Arts Express: Martin Scorsese Talks Wolf Of Wall Street

Prairie Miller talks about The Wolf Of Wall Street, in a conversation with Director Martin Scorsese and Co-Star Rob Reiner.

Adapted from the confessional memoir of notorious stockbroker felon Jordan Belfort, and touching on possible negative inspiration derived from art butting heads with bankers, and those same profit-obsessed investors calling the shots in Hollywood.

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Music and the Mind: Canadian ethno-musicologist Paolo Pietropaolo phones in from Toronto to discuss his unique blend of meditative flash fiction and music through the centuries, a composition collage transcending the many arts. And a selection from his Signature Series delving into art as creative self-medication surmounting despair, and which is the Arts Express Best Of The Net Hotspot this week.

Poetry Corner: People’s poet Eliot Katz in a fusion of political philosophy and jazz, accompanied by Russell Branca on bass.

Samuel Beckett: On the creative promise and potential of radio.

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.