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Music Interviews
1:27 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Shared Musical Traditions Of Russia And Iran In 'East Of Melancholy'

Kamangar uses classical music to bridge the gap between Russia and Iran.
Lisa-Marie Mazzuco

Originally published on Tue July 22, 2014 1:46 pm

Classical pianist and composer Tara Kamangar's new album, East of Melancholy, guides us along the border between Iran and Russia.

The two countries share a 1,200 mile border as well as a rich cultural history in the area of the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus mountains dating back to 4000 BC.

In both countries, music has been a passion and articulation of identity.

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Art & Design
1:27 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Does Donna Karan's Ramadan Line Border On Cultural Commodification?

Originally published on Wed July 16, 2014 1:41 pm

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JACKI LYDEN, HOST:

Now we shift our focus from the political to the sartorial. And there's no one better for sartorial splendor and sense than Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan, who's aesthetic and economic and historical perspectives inform her commentary. Robin joins me to discuss a range of headlines, seemly and not, from the fashion world from her office at The Washington Post. Robin, welcome to the program.

ROBIN GIVHAN: Hi, Jacki. It's good to be here.

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Music Lists
11:13 am
Tue July 15, 2014

TMM Editor Says Paul Simon's 'Obvious Child' Gets Her Up In The A.M.

Originally published on Tue July 15, 2014 11:20 am

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JACKI LYDEN, HOST:

Finally today, it's time for the feature we call In Your Ear. Throughout our years on the air, we've been asking our guests to share the music that inspires them. In our final weeks on air, we thought it'd be nice to hear about the songs members of our staff are listening to. Today, editor Amita Parashar Kelly tells us what's on her playlist.

AMITA PARASHAR KELLY, BYLINE: I'm Amita Parashar Kelly and I'm an editor here at TELL ME MORE. The first song playing in my ear is Paul Simon's "Obvious Child."

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Parenting
11:13 am
Tue July 15, 2014

With Elder Care Planning, Start Early To Avoid Conflicts And Crises

Originally published on Tue July 15, 2014 11:20 am

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JACKI LYDEN, HOST:

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Remembrances
11:13 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Writer Nadine Gordimer Was An 'Ambassador' For African Literature

Originally published on Tue July 15, 2014 11:20 am

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