosts)

Todd Hatton speaks with Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies about the new semester beginning at Murray State and his thoughts on the General Assembly underway in Frankfort.

Reverend Matt Bradley stops by the studio to talk about the St. John's Episcopal Church warming center.

Friday, January 15

Laura Miller of Special Olympics Kentucky previews the Western Kentucky Polar Plunge at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park on February 20.

Cast and crew members from the Murray State University Campus Lights production of Hairspray preview the musical in the studio.