The Return Of Folk Musician Bill Fay

English folk musician Bill Fay put out only two LPs back in the early 1970s and then seemed to disappear from the music scene altogether. But his music created a cult-like following among artists like Jeff Tweedy, Jim O'Rourke and Will Sheff. Fay is now in his 60s, and back with a new record Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer sat down to talk with the singer-songwriter.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

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Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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