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Moda | History Of The Piano | Romeo And Juliet Redux


  • After the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act fell through, President Trump said he wants to “let Obamacare fail.” We talk to local health insurer Moda about what that might mean.
  • We talk with author Elizabeth Rusch about the history of the piano as set out in her new children’s book, “The Music of Life,” and her pianist collaborator, Portland pianist, David Saffert.
  • A Hillsboro theatre company is bringing together Western and Middle Eastern cultures in a reimagined production of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”  We talk to artistic director Scott Palmer and assistant director Melory Mirashrafi about how an ancient Persian poem may have inspired the classic play.

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