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Friday, April 08, 2005

The Grammy-winning South African vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo performs live in our studio. Then, Grover Crisp tells us about restoring Sam Peckinpah’s first large-scale Western, “Major Dundee.” Stephen Chow mixes comedy and martial arts in his latest film, “Kung Fu Hustle.” And on our regular Please Explain feature, we get ready for April 15th with a crash course on taxes.

No Boundaries

The Grammy-winning South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo joins us with a live performance, and an update on their latest work.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform:
04/08/2005, Fri New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre New ...


The First Cut is the Deepest

Gover Crisp, Sony’s head of restoration, and Christopher Caliendo, who wrote the new score for the restoration of “Major Dundee,” tell us about restoring Sam Peckinpah’s post-Civil War Western. Peckinpah's original cut was chopped up and rearranged by producers—causing Peckinpah to disassociate himself from the film. The new extended version ...


Kung Fu Hustle

Stephen Chow tells us about his new film, “Kung Fu Hustle.” The film follows the life of a struggling thief as he tries to align himself with a notorious street gang in pre-revolutionary China.

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Music: Soundtrack to Kung ...


A Taxing Subject

Donna LeValley, a tax lawyer and editor of J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax Guide 2005, helps us get ready for tax day. We’ll learn about the history of income tax, figure out which forms to use, and get some advice on when it’s time to turn to a professional for ...


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