City Lights: ‘Harriet’; Shankar Vedantam; And More

Cynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in "Harriet," a Focus Features release.
Cynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in "Harriet," a Focus Features release.
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Friday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:16: Lois Reitzes talks with director Kasi Lemmons about her new film “Harriet,” which follows Harriet Tubman’s journey from slave to Underground Railroad conductor to Union Army commander. “Harriet” is currently in theaters.
  • 23:10: Hidden Brain host Shankar Vedantam sits down with Reitzes to talk about the show and what got him interested in exploring the brain.
  • 33:14: Producer Ryan McFadin talks with Chris Moses of Alliance Theatre about their production of “Ghost,” which tells the story of one middle school student’s journey toward self-acceptance. “Ghost” is running through Nov. 9.
  • 40:12: Reitzes speaks with David and Julie Coucheron of The Georgian Chamber Players about their upcoming concert featuring Beethoven, Schubert, and more taking place on Nov. 3 at Kellett Chapel.