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Mon December 24, 2012

1:03pm

Mon December 24, 2012
Deceptive Cadence

Whatever Happened To The Classical Christmas Album?

Originally published on Thu January 3, 2013 12:38 pm

A sampling of one listener's cherished classical Christmas albums from a few years back.
Mito Habe-Evans NPR

4:48am

Sun December 23, 2012
The Two-Way

Is That A Dancer Or A Traffic Cop? Wait, He's Both

Originally published on Mon December 24, 2012 11:46 am

Retired police officer Tony Lepore performs his dance routine while directing traffic in 2004 in downtown Providence, R.I.
Darren McCollester Getty Images

Christmas means time for family, presents, cookies and of course, holiday traffic. All over the country, traffic cops are working overtime to keep the roads safe for last-minute shoppers.

For nearly 30 years, Tony Lepore has worked as one of those cops in Providence, R.I. But he doesn't just beckon, wave and blow a whistle; he dances — and he's got some serious moves.

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3:28am

Sun December 23, 2012
Music

In Toronto, An Ad-Hoc Choir Becomes A Community

Originally published on Mon December 24, 2012 11:45 am

Choir! Choir! Choir! performs at the Toronto venue Lee's Palace, led by Daveed Goldman (left, with guitar) and Nobu Adilman.
Joseph Fuda

Let's say you live in Canada — say, Toronto — and you like to sing. You're not in a band, you don't get asked to sing at weddings, but singing just kind of makes you happy. Well, every Tuesday night at a local bar, you'll find a crowd of people just like you, singing their hearts out.

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3:01am

Sun December 23, 2012
The Two-Way

'Gangnam Style' And Other Best Memes Of 2012 Say Something About Us

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 2:03 pm

That's a meme: President Obama and gymnast McKayla Maroney struck her "McKayla is not impressed" pose when members of the Olympics team visited the White House in November.
Pete Souza/The White House Getty Images
  • Rachel Martin talks with Don Caldwell about 2012's best memes

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