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The world of The Gracekeepers has two types of people — those of the land and those of the sea. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Kirsty Logan about her novel, set in a future enveloped by water.
The Minnesota Orchestra under the direction of conductor Osmo Vanska (center...
This week, the ensemble became the first professional U.S. orchestra since 1999 to play in Cuba — 86 years after its first visit to Havana.
Terressentia's website says its process uses ultrasonic energy and oxygenati...
A company called Terressentia that uses a chemical process to age bourbon not in years — but in hours — is unsettling an industry that is long-soaked in history and tradition.
Queen Latifah plays blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO movie Bessie....
It took Queen Latifah more than 20 years to bring the life of pioneering blues singer Bessie Smith to the screen. "Inhabiting her has inhabited me," she says.
Promo image by Ariel Zambelich/NPR...
Chris Harrison's new book is an amusing romance novel — and a ripe excuse for us to ask some lingering questions about the reality show juggernaut that's made him famous.
Ramsey Lewis' hit single "The In Crowd" was recorded live in concert 50 year...
The pianist was looking for a fun song to add to his set that evening at a Washington, D.C., jazz club when a waitress made a suggestion. The recording became a huge crossover hit: "The In Crowd."