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Studs Terkel interviews Chicago choreographers Lou Conte, Shirley Mordine, and Nana Solbrig.
Phakavali Dancers discuss their career in classical music and dancing from Thailand. Normally, the group consists of 14 dances and 5 musicians that share classical & folk music. Their dancing and music reflects the history, culture, and lifestyle of Thailand. Audio of the Thai outro music ends in fade out, then abruptly a Classical music with no recorded name starts and ends with applause.
Dancer and choreographer Agnes de Mille discusses her career.
Merce Cunningham, choreographer and John Cage musician and composer speak about music and dance. The two gentlemen discuss with Studs how music and dance come together to create the avant-garde of art in both worlds (music and dance).
Russian composer Alexander Tcherepnin discusses his travels to China & Japan and their influence on his music, composing for non-traditional instruments, electronic music, teaching young composers, and his "Concerto No. 2".
Mary Lynn Kotz discusses her book "Rauschenberg, Art and Life" with Studs as they recount the works and story of 20th century art pioneer Robert Rauschenberg. They survey his career beginning in Port Arthur, TX, discussing his Depression-era upbringing which caused him to reuse and salvage virtually any object and transform it into art, his studies in Paris, made possible by the G.I.