SILVERSTEIN & CROSSCURRENTS, 9/25: The unique poet, illustrator, and songwriter with a silly, enchanting, and strange character, Shel Silverstein was born on this date in 1930. You are invited to draw on your goofy and imaginative side for Uncle Shelby’s birthday on Crosscurrents, 9/25 at 8 am.
NY TIMES & CROSSCURRENTS, 9/18: The first issue of the New York Times (aka “The Gray Lady”) was published on September 18th 1851. Gavin and Wyatt chase down a lead as they run to the NYT building. You will be on time to catch the NY Times anniversary by tuning in Crosscurrents, 9/18 at 8 am.
TRIBUTE TO 9-11 VICTIMS & CROSSCURRENTS, 9/11: As evening falls across New York City, spotlights project two giant beams of light into the night sky to represent the fallen twin towers. You are invited to join us as we pay tribute to the 9-11 victims on Crosscurrents, 9/11 at 8 am.
LABOR DAY & CROSSCURRENTS, 9/4: The first Monday in September, honors the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. Gavin and Wyatt have joined some iron workers in the air for an on-the-job lunch as you are invited to join the on-air celebration on Crosscurrents, 9/4 at 8 am.
Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy and Crosscurrents, 8/28: The Russian author of War and Peaceand Anna Karenina, Lev Tolstoy was born on this date in 1828. A celebration of this prodigious thinker, writer, and philosopher Leo Tolstoy will be held on Crosscurrents, 8/28 at 8 am.
BOLT+ECLIPSE & CROSSCURRENTS, 8/21: Jamaican sprinter who won multiple gold medals in three consecutive Olympic Games, Usain Bolt was born on this date in 1986. The birthday of the record eclipsing sprinter coincides with a solar eclipsing sky on Crosscurrents, 8/21 at 8am.
STEVE MARTIN ON CROSSCURRENTS, 8/14: The comedian, actor and writer, who began his career as a stand-up comic, Steve Martin, was born on this date in 1945. You are invited to join our “happy feet” as part of the Steve Martin birthday party on Crosscurrents, 8/14 at 8 am.
1966 PRE-SUMMER OF LOVE, 8/7 AT 8AM: The music hits from 1966 provide a soundtrack “on ramp”as you approach the fast lane “freeway” known as the Summer Of Love 1967. Your tune-filled trip begins when you climb aboard the van to cruise the rock n roll charts of 1966 on Crosscurrents, 8/7 at 8 am
J.K. ROWLING ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/31: British author, film and television producer, screenwriter and philanthropist, creator of the critically acclaimed Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling was born on this date in 1965. You do not need to wait on Platform 9 ¾ for the Hogwarts Express as you have a ticket for the Rowling party on Crosscurrents, 7/31 at 8 am.
AMELIA EARHART ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/24: An American aviator who set many flying records and championed the advancement of women in aviation, Amelia Earhart was born on this date in 1897. Amelia set numerous flying records and you can listen to various sets of musical records played for her birthday on Crosscurrents, 7/24 at 8 am.