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Podcast Extra: Juan Gabriel And The Tricky Conversation About Sexual Identity
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Podcast Extra: Juan Gabriel And The Tricky Conversation About Sexual Identity

September 4th, 2016 | by staff
Enlarge this image A woman holds a picture of Mexican songwriter and singer Juan Gabriel near a statue of him during a mass in...
A Museum With Nearly 300 Brass Horns: You've Gotta See It Tuba-lieve It
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A Museum With Nearly 300 Brass Horns: You've Gotta See It Tuba-lieve It

August 31st, 2016 | by staff
Enlarge this image Single-belled baritones and euphoniums line the ceiling of the V&E Simonetti Historic Tuba Collection to...
The Stewards Of A Disappearing Faith — And 10,000 Songs
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The Stewards Of A Disappearing Faith — And 10,000 Songs

August 27th, 2016 | by staff
In the mid-19th century, Shakers practiced their faith in farming communities from Maine to Kentucky. Numbering 6,000 at their...
The Tragic Turn of the Frightnrs' First — And Last — Record
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The Tragic Turn of the Frightnrs' First — And Last — Record

August 23rd, 2016 | by staff
Enlarge this image The Frightnrs. Left to right: Chuck Patel, Richard Terrana, Dan Klein, and Preet Patel. Kisha Bari/Courtesy of...
A Critical Conversation About Frank Ocean's 'Endless' Video Album
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A Critical Conversation About Frank Ocean's 'Endless' Video Album

August 20th, 2016 | by staff
A still from Frank Ocean’s Endless visual album. Apple Music hide caption toggle caption Apple Music The wait for a new...
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Obama Releases His Summer Music Playlist

August 16th, 2016 | by staff
This is the second year in a row that President Obama has released his playlist to rave reviews. It features artists like Chance...
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Vibraphonist Lugs His Picnic-Table-Sized Instrument Around Chicago

August 12th, 2016 | by staff
For our summer series “The World’s a Stage,” we meet Preyas Roy, a man who plays the vibraphone on a busy...
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Kanye West May Branch Out Into Furniture Design

August 8th, 2016 | by staff
The rapper tells the BBC that he would like to design furniture. In fact, he has a specific notion: He wants to team up with...
Just An Average (Glitter-Covered, Gender-Neutral, Utopian) Rock Band
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Just An Average (Glitter-Covered, Gender-Neutral, Utopian) Rock Band

August 5th, 2016 | by staff
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For Women In Korean Pop, 'Making It' Can Mean A Makeover
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For Women In Korean Pop, 'Making It' Can Mean A Makeover

August 1st, 2016 | by staff
Park Boram is in many ways a model of the experience of K-pop stars. Her debut single is officially called...