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It's commonly thought that the Catholic Church fought heroically against the fascists in Italy. But historian David Kertzer says the church actually lent organizational strength and moral legitimacy...
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Conductor Gerald Wolfe speaks with WSKG's Bill Snyder about the Ithaca Community Chorus' performance of Johannes Brahms' A German Requiem.  More information here.
Dwight Yoakam has been making music that mixes country with rock 'n' roll since the 1970s. Working out of Los Angeles rather than Nashville, he's built a career that has also included a solid acting...
Reporter Gregory Johnsen talks with Fresh Air's Dave Davies about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and how the chaos is impacting the U.S. fight against al-Qaida. Johnsen describes a country torn...
A man and his beard: Will Forte plays a man seeking companionship in a world...
In Fox's television show The Last Man on Earth, Saturday Night Live alum Will Forte plays a man who survives a deadly virus that has decimated the human population. In the show, Forte's character,...
Donald Palumbo became the Met's chorus master in the 2007-2008 season. He sa...
Metropolitan Opera Chorus Master Donald Palumbo knows voices, and how to instruct singers to protect them.Palumbo says that all singers have to monitor their voices while rehearsing during the day....
     This WSKG Arts & Culture short was produced in conjunction by The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. It features IC student Tatiana Malkin, who tells us...
Detail from cover of Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the 1950s...
Ross Macdonald had a smart answer to the tedious question of why he devoted his considerable talents to writing "mere" detective stories: Macdonald said that the detective story was "a kind of welder...
The Job cover detail...
In his 20 years as a New York City police officer, Steve Osborne made thousands of arrests. He says that when he was in uniform, it wasn't unusual to handle 20 jobs a night. And in plainclothes, in...