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Nov 19, 2012

Vodka, F-ing, and Television

Producer Graham Schmidt of Breaking String Theater and Noel Gaulin of Austin's own Rude Mechs discuss their upcoming production, "Vodka, F-ing, and Television" a play written by Maksym Kurochkin about an artist who has to come to terms with himself.

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Nov 02, 2012

Dr. Mary Neuburger discusses Balkan Smoke

Dr. Mary Neuburger, professor of History and Director of CREEES at UTexas discusses her new book, Balkan Smoke. In this podcast, Dr. Neuburger discusses the findings of her research on tobacco in Bulgaria. Her new book doesn't just discuss tobacco use; it tells the stories of production and consumption, trade, commerce, and modernization. The story is political yet personal, and curiously reveals how tobacco helped craft the Bulgaria we know today.

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Oct 09, 2012

Flying Balalaika Brothers CD Release Podcast Part 2

In part two of this podcast, host Alexis Schrubbe talks with Sergei Vashinko and Derek Strahan of the Flying Balalaika Brothers about the songs on their newly released self titled album. The Flying Balalaika Brothers are a fusion folk-rock group from Austin, TX. This show is a continued discussion and listening session of songs from their new album.

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Oct 08, 2012

Flying Balalaika Brothers CD Release Podcast Part 1

In part one of this podcast, host Alexis Schrubbe talks with Sergei Vashinko and Derek Strahan of the Flying Balalaika Brothers about the songs on their newly released self titled album. The Flying Balalaika Brothers are a fusion folk-rock group from Austin, TX. In this show they discuss the meaning of their songs and some fun facts about the band. Listen in to hear different tracks on their new album!

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Jul 13, 2012

Alash Tuvan Throat Singing Ensemble Podcast Part 2: Recordings of Unreleased Music for Slav Talk Ears Only!

For a special gift to CREEES and Slav Talk Radio, the members of the Alash Ensemble recorded songs featuring new music during a visit to Austin, Texas. This is part two of a two-part podcast.

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Jul 12, 2012

Alash Tuvan Throat Singing Ensemble Podcast Part 1: Recordings of Unreleased Music for Slav Talk Ears Only!

For a special gift to CREEES and Slav Talk Radio, the members of the Alash Ensemble recorded songs featuring new music during a visit to Austin, Texas. This is part one of a two-part podcast.

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Jul 11, 2012

The Republic of Tuva and Throat-Singing: What Are They? Eliot Stone Shares His Expertise

CREEES MA Eliot Stone discusses with Slav Talk Radio some of the intricacies of Tuva, a republic located within the Russian Federation. He highlights some of the traditions and myth surrounding the art of throat singing, an art that has its roots within the region.

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Jul 02, 2012

Isto Barton's interpretation of "The Adolescent"

Slav Talk Radio hosts a room full of actors in Isto Barton's interpretation of "The Adolescent" Recently graduated senior Isto Barton shares his inspiration for bringing "The Adolescent" to life for his senior thesis. After translating and directing the play, he had time to bring some of his lively cast members to Slav Talk to do a reading of some scenes from the play. Many thanks to all of the students who contributed to this wonderful episode!

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Apr 11, 2012

Welcome to Austin! Slav Talk Radio gives an aural tour of UT Austin and the surrounding area

Host Alexis Schrubbe discusses some of the great spots in and around the greater Austin area with two graduate students, Abbie Weil from CREEES and Nick Gossett from Slavic. In this podcast, they discuss their life as graduate students and their favorite places to visit on the University of Texas campus. Nick and Abbie also offer opinions and insight on hidden spots, great eats, and fun things to do in and around Austin, Texas. Curious about coming to UT Austin? Give a listen!

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