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Philosophically Rich 'Isle Of Dogs' Is A Howl Of Joy

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27:45 -0400

Wes Anderson's new animated feature centers on canines living on a garbage dump off the coast of Japan. David Edelstein says the film will make you laugh — even as you gasp at its visual brilliance.

Margo Price Sings About The Heartache And Beauty Of Small-Town America

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27:45 -0400

Growing up in Aledo, Ill., Price longed to live somewhere "more romantic." When she moved away, her outlook changed: "Now, when I go back, I see the beauty in it." Originally broadcast Nov. 22, 2017.

Are Kanye West And Michael Scott From 'The Office' The Same Person? Yes.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:04:01 -0400

The Internet has a great way of merging pieces of pop culture that may seem disparate — to wit, one Kanye West fan is using scenes from the hit NBC comedy to review the Chicago rapper's discography.

More Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Love

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:00:43 -0400

Just ahead of our entry deadline this coming Sunday, we're sharing more Tiny Desk Contest entries that grabbed our attention.

20 Years Later, Jonesboro Shooting Survivors Conflicted Over Parkland

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:58:00 -0400

Saturday's gun control march falls on the 20th anniversary of a horrific Jonesboro, Ark., middle school shooting and has divided survivors along with the rest of the country.

Watch WebsterX Get The Crowd Jumping On "Until I"

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:49:35 -0400

The Milwaukee rapper is an arts activist involved in community engagement. The NPR Slingshot artist's charisma and passion paints his high-energy performance.

Maryland School Shooting Victim Has Died

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:49:22 -0400

"My daughter was hurt by a boy who shot her in the head, and took everything from our lives," Melissa Willey, the mother of 16-year-old Jaelynn, told reporters.

What Are The Different Kinds Of Dietary Iron, And How Should I Get Enough?

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:43:43 -0400

Iron pops up in everything from oatmeal to rib-eye. But it's not the same from every source – and how much you absorb depends in part on what you eat with it.

Who We Found In Austin: The Marías, Liniker, Combo Chimbita And More

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:38:00 -0400

The music featured on this week's show expands the notion of just what is Latin music.

#NationalPuppyDay: The Holiday You Didn't Know You Needed

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:28:56 -0400

People rarely need an excuse to unleash photos of their pets, but they get one today. The holiday was started in 2006 to promote puppy adoption.

Spending Bill Allows CDC To Study Gun Violence, Researchers Skeptical It Will Help

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:17:00 -0400

Congress passed an amendment in 1996 limiting the Centers for Disease Control's ability to study gun control. That will change with the new budget, but gun violence researchers aren't impressed.

Watch Superorganism Perform 'Something For Your M.I.N.D.' At A Mini-Golf Course

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:00:13 -0400

In between sets at SXSW, including our showcase at Stubb's BBQ, Superorganism stopped by Peter Pan Mini-Golf in Austin to perform their found-sound heavy hit.

Watch Kansas City's Hembree Layer Up An All-Out Jam

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:58:00 -0400

The relatively new band, selected for our Slingshot program, knows how to start small and end big. "Had It All" takes a looping pop riff and ramps it up to an all-out rock jam.

An 'Anna Karenina' For Our Times At Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:50:29 -0400

The world-famous ballet company is iconic in Russia. Principal dancer Olga Smirnova says a new staging of a beloved epic takes it into the 21st century.

How Social Media Can Reveal Overlooked Drug Reactions

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:28:32 -0400

Even big clinical studies can miss important drug side effects. Researchers, doctors and drugmakers are looking at patients' experiences posted on social media for clues on problems that were missed.