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

Nearly 200 Comedians, All Playing The Same City

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Remember that scene from Dirty Dancing when Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey practice their lifts in a lake? Turns out they weren't the only ones in the water; choreographer Kenny Ortega was right there beside them. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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You Might Not Know Kenny Ortega, But You Probably Know His Choreography

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For More Than 30 Years, Comics Flock To Montreal Every July

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On the new album Into The Deep, the seasoned instrumentalists of Galactic team up with a host of singers including Macy Gray and Mavis Staples. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 20 Years, New Orleans Band Galactic Lifts Off With New Voices

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his wife, Tonette, cheer during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Tonette Walker's views on issues such as same-sex marriage are potentially at odds with those of her husband, who is expected to announce his presidential run Monday. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Plus-size women have struggled in the past to find fashionable clothing options. But, with celebrities bringing plus size to the forefront, the fashion industry might wake up. Mary McLain/NPR hide caption

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As Plus-Size Fashion Gains Popularity, Retailers Play Catch-Up

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Ron Moody, Who Played Fagin In 'Oliver!' Dies At 91

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Army Spc. Jerral Hancock sits for a portrait with his son Julius. It is believed that Hancock was trapped under the wreckage of his Army tank in Iraq for half an hour before he was rescued. Courtesy of David Jay/Unknown Soldier hide caption

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It's Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At

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Henri Matisse's Seated Woman was found in an apartment in Munich. Wolf Heider-Sawall/Courtesy of Art Recovery Group hide caption

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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home

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1921 Matisse, 'Seated Woman,' To Be Reunited With Rosenberg Heirs

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Sir Topham Hatt: benevolent CEO or robber baron? HIT Entertainment hide caption

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Just How Do 'Thomas & Friends' Drive Sodor's Economy?

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The Zady clothing line sources cotton from the Texas Organic Cotton Cooperative in Lubbock, Texas. Zady hide caption

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Slow Fashion Shows Consumers What It's Made Of

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