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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Dr. Dog Live From Their Studio As We Welcome The New Album B-Room

A road trip for us today as we travel to the studio right outside of Philadelphia where Dr. Dog recorded their new album B-Room.
UK trio London Grammar began in 2009 as the low-key pursuit of three students at the University of Nottingham. A few years and a couple EP releases down the line, and the eclectic electronic trio developed its sound into the gorgeous and sophisticated full-length record, If You Wait.
The Franklin Institute has been all things science since it was founded in 1824 to honor Benjamin Franklin and further the usefulness of his inventions.
Picturesque New Hope, PA, an hour's drive from Philadelphia, grew up as a mill town on the Delaware River and its artists and artisans, galleries and craft shops have made it an arts and shopping hub for the past century.
World Cafe: Next Brooklyn’s San Fermin

September 30, 2013 - Our World Cafe: Next for this week, San Fermin, is not actually a band. Instead it is the realization of the writing and arranging of Brooklyn based composer, songwriter and arranger Ellis Ludwig-Leone.
Vintage Cafe: The Moment Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova’s Lives Changed

September 30, 2013 - Today’s Vintage Cafe is worth re-visiting not only because of the exquisite music from the film Once, but because of when it was broadcast.
The Institute of Contemporary Art turns 50 this year. It has been the home of cutting edge and controversial art and a significant fixture in the national art landscape since the 1960s.
Pet Shop Boys Bring “More Banging, More Lasers” To New Electric Album.

September 27, 2013 - Stylish, Ironic, Modern: It’s hard to be all those things for almost thirty years. But the Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, have since “West End Girls” was a hit in 1985.
Kings of Leon's rise to fame has been well documented. Growing up the sons of a Pentecostal preacher, their entrance into the world of rock and roll was almost storybook. Their 2008 album Only By The Night was a defining point in their career, a major breakthrough.
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