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ARTICULATE WITH JIM COTTER: Pain And Patience

Violinist Gil Shaham
Courtesy of American Public Television
Violinist Gil Shaham

Stream now or tune in Friday, July 23, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2

This episode of ARTICULATE WITH JIM COTTER includes two segments:

"Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Optional" reveals how pain is an inevitable part of the human experience, and is impossible to objectively measure, but felt universally.

"Mining The Ether" features violinist Gil Shaham, who may well be the last musician to personally own a great instrument. His Stradivarius is precious and cherished.

Violinist Gil Shaham
Courtesy of American Public Television
Violinist Gil Shaham

About The Series:

Season 7 of ARTICULATE WITH JIM COTTER features 13 half-hour episodes that offer a visually stimulating, educational experience, and give viewers a peek into the artistic process and the significance of the works from the artists’ perspective. Host Jim Cotter is an Irish-born American writer and broadcaster who connects viewers to the human stories behind art, offering an engaging take on the full spectrum of classical, contemporary and popular art forms.

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