As the NPR Music team and others prepared to leave the network's old headquarters, mysterious messages began appearing on the windows and walls: "Everything will be better!" Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt, who died on Christmas Day 2009, had close friendships with many in the music industry and other creative fields — including Jem Cohen, a New York City filmmaker and well-known photographer. Cohen made this portrait of Chesnutt, and produced his album North Star Deserter. Jem Cohen hide caption

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