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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Ali Wong, L. Subramaniam & Radiolab

Thursday, October 3, 2013

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Ali Wong, L. Subramaniam & Radiolab Dee Perry welcomes acclaimed stand-up comic Ali Wong who's onstage at Hilarities this weekend. Plus we meet internationally-renowned Indian violinist L. Subramaniam who kicks off the CMA Performing Arts Series tomorrow night at The Cleveland Museum of Art. And Radiolab producer and host Jad Abumrad explains how he plans to bring his popular NPR program to the PlayhouseSquare stage Friday night.

Additional Information

Ali Wong takes the Hilarities stage at Pickwick and Frolic Thu Oct 3 - Sun Oct 6

L. Subramaniam performs for the CMA Performing Arts Series Friday, Oct 4

Jad Abumrad brings Radiolab Live to PlayhouseSquare Friday, Oct 4.

Click here to listen to Part One of Dee’s interview with Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad.


Arts and Culture, Music, Theatre


Ali Wong, comedian

L. Subramaniam, violinist

Jad Abumrad, Radiolab producer

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Beyond the Dish Music Monday


Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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Air Dates


Thursday 7:30 PM
Friday 11:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM

The Ohio Channel
Monday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM / 8:00 AM

Applause America

Saturday 6:30 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM

The Sound of Applause

90.3 WCPN
Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM / 10:00 PM

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer