... are what bread expert Steven Kaplan highlights when he talks about baguettes: Crust, Crumb, Mache, Aroma, and Taste. While Kaplan enthusiastically described these attributes to Conan O’Brien a few years ago, this week, the United Nations added the baguette to its cultural heritage list. It was a story that didn’t our full Ten list, but surely deserved an honorable mention.
Importantly, on our list this week are stories looking at the rise of women leaders in Maine’s Afghan community, increasing EV infrastructure in southern Maine, and local tribes working to plan for climate change.
Cold Friday December night in? Warm up to the tunes being spun by Sufiyah Asia Yasmine, host of The Jazz Flower on Maine Public Classical. With roots reaching into the past, and flowering up to present day, selections range from: Hard Bop, to Latin Jazz, Ethiopian Jazz, Cape Jazz, Afro-Beat, Contemporary Jazz, Soul Jazz, Women In Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Tributes, Big Band and Swing, and more.Find it on your radio dialor stream it directly from mainepublic.org. The Jazz Flower starts at 6:00 and is followed up by Jazz Tonight with Rich Tozier at 8:00.