The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
Read about the Baghdad Country Club in The Atavist.
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
Music with David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer to talk about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet.
Writer Kelly Ruth Winter reads her short story Tommy, produced by the Dime Stories radio series.
Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Neal Shea speaks with Dick about traveling with the Destroyer unit, and wondering about the responsible way to describe moments when soldiers shot animals, roughed up prisoners and destroyed civilian property.
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