Full story - August 01, 2019
The hunt for the great white whale.
In this Peabody Award-winning show, Kurt Andersen sets sail in search of the great white whale.
Full episode - July 25, 2019
Gabrielle Hamilton performs in “Oklahoma!,” John Leguizamo performs his one-man play “Latin History for Morons” and the late Nipsey Hussle performs in 2018.
John Leguizamo on his one-man play “Latin History for Morons.” How the updated version of ‘Oklahoma!’ took a bold approach to choreography. And trying to bring peace to LA gangs in the wake of Nipsey Hussle’s death.
Full story - July 24, 2019
John Leguizamo performs his one-man play "Latin History for Morons."
How the comedian dissolves into multitudes of characters, from his mother to Andrew Jackson, in his one-man plays.
Full story - July 24, 2019
Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton in the new Broadway production of “Oklahoma!”
How to update a classic piece of Broadway choreography.
Full story - July 24, 2019
Nipsey Hussle performs in April 2018.
The rapper’s murder inspired a summit in Compton where rival gangs discussed a path to peace.
Full story - July 23, 2019
The eponymous debut album of the B-52's.
How the debut B-52’s album wedded punk with fun.
Full episode - July 18, 2019
Billie Holiday
The mystery and mastery of singing, with Billie Holiday’s “Lady Sings the Blues,” Eric Whitacre and the Silver Lake Chorus.
Full story - July 18, 2019
Eric Whitacre
The most popular living composer of choral music doesn’t need the world’s best singers in his choir — he just wants thousands of amateurs from all over the world.
Full story - July 18, 2019
Billie Holiday’s 1956 album “Lady Sings the Blues.”
How the legendary jazz singer transformed pain into art on her 1956 album.
Full story - July 18, 2019
Detail of The Silver Lake Chorus' self-titled debut album.
The Silver Lake Chorus commissioned indie rockers to write songs for them. Aimee Mann explains how she wrote “Easy to Die,” about a friend’s overdose.

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