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Nadia Sirota On Making Music Accessible (Even When It's Weird)

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

The violist wants more people to know and love contemporary classical music. She speaks with Rachel Martin about her Peabody Award-winning podcast and latest collaboration with composer Nico Muhly.

Sweden Proposes Tax Breaks For Repairs

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

The proposed legislation would provide tax breaks that encourage people to get things repaired rather than throw them away. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Finance and Consumption Minister Per Boland.

Review: HBO Hopes To Fill Sunday Spotlight With 'Westworld' Series

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

HBO needs to find a big-ticket drama to fill out a Sunday evening time slot. They're hoping "Westworld," an elaborate sci-fi drama set in a Western-themed amusement park, will be a hit.

Rose Tremain On Her New Novel, 'The Gustav Sonata'

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

Gustav Perle is a young boy growing up in Switzerland after World War II. And the defining factor in his life is that his mother does not love him. The Gustav Sonata is Rose Tremain's 13th novel.

The Voice Of Vin Scully: LA Dodgers Announcer Calls His Final Game

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

The broadcaster will call his last baseball game today, capping a 67-year career as the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The game is in San Francisco, against the Giants, the team's oldest rival.

Hungary Votes On EU Mandatory Refugee Referendum

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

Hungarians vote Sunday on whether they will allow the European Union to force them to accept refugees.

Hanging On: The Struggles Of The Financially Invisible

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 7:34am

What do you do if you don't have a credit score, bank account, or credit card? José Quiñonez tells NPR's Rachel Martin about his organization that helps people become "financially visible."

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