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All Songs +1: Comedian Neal Brennan Of 'Chappelle's Show' And '3 Mics'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:22:16 -0400

Comedy and hip-hop have a lot in common: Both hold up a mirror to society's excesses, absurdities and injustices. These two worlds come together in the work of writer and comedian Neal Brennan.

Music Magazine: Sergio Mendoza, Vinyl Collectors And Tejano Punks On Film

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:01:08 -0400

Hear three mini-profiles of musicians and filmmakers whose art captures Latinx culture and identity — in three very different ways.

'As I Walk Through The Valley' Captures South Texas' Vibrant Music Scene

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:08 -0400

The film is a love letter to the music scene in the Rio Grande Valley, made by two artists who live there themselves.

Orkesta Mendoza: A Border Story

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:08 -0400

Bandleader Sergio Mendoza talks about how growing up on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border affected him and his music.

For The Chulita Vinyl Club, Crate Digging Is More Than A Hobby

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:08 -0400

The members of the all-female vinyl collecting crew connect with their family histories by scouting out Chicano soul records.

In A Bullet-Riddled Mansion, A Beirut Architect Envisions A Museum Of Memory

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:45:00 -0400

Beirut is peaceful now, but political divisions still run deep — and people are still hesitant to look back on the civil war years of the 1970s and 1980s.

Albin Lee Meldau's Unsettling Take On Mental Illness And Addiction

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:08 -0400

Swedish singer-songwriter Albin Lee Meldau has a profoundly arresting voice that delivers an emotional gut punch with every brooding phrase.

Trump Will Host China's President Xi In Florida On April 6

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:58:00 -0400

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit President Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., next week, for talks that will reportedly center on economic and other issues.

Siberian Teenagers Get Resourceful

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:12:00 -0400

Police in Siberia recently found a den built into the snow there. The BBC described it as an improvised bar. Teenagers scavenged stuff to build it. Police said they drank, smoked and gambled.

Statue Of Soccer Star Gets Skewered On Social Media

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:02:00 -0400

Cristiano Ronaldo is a talented and good looking soccer star from Real Madrid. A statue unveiled in his home country of Portugal attracted widespread criticism; some likened it to a Picasso painting.

After Health Care Fight, House Freedom Caucus Considers Next Steps

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:00:08 -0400

The group led GOP opposition in the Obama years, but after torpedoing efforts to overhaul health care led by President Trump, the Freedom Caucus is sorting out how to work with fellow Republicans.

A Surprising Explanation For Why Some Immigrants Excel In Science

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:00:08 -0400

It has to do with language learning, according to a new study from Duke University.

Envisioning A Museum Of Memory In Beirut

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:30:00 -0400

Beirut is mostly peaceful now, but people are still hesitant to really look back on Lebanon's civil war of the '70s and '80s. One woman is trying to use a bullet-riddled mansion to recall that time.

EPA Says It Will Allow Continued Sale Of Controversial Pesticide

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:51 -0400

The EPA is not going ahead with a proposed ban on a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, saying there's still scientific uncertainty over its safety. Environmental groups say it can harm young children.

Sen. Angus King On Russia Election Investigations

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:14:00 -0400

David Greene speaks with Sen. Angus King of Maine ahead of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday looking into Russian interference in the U.S. election.