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June 9, 2016 Comment

The Hair Apparent—Stylist Adir Abergel Takes Over The Red Carpet

Abergel is the “it man” of hair, and joined us in our studio to discuss his hair philosophy and worldly inspirations.

June 9, 2016 2 Comments

Judy Collins Reflects On Addiction, Mental Health And Music

Collins has long been known for voice, but she’s also been a long-time advocate on mental health issues.

June 6, 2016 Comment

Yale University Lab Provides A Peek Into The Future Of Music

If you could transport yourself to the 23rd century, what would the instruments look like?

June 3, 2016 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 1, 2016 4 Comments

Irish-Influenced Musician Aoife O’Donovan On Her Top American Playlist

O’Donovan grew up outside of Boston, but spent her summers in Ireland, exploring a mixture of Irish and American folk songs.

May 31, 2016 Comment

Author Jojo Moyes Takes ‘Me Before You’ From Page To Screen

The 2012 romantic novel sold over 5 million copies worldwide. The book’s film adaptation opens in theaters this week.

May 25, 2016 11 Comments

Why A Parsons Student Designed A Collection For Syrian Refugees

Angela Luna’s clothing designs can double as tents, sleeping bags, flotation devices, child carriers and more.

May 18, 2016 Comment

Grace Kelly Goes From Jazz Prodigy To Full-Fledged Musician

The 23-year-old saxophonist has released ten albums and performed hundreds of concerts around the world.

May 10, 2016 34 Comments

‘Orange Is The New Black's’ Diane Guerrero On Her Family's Struggle With Immigration

When the actress was 14, her parents, undocumented immigrants from Colombia, were detained and deported.

May 3, 2016 Comment

A Conversation With Jessie Mueller, The Tony Nominated Star Of ‘Waitress’

The musical “Waitress” was nominated for four Tony Awards Tuesday morning, including best musical.

April 29, 2016 2 Comments

In New Film, Jeremy Irons And Dev Patel Learn From Each Other

Irons and Patel talk to Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the experience of working together on their new film, “The Man Who Knew Infinity.”

April 28, 2016 3 Comments

From Capitol Hill To The Silver Screen

In the new film “The Congressman,” actor Treat Williams (left) plays Charlie Winship, a congressman based on Robert Mrazek (right).

April 28, 2016 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up “Sesame Street.”

April 28, 2016 Comment

Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 27, 2016 7 Comments

DJ Sessions: Improvising In Harlem

Classical music DJ Terrance McKnight says there’s a lot of improvisation going on right now, particularly in Harlem.

April 27, 2016 17 Comments

What Beyoncé Means By ‘Becky With The Good Hair’

The line raised questions about infidelity, but MTV’s Rebecca Thomas says it’s also a carefully coded lyric about black women in America.

April 27, 2016 12 Comments

HBO CEO Talks ‘Game Of Thrones’ And The Future Of Streaming

Richard Plepler discusses how the company is going after millennials and what he sees as the future of HBO and television.

April 26, 2016 6 Comments

Prince, Beyoncé And The Business Of Streaming

As fans react to the death of Prince and Beyoncé’s latest album drop, is paying for music “in” again?

April 25, 2016 Comment

Student Singers Give New Life To A Variation On Baroque Music

The Georgetown University Chamber Singers are turning back the clock 300 years, bringing centuries-old Baroque covers back to life.

April 25, 2016 13 Comments

‘Lemonade’ Hailed As Beyoncé’s Most Important Release Yet

The album and accompanying hour-long movie were released on Tidal over the weekend, but begin a broader release on iTunes today.

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June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.