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Hear Lucius' Song For HBO's 'Girls,' 'Million Dollar Secret'

NPR | March 27, 2017 10:27 a.m.

The song appears in Sunday night's episode.

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Trump's Electronics Restrictions Could Cause Headaches For Touring Musicians

NPR | March 22, 2017 8:28 a.m.

Cities like Dubai, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi and Casablanca have become popular touring destinations for prominent artists. What effect might the new baggage restrictions have on their work?

World | Music

Living Among the Ruins In Aleppo, A Man Keeps Playing His Songs

NPR | March 19, 2017 6:33 p.m.

There is a photograph that's been seen around the world this week. It seems to hold both civilization and destruction in the same frame.

Music | Nation

Tributes To Chuck Berry Pour In: 'One Of My Big Lights Has Gone Out'

NPR | March 19, 2017 9:10 a.m.

Chuck Berry, one of the founders of rock and roll, died Saturday night at age 90. Almost immediately, the tributes started rolling in from some of the most famous names in music.

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Trump's Budget Plan Cuts Funding For Arts, Humanities And Public Media

NPR | March 16, 2017 4:46 p.m.

The proposed spending cuts released on Thursday would affect local arts groups as well as public radio and TV stations nationwide.

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A Stolen, Then Recovered, Stradivarius Returns To The Stage

NPR | March 14, 2017 5:11 a.m.

Mira Wang, protege of the late virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg, this week debuted his Ames Stradivarius, stolen 37 years ago and reclaimed in 2015. "It's like meeting a new stranger," she says.

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'We Are Family' Singer Joni Sledge Dies At 60

NPR | March 12, 2017 1:07 p.m.

Together with her sisters, she formed the group Sister Sledge, which was still touring. The band's publicist said they have not yet determined a cause of death and that she had not been ill.

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Grammy Award-Winning Latin Jazz Flutist Dave Valentin Dies At 64

NPR | March 9, 2017 11:52 a.m.

Valentin became one of the pre-eminent flutists in Latin jazz, known for his creative combination of fusion, pop and R&B. Valentin died on Wednesday of complications from a stroke, his manager said.

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Here's What's Become Of A Historic All-Black Town In The Mississippi Delta

NPR | March 9, 2017 8:47 a.m.

Founded by former slaves in 1887, Mound Bayou, Miss., was one of the country's first all-black towns. Here's a look into its historic past and uncertain future.


On Horses And Beatles: A Conversation With Real Estate's Martin Courtney

NPR | March 7, 2017 12:08 p.m.

Real Estate's fourth album takes cues from The Beatles Abbey Road.