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Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani on The Marketplace of Ideas

Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani on The Marketplace of Ideas

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Iranian-American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani, director of the critically-acclaimed films Man Push Cart, Chop Shop and the new Goodbye Solo, the tale of a Senegalese Winston-Salem cab driver and his uncommonly taciturn, self-destructive Southern passenger. Roger Ebert has called Bahrani [...]

Electro-acoustic musician Ethan Rose on The Marketplace of Ideas

Electro-acoustic musician Ethan Rose on The Marketplace of Ideas

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Portland-based electro-acoustic musician and old technology enthusiast Ethan Rose. Rose's newest album, Oaks, is assembled entirely from sounds recorded on a vintage 1920s Wurlitzer organ he stumbled upon at the skating rink of Portland's historic, iconic Oaks Park. During the [...]

ZBS Foundation president Thomas Lopez on The Marketplace of Ideas

ZBS Foundation president Thomas Lopez on The Marketplace of Ideas

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Thomas Lopez, audio drama producer and president of the ZBS Foundation. Since the early 1970s, Lopez has penned and produced hundreds of hours of radio fiction with ZBS' trademark lush sound, wise insight and oddball humor, creating such iconic characters as the bumbling yet [...]

A Conversation with Journalist and Japan Scholar Ian Buruma on “Market Place of Ideas,” Thursday at 12:30pm

A Conversation with Journalist and Japan Scholar Ian Buruma on “Market Place of Ideas,” Thursday at 12:30pm

This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks with Ian Buruma, journalist, novelist, documentarian and Henry R. Luce, Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College. Buruma's new book is a sprawling historical novel called The China Lover, a semi-fictionalized history of Japan during and after World War II and the life [...]