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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for September, 2011

From the North Lion

Andrew presents this report from beside the north lion in front of the Art Institute of Chicago.  

Giacinto Scelsi (Rebroadcast)

A program of music by the pioneering and independent 20th century Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi, 1905-1988. (Rebroadcast from 2007) Tell us what you think! http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,5,1

Several Items

Andrew speaks about numerous items in the music world.

A Conversation with Jay Tunney (Rebroadcast)

Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw vacationing together on the island of Brioni in 1929 — Associated Press My guest is author Jay R. Tunney, discussing his new book The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw (Firefly Books, Buffalo and Richmond Hill, Ontario) about the long and deep friendship between his father, the more…

James Thurber Fables #3

Andrew reads more selections from James Thurber’s Fables for Our Times.  

A Conversation with Alex Ross

Alex Ross Tonight from 11 p.m. to 12 midnight CST on 98.7WFMT Radio Chicago and via free streaming anywhere in the world at wfmt.com — an hour later than usual. My guest is New Yorker music critic, award-winning and best-selling author of The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, MacArthur Fellow, and music more…

Remembering 9/11

Andrew recalls September 10-11, 2001.  

Assyrian Dictionary Project: Part 2 of 2

Andrew’s guests are University of Chicago professors Martha Roth and Robert Biggs in the first of a two-part discussion of The Oriental Institute‘s just-completed Chicago Assyrian Dictionary 90 years in the making.