Cut & Paste: At 17, Congolese refugee Jacob Shacko sings songs of experience and hope
Cut & Paste: Justin Phillip Reed
foregrounds his identity as a queer black man in America, and examines the complex social calculus he’s navigated as he earns literary accolades and is celebrated by traditionally white institutions.
Cut & Paste: Upstairs Lounge
We talk with Dino Taca and Adrian Gough, who ran the Upstairs Lounge in its final months, after a run that began in 1991. The Upstairs was home to various forms of underground electronic music.
Cut & Paste: Oscar Murillo and Modou Dieng talk about the nature of political art
Cut & Paste : Conductor Gemma New
Rising-star conductor Gemma New talks about her approach to working with an orchestra, and the increased demand for conductors to be the public face of their organizations. We also hear an excerpt from St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's rehearsal of Elgar's "Enigma Variations."