Show Number: 1322
Air Dates: May 29, 2013 - June 4, 2013
E-Chievement Award: Judy Collins
eTown hosts Nick and Helen Forster welcome back the legendary Judy Collins, along with eTown newcomer Ari Hest, for a very special episode featuring lots of great music and insightful conversation. Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes for more than 50 years. Now 71, Judy continues to be a relentlessly creative spirit, a modern day Renaissance woman of sorts who is also an accomplished painter, filmmaker, record label head, musical mentor, and an in-demand keynote speaker for mental health and suicide prevention. Learn more about her various causes in this week’s E-Chievement Award interview, where Judy receives the Lifetime E-Chievement Award honor for her tireless activism throughout her career. Also with us is singer/songwriter Ari Hest. Ari’s practical lyrics seamlessly complement his grainy voice and quiet confidence to create a dark yet soulful sound. It’s a broadcast/podcast that’s full to the brim with great music and stirring conversation. So be sure to join us; right here, in eTown.