Arts & Life

5:33am

Sun January 8, 2012
STORIES FROM THE NATIONAL DAY OF LISTENING

"I Gave Myself The Opportunity To Have This Life; I'm Really Thankful For This Life..."

Sarah Paige Ryan and Dana Barclay
Dana Barclay

The day after Thanksgiving was StoryCorps National Day of Listening – a day when people across America took some time to interview someone special in their lives. One of those people was Dana Barclay, who interviewed her friend Sarah Paige Ryan. She spoke about some things in life she does not regret...

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6:00am

Sat January 7, 2012
Author Interviews

He Murdered His Friends, Now 'Iago' Moves On

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SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

This is Weekend Edition from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon.

Shakespeare's Iago is one of the great defining villains of literature. He masquerades as a friend, and that disguises his schemes to manipulate, betray and destroy. He fools Othello into believing that his wife is betraying him - she's not - then manipulates his old friend and commander into having her killed in a fit of engineered jealousy.

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2:13pm

Fri January 6, 2012
Arts & Culture

Spruce Up Your Garden in 2012

A new year is a good time to think about new plants. And KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few suggestions for sprucing up Front Range gardens and backyards...

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6:00am

Fri January 6, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Comedy/Tragedy

After the heat of the Holidays, events are still simmering this first week of January.

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10:01pm

Thu January 5, 2012
Author Interviews

Tinker, Tailor, Actor, 'Spy'

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In author Thomas Caplan's new novel, The Spy Who Jumped Off The Screen, the president asks movie star Ty Hunter to return to action as a secret agent.

Caplan himself is personally acquainted with a former commander in chief. President Clinton and he were once roommates.

"I was a student at Georgetown University. When we arrived as heady freshmen in 1964, because of the alphabet, I was assigned a room next to Bill Clinton," Caplan tells Morning Edition host Linda Wertheimer. "And we've remained friends ever since."

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