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Studio 360 - Episode 843 - Segment 1 - Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox became a household name in the 80s with her hits as half of Eurythmics -- including ?Sweet Dreams? and ?Here Comes the Rain Again.? Her new solo album is called Songs of Mass Destruction and on its cover, Lennox rises from a battlefield, like some sort of revolutionary. Kurt asks her what inspired the record's imagery, and about the darkness that has haunted her music for years.

Studio 360 - Episode 843 - Segment 2 - Music in Space

When NASA launches the space shuttle, mission control wakes up the astronauts every morning with a song. But that's not the only music heard in outer space. The astronauts often bring instruments with them to play. We asked Richard Paul to find out what it's like to rock out in space.

Studio 360 - Episode 842 - Yo-Yo Ma, Boston, The 99 - Segment 1

Yo-Yo Ma The virtuoso cellist has gotten a lot of attention in the last decade for forming and leading The Silk Road Ensemble ?- a group that draws its members and music from countries all across Asia. Whether on the road or at home in Cambridge, Ma tells Kurt how every day begins with a Bach cello suite.

Studio 360 - Episode 842 - Yo-Yo Ma, Boston, The 99 - Segment 3

Southie Stories Ben Affleck's directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone, opens this week. It's set in a rough-and-tumble Irish neighborhood in Boston -? the same setting as Clint Eastwood's Mystic River and Martin Scorsese's The Departed. Studio 360's Eric Molinsky looks into why his hometown of Boston (and specifically the areas of Southie and Dorchester) keeps getting treated to these class-centered cinematic portraits.

Studio 360 - Episode 842 - Yo-Yo Ma, Boston, The 99 - Segment 4

Tendues and Torque Ken Laws was in his early 40s when he decided he wanted to study ballet. Laws taught college physics, and when he had to shift his center of gravity to perform a simple pose at the barre, he immediately connected the dots between physical principles and dance movements. Produced by Hillary Frank.

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