Updated 3:50 p.m. Oct. 28

We opened the show by taking phone calls on Thursday’s gubernatorial debate between Democrat Maura Healey and Republican Geoff Diehl to get our listeners’ opinion on the respective candidates ahead of the general election on Nov. 8.

Tibisay Zea and Rafael Ulloa discussed their new project, "Salud," produced by GBH News. Theshow, which is presented in Spanish and focuses on healthcare issues within the Latino community, airs on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. on GBH 89.7. Zea is a reporter with The World. Ullola is the executive vice president of content for El Planeta Media.

Tibisay Zea and Rafael Ulloa on BPR | Oct. 21, 2022

Michael Curry talked about his concerns regarding the low percentage of people getting COVID-19 booster shots. He ended with an update on King Boston, the group behind the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial coming to the Boston Common, and changing its name to Embrace Boston. Micahel Curry is the President and CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. He’s also a Member of the National NAACP Board of Directors, where he chairs the board’s Advocacy & Policy Committee.

Michael Curry on BPR | Oct. 21, 2022

Jeff Belanger stopped by to discuss the history of horror legends and shared some personal stories of his experiences with ghosts. He also gave some suggestions on his favorite local haunted spots across New England. Jeff is the host of PBS’ New England Legends TV show and podcast. He’ll also be hosting a virtual event with GBH on Monday night; more information here.

Jeff Belanger on Boston Public Radio

Ryan Landry stopped by to talk about how the band “The Chicks” has commissioned some of his artwork, and his latest play, “Little Christmas Tree Shop of Horrors," in which Boston Public Radio co-hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan will be making a cameo. Landry also discussed his love for Martha Stewart and his hatred for James Corden. Landry is a painter and playwright.

Ryan Landry on BPR | Oct. 21, 2022

Leo Eguchi, Earl Maneein and Kareem Roustom performed for the latest installment in our Live Music Fridays. Leo is an acclaimed cellist with a new show “Unaccompanied,” highlighting the immigrant experience through music. Earl Kareem discussed their writing process for two of the pieces they composed for the show. The show premieres Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Pao Arts Center in Chinatown.

Leo Eguchi, Earl Maneein, and Kareem Roustom on BPR | Oct. 21, 2022

We closed the show taking our listeners' calls to hear about their favorite television shows of all time.

Correction: This post was updated to correct the photo caption, which incorrectly identified Leo Eguchi as a violinist. We regret the error.