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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer/Global hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Palermo, a neighborhood in Argentina's capital city, Buenas Aires. Palermo is known for its bohemian cafes and hyper-active nightlife. It's also the birthplace of a high-tech dance party movement, known as "zizek. Zizek's musical foundation is cumbia, a rhythm originally from Colombia. Reporter Corey Takahashi has today's Global Hit.

Sports

Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Julie Foudy about the new Women's Professional Soccer League or WPS. One of the leagues top players is Brazilian soccer star, Marta. She hails from a small state in northeastern Brazil. It called Alagoas, and it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz takes us to the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Its capital city, and the answer to the quiz, is Belo Horizonte. Damian Francis Wagner recently travelled there and sent an audio ?postcard?.

Arts, Culture & Media

Iranian music

Today's Global Hit takes us to Iran, but not contemporary Iran. We're going back to the 60s and 70s. TWO new compilation CDs of the era have come out this year. Music programmer for KCRW in Santa Monica, California, Tom Schnabel, dips into both of them.

Arts, Culture & Media

Lokua Kanza

The subject of today's Global Hit is singer Lokua Kanza. He's from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in central Africa. Kanza has a new album out. And regular contributor Tom Schnabel says it's a winner.

Global Politics

Governator to Russia

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Moscow to see Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz, who says the California governor hopes to help US businessmen connect with Russian innovators.