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.
Dee Perry welcomes back bestselling author and Oberlin College alum - Gary Shteyngart - to share stories from his new memoir Little Failure. Plus Dan Polletta shares the music of acclaimed jazz vocalist Carmen Lundy as she gets ready for her gig this weekend at The Lakeland Jazz Fest. And we share an archived interview with the late composer Marvin Hamlisch prior to The Cleveland Pops tribute to his music.
photo credit: Brigitte Lacombe
Gary Shteyngart, author
Carmen Lundy, vocalist
Marvin Hamlisch, composer