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Opening this week in New York City, you can see a musical that demands a little something extra from its audience: endurance. The show is called "Life and Times," and it is more than 10 hours from start to finish. It's a production of Soho Rep at the Public Theater. And before the musical starts, the audience has that focus that you only see in marathon runners, preparing for the long haul.
Louie talks with UTEP Political Science Professor Gregory Rocha about the second term of Barack Obama's presidency. They talk about what is traditionally expected of second-term presidents, and why presidents have served only 2 terms since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Rocha talks about the issues that may face President Obama in the next 4 years, including immigration, challenges from the National Rifle Association, changes in his Cabinet, and how he plans to mark his legacy. Aired Jan. 26, 2013.
In a rebroadcast from Oct. 6, 2012, Florence welcomes fitness & nutrition expert Patrick Hopkins for a virtual tour through a grocery store to pick the best and healthiest foods for optimum health. (The first in a series of conversations). www.builtbypatrick.comAired Jan. 26, 2013.
Bill, Denise, and Norma talk with Master Gardener Donna Beamesderfer about rose pruning. Why is this the best season for pruning? Donna explains the whys and hows, and she also explains why one shouldn't panic when it's time to cut back those rose canes.
Charles talks with Laura Zamarripa, Community Engagement Manager with the El Paso Museum of Art; and Adrian Morales, Librarian and film programmer for the El Paso Museum of Art. Zamarripa & Morales talk about the continuing World Cinema Series at the museum, which in February, focuses on French cinema, including "Amelie," "8 women," and others. To view a complete schedule, visit http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/films.asp. Screenings are every Saturday at 2 p.m., free admission with a suggested donation of $3. Aired Jan. 26, 2013.
CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Maz Jobrani, Amy Dickinson and Roy Blount, Jr. And here again is your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.