'A Room With a View' Into the Life of Noel Coward - Dinner Party Download by The Dinner Party Download published on 2013/05/17 18:02:49 +0000 The late performer, playwright and songwriter Noel Coward gets a much-deserved close-up in the exhibit “Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward,” which was on display at the the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts last summer. Curator Brad Rosenstein walked Brendan through some of the highlights of the self-made artiste’s career. Photo by George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The Dinner Party Download (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "40 Reasons To Live In The USA."