Life Pieces to Masterpieces is an arts program that serves the neighborhood of Ward 7 in Washington, D.C. Boys work with mentors to create works of art. Lizzie Chen /NPR hide caption

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In D.C., Art Program Turns Boys' Lives Into 'Masterpieces'

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E. Paul Torrance, shown here in the mid-'80s, spent most of his career studying and encouraging students' creativity. Courtesy University of Georgia hide caption

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More Than 50 Years Of Putting Kids' Creativity To The Test

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Jionni Anderson is a third grader at Savoy Elementary School. Anderson raises her hand to answer a question in Mr. Scott's keyboard class. Lizzie Chen /NPR hide caption

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Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance

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The singer-songwriter released her debut studio album, Is Your Love Big Enough, this summer. Ravi Dhar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lianne La Havas: 'The Golden Girl Of British Music'

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Johanna Day as Margie and Andrew Long as Mike in the recent Arena Stage production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People. The childhood friends drift apart as their lives take on very different socioeconomic dimensions. Margot Schulman/Arena Stage hide caption

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Familiar Folks Make Up A Play's 'Good People'

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Sergei Filin, artistic director of the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre's Bolshoi Ballet, was nearly blinded by an attacker on Jan. 17. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Moscow, Scandals Shake A Storied Ballet

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For Super Bowl Ads, More Social-Media Savvy

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A scene from 99% — The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film, a Sundance documentary that raised more than $23,000 on Kickstarter. Ari Ress/Sundance Film Festival hide caption

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For Would-Be Sundancers, Kickstarter Can Fuel Films

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Rand Paul Calls Out Hillary Clinton Over Indian Comedy Tour

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Hold On To Your Tighty Whities, Captain Underpants Is Back!

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Members of the Japanese-American 442nd Combat Team stand at attention on Nov. 12, 1944. The National WWII Museum in New Orleans asks visitors to consider the dilemma Japanese-Americans faced when they were asked to enlist. AP/U.S. Army Signal Corps hide caption

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World War II Exhibit Asks Visitors, 'What Would You Do?'

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The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

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Trixie (Helen George, left), Chummy (Miranda Hart), Jenny (Jessica Raine) and Cynthia (Bryony Hannah) are midwives serving London's poor East End in the 1950s. Laurence Cendrowicz/PBS hide caption

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Beyond 'Downton': BBC Shows You May Have Missed

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Etsy, which began as a place for home crafters and small businesses to sell their goods, has experienced growing pains as it surpasses 800,000 sellers. Courtesy of Etsy hide caption

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Etsy Crafts A Strategy For Staying Handmade And Profitable

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