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8:00pm

Mon February 20, 2012
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Radiolab - Stress

Airs Monday, February 20 at 8:00 p.m.  Stress may save your life if you're being chased by a tiger. But if you're stuck in traffic, it may be more likely to make you sick. This hour of Radiolab, a long hard look at the body's system for getting out of trouble.   Stanford University neurologist (and part-time "baboonologist") Dr. Robert Sapolsky takes us through what happens on our insides when we stand in the wrong line at the supermarket, and offers a few coping strategies: gnawing on wood, beating the crap out of somebody, and having friends.

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11:00am

Mon February 20, 2012
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America's Music Festivals: Golandsky International Piano Festival

Golandsky Institute

Airs Monday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m.  The International Piano Festival kicks off from the Princeton University campus this July 7th through the 15th as part of the Golandsky Institute’s Summer Symposium. The festival celebrates piano masterworks and brings students, teachers and professional pianists together to hear wonderful music and hone their craft. The Golandsky Institute has been helping musicians learn proper technique and avoid music-related injury since its start in 2003. 

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5:00pm

Sun February 19, 2012
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Can Do Stories of Black Visionaries, Seekers, and Entrepreneurs

Alfre Woodard

Airs Sunday, February 19 at 5:00 p.m.  From The Kitchen Sisters and PRX, a Black History Month Special: "Can Do: Stories of Black Visionaries, Seekers, and Entrepreneurs," with host, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress, Alfre Woodard. These stories come from The Kitchen Sisters collection -- stories of black pioneers, self-made men and self-taught women, neighborhood heroes and visionaries. People who said "yes we can" and then did.

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12:00pm

Sat February 18, 2012
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Metropolitan Opera Radio - Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia

A scene from Act 2 of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" at the Metropolitan Opera.
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera (c) 2006

Airs Saturday, February 18 at 12:00 noon.   The 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Rossini’s comic favorite Il Barbiere di Siviglia – The Barber of Seville. Soprano Diana Damrau, who starred in the 2006 premiere of Bartlett Sher’s production, reprises her acclaimed performance as the spirited heroine Rosina.Rising South African tenor Colin Lee makes his Met role debut as Count Almaviva, the nobleman who disguises himself to win Rosina’s heart.

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9:00pm

Fri February 17, 2012
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Buddy Guy: Can't Quit the Blues

Buddy Guy

Airs Friday, February 17 at 9:00 p.m.   A music intensive radio special features legendary bluesman Buddy Guy in his own words and music. Buddy Guy's own comments come from an exclusive interview session, and include many recollections and insights that will heard on your station for the first time.

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