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Angélique Kidjo's new album, Eve, showcases the voices of women from Kenya and her home country of Benin. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Angélique Kidjo Shares The 'Shiver' Of Hearing A Beautiful Voice

'I had a vision," says the singer, whose latest album showcases the voices of women from Kenya and her home country of Benin.

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Author Interviews

The Mystery Of Isabel Allende: Author Explores New Genre

"I'm not a fan of mysteries," says Isabel Allende. Strange words indeed from a woman whose mystery novel Ripper hits bookshelves this month. The renowned Chilean author talks about taking on a new genre and making it her own.

A group called StudentRND throws 24-hour code-a-thons for programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels. Coders show up at noon on Saturday, pitch ideas, form teams and code through the night trying to finish by noon on Sunday. Above, StudentRND participants work at a 2011 CodeDay in Seattle. StudentRND hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Computers Are The Future, But Does Everyone Need To Code?

There's been a groundswell of support for coding education — "developer evangelists" host 24-hour code-a-thons and there's talk of teaching coding as early as kindergarten. But one critic says that's overkill. Afterall, he says, just because you drive a car doesn't mean that you have to be an auto mechanic.

Nocturne in a Minor Chad Lawson

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Ashes Hilary Hahn & Hauschka

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Ebile Angélique Kidjo & Kronos Quartet

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Come Together Avishai Cohen

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Orisha Angélique Kidjo

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Kulumbu Angélique Kidjo & Dr. John

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Pearls Angélique Kidjo, Josh Groban et. al.

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