Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover – January 23, 2017

Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover

Interviews devoted to the arts, focusing on theatre and literature, with side-trips to film and non-fiction narratives. Also on tap: archive interviews from Probabilities and Bookwaves. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

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Arts-Waves – January 16, 2017: Rick Moody

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Rick Moody is the author of several novels, the most recent of which is Hotels of North America, a series of fictional on-line reviews about hotels and places where people sleep. Rick Moody is known for pushing the novel in new directions, both seriously and comically, and is the author of works such as The Five Fingers of Death and The Ice Storm. He is interviewed by Richard Wolinsky.


Arts-Waves – Dec. 26, 2016: Anne Rice, Part One

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Anne Rice discusses her latest novel, “Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis” along with her entire career as a novelist with host Richard Wolinsky. First of two parts; concludes Thursday on Bookwaves. Anne Rice achieved success in 1976 with her novel “Interview with the Vampire,” which spawned a series of novels titled “The Vampire Chronicles” and became a world-wide phenomenon. Along the way, she also wrote several other novels including the Mayfair Witches trilogy, Cry to Heaven, a series of books under pseudonyms, and the screenplay for “Interview with the Vampire.” She returned to her character Lestat in 2014 and a several-year break.


Arts-Waves – December 5, 2016: John Lahr

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John Lahr spent 21 years as theater critic for The New Yorker, writing profiles and reviews, some of which are collected in Joy Ride, now out in trade paperback. which examines playwrights, directors and their shows. He is also the author of a recent biography of Tennessee Williams. The interview was recorded on Octonber 4, 2015, but the second half of the interview, concerning political theater, is even more revelant following the Trump election. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.


Arts-Waves – Nov. 21, 2016: Arthur Laurents (1917-2011)

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From the Archive: Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) interviewed in 2000 for his memoir, Original Story By Arthur Laurents. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff. Arthur Laurents was one of the giants of American culture. Laurents write librettos, including those for West Side Story, Gypsy and La Cage Aux Folles, he wrote several plays including The Time of the Cuckoo, his screenplays include The Way We Were, the Ingrid Bergman film Anastasia and The Turning Point. He also directed several shows on Broadway.


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