Denise & Norma talk about the Master Gardener activity heating up around El Paso. The Master Gardeners and members of the El Paso Rose Society will host a Rose Pruning Demonstration on Feb. 22 & 23, noon-3 p.m., at the Municipal Rose Garden, 1702 N. Copia. And if your questions aren't answered there, you won't want to miss the MGs at the Spring Home Show, Feb. 28-March 2 at the Convention Center Downtown. Learn more on the El Paso MG Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Paso-Master-Gardeners/148950588460436.
Charles welcomes back cinephile Jack Fields to talk about the astounding career of Shirley Temple Black, who was Hollywood's lead child actor during the Great Depression. Jack & Charles talk about her successful early days in cinema, her decision to end her acting career in the late `60s, and her years in public service, acting as Ambassador to the U.N. and Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. View Shirley Temple's impressive filmography at her IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000073/?ref_=nv_sr_3. Read Jack Fields' blog at http://fieldsonfilm.com/
A 43-year-old, six-time Olympian helped lead Finland to a bronze-medal win over the U.S. men's hockey team on Saturday.
Teemu Selanne scored two of Finland's five goals, shutting out the U.S. team 5-0.
Team USA had hoped to overcome Friday's crushing loss to Canada, which, if won, would have made the U.S. a contender for the gold. Despite playing great hockey the entire tournament, things seemed to fall apart against Canada and later, Finland.
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:
The contrast couldn't have been greater: the protest band Pussy Riot in colorful ski masks and mini dresses, attempting to film a segment for a new video on Sochi's waterfront; and Cossacks in traditional uniform with black sheepskin hats and riding boots, patrolling Sochi streets as part of security for the Olympics.
The Cossacks, trying to enforce a government ban on protests, knocked band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova to the ground, lashed her with a horse whip, and roughed up other musicians.