“100 Grams of Culture”

Interview in Latvian on the LTV-1 television show “100 Grams of Culture,” as part of the Month of American Culture sponsored by the American Embassy. Aired on April 13, 2010. I answer some questions about American stereotypes in Latvia and some of the differences between the two cultures.

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  1. John says:

    Pretty cool, Charlie! It’s neat seeing you amble through Latvian streets. And, heck. Your Latvian is a whole lot better than mine!

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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