Paris has a soundtrack and a guitarist all its own. Stephane Wrembel captured it in the music he composed for “Midnight in Paris.” There is waltz and romance and, of course, a tribute to Wrembel's hero, Django Reinhardt. Produced by David Schulman.
How public spaces influence political movements.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
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.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
Dick speaks with a principal ballerina, Alexandra Ansanelli of the New York City Ballet and London's Royal Ballet, who at the height of her career decides that dance is limiting her.
Luc Sante talks about the "novels" of Félix Fénéon.
Jim Behrle reads his poem from the anthology The Blind See Only This World
Host Dick Gordon speaks with long-time Detroit arts patron Harriet Berg about meeting Mexican muralist Diego Rivera and her city’s underground art lovers.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
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