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Fresh Air Weekend presents the best interviews and reviews from the past few weeks, as well as new program elements specially prepared for the weekend. Our weekend shows focus on interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians and often include excerpts from live studio concerts. this week:
Grammy-winning jazz singer Samara Joy will also join the concert and conversation. Samara Joy comes from a family of gospel singers and has been singing throughout her life. In February, she became the second jazz performer in history to win Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards.
A mother faces a thousand and one obstacles in this unconventional New York movie. Teyana Taylor plays a mother trying to build a house for her son in this Sundance-winning film that’s more amazing than it looks.
“Pretty Baby” chronicles the career of Brooke Shields and the objectification of young girls. Shields has had a long career as a model and as an actor in Broadway films and television. In her new two-part documentary on Hulu, she focuses on her childhood role and the toxic culture that perpetuates misogyny.
You can listen to the original interview and review here.
Grammy Award Winning Jazz Singer Samara Joy Joins Concert and Conversation
Mothers face ‘a thousand and one’ obstacles in this unconventional New York movie
‘Pretty Baby’ chronicles Brooke Shields’ career and the objectification of young girls