City Lights: Matthew Sweet; Six-Word Memoirs; And More

The newest book in the Six-Word Memoirs series is a collection of stories about American identity and immigration.
The newest book in the Six-Word Memoirs series is a collection of stories about American identity and immigration.
Credit Courtesy Six-Word Memoirs

Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Retizes”:

  • 1:08: Larry Smith, founder of Six-Word Memoirs, joins Lois Reitzes to talk about the history of the project and the newest book resulting from a collection of six-word memoirs, “Fresh Off The Boat.”
  • 20:42: Ancient Egyptians didn’t get to enjoy cat videos, but they celebrated them in their jewelry, art, and gods. Some of these ancient cats are on view now at Emory’s Carlos Museum in an exhibition called “Divine Felines.” Reitzes speaks with the Carlos’ Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern and Nubian Art Melinda Hartwig and Alyson Vuley, manager of educational programs.
  • 31:28: Singer/songwriter Matthew Sweet talks with Reitzes about his new album “Tomorrow’s Daughter,” and plays some songs live in the studio.