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A Poem From A Syrian Psychiatrist: 'Cloud-Cafe'

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.

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Episode 759: What's It Worth To You?

Friday, March 17, 2017

Three short stories about putting a price on something hard to value precisely. We go from $4.66 under a pillow all the way up to $1 trillion across every inch of highway in America

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#CuriousGoat: Ask Us About Climate Change And Global Well-being

Friday, March 17, 2017

What questions do you have about the toll that climate change is taking — and about possible solutions?

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Chicano Batman: A Sound And Vision That Could Only Come From Los Angeles

Monday, March 06, 2017

The band warps traditional Mexican music with traces of lounge, R&B, psych rock — and on the new Freedom Is Free, some explicit politics. Kelly McEvers met up with the group at an LA guitar shop.

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Tennis Thrives In Isolation On 'Yours Conditionally'

Sunday, March 05, 2017

To write its latest album, the husband-and-wife musical duo returned to a songwriting environment that had proven fruitful for them in the past: the middle of the ocean.

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Shelby Earl Explains 'Strong Swimmer,' An Ode To Trauma And Recovery

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Earl conceived the song to be about herself getting over a relationship. Then, she realized someone in her life was swimming against an even stronger emotional current.

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How Are You? On This Podcast, The Answer Is: 'Terrible, Thanks For Asking'

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Host Nora McInerny isn't interested in small talk. When someone asks "How are you?" is the answer really "I'm fine"? Her show explores death, loss and trauma — and yet somehow is still full of laughs.

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Meet Tank And The Bangas, Winner Of The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the crew of young New Orleanians who won over our panel of judges with with a bouncy, exuberant song called "Quick."

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With Republicans In Charge, Democrats Plan To Redefine Their Mission

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

When President Trump gives his speech Tuesday, he'll be looking out at a GOP-controlled Congress. Steve Inskeep talks to new DNC Chairman Tom Perez about what Democrats can do to change that dynamic.

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The National Symphony Orchestra: NPR's House Band For A Day

Monday, February 27, 2017

NSO conductor Steven Reineke led some 70 musicians in performing the interludes you hear between All Things Considered stories.

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Black Lives Matter Finds 'Renewed Focus' 5 Years After Trayvon Martin

Monday, February 27, 2017

From the death that sparked a hashtag that became a national movement, Black Lives Matter takes on a new urgency under President Trump. Co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discusses what lies ahead.

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On Its Latest Album, Foxygen Keeps A California State Of Mind

Sunday, February 26, 2017

The duo discusses its nonlinear approach to songwriting and arrangement, and how tales of Hollywood scandal and murder inspired its newest project, Hang.

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A New Documentary Explores The Troubled, Brilliant Life Of Pianist Bill Evans

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Filmmaker Bruce Spiegel speaks with Weekend Edition about the eight-year process behind Bill Evans: Time Remembered.

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Jazz On Film And The Problem Of The Mad Creative Genius

Friday, February 24, 2017

Jazz Night in America host Christian McBride reflects on how movies about his art form — including La La Land and a new Lee Morgan documentary — tend to paint the working jazz musician.

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David Oyelowo On The Real 'United Kingdom' Marriage And Its Diplomatic Fallout

Friday, February 24, 2017

The film tells the story of Ruth Williams, a London typist, and Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of modern-day Botswana. In 1948, their interracial marriage sparked a political firestorm.

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A Difficult Childhood Inspires A Dad To Do Better

Friday, February 24, 2017

Michael Ryan, a juvenile judge in Ohio, says his mom was a drug addict, and the way he parents his own son is to do the opposite. His son gets it. "I don't want to see you in court," his son says.

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Rep. Chaffetz Says Town Hall Protesters 'Intimidate And Bully People'

Friday, February 24, 2017

Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz talks with Steve Inskeep about why he has declined to investigate President Trump's conflicts of interest and responds to his raucous reception at a town hall.

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A Moment With Zucchero, Italian Pop Star And Amateur Linguist

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Zucchero Forniciari speaks with Ari Shapiro about getting career advice from Miles Davis and writing songs with in what he calls "macaroni English."

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Obama's Legacy: Diss-ent or Diss-respect?

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead.

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Obama's Legacy: Callouts and Fallouts

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ever find yourself in a conversation about race and identity where you just get stuck? Code Switch can help. We're all journalists of color, and this isn't just the work we do. It's the lives we lead.

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