A breath of fresh air

Terry Gross at Mondavi

NPR’s Terry Gross has interviewed a range of important cultural figures on her Fresh Air program. You know, like Triumph the Comic Dog. More seriously, she’s queried the likes of Philip Roth, James Brown and John Travolta. But when Gross comes to Mondavi to talk about her program and play memorable excerpts from her program, there will be time for you to interview her, too. 8 p.m. M 4/21. Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Shields Avenue; (866) 754-ARTS; www.mondaviarts.org.