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Laurie Rubin: "Do You Dream in Color? Insights From A Girl Without Sight"

Laurie Rubin is a mezzo-soprano opera singer, an author and a jewelry designer. She is also blind. She gives the answer to the question people ask her most: Do you dream in color?

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Arabian Sights Film Festival

The Seventeenth Annual Arabian Sights Film Festival returns with 10 new and innovative films from today's Arab world.

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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 19

Trout Fishing in America, a Chinese circus, and "Beauty Is Embarrassing."

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50 Years Later, Ole Miss Crowns Homecoming History

Courtney Pearson has made history by becoming the first African-American homecoming queen at the University of Mississippi. Host Michel Martin speaks with the young woman about her victory, and what it says about Ole Miss 50 years after riots broke out when the school was forced to integrate.
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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 18

The History Boys, Tom Murphy and Edgar Allan Poe spell good times for theater.

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Thousands Line Up For Rare Rowling Appearance

Long lines snaked around New York City Tuesday as J.K. Rowling made her only U.S. appearance promoting her new book for adults, The Casual Vacancy. NPR's Margot Adler reports that while the crowds were large, they were overjoyed to meet the woman who created Harry Potter.
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Jessica Lange, Back In Black For 'Horror Story'

NPR's Neda Ulaby talks to the American Horror Story star and show creator Ryan Murphy about horror as metaphor, and what's in store in Season 2.
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'Gershwins And Me' Tells The Stories Behind 12 Songs

Musician Michael Feinstein chronicles his experience working as an archivist and cataloger for legendary songwriter Ira Gershwin. The book is presented through the stories of 12 of the Gershwin brothers' songs, including "Fascinating Rhythm," "The Man I Love" and "I Got Rhythm."
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What's For Dinner? Fueling A Presidential Debate

Both candidates fueled up on potatoes and meat last night as they prepared for the debate at separate Marriotts near Hofstra University. But did what they choose to eat help their performance? We asked an expert to weigh in.
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TV Westerns Prove The West Is Still Fun

While gritty TV Westerns like AMC's Hell on Wheels may be historically accurate, they often lack substance and fall victim to generic tropes. But as Eric Deggans argues, more modern Westerns like CBS' Vegas and A&E's Longmire make the West wild again with a dash of fun and style.

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