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Weekend Connections

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The new documentary, Defying the Nazis, and if another figure like Hitler could rise to power. Our guest is a Holocaust survivor;
  • Mental illness and recovery with actor Richard Dreyfuss;
  • Poverty in Rochester;
  • The impact this summer's drought has had on regional farms;
  • How satire can affect public sentiment.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • Cardiologist Dr. Chad Teeters' choice to switch to a vegan lifestyle;
  • Urban economist Glenn Kellogg's proposal for Parcel 5 in downtown Rochester;
  • The negativity we hear in the American media, with author Todd Moss;
  • Nuclear fusion as an energy source;
  • When craft breweries are acquired by corporate parents.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The cost of higher education;
  • The debate over trigger warnings and safe spaces on college campuses;
  • Vinyl's comeback;
  • The documentary, Confronting the Wall, and how art can help impoverished neighborhoods overcome challenges.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • A new planet that could be a future home for Earthlings;
  • America's history of racism in public swimming pools;
  • How music can spread messages, with Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People;
  • The influence of money in politics;
  • Comedy improvisation and the new film, Don't Think Twice.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The power of news photography;
  • David Cay Johnston's new book, The Making of Donald Trump;
  • Career changes, with a Buffalo man who left a partnership in a New York City hedge fund to go into the seminary;
  • Carbon fee and dividend and its impact on climate change and the economy.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • A program aimed at increasing diversity in Rochester's public safety departments;
  • How the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester is healing one year after the mass shooting on Genesee Street;
  • The future of Parcel 5;
  • Sexist commentary at the Olympics;
  • Misunderstood art.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • A local woman's walking journey through every street in the City of Rochester;
  • Donald Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin;
  • Training law enforcement officers to effectively interact with people who have autism;
  • Harriet Tubman and the decision to put her on the twenty-dollar bill;
  • Talking politics without damaging relationships.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

  • The dynamics of sexual harassment in the workplace;
  • Atheist-phobia and why atheists struggle to get elected to public office;
  • Why plagiarism matters and how to identify it;
  • The value and ethics of long form journalism;
  • Eve's Cidery and organic farming.

Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about:

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