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This Week On Metro Connection: All In The Timing

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"Time does not change us. It just unfolds us." - Max Frisch
"Time does not change us. It just unfolds us." - Max Frisch

As we get ready to "fall back" with the end of Daylight Saving Time, we bring you a show all about time. We'll meet people whose careers are driven by the ticking of the clock, and hear about a new form of speed dating for theater artists. Plus, we ask how much time is needed to heal the worst of our region's environmental wounds. And we'll belly up to a bar where beer prices fluctuate in real time, driven by customer demand.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Syncopated Clock"by Iain Sutherland from Orchestra from Leroy Anderson Collection]


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