Live Performance

The State of Things
12:10 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

The Inside World of Broadway

Broadway comic Seth Rudetsky
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Seth Rudetsky gives a sample of his acclaimed one-man show "Deconstructing Broadway"

For many, the bright lights of Broadway connote a mystical place filled with ornate costumes and incredible talent. 

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Arts & Culture
12:01 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

WATCH: 10-Time Grammy Winner Bobby Hicks Performs In-Studio

Bobby Hicks, 2014 NC Heritage Award Recipient
Credit Eric Mennel / WUNC

Bobby Hicks had no intention of playing fiddle as a kid. He was playing mandolin in a band with his brothers when one of them asked for some help.

"My brother had a friend he wanted in the band, but he couldn't play anything," said Hicks. "So he talked me into teaching him to play the mandolin, and then they fired me."

It was to all our benefit.

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