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<I> The Carbon Copy Building</I>

A new opera with libretto by Ben Katchor. Katchor is the creator of the comic strip, Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer. Like the strip, the opera springs from Katchor's fascination with the urban landscape - specifically, two different buildings and their very different inhabitants. The work is being performed by musicians from the New York new music collective called Bang on a Can, at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, Massachusetts, this weekend. Charlene Scott, of member station WFCR in Amherst, has the story.

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