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Andrew Patner on Arts and Culture

Archive for November, 2011

Some Poems #2 (Rebroadcast)

A rebroadcast of a poetry readings from October of 2009.

Jennifer Homans — Part 1 of 2 (Rebroadcast)

The first of a two-part interview with dance critic and historian Jennifer Homans discussing her new and highly-acclaimed book Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet (Random House).

James Thurber Fables#3 (Rebroadcast)

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

Critical Thinking: Piano Music of Boris Papandopulo

Tonight on Critical Thinking with Andrew Patner, we feature music recently recorded by Wisconsin-based pianist Nicholas Phillips of Croatian composer Boris Papandopulo (1906-1991).

Riccardo Muti (Rebroadcast)

Tonight on Critical Thinking, Andrew shares a conversation from October of this year with Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti.

Art Institute Walkthru — Part 2 of 2

In the last of our two-part program, Andrew takes a walk with the curators through the new permanent galleries of the Indian Art of the Americas and African Art exhibits at the Art Institute of Chicago. Although the textile made from the silk of Madagascar’s Golden Orb Spider is no longer on view, you can more…