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Cults On World Cafe

Hear an interview and live performance by the sunny yet sinister Brooklyn band.
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Musical Moment: Paul Simon Sings 'The Sound Of Silence'

As we continue to follow the ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, here's another musical moment from the ceremony in New York. Singer/songwriter Paul Simon performed his class The Sound of Silence.
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Sept. 11 On The Opera Stage: Christopher Theofanidis' 'Heart Of A Soldier'

Opera is filled with heroes. But few are like Rick Rescorla, a decorated Army veteran who lost his life on Sept. 11 while saving 2700 others.
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Following 'Soldiers', To The Battlefield And Back

Heather Courtney's documentary is part war story, part small-town homecoming saga. Where Soldiers Come From follows a group of young Michigan men who sign up for the National Guard and serve together in Afghanistan.
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'Heart Of A Soldier': An Opera At The Heart Of Sept. 11

A new opera tells the story of Rick Rescorla, head of security for Morgan Stanley, who helped thousands escape the south tower but lost his own life. The opera premieres Saturday night in San Francisco.
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Lady Antebellum: The Kings (And Queen) Of Country Pop

In advance of its third album, the Nashville trio behind the megahit "Need You Now" discusses forming the band, picking a name and handling success and criticism.
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Beirut: A Jet-Setter Settles Down

International wanderlust has informed the band's music since its 2006 debut, the Balkan-brass-inflected Gulag Orkestar. But leader Zach Condon says all that travel has come with a price.

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