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March 15, 2012 Mike Nichols, the cultural politics of Zumba, and a fond tip of the hat to the theatrical curtain call — this week in the best of NPR Arts.
March 8, 2012 This week: Uruguay's choral music, a Martin Luther King, Jr. misquote, and a huge box office haul.
March 1, 2012 This week: A pianist on the "jazz backbone," a drummer showing off the beat, and the tricky question of parsing works by Rihanna and Chris Brown.
February 10, 2012 This week: RuPaul, Don Cornelius, and a lost speech from Malcolm X.
January 13, 2012 This week: A band considers selling a highly coveted domain name, a world music master running for president of his home country, and a pop singer who got surprising attention for endorsing Ron Paul.
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December 23, 2011 On this week's arts roundup: music interviews about communities, fathers, and the drama of winter.
December 15, 2011 On this week's arts and culture roundup: Remembering Harry Morgan, a thematic link between two very different movies, and how you keep your band going without an electric guitar.
December 1, 2011 This week's arts roundup brings you to some of the Oscar-friendly films out these days, from a Marilyn Monroe biopic to a silent film that's already gathering awards. All this, plus a visit with the Muppets.
November 18, 2011 Spotify, Ayn Rand, and Leonardo DiCaprio, on this week's arts and culture podcast.
October 27, 2011 On this week's arts and culture podcast: Amy Poehler talks about playing politics, we consider the art of the brand, and we hear alt-rock in English and Spanish.
October 19, 2011 This week: a real-life birdwatcher, the reputation of remakes, and the 50th anniversary of Catch-22.
October 17, 2011 Feist, Hemingway, and the pleasure of letters, on this week's arts and culture podcast.
September 23, 2011 On this week's arts roundup: Citizen Kane at 70, a new and buzzy first novel, and time with Roger Ebert.
September 15, 2011 This week: a Libyan author talks about his semi-autobiographical novel, a writer talks about following up what her family calls "That Awful Book," and Western opera singers expanding their horizons.
September 7, 2011 This week on NPR's podcast of arts and culture stories: "Rolling In The Deep" as a summer jam, Hugh Laurie playing the blues, and the comedy web series Awkward Black Girl.
August 31, 2011 This week's arts and culture roundup includes a look at a new remake of Brighton Rock, a reality show that comes from Brighton Beach, and features on the banjo and Fort Apache, The Bronx.
August 24, 2011 This week: How to make a dog jump, how to adapt a classic opera, and how to dance to the blues, on this week's roundup of arts and culture stories.
August 17, 2011 This week: Jeff Bridges, The Help, Touch Of Evil, and seriously: Bert and Ernie are just friends.
August 12, 2011 This week: Crime novelist George Pelecanos cases easy-to-break-into houses in Washington, D.C., with an accomplice: NPR reporter Elizabeth Blair.
July 15, 2011 In this week's roundup of arts and culture stories, we go to outer space, we go back 20 years, and we go with the same singer from opera to R&B.
May 12, 2011 This week's arts podcast includes a talk with country star Shania Twain, a look at the art that's bubbling up in Libya, a few time-crunched books ripped from the headlines, and new cultural happenings in New York and Los Angeles.
May 9, 2011 This week: Ice-T, Libyan novelist Hisham Matar, the multi-ethnic world of the Fast And The Furious franchise, and what happened when they took Everybody Loves Raymond to Russian television, on this week's podcast of NPR's arts and culture stories.
April 28, 2011 This week: a look at the panglobal world of foreign film; how a Columbian city supports music; the griping new film Incendies; how legendary reggae and dub producer Lee "Scratch" Perry stays relevant; a fake press release intrigues an NPR Music editor.
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