Elizabeth Blair Elizabeth Blair is a Peabody Award winning, Senior Producer/Reporter on the Arts Desk of NPR News.

Sasheer Zamata performs at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Joseph Fuda/Just For Laughs hide caption

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Sasheer Zamata Uses Comedy To Address Intolerance

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In 'Planet Of The Apes,' Caesar Embodies A Flawed But Fearless Leader

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has had several confrontations with Chinese authorities. Beck Harlan/NPR hide caption

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'They Love Freedom': Ai Weiwei On His Lego Portraits Of Fellow Activists

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Doc Todd's hip-hop album is called Combat Medicine. Hyperion Productions/Courtesy of Doc Todd hide caption

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'Combat Medicine:' Afghanistan Vet Seeks To Help Others Through Hip-Hop

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Podcasts And Audiobooks Reach Out To A New Audience: Children

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Backing Musicians Do The Heavy Lifting On NBC's 'The Voice'

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Sells For Record $110.5 Million

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Groban wears a fat suit and a scruffy beard in his role as the generous but miserable Pierre. Chad Batka/Courtesy of Matt Ross PR hide caption

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Josh Groban Leaves Big Shoes To Fill In The Tony-Nominated 'Great Comet'

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When Elmo And Big Bird Talk To Refugees

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Corey Hawkins plays former U.S. Army Ranger Eric Carter in Fox's 24: Legacy. Guy D'Alema/FOX hide caption

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From D.C. Theater To '24': The Rise Of Actor Corey Hawkins

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Actors Give Voice To Trump's Tweets

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Jo Lampert Takes On Joan Of Arc

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Raúl De Nieves' billboard-size Biennial contribution, beginning & the end neither & the otherwise betwixt & between the end is the beginning & the end, is made from everyday material like tape, paper, glue and beads. Matthew Carasella/Courtesy of The Whitney Museum hide caption

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From Striking Photos To Surprising Stained Glass, A Wide-Ranging Whitney Biennial

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Vietnamese American Photographer An-My Le Selected For Whitney Biennial

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