Three In the Morning The Chicago Underground Quartet
Song for Sally Chick Corea
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Song for Sally
Album
Piano Improvisations, Vol. 1
Artist
Chick Corea

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

La Spada Di San Galgano (The Sword of Saint Galgano) Mandala Octet
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
La Spada Di San Galgano (The Sword of Saint Galgano)
Album
La Spada di San Galgano (The Sword of St. Galgano)
Artist
Mandala Octet

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Soft Winds Terell Stafford
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Soft Winds
Album
New Beginnings
Artist
Terell Stafford

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Out of Nowhere Sun Ra
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Out of Nowhere
Album
Blue Delight
Artist
Sun Ra

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Saturday

View show

A group of seven bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns (played by Byung-hun Lee, Ethan Hawke, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio and Martin Sensmeier) band together to protect a village in Antoine Fuqua's remake of The Magnificent Seven. Sam Emerson/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer hide caption

toggle caption Sam Emerson/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Director Antoine Fuqua; 'Designated Survivor'; Ryan Speedo Green

Fuqua discusses his remake of The Magnificent Seven. Critic John Powers reviews the ABC series, Designated Survivor. Opera singer Green recounts his journey to becoming an opera singer.

Fresh Air Weekend: Director Antoine Fuqua; 'Designated Survivor'; Ryan Speedo Green

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/495161641/495304767" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
View show

Friday

View show

Author Interviews

Mary Karr On Writing Memoirs: 'No Doubt I've Gotten A Million Things Wrong'

Karr discusses the faults of memory, the challenges of writing about loved ones and the pain of deleting pages because "there was something untrue about them." Originally broadcast Sept. 15, 2015.

Mary Karr On Writing Memoirs: 'No Doubt I've Gotten A Million Things Wrong'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/495161071/495205245" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Movie Interviews

It's Hard to Tell Who's Shooting Whom In 'The Magnificent Seven'

Critic David Edelstein says that despite its irresistible plot, Antoine Fuqua's remake of the 1960 classic Western is ultimately "just another formula revenge picture."

It's Hard to Tell Who's Shooting Whom In 'The Magnificent Seven'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/495161533/495205186" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
View show

Thursday

View show

Brazilian actor Wagner Moura plays Pablo Escobar in Netflix's Narcos. Executive producer Eric Newman says Escobar was "very likely a sociopath, and certainly a terrorist." Juan Pablo Gutierrez/Netflix hide caption

toggle caption Juan Pablo Gutierrez/Netflix

Television

'Narcos' Producer On The Drug War, Colombia And Escobar's Son's Grievances

Before making Narcos, Eric Newman spent years researching Pablo Escobar's story. He says, "For us ... it was very important to show the most balanced look at the [drug] war we possibly could."

'Narcos' Producer On The Drug War, Colombia And Escobar's Son's Grievances

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/494857817/495059568" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Remembrances

Fresh Air Remembers 'LA Confidential' Director Curtis Hanson

Hanson also directed The River Wild, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, 8 Mile and the TV movie Too Big to Fail. He died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 71. Originally broadcast in 1997.

Fresh Air Remembers 'LA Confidential' Director Curtis Hanson

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/495045981/495059632" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
View show