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Tue July 31, 2012

2:47pm

Mon July 30, 2012
The Record

Feminist Punk Band, Imprisoned For Five Months, Gets Next Gig: Russian Courtroom

Originally published on Mon July 30, 2012 3:46 pm

Members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, Nadezha Tolokonnikova (left), Yekaterina Samutsevich (center) and Maria Alyokhina, at a hearing in Moscow court on Monday.
Andrey Smirnov Getty Images

After more than five months in prison, some Russian dissidents are getting their day in court. The three young women are accused of being members of Pussy Riot, a feminist punk band that staged a protest against then presidential-candidate Vladimir Putin in February.

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8:56am

Mon July 30, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

Embarrassed By Your Olympic Javelin: Did Cavemen Do It Better?

Originally published on Mon July 30, 2012 11:23 am

Ian Walton Getty Images

Stronger, faster, fiercer, finer. That's what the Olympics promise us — higher performance, new world records. But not if you throw things.

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2:12pm

Sat July 28, 2012
Music

Across Latin America, Making Cumbia Modern

Originally published on Sun July 29, 2012 7:21 am

Uruguayan musician and producer Juan Campodónico records as Campo.
Matilde Campodónico Courtesy of the artist

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11:44am

Sat July 28, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: An Obsession With Robert Johnson

Columbia

The stories about Robert Johnson (1911-1938) are well known and available in many places. You don’t need me to tell them here. Although I will mention…

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