Mira Nakashima, Opera Philadelphia, Jose Gonzalez

A Place at the Table
After her father George Nakashima died, Mira Nakashima inherited his shop and set to work continuing his artistic legacy as a master craftsman in wood.

Breaking the Mold
Opera Philadelphia is emerging as the great disruptor of a centuries old art form, but their latest production may soon become part of opera’s great canon.

Jose Gonzalez
Jose Gonzalez’s sweet songs tackle hard issues about the nature of existence.

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Articulate with Jim Cotter is an Emmy Award winning magazine show that examines the human condition as expressed through culture and creativity. From ballet to busking, and grand opera to gaming, Articulate invites viewers to engage with the unfamiliar to discover truths common to us all.

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Jim Cotter is an award-winning journalist with more than 30 years of broadcast experience. Cotter's career began in his native Ireland and continued in the U.K. at BBC Radio Wales and the BBC World Service. His reporting has since taken him across Europe, Asia, and North America.