November 7, 2019
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Manoush Zomorodi
New Host for TED Radio Hour
TED Radio Hour host Guy Raz announced this past summer that he will be leaving the show at the end of 2019 to focus on his two podcasts, How I Built This and Wow In The World . Taking over TED Radio Hour in 2020 will be Manoush Zomorodi, a journalist, podcaster, media entrepreneur and veteran of the TED stage . Listen Mondays at 11 a.m. or Sundays at 7 a.m. on KGOU.

Lunch & Learn About Marketing
KGOU is sponsoring a 'lunch and learn' opportunity presented by HeyDay Entertainment. Featured speaker is Korey McMahon of McMahon Marketing discussing how mid-sized businesses can utilize and implement buyer personas and other marketing strategies. Join us for lunch on Thursday, Nov. 14 at HeyDay in Bricktown and bring your questions . Seating is limited.

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Korey McMahon
Oklahoma Watch Forum: The Health Risks in School Sports
Oklahoma Watch
Recent deaths in Oklahoma school football programs raise questions about what can be done to prevent injuries in all school sports. A recent public forum by Oklahoma Watch discussed the risks, and the perspectives of families and schools in preventing injury . KGOU will broadcast the forum Sunday, Nov. 17 at 12 p.m. as our Sunday Radio Matinee .

NPR Bookshelf: Mobituaries
Humorist Mo Rocca, a regular on Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! , loves obituaries. So much so that he has explored the writing genre in a podcast called Mobituaries , and now, a book of essays with the same name. In it, he gives a second send-off to some of his other favorite things.

Up First Podcast Expands
Starting Nov. 9, NPR's daily podcast synopsis of the top stories of the day will begin offering a Saturday edition. Developed in response to listener requests, the Saturday episodes will be hosted by Weekend Edition ’s Scott Simon and Lulu Garcia-Navarro. Start your day with the news, context, and analysis you need — all in under 10 minutes.

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Jackie Judd, Bob Edwards and Carl Kasell (left to right) circa 1979
Morning Edition Turns 40
In its four decades on the air, NPR's morning newsmagazine Morning Edition has covered seven presidents, two Persian Gulf wars, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and nine Star Wars movies. But the show was almost canceled before it even started — and there were obstacles along the way.

Squash Your Brussels Sprouts Doubt This Holiday Season
Brussels sprouts are highly adaptable — perfect to sautée, fry, roast, pickle, or eat raw in salads and side dishes. Here & Now 's resident chef Kathy Gunst has three recipes that show their range, all of them ideal for the upcoming holiday season.

Ticket Giveaways
The Nutcracker at OU
The Oklahoma Festival Ballet brings Tchaikovsky's beloved fairy tale ballet to the Rupel J. Jones Fine Arts Center on the OU campus. This production features young dancers from the metro area in the children's roles and the choreography of Balanchine disciple William Christensen. We're giving away pairs of tickets for winner's choice of performance date, Nov. 22 - Dec. 8.

Canterbury Voices - Handel's Messiah
By popular demand, Canterbury Voices will again perform Handel’s masterwork in a lush production featuring a full orchestra with two harps, four horns, and a full wind section from the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, in addition to Canterbury’s 160 voices. Enter our drawing for a chance to win a pair of tickets for this holiday event Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Civic Center.

Congratulations to Our Winners
In our last issue we had ticket giveaways galore: Barry and Sharon each won a pair of tickets to see The Wolves at OU's Weitzenhoffer Theatre; Kathleen and Olivia were our winners to hear the Zurich Chamber Orchestra at Armstrong Auditorium; and Dirk, Mark, and Natasha each won tickets to Black Violin at OCCC. Congratulations!
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