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Greek Mythology

The Brothers Balliett

The Great Greek Literature New Music Adventure

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Today at 3 pm, the Brothers Balliett explore modern music that draws on ancient Greek mythology and literature for inspiration.

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Soundcheck

Dar Williams: In Studio

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Singer/songwriter Dar Williams’ first new album in four years is called In the Time of Gods, and on it she addresses some of today’s most pressing social issues through the imagery of ancient Greek mythology.  The album comes out next week - but we’ll get a preview today when she plays live. 

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Music and a Minotaur

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Two stories from SELECTED SHORTS annual season at the Getty Center in Los Angeles go to extremes. 

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Studio 360

Eurydice Speaks

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Playwright Sarah Ruhl always wondered how Eurydice experienced her death, what she really thought of her lover Orpheus and who she met in the underworld. Audiences in San Francisco discovered surprising answers to Ruhl’s questions when her play, Eurydice, premiered in 2003. Ruhl told Sarah Lilley how she imagined the ...

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Studio 360

To Hell And Back

Saturday, March 12, 2005

The dark and sleek but dangerously sexy world of film noir conjures a very modern vision of the underworld. Jocelyn Gonzales talked to two film critics who see Orpheus in Jimmy Stewart, and a robot.

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Studio 360

Special Guest: Mary Zimmerman

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Rock star marries the love of his life. She’s killed. He goes to hell to get her back — and fails. Kurt Andersen and his guest Mary Zimmerman look at the myth of Orpheus and why it’s never gone out of style.

Playwright and theater director Mary Zimmerman is one ...

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