Books Sandwiched In

CityTrex had the vision to podcast "Books Sandwiched In", a series of book reviews in Beaufort, SC.
In its second year, the podcast series will have over 100,000 listeners, with several hundred added each week.
Podcast production and online publishing for 2011 and 2012 was fully underwritten by CityTrex LLC.

Pam Am provided a soundtrack to the era


"Flying: A Novel," written by Paula Helfrich & Rebecca Sprecher,
presented by Rebecca Sprecher

Click the player to hear Becky share how her time with Pan Am was a witness to history:




About 8 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.


This is one of several podcasts sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
Monday February 27, 2012
Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.

USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Rebecca Sprecher hails from Kentucky, and joined Pan Am after graduating from Chapel Hill. She flew for Pan Am for six years out of New York and Honolulu. She is the co-author of Flying: A Novel.

Flying: A Novel is available in hardback, paperback and electronic format at their online store.

You may also visit us on Facebook at Flying: A Novel.

For the playlist inspired by the book, click here.
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Let's Try Shoofly!

Shoofly Kitchen
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Fresh and Affordable Food on the Fly
Click for directions, menu, and to see just how great this place is.
Close to USCB, too. . . (hint hint). Work it in.
It's hereby deemed a Books Sandwiched In tradition
. . . so now you have to.

Fascinating tale, well told by Gary Kubic


"Unbroken" by Laura Hillebrand
presented by Gary Kubic

Click for a view of a life with high highs and low lows, told by a thoughtful observer:




About 11 minutes
or . . . click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.

As the Beaufort County Administrator and the son of two teachers, Gary Kubic was instrumental in building a new public library on St. Helena Island, SC.

He has more than 36 years of experience in government administration and finance, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Akron School of Law in Akron, Ohio, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University.

This is one of several podcasts sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
Monday February 20, 2012
Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.

USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

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Charles Dickens, still alive at 200


"Bleak House" by Charles Dickens,
presented by Robert R. Googins

A local Dickensian will help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens (1812-1870) with his excellent take on a masterwork of literature.

Click the player to raise your IQ a few points by hearing an expert on an author that's as relevant today as in the 1800's:




About 14 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.

Bob Googins is a member of the Dickens International Fellowship and teaches a course on "Charles Dickens and the Law" at OLLI.

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This is one of several podcasts sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
Monday February 13, 2012
Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.

USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902


Charlie Frost brings another cultural activity to Beaufort


"Hidden in Plain View" by Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard,
reviewed by Charles D. Frost

Click the player, hear a superb instructor share a story of secrets:





About 12 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.

Charles D. Frost has been Minister of Music at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, Beaufort, SC, since 2001.
Mr. Frost serves on the Executive Committee of the Lowcountry Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Beaufort Orchestra, as well as Keyboardist for the orchestra. He is also Music Director for the Charleston Spoleto Festival.
Charles has the gratitude of the Beaufort community for his leadership in bringing cultural activities to our town.
Click for more on the music ministry at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, Beaufort, SC.

This is one of several podcasts sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
Monday February 6, 2012
Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.

USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Artist Deanna Bowdish to present!


"Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Steig Larrson,
presented by Deanna Bowdish

Click the player and listen to a real live dynamo (& stick around for the last 60 seconds):





About 9 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.


Deanna Bowdish is a wonderful artist and the owner of The Gallery in beautiful Beaufort, SC, an top arts town that has benefited greatly from her unique voice and creative style.

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Deanna serves on several business and civic boards, and has made a commitment to educate the community about the importance and necessity of the arts in all aspects of life.

See a selection of her art here:
DeannaBowdish.com
Or for more on her gallery, "The Gallery", here:
TheGallery-Beaufort.com

This is one of several podcasts sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In

Monday January 30, 2012
12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.

USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
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Superintendent of the Beaufort County School District to scintillate.


"That Used to be US", by Thomas Friedman,
presented by Dr. Valerie Truesdale

Valerie Truesdale has served as superintendent of the Beaufort County School District since 2007.
Dr. Truesdale is perfect to discuss the sense of urgency needed in education in our country. Hear her call for collective action on a large scale, with a favorite quote for a "can-do, get it done, everyone pull together, whatever it takes attitude".
Click the player and hear the January 23 preview:





About 5 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.

Monday January 23, 2012
Noon to 1:00 at
USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street Beaufort, SC 29902-4601
(843) 521-3145

Ken Hirsch kickstarts "Books Sandwiched In" 2012.

"The Big Short" by Michael Lewis,
presented by Kenneth Hirsch

Ken Hirsch peels back the layers of the onion on Beaufort, Wall Street, and subprime-one as he kickstarts the 2012 season of Books Sandwiched In.

Click the player and listen as he delves into a topic we're still trying to survive:





About 9 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.

Ken has the perfect perspective on these topics - he became a resident of Beaufort County after retiring in 2007. Ken practiced corporate and securities law, was a business executive and attorney for an educational multimedia publisher, an airline, Equitable Life and a medical technology start-up.
He currently is a member of the Dataw Historic Foundation, Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron and the American Bar Association.

This is one of several podcasts sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.

Bernie Kole introduces "Books Sandwiched In" 2012.


The President of the Beaufort, SC non-profit Friends of the Library tells us about their 2012 Books Sandwiched In season, what they've accomplished so far, and the schedule of Monday book reviews.

In 2011 the podcasts were getting over 2,000 weekly listeners.
Of these, over 700 each week were from Los Angeles, California. So, looks like interest in Southern culture is alive and well in Hollywood!
Another example of how New Media initiatives and clever online promotion have powerful results!

Click the flash player and hear the 2012 preview:






About 10 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.


Want Mobile Media? Scan it to go:
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(QR code goes to above MP3.)

If you are interested in Friends of the Library, see their webpage here, or contact Bernie at 843-252-7109.

This is one of several podcasts
sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Mondays 12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
The series is free and open to everyone.
Click here for a full schedule with links regarding the books.

Another cool tool by CityTrex. New Media in the Old South.
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Brantley Harvey tells about Strom

Here is the voice of Brantley telling stories about Strom.
One South Carolina statesman shares his recollections regarding another.
Priceless.

Click it and thank Books Sandwiched In for making this happen:




About 9 minutes
or click here to hear it in QuickTime on your smart phone, iPad, etc.

Want Mobile Media? Scan it to go: Brantley Harvey on Strom Thurmond .png (QR code goes to the above MP3.)

This is one of several podcasts
sponsored by CityTrex LLC for
Books Sandwiched In
USCB Performing Arts Center
801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
12:00 - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11:30 am)
February 28, 2011
The event is free and open to everyone.
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