Parallels
2:20 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

Spaniard's Song Brings YouTube Fame ... And Maybe A Job

Enzo Vizcaíno, a 24-year-old unemployed Spaniard, isn't singing for his supper. He just wants a job.
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El Paso Prime Time
1:30 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

"The Longest Day" fundraiser for El Paso's Alzheimer's Association


  


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The Two-Way
1:14 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

Bashar Assad: A Political Solution In Syria Is 'Unreal'

Syrian President Bashar Assad made it clear in an interview with the Argentine newspaper El Clarin that he was not resigning.
Louai Beshara AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat May 18, 2013 1:22 pm

Syrian President Bashar Assad essentially dismissed attempts by the United States and Russia to bring the civil war in the country to a political solution.

"Believing that a political conference will stop terrorism on the ground is unreal," Assad said in an exclusive interview with the Argentine newspaper El Clarin. Assad also took the usual stance on a wide range of issues.

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Playhouse

Actor Kevin Mullin previews the final production of the El Paso Playhouse’s 49th season – Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None.

Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None
El Paso Playhouse 2501 Montana
(915) 532-1317
May 24th, 2013 - June 15, 2013

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: XII Travelers Project

Painter and Sculptor, John Sherrill Houser speaks with us from his studio in Santa Fe about “Don Benito Juarez at The Pass of The North” – the fourth figure in the monumental XII Travelers project.

Information: www.12travelers.com

KTEP Local
11:30 am
Sat May 18, 2013

GOOD TO GROW: May Tips - Fertilizers


Denise, Bill, and Norma continue their talk on May Gardening Tips with a special focus on fertilizers.  Hear how slow-release granular fertilizers differ from the quick-acting water soluble ones.  What do you need to do to reduce the risk of fertilizer burn on your turf or plants?  Is manure an effective fertilizer, and what should you look for if you choose to use it?  Also, find out why turf, vegetables, trees, and flowering plants have their own specific fertilization needs.


Aired May 18, 2013.

Fresh Air Weekend
11:09 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Fresh Air Weekend: Gerwig, Baumbach, Dawes And Polley

For her latest film, Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley turns her camera on her own family.
Roadside Attractions

Fresh Air Weekendhighlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interview with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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The Two-Way
10:58 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Afghan Parliament Halts Debate On Women's Rights Bill

A boy holds the burqa of his mother as they walk down a street in the old city of Kabul on November 1, 2009.
Nicolas Asfouri AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat May 18, 2013 8:58 pm

After protests from some MPs and after only about 15 minutes, the Afghan parliament halted debate Saturday on a bill aimed at curbing violence against women.

As the BBC reports, the bill would have solidified a law passed by presidential decree in 2009, which banned "violence against women, child marriages and forced marriages."

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:09 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Bluff The Listener

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis filling in for Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Bobcat Goldthwait, Kyrie O'Connor, and Tom Bodett. And here again is your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

(APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:09 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Panel Round One

Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

We want to remind everybody they can join us here most weeks at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago. For tickets and more information, go to wbez.org, and you can find a link at our website, waitwait.npr.org.

Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about this week's news. Bobcat, the U.N. is trying to figure out the problem of feeding an exploding global population. But they have come up with a solution, they say people should eat what?

BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: Children.

(LAUGHTER)

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