Wendell Castle revolutionized the art world. The Holton, Kansas, native was known as the father of the studio furniture movement of the 1960s and 1970s. He mostly made chairs that looked like sculptures ... and the only shop class he ever had was in seventh grade. He died last week at age 85; hear his story and what he meant to the art world.
Then: we've been hearing a lot about the flu this year, and yikes. Missouri is the most flu-ridden state with Kansas coming in right behind it. Yikes again. A local doctor and a health reporter tell us all about it.
- Glenn Adamson, curator, writer and historian who worked closely with Wendell Castle
- Susan Earle, Curator of European and American Art, Spencer Museum of Art
- Mo Dickens, Curator, Belger Arts Center
- Andy Marso, Health Reporter, The Kansas City Star
- Stephen Lauer, doctor and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center