Episode 384. Arts and Ambassadors

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[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” content_placement=”top” equal_height=”yes” parallax=”content-moving-fade” slider_images=”12004″ slider_animation=”fadeZoom” overlay_color=”rgba(0,0,0,0.2)” css=”.vc_custom_1512315432253{background-position: center;background-repeat: no-repeat;background-size: contain !important;}” anchor_link=”top”][vc_column width=”2/3″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-2″][rowshape type=”rowshape_4″ position=”bottom” height=”30″ color=”#2b272c”][rowshape type=”rowshape_4″ position=”bottom” height=”50″ color=”rgba(166,115,81,0.6)”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” anchor_link=”intro” css=”.vc_custom_1451644722488{padding-top: 60px !important;padding-bottom: 100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_column_text]Ambassador Chris Stevens would’ve turned fifty-four this Friday so to celebrate, Austin Tichenor talks about how the performing arts helped make his old friend the man he was. Featuring unique theatrical lessons, Rap Othello excerpts, the value of singing different notes, unfortunate high school haircuts, finding harmony amidst the discord, mild parental bragging, and thoughts on how we might be able to find the next Chris Stevens. Recorded live at Phillips Exeter Academy on October 11, 2013. (Chris playing sax in high school, left; and playing Robert Livingston in a 1980 community theatre production of 1776 with, l-r, Austin Tichenor, John Tichenor, David Stein, Chris, and Bruce Turner.) (Length 17:53)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]