Arts Express: Clint Eastwood Talks Jersey Boys

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Clint Eastwood Talks Jersey Boys. And his unusual interest in directing the stage to screen adaptation delving into the lives and music of The Four Seasons. Along with Eastwood’s own parallel struggles to be an actor around the same time, and why he included his own ‘Hitchcock moment’ in this movie.

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Finding Fela: A conversation with Nigerian performer Seun Kuti about the Alex Gibney directed documentary exploring the musical legacy of his late iconic activist father, Fela Kuti. Seun also discusses the convergence of art and politics in Afrobeat music, and how oil, NGOs and neo-colonialism kick in.

Arts Express Story Corner: And Justice For All. Sharon Houston with her memoir touching on the real Hollywood, and the economic plight of young people today. A project of Radiotopia’s Strangers. Featuring ‘real people telling real stories from their lives. And exploring strangers – the strangers we meet, the strangers we sometimes become, and the strange places we go.’

Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.