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Going On Record

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Pipedreams this week features a selective international survey and review of some of the many recently released compact discs of organ music.

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WNYC News

High Heels: The Art and History of Objects of Desire and Torture

Saturday, September 13, 2014

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum looks at the high-heeled shoe's enduring place in the popular imagination.

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Classics For Kids

Sons of J. S. Bach

Saturday, September 13, 2014

More than 300 years’ worth of Bachs all worked as professional musicians, including several of J.S. Bach’s sons. Hear their music on Classics for Kids.

From the Top

Sidney, Maine

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Meet a harpist who shares some wonderful stories about growing up studying music on rugged and rural Mount Desert Island, Maine.

The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Single Americans, Robot Cockroaches, and a Scottish Movie Star

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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WNYC News

NYC's Beekeeping Scene Is Buzzing

Friday, September 12, 2014

WNYC
Beekeepers and honey connoisseurs celebrate the bug they love in a week-long festival in New York City.

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WNYC News

43rd Street Now Stan Brooks Way

Friday, September 12, 2014

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City honors veteran radio reporter, who gave us the world, by giving him a corner of his own.

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The Takeaway

'Dolphin Tale 2,' 'The Drop,' 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,' 'Kelly and Cal,' and Movie Therapy

Friday, September 12, 2014

Rafer thinks it's a red-letter week for women in the movies (if you count dolphins). Kristen's not so sure. 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Nuns, Woodlawn's Secrets, Tavis Smiley on MLK

Friday, September 12, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: a conversation about modern nuns, Woodlawn Cemetery's design secrets, and Tavis Smiley on MLK's last year.
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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 270: James McAvoy, Jon Favreau, and Emma Straub

Friday, September 12, 2014

This week: Actor James McAvoy (of "X Men" and "Filth") flies the Scottish flag ... Writer-director Jon Favreau cooks up a foodie film ... Top author of the summer Emma Straub keeps the vacation going forever ... Indie pop duo Sylvan Esso score your ...

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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 270: James McAvoy, Jon Favreau, and Emma Straub

Friday, September 12, 2014

This week: Actor James McAvoy (of "X Men" and "Filth") flies the Scottish flag ... Writer-director Jon Favreau cooks up a foodie film ... Top author of the summer Emma Straub keeps the vacation going forever ... Indie pop duo Sylvan Esso score your ...

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The Dinner Party Download

Episode 270: James McAvoy, Jon Favreau, and Emma Straub

Friday, September 12, 2014

This week: Actor James McAvoy (of "X Men" and "Filth") flies the Scottish flag ... Writer-director Jon Favreau cooks up a foodie film ... Top author of the summer Emma Straub keeps the vacation going forever ... Indie pop duo Sylvan Esso score your ...

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WNYC News

It's Not Only a Play — It Has a Movie Star

Friday, September 12, 2014

Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman and Mia Farrow are just a few of the big stars appearing on Broadway this season. And that's not counting the star-studded "It's Only a Play."

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Features

ICYMI: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, September 12, 2014

Whole Foods is actually cheaper than some places. Forgery's not always a crime. Most Americans are single. These are some of the week’s top stories, all in one playlist. Just click play.

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Selected Shorts

Where You'll Find Me

Friday, September 12, 2014

Secrets and lies from Ann Beattie.

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On The Media

Bruce W. Bray Jr.

Friday, September 12, 2014

On the Media producer Chris Neary reports an obit of Bruce W. Bray Jr.

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Studio 360

Does Your Zombie Have Rabies?

Friday, September 12, 2014

Some of our culture’s most enduring monsters transmit their contagion through biting — werewolves, zombies, and vampires. Are these myths really about rabies?

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Between Meals

Friday, September 12, 2014

Christmas cheer and family secrets with Ann Beattie; Haruki Murakami cooks spaghetti; a young writer’s brief candle.  

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Studio 360

What Going Viral Means

Friday, September 12, 2014

Computer viruses and memes were born at the same time. But, for journalist Bill Wasik, it’s time to retire the metaphor of things “going viral” online.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Doris Kearns Goodwin; Wendy Davis; and Reps. Engel and Jeffries

Friday, September 12, 2014

Doris Kearns Goodwin; Congressmen Eliot Engel and Hakeem Jeffries; Texas State Senator Wendy Davis; more midterm election polls; children and mental illness; and a fall art preview.