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Tom Hanks dons a beard for The Bard




Tom Hanks is Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles production of
Tom Hanks is Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles production of "Henry IV."
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Here's the lineup for today:

Tom Hanks does Shakespeare in the park

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The actor makes his L.A. stage debut as Sir John Falstaff in “Henry IV,” presented by The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles at The Japanese Garden on the VA Campus. John Horn went on location to chat with Hanks, along with Ben Donenberg, who heads the Shakespeare Center. The conversation included how veterans were incorporated into the production crew.

Spotify has a gender problem

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Spotify’s playlists are hugely popular and influential. But its most visible playlists are staggeringly male-dominated. And when a user listens to mostly male-dominated playlists, what is produced are yet more male-dominated playlists. What does this mean for artists, the music industry and fans?

Guest: Liz Pelly, writer, "Sexism on Spotify"