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A Postcard From Europe, Composer Wayne Horvitz, And A Mother's Difficult Choice

Katy Sewall
09/13/2012 at 10:00 a.m.

Voices From The Euro Road: Steve Scher is on a road trip, exploring how the financial crisis is shaping voter attitudes towards currency, government and the broader idea of a politically united Europe.

Art Of Our City: Music And Dance In Concrete: Seattle musician and composer Wayne Horvitz has worked in many musical genres, from edgy rock to orchestral to jazz. Horvitz' latest project is a site–specific music, dance and video installation called "55: Music and Dance in Concrete."

RadioActive Feature: Mom Lives In Van To Send Daughter To College: RadioActive's Sarah Rosenthal has a story about a woman who faced a difficult choice: keep her home or pay for her daughter's college tuition.

Radio Retrospective: Brought To You By... Television networks sell time to advertisers and schedule when commercials run. During the era of radio dramas, sponsors — not networks — controlled the medium. We listen back to the power of the sponsor during radio's Golden Age.

Recommended Eating: Sara Dickerman joins us with a lunch recommendation. Prefer to cook for yourself? She also has a pick for a great cookbook!


Wayne Horvitz is a Seattle musician and composer.

Sarah Rosenthal is part of KUOW's youth radio program, RadioActive.

Sara Dickerman writes for Slate, The New York Times and other publications. She's also blogging at

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