Episode #609

Kirk, Cairo, Chaconne

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Saturday, February 26, 2005

Kurt Andersen and novelist Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, talk about dreams. We’ll lie down in Marina Abramovic’s "Dream Bed," a sculpture that lets visitors sleep in the middle of an art exhibition. We’ll hear about jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, who dreamt he could play three horns at once — and made it a reality. And we’ll hear from a collection of dreams that Nobel prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz published in a Cairo magazine as he neared the age of 90.  


Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Special Guest: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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