This school year, asbestos has already forced the closure of five classrooms in the School District of Philadelphia, returning students to virtual learning, with many of them remaining online until September. We’ll talk about the state of asbestos in our schools with Philadelphia Inquirer education reporter Kristen Graham.
In his memoir, The Best Strangers in the World: Stories from a Life Spent Listening, NPR host Ari Shapiro shares some of his most memorable, delightful and unexpected encounters from his many years of reporting. He joins us to talk about the book and his life behind the scenes of All Things Considered.
Opera Philadelphia’s new production of Giacomo Puccini’s four part opera, La bohème, presents memorable scenes and music in reverse order. Acclaimed director Yuval Sharon talks about this revolutionary new take on a classic production.