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9:00pm

Mon February 13, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Rethinking Religion: Music, Religion, and the Politics of Race

Airs Monday, February February 13 at 9:00 p.m. From The Columbia University Institute For Religion, Culture and Public Life, and the Luce Group, an exploration in words and music of how music, religion, and politics intersected during this rich period in African American history.

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8:00pm

Mon February 13, 2012
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Radiolab - So Called Life

Airs Monday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m.  In this hour, Radiolab asks what is natural in a world where biology and engineering intersect. Biotechnology is making it easier and easier to create new forms of life, but what are the consequences when humans play with life?

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12:00am

Sun February 12, 2012
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America's Music Festivals: Seattle Chamber Music Society

Airs Monday, February 13 at 11:00 a.m.   
Hosted by Orli Shaham

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11:00am

Sat February 11, 2012
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Metropolitan Opera Radio - Wagner's Götterdämmerung

Deborah Voigt as Brünnhilde and Jay Hunter Morris as Siegfried in Wagner's “Götterdämmerung.”
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m.  The 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Götterdämmerung, the final opera in Wagner’s four-part cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the performance, which stars Deborah Voigt in the central role of Brünnhilde. Jay Hunter Morris, who stepped into the title role of Wagner’s Siegfried to great acclaim earlier this season, will sing the role of the doomed hero.

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9:00pm

Fri February 10, 2012
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Crescent City Blues

Richard "Tricky Dick" Dixon, who frequently plays with Tommy Singleton and John T. Lewis, at Mother-in-Law Lounge.

Airs Friday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m.   This one hour special takes listeners to the hidden world of New Orleans corner joints—bars far from the French Quarter, in neighborhoods like Central City, Treme, and Pigeontown. These clubs, patronized almost entirely by locals, nurture a resilient blues and rhythm-and-blues scene that is often overshadowed by the Crescent City’s legacy as a jazz town.

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