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

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?

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Miguel Tells The Secret Inspiration Of His Lyrics

Six-time Grammy nominee Miguel has been heating up the airwaves with his newest album, Kaleidoscope Dream. Miguel sat down with host Michel Martin to discuss his musical style and why he wants to challenge stereotypes about R&B. *Advisory: This conversation may not be suitable for all listeners.
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Kenny Rogers: "Luck Or Something Like It: A Memoir" (Rebroadcast)

Country music superstar Kenny Rogers talks about his five decades in show business. The artist who "knows when to hold 'em and knows when to fold 'em" describes a golden era of country music and offers a backstage pass to a musician's life on the road.

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Friday News Roundup - International

More than 100 nations now back the Syrian rebel coalition. Tensions remain high in Egypt ahead of a draft Constitution referendum. And the European Union wins the Nobel Prize for Peace. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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The Boogers And Play Date Make Punk Rock For Kids

The kids' music scene and the punk rock movement have a lot in common: Both have a DIY attitude and seem unconcerned with mainstream success. The bands Play Date and The Boogers have combined the genres, making kids' music using the infectious hooks of classic punk rock.
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Yukon Blonde On World Cafe

The Vancouver band visits David Dye to play unexpectedly sunny songs from its new album, Tiger Talk.
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Ravi Shankar, Who Brought Eastern Music To Western Legends, Dies

When he was just 10 years old, Shankar began performing in Europe and the US with his family's Indian dance troupe. But at age 18, Shankar gave up all the glitter to study with a guru who taught him the sitar. He became a master, and introduced the West to his country's music.

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