Rich Livingston of AARP Maine drops by the studio to talk about Maine's aging population and what cities and towns are doing in positive ways to adapt to the ten Mainers each day who turn 65 and the hundreds of thousands of current Maine seniors who want to be actively involved in their communities.
In this episode, singer and musician Stesha Cano stops by the Maine Show studio to talk about making a career of music in Maine, her influences and motivations, and details about her newest album. This episode features bluesy, jazzy, lyrically complex music by Stesha herself throughout the conversation.
Michael Westphal of Cranberry Island reflects on his running career after being diagnosed with Parkinson's and yet still qualifying for the Boston Marathon. In the process he has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Michael J. Fox Foundation and has served as an inspiration for countless people, runners and non-runners alike.
To learn more about Michael's efforts with the Michael J. Fox Foundation or to donate, visit: http://www2.michaeljfox.org/site/TR?fr_id=1890&px=1980419&pg=personal
To see a video about Michael's efforts, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4I9sHka2Rc
In this Election Day podcast edition, Nate Silver's political analysis from the Maine Sciences Festival is presented without interruption and stripped down from the other content during his live chat on stage with MSP host Ben Sprague. This podcast episode was recorded in March 2016 when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were not yet their parties's official nominees, but much of the analysis and prediction holds true to this day.
Follow Nate Silver on Twitter @natesilver538 and www.fivethirtyeight.com. Follow Ben Sprague on Twitter @bensprague.
In this episode, Maine State Senator Roger Katz (R-Augusta) shares his thoughts on the state of politics today including his perspective on Donald Trump and Paul LePage to the various referendum topics on this year's ballot to his own political future. This is a can't miss conversation with one of Maine's brightest political leaders.