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Monday, October 29, 2012

We'll talk with parents holed up indoors with children and share ideas about how to keep them entertained. Laurie Rubin describes her experience as a blind woman and explains how she’s seen color her entire life. And photographer Joel Meyerowitz and his wife and collaborator Maggie Barrett talk about a new two-part exhibition of his work and a new book of photographs he’s taken over his career. We'll also have updates on the storm throughout the show.

Guests:

Julie Burstein

Stuck Inside with Children

Leslie Bushara, Deputy Director for Education and Guest Services at the Children's Museum of Manhattan,gives some advice about how to keep your children entertained and occupied while you're holed up inside during the storm. We're taking calls at 212-433-9692!

What are you doing with your kids today? Do you have advice for other parents? Let us know by leaving a comment!

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Update from WNYC's Stephen Nessen

Stephen Nessen gives us an update on what's going on in Brighton Beach this afternoon as the storm hits. For more about Hurricane Sandy, evacuation zones, and more, visit www.wnyc.org/news

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Insights on a Life Without Sight

Opera singer Laurie Rubin explains that although she has been blind since birth, she has experienced color all her life. In her memoir Do You Dream in Color: Insights from a Girl Without Sight she tells the story of her life and the amazing experiences that led her to a career as an internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano, and encourages us to celebrate our differences.

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Update from New Jersey

Nancy Solomon gives us an update on the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey so far today. For more about Hurricane Sandy, evacuation zones, and more, visit www.wnyc.org/news.

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Joel Meyerowitz and Maggie Barrett on Photography

Photographer Joel Meyerowitz and his wife and collaborator Maggie Barrett, a novelist and playwright, discuss the new two-part exhibition of his work at Howard Greenberg Gallery, and his new book, Joel Meyerowitz: Taking My Time, which features nearly 600 photographs spanning his career.

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