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The Rundown: A mancession, Anoushka Shankar and Jim DeRogatis

Anoushka Shankar plays the sitar in Lisbon, Portugal in 2008. (Flickr/retorta_net)

Recovering from the “mancession” (or not): At the start of the economic downturn, we heard about the "mancession.” A 2010 Atlantic article even predicted the “end of men” and the ascension of women as primary breadwinners. Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, and Bloomberg Businessweek editor Peter Coy, examine who’s winning and losing in the new economy. To join the conversation, call 312.923.9239.

Anoushka Shankar: Eight Forty-Eight talks to Ravi Shankar’sother musical daughter, Anoushka Shankar. A virtuoso sitar player like her dad, she performs tonight at the Pick-Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University.

DeRo: WBEZ music blogger and Sound Opinions co-host Jim DeRogatis gives a behind-the-scenes look at the hurdles faced by the city-run music festivals.

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