Jane Powell, a singer/actress who starred in MGM musicals during the film studio's heyday in the late 1940s, discusses her memoirs, "The Girl Next Door . . . and How She Grew," on Irv Homer's WWDB (FM/96.5) show hosted by Eddie Bruce at 2 this afternoon . . . Bernie Herman follows at 8 p.m. on 'DB with guest Paul Tiffany, author of "The Decline of American Steel." Tiffany teaches management at the Wharton School.
On "Fresh Air," at 4 this afternoon on WHYY (FM/91), Terry Gross presents a live concert by New Orleans pianist Harry Connick Jr.