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March 30, 2016 Comment

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork

Earlier this week, the Denver Art Museum returned a 10th century Hindu god statue to its rightful owner: Cambodia.

March 29, 2016 3 Comments

Oscar-Winning Actress Patty Duke Dies At 69

She won an Oscar as a teen for “The Miracle Worker” and maintained a long and successful career throughout her life.

March 29, 2016 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: The Deep House And Progressive Soul Of Detroit

Chris Campbell, host of the Progressive Underground on WDET, discusses the different styles coming from the city’s music scene.

March 24, 2016 2 Comments

The Troubled Life And Exquisite Music Of Chet Baker

As a movie about the jazz great starring Ethan Hawke hits theaters, we revisit our conversation with Chet Baker’s biographer.

March 24, 2016 2 Comments

‘The Catch’ Is Shonda Rhimes’ Newest Production

Thursday evenings on ABC are known for their lineup of Shonda Rhimes shows, including “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

March 18, 2016 Comment

Looking For The Wright House? Try Cleveland

It’s not very often that a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright goes on the market. This one is listed for $1.7 million.

March 17, 2016 2 Comments

‘Welcome To Night Vale’ Creators Launch A New Serialized Fiction Podcast

The story in “Alice Isn’t Dead” follows an unnamed female truck driver as she searches for her missing wife, Alice.

March 16, 2016 4 Comments

‘The Americans’ Walks The Line Between Spy Thriller And Family Drama

The FX show, which returns tonight for its fourth season, focuses on the tensions of being a spy, and the tensions of being part of a family.

March 15, 2016 Comment

Flint Fundraising Efforts Include Tattoos

Ann Arbor tattoo artist Carrie Metz-Caporusso came up with an unusual idea for a Flint fundraiser, and raised $2,200 in one day.

March 11, 2016 5 Comments

How ‘Meat And Potatoes’ TV Shows Keep Viewers Happy

NPR’s Eric Deggans talks about two crowd-pleasers that stand out as being well done, though not groundbreaking.

March 10, 2016 3 Comments

Ron Howard's Whale Tale Comes To DVD

Director and producer Ron Howard talks about the film, which is based on the true events that inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.”

March 10, 2016 4 Comments

DJ Session: World Music From Tonal Singing To The Japanese Koto

World music is in the spotlight this week, including the unusual vocal techniques of the Tuvan artist Sainkho Namtchylak.

March 9, 2016 13 Comments

Photographer Documents Tanzania’s ‘Invisible’ Albinos

Despite the prevalence of albinism there, albinos face discrimination and are often targets of brutal crimes.

March 9, 2016 3 Comments

Remembering Beatles Producer George Martin, The ‘Fifth Beatle’

He may be a little less known than the rest of The Beatles, but the record producer’s impact on the band was beyond measure.

March 7, 2016 Comment

Inside ‘House Of Cards’ With Actor Michael Kelly

Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper, chief of staff to Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), discusses the show and its cultural impact.

March 7, 2016 Comment

Remembering Pat Conroy, Who Mined Fiction From Family History

We revisit our 2013 conversation with the author of books including “The Great Santini” and “The Prince of Tides.” He died Friday.

March 4, 2016 4 Comments

A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Book For Grown-Ups

The 20- and 30-somethings who grew up with the books now have a new way to play: “Choose Your Own Misery: The Office Adventure.”

March 4, 2016 2 Comments

‘Downton Abbey’ Ends, But Its Manners Guru Lives On

Historical adviser Alastair Bruce explains why getting the details right on manners and etiquette was important on the show.

March 4, 2016 3 Comments

Reinterpreting Pop Songs With Simply Three

The Arizona band is not your typical string trio. They talk about arranging pop hits, and perform three songs.

March 3, 2016 5 Comments

Bonnie Raitt Digs In Deep For New Album

She says the title of her new album, “Dig in Deep,” reflects the grooves the band digs into and the depth of the topics.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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.