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Rufus Wainwright joins Wade Goodwyn in NPR's Studio 1 to play a few of his hits.

Studio Sessions

Rufus Wainwright Shares Songs, And A Few Stories

Wainwright creates music that is theatrical, emotional and operatic. He stopped by NPR's studios to perform a few of his hits.

"Any time you're playing someone with a cognitive disability of any kind it's dangerous territory," says Chris O'Dowd, of playing Lennie, in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Leighton Meester plays the wife of Curley, the son of Lennie's boss.

Theater

For Chris O'Dowd, 'Of Mice And Men' Is More Than An American Story

"All of us have chased the American dream so there's something very universal about it," the Irish actor says. O'Dowd and James Franco star in a new Broadway production of Steinbeck's novella.

Wal-Mart is promising to drive down the prices of organic food by bringing in a new company, WildOats, to deliver a whole range of additional products.

The Salt

Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.

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Tutti Fruiti Little Richard 0:17

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Shadows Rufus Wainwright 1:03

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Semena-Wrock Gigi 1:00

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In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel 0:17

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Orion Beach D/A/D 0:30

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It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It) The Rolling Stones 0:06

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Can't You Hear Me Knocking Santana & Scott Weiland 1:26

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