Host David Bibbey leaves his London taxi at home and takes a ride on a Pistenbully to Mohawk Mountain. There he is greeted by the president of Mohawk Mountain and daughter of the inventor of artificial snow making. After grooming the slopes, David visits Salisbury’s ski jump and meets a young Olympic hopeful.
Spotlight on the Arts
Not only has Lorena Garay composed, recorded and produced two 15-track instrumental albums, but her accomplishments have earned her the Tuition Scholarship & Teaching Fellowship from The Hartt School. Catch up with her most recent endeavors on this Spotlight on the Arts segment where Ed Wierzbicki sits down with this amazing classical Spanish guitarist.
Made in Connecticut
Meet up with Christina DeFranco as she learns about Connecticut’s thriving bioscience industry. Protein Sciences in Meriden produces a game-changing flu vaccine without the use of eggs that takes just weeks to mass produce – quick enough to fight pandemics worldwide.
Connecticut Cultural Treasures
Puzzling or provocative, paintings at the Yale University Art Gallery leap from the walls and inspire its patrons. The gallery teaches patrons and students alike how to appreciate each work – spending up to a half hour on just one painting. Ed Wierzbicki explains how the nation’s very first art museum is always free, thereby allowing people to come, go, and enjoy at their leisure.
David, aided by Vietnamese restaurant owner Chu Ngo, dives into the tantalizing aisles of A Dong Asian supermarket in West Hartford. He then visits Lan Chi’s Vietnamese Restaurant in Middletown to experience the delights of Pho with restaurant owner Chu Ngo and other Vietnamese dishes while learning something of their culture and cuisine.