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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, April 3

Arabian Nights, Chinese ice, and open water.

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Fashion's New 'It' Girl ... And Boy: Andrej Pejic

Andrej Pejic — a male model — walks the runway in both menswear and women's wear for top designers. Jean Paul Gaultier kick-started the Bosnian-born model's career by sending him down the runway in a sheer bridal gown last year.
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Aziz Ansari's Latest Is 'Dangerously Delicious'

The comedian, who plays Tom Haverford on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, just released a new comedy special directly on his website. He's also embarking on a multicity tour, where he'll be riffing on the things that terrify him — marriage, for instance, and babies.
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Doris Day: A Hollywood Legend Reflects On Life

Day started singing and dancing when she was a teenager, and made her first film at 24. After nearly 40 movies, she walked away from that part of her life in 1968, and started rescuing and caring for animals. Here, she speaks to Terry Gross in a lengthy interview about her career in film and music.
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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, April 2

Don't forget to appreciate yourself some jazz this month.

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'Did Jesus Exist?' A Historian Makes His Case

Some claim that Jesus is a myth, created for nefarious or altruistic purposes. Some truly believed that Jesus lived and breathed. But did he really? Is there any historical evidence? Historian and religious studies professor Bart Ehrman answers these questions in his new book, Did Jesus Exist?.
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Study Says Art Boosts Academic Achievement For Disadvantaged Youth

According to a new study, arts education can have a significant impact for disadvantaged youth.

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