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12:53 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Live On May 31: Regina Spektor In Concert

Regina Spektor, performing live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, May 31, 2012.
Gisel Figallo-Florez for NPR

Originally published on Sun May 12, 2013 7:29 pm

Regina Spektor has spent much of the past decade perfecting an oddly lovely mix of sweet melodies, piano-driven pop, flashes of experimentalism, and cheery but wistful ruminations on love and heartache. But Spektor writes and performs with the passion of punk, and her otherwise innocent story-songs take unconventional turns.

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All Songs Considered Blog
12:53 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Want To See Regina Spektor In Concert?

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 7:28 pm

On May 31, we'll live webcast and broadcast a concert by Regina Spektor from New York's Le Poisson Rouge. You'll be able to watch the whole thing live on NPR Music and via our apps as it's happening, beginning at 10 p.m. ET.

But if you're in New York City on the night of the show and want to go, we've got free tickets for you. Tickets are very limited, so grab one for you and a guest while you can on a first-come, first-served basis.

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The Two-Way
12:37 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Senators Propose Barring Those Who Drop Citizenship From Reentering U.S.

Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook.
Jason Kempin Getty Images

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 3:39 pm

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who renounced his U.S. citizenship, is now facing backlash from politicians: Two U.S. senators are proposing a plan that would prevent people like Saverin from reentering the country.

As we reported yesterday, by some estimates Saverin may save $67 million in taxes by giving up his citizenship.

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Monkey See
12:13 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Cannes Diary: Of Efrons, Cinephiles And Whale-Taming Cotillards

Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts star in Rust and Bone, a subtle and surprising drama from director Jacques Audiard.
Why Not Productions

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 3:32 pm

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The Two-Way
11:29 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Donna Summer, The Queen Of Disco, Dies At 63

Disco singer Donna Summer singing on stage around 1975.
Fotos International Getty Images

Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 6:46 am

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