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Washington’s budget woes continue. A.B. Stoddard of The Hill talks about the latest in national politics. Then, Westchester Country Executive Rob Astorino on how to stop gun violence. Plus: a new study looks at what low-income New Yorkers are concerned about in the 2013 Mayoral race; the story of the Glide Memorial Methodist Church in San Francisco; the possible end of orange juice; the disease threatening orange juice; and the story of a baby cured of HIV.
The Wall Street Journal’s Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin and government prosecutor Lt. Col. Stuart Crouch talk about the courts at Guantanamo Bay, where suspected Al Qaeda terrorists are tried. Rita Moreno looks back at her career on stage and screen. She’s one of the few artists to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards. We’ll look at the underground network of “phone phreaks” who managed to hack into the country’s telephone system. Plus, the political and moral dilemmas posed by the technological efficiencies of the digital age.
Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.
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The art world is reeling at the news that Charles Krafft, a sculptor noted (and respected) for making ironic Nazi kitsch, has come out as a Holocaust denier and white supremacist. Isaac Newton sticks a needle in his eye in a new play. Sandra Bernhard falls hard for Carol Channing, ...
Ethan Hawke talks about and sings selections from the off-Broadway production of Clive. Happy National Grammar Day! To celebrate the occasion, we diagram and dissect some of music’s least grammatically correct lyrics with “Grammar Girl” Mignon Fogerty and Soundcheck regular Faith Salie. And Our series That Was a Hit!?! continues with a look back at the 1974 chart topper “The Streak.”
Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark wit and spontaneity, Q covers pop culture and high arts alike with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.
Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa, on his record, "Samdhi," merges electronica, Carnatic (south Indian) music, funk and jazz grooves. We'll hear some of Mahanthappa's tunes, along with other purveyors of this kind of "alleged" jazz, which incorporates digital processing, hiphop beats, or electronica. There's music from guitarist Rez Abbasi and pianist Matthew Shipp, and many others.