Cincinnati Edition http://wvxu.org en The NUMBERLYS - the new book from William Joyce, the man behind "Toy Story" http://wvxu.org/post/numberlys-new-book-william-joyce-man-behind-toy-story <p> Note: This interview originally aired on July 18, 2014</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>He created the conceptual characters for the <strong>Disney/Pixar</strong>'s feature films <strong>Toy Story</strong> and <strong>A Bug's Life</strong>; he’'s an Academy and Emmy-award winner; and he has written and illustrated over fifty children's books. Now from <a href="http://www.williamjoyce.com/"><strong>William Joyce</strong></a>, co-founder of animation and visual effects studio <a href="http://moonbotstudios.com/the-numberlys/#.U629WaiwMT4"><strong>MOONBOT Studios</strong></a>, comes <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Numberlys-William-Joyce/dp/1442473436/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1405604992&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=numberlys"><strong>The</strong> <strong>NUMBERLYS</strong></a>, the tale of a time when there were only numbers - orderly, dull, numbers. Until the book’'s heroes get to work and create letters, 26 beautiful letters, that bring wondrous things to the world. <strong>William Joyce</strong> talks about his work and latest book.</p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 29307 at http://wvxu.org The NUMBERLYS - the new book from William Joyce, the man behind "Toy Story" Wildlife artist John Ruthven talks about Martha, the last passenger pigeon http://wvxu.org/post/wildlife-artist-john-ruthven-talks-about-martha-last-passenger-pigeon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong><a href="http://www.ruthven.com/" target="_blank">John A. Ruthven</a></strong> is a naturalist, author, lecturer, and internationally acknowledged master of wildlife art, often called the “<strong>20th</strong><strong> Century Audubon</strong>.” In 1974, he led the effort to save the last of the <strong><a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati </a><a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/" target="_blank">Zoo</a>'’s</strong> 19th century bird pagodas – the one where <strong>Martha</strong>, the last of the passenger pigeons, had once lived. <strong>Mr. Ruthven</strong> is the final speaker in the <strong>Cincinnati Zoo’'s Barrows Lecture Series</strong> this year (the event is sold out). The Zoo’'s <strong>Thane Maynard</strong> talks with <strong>John Ruthven</strong>, who is the recipient of the <strong>2014 Cincinnati Zoo Wildlife Conservation Award</strong>.</p><p>In January of this year, Thane Maynard spoke to <strong>Joel Greenburg</strong>, author of <strong>A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction. </strong>You can hear that interview by clicking here: <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/end-passenger-pigeon" target="_blank"><strong>Thane and Joel Greenburg</strong></a></p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:30:10 +0000 Thane Maynard 30904 at http://wvxu.org Wildlife artist John Ruthven talks about Martha, the last passenger pigeon A new book of interviews of top violinists from the editor of Violinist.com http://wvxu.org/post/new-book-interviews-top-violinists-editor-violinistcom <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Laurie Niles</strong>, editor of <a href="http://www.violinist.com/index.cfm" target="_blank"><strong>violinist.com</strong></a>, has published a new book, a collection of more than two dozen exclusive interviews with top violinists that she’'s done over the past six years. She sat down to talk with Mark Perzel about her website and the new book, <strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0983813078/ref=as_li_ss_tl?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=390957&amp;creativeASIN=0983813078&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=statistieverywri" target="_blank">Violinist.com Interviews, Vol. 1</a>.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.violin.org/event-schedule" target="_blank"><strong>The Ninth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis</strong></a> will take place September 5-21, 2014.</p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 30902 at http://wvxu.org A new book of interviews of top violinists from the editor of Violinist.com A 300 day update from Chief Blackwell & a conversation about the Collaborative Agreement http://wvxu.org/post/300-day-update-chief-blackwell-conversation-about-collaborative-agreement <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 30894 at http://wvxu.org A 300 day update from Chief Blackwell & a conversation about the Collaborative Agreement Cleaner air boosts fertility rates at UC West Chester http://wvxu.org/post/cleaner-air-boosts-fertility-rates-uc-west-chester <p>Doctors say it is something in the air that's helping infertile couples conceive at <a href="http://uchealth.com/westchesterhospital/" target="_blank">West Chester Hospital.</a> Ever since the installation of a high-tech air filtration system the <a href="http://uchealth.com/fertility/" target="_blank">UC Health Center for Reproductive Health</a> has seen a 20% increase in fertility for in vitro fertilization.</p><p>Medical Director&nbsp; Krystene DiPaola, MD, says<strong> the national average is 40%. In West Chester it's 60%.</strong></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 30853 at http://wvxu.org Cleaner air boosts fertility rates at UC West Chester