This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS correspondent Larry Ahrens talks with former Albuquerquean Brian Jay Jones, author of Jim Henson: The Biography, who gives a behind-the-scenes look at the creative genius behind the Muppets. While there have been books about his work, this is the first comprehensive biography of Henson. NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS also… Continue Reading »
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Brian Jay Jones, author of “Jim Henson: The Biography”, talks to NMiF Correspondent Larry Ahrens about how he came to write the life story of the creator of the Muppets. He also talks about the “original” Kermit, and reveals what “Blue Sky” meant on the set of “Sesame Street”.
This week, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS looks at an innovative program that uses technology to deliver effective disease management and healthcare around the entire state. NMIF host Gene Grant sits down with Dr. Sanjeev Arora, director of Project ECHO at the University of New Mexico, to talk about how his eam delivers expertise to patients,… Continue Reading »
This week, on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, how is social media changing the way we process grief and tragedy? Correspondent Gwyneth Doland speaks with Gail Rubin, author of the book and website “A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning For Those Who Don’t Plan To Die,” and Ann Beyke, an Albuquerque-based pet loss counselor, about how Facebook… Continue Reading »
This week on NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, correspondent Furhana Afrid sits down with Jonathan Laurence, associate professor of political science at Boston College. His book, “The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims,” traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in their countries over the past fifty years. Laurence was… Continue Reading »