Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester will be among the luminaries giving talks at the TEDxRiverside conference Thursday, Oct 16. In Part 1 of her interview with KVCR's Ken Vincent, we review Manchester's 40 year career and preview her 20th album, due out in February. Also, be sure to listen to Part 2 of the interview with Manchester, also posted on this page.
In part 2 of her interview with KVCR's Ken Vincent, singer Melissa Manchester talks about how students in the music classes she teaches at the University of Southern California inspired her to put out her first self-produced, crowd-funded album, recorded at Citrus College in Glendora. After 19 previous albums, Manchester says the invigorating process of putting out the album, "You Gotta Love The Life," will be the subject of her talk at the TEDxRiverside conference on Oct. 16. Part 1 of the interview is also posted on this podcast page.
In Part 3 of Capitol Public Radio Network's series on wildfire in California, Amy Quinton checks out new technologies that are being developed and used to detect and fight wildfires.
We continue airing Capitol Public Radio Network's week-long series, "California Burning," with an examination of the special condition that present the threat of wildfires to homes and communities in parts of Southern California, including Inland Empire mountain communities which have experienced destructive wildfires in the past.