Leisure & Lifestyle

Summer Gardening

Thursday, Jul 22, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Whether your grass is turning brown or weeds are taking over your garden, you don't need to give up on enjoying your summer garden. Experts join us with hot tips for your cool summer garden.


Wednesday, Jul 21, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

A new ban in Maryland on 29 kinds of snakehead fish has some of the species's fans seeing red. A look at this statewide ban and its possible impact on the fish market.

The Changing Face of Restaurants

Wednesday, Jul 21, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Restaurants thrive on their good name. Reputation and perseverance can translate to million dollar brands -- from the Armenian family that turned Colombo yogurt into a supermarket staple to Chef Wolfgang Puck’s seven dollar frozen...

After the Federal Marriage Amendment

Thursday, Jul 15, 2004 at 1:36 p.m.

Supporters of a ban on gay marriages are regrouping and forging ahead in the wake of yesterday's failed Federal Marriage Amendment vote in the Senate. We look at the next steps supporters plan for activity in the House of Representatives...

Music Lessons

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2004 at 12:31 p.m.

Do the words "piano lesson" strike fear in your heart? Did you love music but dread your music lessons? Meet a concert pianist who says we're way past due for a new approach to teaching music.

Jim Knipfel

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2004 at 1:35 p.m.

As a writer, Jim Knipfel has documented his suicide attempts, alcohol abuse, criminal enterprises, and going blind. Sounds depressing, right? But Knipfel is loved by audiences because of the sardonic sense of humor and keen sense of the...

Summer Travel

Thursday, Jul 1, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

With fears about traveling lessening, the kids out of school, and gas prices dipping, its time to travel. Hear about some of the hot and cool places to visit this summer.

Artisans in Developing Countries

Wednesday, Jun 30, 2004 at 1:46 p.m.

Many artisans in developing countries only dream of selling their products in the US or Europe. But many are able to accomplish this dream, using globalization to their benefit, with the assistance of Aid to Artisans. A look at this 30...

Caribbean Carnival

Thursday, Jun 24, 2004 at 1:34 p.m.

Mixing European feudal roots with African cultural traditions, the Carnivals of the Caribbean have become legendary. As DC prepares to celebrate the Caribbean Carnival this weekend, we explore Carnival's roots.

Digital Photography

Tuesday, Jun 22, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday tackles everything you've always wanted to know about digital cameras but were afraid to ask. Get advice on pixels, memory cards, snapshot printers white space, and more.

Summer Reading

Wednesday, Jun 16, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

For many, summer is synonomous with reading. To finally relax and take time for yourself -- when laying on the beach, waiting in an airport, or just hanging in a hammock. Get the best book recommendations for you, the kids, or anyone...

African American Businesswomen

Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

Most people haven't heard of Ann Lowe, but she arguably designed perhaps the most famous wedding dress in history -- the dress Jackie wore when marrying John Kennedy. Kojo takes a look at the life of Ms. Lowe and some 21 other African...

Gay marriage worldwide

Tuesday, Mar 9, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

As the United States grapples with the issue of gay marriage, journalists from around the world weigh in on how their countries are dealing with the issue and how they view the latest moves from the U.S.

Spring Gardening

Thursday, Mar 4, 2004 at 12:06 p.m.

Get your plant containers ready and brush out those beds. The weather is warming up, and it's time to dig in the dirt. Get gardening advice from the experts.

Six Questions of Socrates

Monday, Feb 23, 2004 at 1:06 p.m.

Greek philosopher Socrates felt that if he could find the answers to six questions, it would make him a better man. Author Christopher Phillips traveled the world asking those six questions and he's back with the answers.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.