Arts & Culture http://wuwm.com en Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On A Food Stamp Budget http://wuwm.com/post/cheap-eats-cookbook-shows-how-eat-well-food-stamp-budget When <a href="http://www.leannebrown.ca">Leanne Brown</a> moved to New York from Canada to earn a master's in food studies at New York University, she couldn't help noticing that Americans on a tight budget were eating a lot of processed foods heavy in carbs.<p>"It really bothered me," she says. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:58:00 +0000 editor 37437 at http://wuwm.com Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On A Food Stamp Budget Meet The Cast Of The Met Opera's Labor Drama http://wuwm.com/post/meet-cast-met-operas-labor-drama Think opera plots are tough to follow? Try wading through <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2014/07/31/336586571/on-the-eve-of-a-possible-lockout-met-opera-talks-remain-contentious" target="_blank">the complicated drama</a> playing out offstage at the Metropolitan Opera. At its most basic, it's the story of management and labor unions fighting over a supposedly dwindling pot of money. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Tom Huizenga 37434 at http://wuwm.com Meet The Cast Of The Met Opera's Labor Drama Essay: Stuck in The Snow, Or, Do You Know Any New Soup Recipes? http://wuwm.com/post/essay-stuck-snow-or-do-you-know-any-new-soup-recipes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:57:16 +0000 Linda Benjamin 37425 at http://wuwm.com Essay: Stuck in The Snow, Or, Do You Know Any New Soup Recipes? WWI Diaries Of Poet Siegfried Sassoon Go Public For First Time http://wuwm.com/post/wwi-diaries-poet-siegfried-sassoon-go-public-first-time Nearly two dozen diaries and notebooks of Siegfried Sassoon — <a href="http://www.warpoetry.co.uk/FWW_index.html">among a handful of prominent soldier-poets</a> whose artistic sensibilities were forged in the trenches of World War I — are being published online for the first time by the Cambridge University Library.<p>Sassoon, who served in the British Army, was a "gifted diarist [who] ... Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:39:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 37427 at http://wuwm.com WWI Diaries Of Poet Siegfried Sassoon Go Public For First Time Essay: Sage Advice http://wuwm.com/post/essay-sage-advice <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Essayist Linda Benjamin emphasizes that we all need to live life by listening to our hearts.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:33:40 +0000 Linda Benjamin 37424 at http://wuwm.com Essay: Sage Advice Essay: I'll Always Have Paris http://wuwm.com/post/essay-ill-always-have-paris <p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:07:09 +0000 Linda Benjamin 37407 at http://wuwm.com Essay: I'll Always Have Paris Sam Friend On 'Song Travels' http://wuwm.com/post/sam-friend-song-travels Sam Friend and his band the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play jazz, blues and originals, drawing on the sound of grassroots jazz combos from a century ago.<p>In this edition of <em>Song Travels</em>, Friend joins host <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15441319/michael-feinstein">Michael Feinstein</a> to discuss his transition from New York trio musician to New Orleans bandleader. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 editor 37419 at http://wuwm.com Sam Friend On 'Song Travels' Sailing Through Space With 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'? Hilarious http://wuwm.com/post/sailing-through-space-guardians-galaxy-hilarious <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Sailing+Through+Space+With+%27Guardians+Of+The+Galaxy%27%3F+Hilarious+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAzMTgwNjM4MDEyMzY2MTg2ODAxMmIzNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID BIANCULLI, BYLINE: This is FRESH AIR. The newest film adaptation of a Marvel comic is "Guardians of the Galaxy," which features five Motley warriors against an armada of space villains. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:05:00 +0000 David Edelstein 37417 at http://wuwm.com Fresh Air Pays Tribute To James Brown, 'Godfather Of Funk' http://wuwm.com/post/fresh-air-pays-tribute-james-brown-godfather-funk Even though James Brown died in 2006 at age 73, he continues to be influential — a new biopic about him called <em>Get On Up</em>, premieres in theaters Friday.<p>In the '80s and '90s, <em>Fresh Air</em> recorded interviews with Brown's biographer and two musicians who played in his band. And in 2005, James Brown chatted with Terry Gross after the publication of his autobiography <em>I Feel Good</em>. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:05:00 +0000 editor 37420 at http://wuwm.com Out Of The Strings Of A Fiddle, The Melodies Of Cold, Craggy Isles http://wuwm.com/post/out-strings-fiddle-melodies-cold-craggy-isles <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Out+Of+The+Strings+Of+A+Fiddle%2C+The+Melodies+Of+Cold%2C+Craggy+Isles&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExNDI3NjUzMDEzNjkzMTgzNTExNDFlYQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: <p>It's Friday afternoon. The first day of August. Let's take a little island vacation.<p>(MUSIC PLAYING)<p>SHAPIRO: As you might guess from the music, we are not on a tropical island with palm trees swaying. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:01:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 37408 at http://wuwm.com