This Week on Broadway to Main Street: West Side Story

We celebrate the 60th anniversary of this monumental classic with renditions of the Bernstein/Sondheim score by Audra McDonald, Barbra Streisand, Stan Kenton, Sarah Vaughan, along with the original cast recording. This Sunday at 3PM, live or streaming.

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Media Mavens Merci Bouquet Honoree

This week's Media Mavens Merci Bouquet goes to Anne Chaisson after a fantastic 25th Anniversary Hamptons International Film Festival.

On most days from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mary Grimes can be found pacing along a crowded street in Orlando, Fla., with clipboards in both hands.

"Can I have five minutes of your time?" the 58-year-old says to a parade of passers-by. Those who are in a rush, she quickly wishes well; the others, Grimes directs to a blue and yellow form, reciting her spiel and soliciting a signature from each.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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Now it's time for sports.

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After Donald Trump won the White House, Democrats said they wanted to reconnect with rural voters. But Virginia's Governor's race suggests the party is still having a hard time. Reporter Jessie Knadler has more.

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Spain's prime minister says he'll fire the government officials of Catalonia and hold new elections there within six months. Spain's Senate will have to approve that plan next week.

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