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Remember the 1986 film 'The Fly,' by David Cronenberg? Or the 1958 original, with Vincent Price? Well, now "The Fly" has landed on stage in Paris . . . as an opera. The World's Gerry Hadden caught a performance.

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Tango therapy

Psychologists and physical therapists believe learning to tango can help people suffering from Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, and depression, and Richard Reynolds finds out more at the first International Conference on Tango Therapy.

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Life under an Israeli curfew

The World's Aaron Schachter tells us about a new play that opened in Beirut this week. It's an adaptation of a critically acclaimed book about the Israeli curfew imposed on the West Bank Palestinian city of Ramallah in 2002.

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U.S. dance school imparts Indian traditions

Correspondent Nishat Kurwa reports on an Indian dance master who started teaching in California in the early 1970s. At the time, his students were "flower children." Now his students are the children of south Asian immigrants who want their kids to learn about Indian culture.