World Cafe with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk and alternative country, with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
The woman behind one of the year's most powerful albums shines even brighter live. On today's show, she presents her music looped, yelped, cooed and otherwise performed to the funky beat of her own drums.
David Dye recalls the incredible world music artists who've appeared on World Cafe in the past 20 years, including King Sunny Ade, Angélique Kidjo and Bela Fleck; plus Ry Cooder on producing Buena Vista Social Club.
Dan Brown, author of the blockbuster The Da Vinci Code, is back with his first novel in four years. Inferno follows academic hero Robert Langdon on a chase through Italy as he attempts to avert a biological catastrophe.
Designer Katie Shelly's upcoming cookbook offers 50 illustrated recipe "blueprints" for basic meals — from simple snacks to more hefty dishes like eggplant Parmesan. She hopes they'll inspire any level of cook to improvise in the kitchen.
The Model S from electric car manufacturer Tesla has been named Motor Trend Car of the Year. But the company's business model is under attack by a formidable foe: the National Automobile Dealers Association, one of the most powerful lobbying groups in Washington.
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