Heart of the East End – April 28th, 2022

Laurie Smollett Kutscera, Thoughtful Thursday Underwritten by Guild Hall

Springs author Laurie Smollett Kutscera joins Gianna for the Thoughtful Thursday segment ahead of this weekend’s book reading event. The event is a fundraiser for the Long Island based non-profit Book Fairies at the Carle Place Barnes & Noble. The Book Fairies help ensure those who cannot afford books, including under-funded school libraries, stock their shelves. For more information visit thebookfairies.org. Consider asking your local bookseller to order a copy of Laurie’s newest book, “Maya’s Treasure,” if it’s not already on the shelf.

Dom Flemons, Thursday HOTsounds Underwritten by William RIS Gallery

Grammy Award-wining musician Dom Flemons, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, joins Gianna to discuss the history and inspiration behind his 2018 record, Black Cowboy ahead of his three night residency at the Symphony Space performing arts center on the Upper West Side. The series begins tonight, April 28th, 2022. For more information, visit symphonyspace.org