NPR http://wunc.org en Scott Simon at Carolina Theatre Tonight: War Is Hell. And Sometimes The Food Is Delicious http://wunc.org/post/scott-simon-carolina-theatre-tonight-war-hell-and-sometimes-food-delicious <p></p><p>NPR's Scott Simon is in town tonight, with a presentation at the Carolina Theatre. The topic looks incredibly interesting:</p><blockquote><p>Learning about true hospitality and graciousness from people in hellish places. Pizza in Kosovo, pasta in a refugee camp, and faux cheese during the siege of Sarajevo.&nbsp; Sometimes, eating well is the best revenge.</p></blockquote><p>According to his bio, Simon has covered ten wars. He likely has the food stories to match.</p><p>Find out more about the event <a href="http://www.carolinatheatre.org/events/scott-simon">here</a>.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:28:22 +0000 Carol Jackson 31950 at http://wunc.org Scott Simon at Carolina Theatre Tonight: War Is Hell. And Sometimes The Food Is Delicious NPR President Visits Triangle http://wunc.org/post/npr-president-visits-triangle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Big Bird and Robert Siegel don’t have that much in common. But the All Things Considered host can now say he works for the same guy who used to be Big Bird’s boss.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:01:12 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 17537 at http://wunc.org NPR President Visits Triangle NC Press Association Honors Carl Kasell http://wunc.org/post/nc-press-association-honors-carl-kasell <p>At their most recent Annual Meeting, The <a href="http://www.ncpress.com/">North Carolina Press Association</a> named Carl Kasell the 2013 North Carolinian of the Year.</p><p>Originally from Goldsboro, Kasell is known for his life-long career in radio broadcasting. He also helped found WUNC while in college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. &nbsp;Kasell spent 30 years as a newscaster for National Public Radio’s <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/morning-edition/">Morning Edition</a></em>, and he currently works on the popular radio news quiz show <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/">Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!</a></em>, in addition to being an ambassador for NPR.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:18:00 +0000 Laura Candler 12507 at http://wunc.org NC Press Association Honors Carl Kasell