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Dick Clark, 'Bandstand' Host, Dies At 82

For more than 50 years, "the world's oldest teenager" was one of pop culture's most familiar figures.
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London Smash 'Two Guvnors' Comes To Broadway

A British comedy that was the fastest selling ticket in the history of London's West End opens on Broadway tonight with its original cast. As Jeff Lunden reports, One Man, Two Guvnors is full of whimsically portrayed stereotypes — and is based on 500-year-old comic traditions.
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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, April 19

Music for (almost) every music lover, canine, and kitty.

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In 'Monsieur Lazhar,' Grief Lingers In The Classroom

The French Canadian film was one of five nominees for last year's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It's now opening in theaters around the country. It's about a sixth-grade teacher who struggles to connect with students in a Montreal school following a terrible event. (Recommended)
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California Poet Opens Up About Solitude, Aging

As part of Tell Me More's series for National Poetry Month, host Michel Martin shares a poetic tweet from land surveyor and poet Brandon Montero of Ripon, California. Listeners are invited to tweet original poems of 140 characters or less to #TMMPoetry.
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'Think Like A Man' Gets At Games By Men, Women

The new romantic comedy Think Like a Man is based on Steve Harvey's advice book that claims to tell women how to out-maneuver men in romance. But even before hitting the box office, the film is causing a stir. Host Michel Martin discusses the movie and the controversy with critic and new Pulitzer Prize winner Wesley Morris.
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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: The Reporter's Role

Daily Beast and Newsweek editor Tina Brown selects two articles about the nature of journalism in the digital age and a book collecting the writing of expatriate Americans, including reporters living in Berlin in the 1930s.
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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, April 18

Festivals. Lots of festivals.

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