Culturetopia: Must-Listen Arts & Entertainment

My editor likes to say the only time you'll ever hear the word "bitches" on NPR is when it's followed by the word "brew." As in the seminal Miles Davis album, which Wyclef Jean has on his iPod. In the Tell Me More series "In Your Ear," he talks about what else he's been listening to.

This week's edition of NPR's best arts and culture stories also features a look at War Horse, a London theater sensation about actual horses set during World War 1 that's readying for a transplant to Broadway. And a fascinating conversation with Annette Benning and Rodrigo García about the process of building character in their new movie Mother and Child.

Country star Chely Wright came out in a carefully managed process unpacked in this All Things Considered piece, and in a Talk of the Nation interview, former Friends star Lisa Kudrow discusses the unhinged, unlicensed counselor she plays on the internet series "Web Therapy." Finally, Tracey Thorn muses on  reinventing her career as a musician after a respite to raise children.

You can subscribe here, or listen to the podcast below.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from