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Sculptor Gerson Frank On Love And Art

The 89-year-old sculptor recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to view two of his pieces in a collection for the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. But the trip gave him the chance to fulfill another dream: marrying his partner of more than 30 years. Frank speaks with host Michel Martin about his art and his marriage.
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Notre Dame Professor Pounds Out The Poems

As part of Tell Me More's series for National Poetry Month, host Michel Martin shares a poetic tweet from Sondra Byrnes, an associate professor of law and business. She says she's only been writing poetry for a year, but has written almost 1,700 poems. Listeners are invited to tweet original poems of 140 characters or less to #TMMPoetry.
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Shaping The City: Architecture And Travel

Across the nation and around the globe, many cities are home to both familiar and unknown architectural gems. Which are the amazing streetscapes and buildings you shouldn't miss? We'll find out.

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Get Ready To Celebrate Poem In Your Pocket Day

National Poetry Month is wrapping up and the last hurrah for many poetry fans will be Thursday, which is Poem In Your Pocket day. The idea is to celebrate poetry by tucking a favorite poem into your back pocket to share with family, friends and co-workers.
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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, April 25

An Iranian author, Egyptian dance, and American songs.

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Both Community And Garden Grow In 'Seedfolks'

An inner-city Cleveland community is drawn closer together as it works to transform a dirty vacant lot into a lush communal garden in Seedfolks. Author Paul Fleischman says the title came from an old word meaning "ancestors."
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Poll: Are Your Friends Bombarding You With 'Food Porn'?

A recent parody on YouTube by musical comedians suggests that the amateur "culinary paparazzi" is out of control. We want to know what you think.
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Anna Quindlen: Over 50, And Having 'Plenty Of Cake'

The Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times columnist's new memoir explores her past, present and future — her relationships with her parents and children, her faith, her career and her feelings about herself over the past five decades.
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Poker Player's Poem Offers A Winning Hand

As part of Tell Me More's series for National Poetry Month, host Michel Martin shares a poetic tweet from poet and poker player Joel Dias-Porter. Listeners are invited to tweet original poems of 140 characters or less to #TMMPoetry.

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