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Listen: Thibaudet and the Royal Concertgebouw Play Ravel

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Listen to the archived audio of Mariss Jansons leading the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, plus pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet playing the Ravel Piano Concerto in G.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Getting to the Root Of It

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The President's remarks at 10 a.m.; 3rd party candidates; a city history through objects; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; and what it means to invest in certain city neighborhoods.

Specials

Hidden Kitchens World

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Salman Rushdie takes us to a Chocolate Town in England, Werner Herzog eats his shoe, and we meet the Indiana Jones of the plant world in this special episode hosted by Frances McDormand.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Striking ISIS, The Mysteries of Mars, and Woody Guthrie's New York City

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Takeaway examines America's next move in the fight agains ISIS, NASA's newest Mars mission, and a new project on Woody Guthrie.

The Leonard Lopate Show

A Fabulous Musical on the Disco Singer and LGBTQ Pioneer Sylvester

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The flamboyant disco singer Sylvester was a pioneer in the LGBTQ community. He is the subject of the new off-Broadway show “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” 

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The Takeaway

Woody Guthrie's New York City

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

If Woody Gutherie found home on the open road, his second home was New York City. His daughter Nora Guthrie shares a collection of stories about her father's life in the Big Apple.

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The Takeaway

America's Highest-Paid Female CEO Won't Discriminate Against AI Clones

Monday, September 22, 2014

Martine Rothblatt doesn't fear prejudice. She's a transgendered woman. Two of her hallmark creations were first rejected. Now she's turned her efforts to "mind clones"—and their rights. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Would Make Us Vote Like Scots?

Monday, September 22, 2014

In last week's referendum on Scottish independence, voter turnout reached 90 percent in some districts. What issue would make Americans show up at the polls in those high numbers?

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The Takeaway

There Was Medicine. And Then There Was Prozac.

Monday, September 22, 2014

The drug itself was a celebrity: over-hyped, mass marketed, then demonized by the press. Retro Report examines the unprecedented rise of a pharmaceutical to the status of cultural icon.

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Studio 360

The Best American Poetry, Annotated

Monday, September 22, 2014

He's mean, he's funny, his grapes are more than a little bit sour, and he perfectly skewers the self-seriousness of a certain annual anthology series.
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Radio Rookies

Nine People, One Bedroom: A Teen's Take on Life In Poverty

Monday, September 22, 2014

WNYC
Jairo Gomez's nine-person family lives in a one-bedroom apartment. He knows education is the way out of poverty, but sometimes being poor makes it difficult to make good choices.

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Exploring Music

String Quartet Composers From Fibich to Sibelius

Monday, September 22, 2014

Bill McGlaughlin spends this week exploring string quartet composers from Fibich to Sibelius.

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The Sporkful

Mo Rocca Likes Big Ravioli, And He Cannot Lie

Monday, September 22, 2014

Humorist and Cooking Channel host Mo Rocca joins Dan to talk about his grandma, debate whether square or round ravioli is better, and tell us which variety is the Kenny G of ravioli.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Fight Against Climate Change, The Future of Manufacturing, and America's Top Female CEO

Monday, September 22, 2014

            

The Brian Lehrer Show

Meditations: Derek Jeter, Coding and the Climate Crisis

Monday, September 22, 2014

Yankees commentator Suzyn Waldman talks Derek Jeter; excerpts from “Climate Crisis: Which Way Out,” and a meditation on the art of computer coding.

Chamber Music Society

Sasha Cooke Sings Brahms's 2 Most Poignant Songs

Monday, September 22, 2014

Tonight at 10 pm, don't miss a Chamber Music Society episode featuring mezzo Sasha Cooke singing Brahms's Zwei Gesänge. Also: Dvorak's massive F minor Trio.

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WNYC News

A Photo Village in Shipping Containers

Sunday, September 21, 2014

 Photoville is back at Brooklyn Bridge Park presenting the work of about 400 new and veteran photographers.

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WNYC News

Show Highlights Next Generation of Artists

Sunday, September 21, 2014

A collection of paintings on display at the New York Academy of Art highlights the work of its 2014 fellows.  

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WNYC News

Two Artists Overshadowed in the '40s Get a Second Look

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The paintings of Lee Krasner, who was Jackson Pollock’s wife, and Norman Lewis are side by side at the Jewish Museum.  

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Pipedreams

Kotzschmar Goings and Comings

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Archive recordings of the renowned Kotzschmar Memorial Organ at Merrill Auditorium in anticipation of the instrument's "grand reawakening" following a major two-year refurbishment.

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