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Salaam Middle Eastern Ensemble At 20 & ‘Lil Bub And Friendz’

This week a Bloomington feline becomes the focus of a documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, and members of Salaam perform in the studio.

Members of Salaam: Dena El Saffar and Tim Moore

This week on Artworks,

When Mike Bridavsky started posting photos of his adorable cat Lil Bub on Facebook a year ago, he had no idea she would become an internet sensation. Annie Corrigan speaks with him and the director of the new documentary Lil Bub & Friendz.

And in their twentieth year, Dena El Saffar and Tim Moore reflect on the music they have made as members of the Middle Easter music ensemble Salaam. They talk about their upcoming album of new compositions by El Saffar and play a few songs in the studio.

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Lil Bub: Local Cat Makes Good

"Lil Bub & Friendz" explores the internet cat phenomenon. It features the world's cutest cat and (perhaps) Bloomington, Indiana's most famous resident.

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