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This edition: Why are Music and Art So Exhilarating?

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The man-made creations we call art and music have the amazing ability to make you happy, to bring you to tears, to raise your passion and soothe your soul. But why is it that one person's pleasure is another's pain? Listen in as our experts debate how music and art appreciation reflect our culture, whether appreciation of the arts is learned or innate, and why we react so differently and individually to art and music. Joining host Robert Kuhn are author and entrepreneur Ray Kurzweil; poet Rhoda Janzen; cultural studies professor Todd Boyd; artist Todd Siler; and music educator Robert Freeman.