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In this new kind of interview show, Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place, and a thing they feel strongly about. The result: some great talkers tell stories they never have before. Visit

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Dec 17, 2016

Life is constructed from the stories we tell, suggests this splendid musician, film-maker (and more). "What else is there but stories?" she asks. "Well," I reply geriatrically, "there's the truth." Or is there? She has a more nuanced view (or perhaps just a darker one). A conversation about myth-making, with side trips to the Venice ghetto, ancient Greece, and Reading, PA. Plus terrific music from the Villalobos brothers - Alberto, Ernesto and Luis - with Sergio Ramiriez. And somebody makes dog sounds in three registers - hint, not me - at JCC Manhattan.