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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Art and Artists

May 6th, 2015

Episode 36 of 115 episodes

On this program, guest host Jane Curtin presents four stories involving art and artists. Love is the enemy of art in Stacey Richter’s “The Minimalist,” read by Parker Posey; a lonely boy and an aging painter are friends in William Boyd’s “Varengeville,” read by Dan Stevens; and Dolan Morgan and Helen Phillips offer two surreal stories about home life and parenting, inspired by Ed Ruscha’s High Line mural. The readers are Rita Wolf and Heather Burns.

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