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As part of the Roots of Music Program in New Orleans, kids have access to music education not provided in schools. Ani DiFranco sits on the Program's Board of Directors. Bob Giardini hide caption

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Take-no-bull folksinger Ani DiFranco showcases her soft, romantic side in the elegant ballad "Hearse." /Shervin Lainez hide caption

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With more than a dozen studio albums to her credit, Ani DiFranco has a strong handle on outspoken, politically charged music. Her latest is Which Side Are You On? Shervin Lainez /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ani DiFranco: Embracing Stability, Remaining Outspoken

The singer-songwriter's latest album, her most striking release in more than a decade, is as personal as it is political.

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Ani DiFranco On Mountain Stage

Now based in New Orleans, DiFranco brought her band and songs from her latest CD, Red Letter Year, for her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage.

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The desolate journey of Orpheus is now a folk opera written by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell. Emma Gluckman hide caption

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