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Maryland Doctor Wins Van Cliburn Amateur Piano Competition

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David Jackson (left) and Dave Petrillo of Coffee Joulies brought in more than $300,000 using Kickstarter.com. Paul Agus/Courtesy of Coffee Joulies hide caption

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Arts-Funding Site Gets 'Kickstart' From Business Bids

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Lady Gaga Sells Latest Album Everywhere, And For Cheap

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Carl Craig says he's always thought of his music as "a personal beautification of Detroit." Wills Glasspiegel for NPR hide caption

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Detroit Techno City: Exporting A Sound To The World

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Idina Menzel (left) and Kristin Chenoweth of Wicked perform during the 58th Annual Tony Awards. Frank Micelotta/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah And 'Glee' Say Goodbye With Something 'Wicked'

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Minor Threat performs in 1980. The group is one of the bootstrapping indie bands profiled in the book Our Band Could Be Your Life. Susie Josephson Horgan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Our Band Could Be Your Life, Still

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