Arts & Life


Fri April 27, 2012
The Two-Way

Our Listeners Tell Of Joys And Trials Of Living In Multigenerational Households

Originally published on Wed May 16, 2012 9:26 am

Yoshiko Okuyama of Keaau City, Hawaii sent in this photo of her 20-year-old son and her 82-year-old mother.
Courtesy: Yoshiko Okuyama

Morning Edition is in the midst of a special series called "Family Matters: The Money Squeeze." It profiles three families struggling with the complexities of living in multigenerational households and facing difficult financial decisions: how to afford care for an elderly relative while paying for college and saving for retirement.

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Fri April 27, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Music, Theatre, Ballet, Afternoon Tea,  and Celebrations along Colorado's Front Range

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Fri April 27, 2012

Stop Motion Animation Brings 'Pirates! Band Of Misfits' Alive

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 5:24 am

Stop motion animation, where physical objects are manipulated literally frame by frame to give the illusion of movement, is one of the oldest movie techniques, but it's being used in a brand new film called The Pirates! Band of Misfits.



Fri April 27, 2012

Brain Injury Gives Man A Second Chance To Be Kind

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 5:24 am

Marco Ferreira and Wendy Tucker talked about life after his accident and injuries, during a visit to StoryCorps in San Francisco.

Four years ago, Marco Ferreira was riding his motorcycle down an isolated road in Los Angeles when he hit some grout and had an accident.

Though he was wearing a full helmet, leather pants and jacket, Ferreira suffered a traumatic brain injury.

When he woke from a six-week coma, his wife, Wendy Tucker, was there.

"You didn't walk, you didn't talk, and you couldn't feed yourself for seven months," she says during a visit with the 48-year-old Ferreira to StoryCorps in San Francisco. "Since then, it's just been getting better all the time."

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Thu April 26, 2012
Digital Life

What We Have Here: A Failure To Communicate

Originally published on Fri April 27, 2012 5:45 am

Commuters immersed in their smartphones ride the subway in Beijing.
Nelson Ching Bloomberg via Getty Images

It is the weirdest thing. There are more ways than ever to communicate with people, yet it sometimes seems like it is more difficult to connect — and stay connected — with anyone.

Should you shoot off an email? Tap out a text? Post a private message on Facebook? Write on their Facebook wall? Skype, poke, ping or conjure them up on a digital tin can phone?

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