Being Alive [Company] Bernadette Peters 0:33

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Poems Terence Blanchard 1:00

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To save money, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina is keeping some of its pilots out of the sky. Airman 1st Class Aubrey White/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Beyonce took the stage at this year's Super Bowl halftime show. Imagine a scientist instead. Perhaps dressed differently. Michael DeMocker /The Times-Picayune /Landov hide caption

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Cheese Alarm Robyn Hitchcock 0:18

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Linda Eno owns Twin Pines resort on Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota. She says business is down this year because of the weather, which has kept the lakes frozen. Conrad Wilson for NPR hide caption

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Ice Ice Baby Vanilla Ice 0:15

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Statistical Control Philip Glass 0:29

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Chris O'Dowd (left) stars in Family Tree, a new HBO show from Christopher Guest (right) and Jim Piddock. Suzanne Tenner/HBO hide caption

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James Cotton is in his 69th year of performing. The latest album by the Mississippi-born, Chicago-based bluesman is called Cotton Mouth Man. Christopher Durst/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's Bad You Know R.L. Burnside 0:08

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On the Road Again Chet Atkins 0:15

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Folsom Prison Blues Chet Atkins 1:01

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Pakistani men lined up to vote in Rawalpindi on Saturday. Men and women cast ballots separately as millions went to the poll. T. Mughal /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Congregants pray in front of a stained-glass window depicting South African statesman Nelson Mandela during Easter services at Regina Mundi Catholic Church in the Soweto of Johannesburg, South Africa, March 3. The church held prayers for Mandela, 94, who was in the hospital at the time. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Sidi Gouro Ali Farka Touré 0:07

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British cyclist Beryl Burton with her daughter Denise in March 1963. Mother and daughter later raced together in the 1972 world championships. John Pratt/Getty Images hide caption

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian-born author and MacArthur fellow. Her earlier works include the novels Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun and the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck. Ivara Esege/Random House hide caption

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Beasts of No Nation Fela Kuti & Egypt 80 0:07

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I Know Get Eye for Back Fela Ransome-Kuti and the Africa '70 1:28

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