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Connections On A Dance Floor: The Musical Brotherhood Of Young Fathers

The Scottish trio makes music unbound to any one genre, with songs reflecting very different backgrounds. The group discusses friendship, influence and what it takes to make the cool kids dance.

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Maintaining The IMAX Experience, From Museum To Multiplex

Big-screen connoisseurs argue that retrofitted multiplex theaters don't provide the same immersive experience as the original, six-story screens.

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Want A Shot At $10,000? Solve Kentucky's Great Bourbon Mystery

Toasting the Kentucky Derby with a shot of prized Pappy Van Winkle bourbon will cost you. Last fall, 222 bottles were stolen straight from the distillery, and the police still don't know who did it.

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Hanging from the Rafters Human Bell 1:29

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Raffles in Rio Mark Isham 0:28

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Solo for Mbira 1995 Miguel Frasconi 0:11

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Twilight March David Benoit 1:29

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Belle Soundtrack Mark Petrie 0:19

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Flood Plain Al Petteway 0:54

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You Offered Only Parabolas Michael Manring 0:18

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Egg Radio Bill Frisell 1:28

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Long Boat Pass Tennis 0:10

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The Parterre Nancy Rumbel & Eric Tingstad 0:28

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Sunlight Barrett Martin 0:05

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Bug Tussle Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer 0:08

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In Walked Monk Guido Basso & Turner, Dave 1:29

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Get Up Young Fathers 0:32

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