Monday

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Arts & Life

'Goodbye, Babylon': Rare Faith Music Finds

Ed Ward reviews Goodbye, Babylon, a six-CD anthology that culls strange, rare and fiery finds of American gospel and other religious music from the early 20th century. The box set is produced by maverick label Dust-to-Digital.

'Goodbye, Babylon': Rare Faith Music Finds

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Friday

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Interviews

F.X. Toole's Tales from the Ring

At age 70, the late writer and former boxing "cut man" F.X. Toole published his first book, a collection of short stories about boxing called Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner, to critical praise. We rebroadcast a Sept. 26, 2000, interview with Toole.

F.X. Toole's Tales from the Ring

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Wednesday

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Movies

French Director Jean Pierre Jeunet

Director Jean Pierre Jeunet's new film A Very Long Engagement is set during the end of World War I and is based on the novel by Sebastien Japrisot. It stars Audrey Tautou, who also played the title role in Jeunet's previous film, Amelie.

French Director Jean Pierre Jeunet

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Tuesday

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Music Articles

The Pre-Zeppelin Jimmy Page

Before he played guitar for Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page was a session musician in London studios. Rock historian Ed Ward looks back at Page's early career. Led Zeppelin will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Grammy next month.

The Pre-Zeppelin Jimmy Page

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Men in Tights

Spider-Man, Swinging Through India

Sharad Devarajan is the CEO of Gotham Entertainment Group, which has licensed the Marvel Comics characters to be distributed in South Asia. Their first publication is Spider-Man India, featuring Pavitr Prabhakar as Peter Parker.

Spider-Man, Swinging Through India

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Wednesday

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Pop Culture

Hollywood Box Office: 'A National Obsession'

We look at the business of making movie blockbusters with Dade Hayes, special reports editor at Variety, and Jonathon Bing, Variety's deputy managing editor. The two co-authored the new book Open Wide: How Hollywood Box Office Became a National Obsession.

Hollywood Box Office: 'A National Obsession'

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Arts & Life

'More Treasures from American Film Archives'

Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews the new three-DVD set More Treasures from American Film Archives. Distributed by The National Film Preservation Foundation, it's a collection of 50 American films made between 1894 and 1931.

'More Treasures from American Film Archives'

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