Anne Britting Oleson 4.27.17

Anne Britting Oleson visited our Downtown studios to discuss her writing process and her novel, “The Book of the Mandolin Player”.


Travis Vogan 4.27.17

Travis Vogan, author of “ESPN-The Making of a Sports Media Empire”, joined us to discuss the layoff of dozens of ESPN employees and the future of the network.


“Startup” author Doree Shafrir

Doree Shafrir, Senior Culture Writer for Buzzfeed, joined us to discuss her novel, “Startup”. A hilarious tale about the lives of people in the tech world and their inability to find easy answers to human problems, “Startup” is published by Little, Brown and Company.


Message In The Bottle 4.25.17

On this week’s Message In The Bottle, Eric Mihan of Bangor Wine & Cheese Company discusses cooking with mead.


Julie Andrews & Emma Walton Hamilton

A special treat for Downtown as Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton joined us to talk about their wonderful children’s show, “Julie’s Greenroom”, which is available on Netflix. They discussed reuniting with The Jim Henson Company, meeting today’s young viewers where they are, and the importance of arts education.


Shut Up & Eat! 4.21.17

Joe Ricchio of Downeast Magazine and Dispatch Magazine talks bakeries on this week’s edition of Shut Up & Eat!


This Day In Rock & Roll History 4.21.17

Radio legend Mighty John Marshall takes us on a musical tour of April 21 in rock & roll history.


Giulia Melucci 4.20.17

Author Giulia Melucci joined us to talk about her book “I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti”, which is the basis for the next production at Penobscot Theatre.


David Roth 4.20.17

David Roth of Vice Sports returned to Downtown to discuss the NBA playoffs, the most interesting baseball card in history, and the struggles of the Western Kentucky mascot to get a new outfit.


Timothy Simons of “Veep”

Maine native Timothy Simons returned to Downtown to discuss Season 6 of the series. His character, Jonah Ryan, is featured prominently in the new season as he begins serving in Congress. “Veep” airs Sunday nights at 10:30 p.m. on HBO.