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Bootsy Collins' new album, World Wide Funk, is available Oct. 27. Michael Weintrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The 'World Wide Funk' Of Bootsy Collins

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A billboard advertising a gun tourism business in Las Vegas hovers above the Mandalay Bay Hotel, site of a mass shooting Sunday night that killed 58 people and injured nearly 500. Monika Evstatieva/NPR hide caption

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Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts

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One of Starry Kitchen's signature dishes is Singaporean chili crab, which is served with beer buttermilk beignets to sop up the spicy sauce. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Starry Kitchen Cookbook: The Rocky Journey Of A Famed Underground Restaurant

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El Corrido de Boyle Heights, or The Ballad of Boyle Heights, was painted in 1983 by the East Los Streetscapers, an artist collective that painted a number of murals across Los Angeles' Boyle Heights neighborhood. Monika Evstatieva/NPR hide caption

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'¡Murales Rebeldes!': These Disappearing LA Murals Mirror Their Community

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Kelp plants grow on a 30-foot-long, white PVC pole suspended in the water. If this is successful, instead of just one row, there would be a whole platform, hundreds of meters across and hundreds of meters deep, full of kelp plants. Courtesy of David Ginsburg/Wrigley Institute hide caption

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Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean

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Pamela Adlon plays plays Sam, a single mom raising three daughters (from left, Olivia Edward, Hannah Alligood and Mikey Madison) in the FX comedy series Better Things. Pamela Littky/FX hide caption

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Pamela Adlon Started Working At Age 9, But 'Better Things' Happened At 50

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Despite what the critics might say, Will and Win Butler of Arcade Fire say the band's new album, Everything Now, is "direct and heartfelt." Guy Aroch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Content And Connection: Arcade Fire On 'Everything Now'

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"If you hear the music, you don't have to be there looking at somebody's body," Sonny Rollins says. "His music is here. All the time." John Abbott/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 7 Decades, Sonny Rollins Can't Get Music Off His Mind

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Kansas City musician Krystle Warren, whose forthcoming album is titled Three the Hard Way, has lived in France for nine years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

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Why Are Americans Drinking Less Cow's Milk? Its Appeal Has Curdled

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Magnus August Høiberg, better known as Cashmere Cat, is the producer behind hits like Kanye West's "Wolves." 9, out now, is his first solo album. Masahiro Shimazaki/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pop Hitmaker Cashmere Cat On 'Stumbling Upon Something New'

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Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés performs at the Havana Jazz Festival in December 2016. Valdés is one of the artistic directors of this year's International Jazz Day festivities. Erika Goldring/Getty Images hide caption

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Radical Grooves And Hometown Heroes: Cuba's Lasting Jazz Legacy

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Overcoats' debut album, Young, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen: Overcoats Perform Music From 'Young,' Plus A Little Amy Winehouse

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The Garden of Eatin' diner is in Galesville, Wis., where many Democratic voters decided to vote for Donald Trump during the 2016 election. Monika Evstatieva/NPR hide caption

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Will Trump Democrats In Wisconsin Swing Back To Their Party?

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"I like to refer to myself as king sometimes, not as queen," Little Simz says. "That's a conscious decision, because I feel like women are just equally as powerful." Kevin Morosky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Little Simz Keeps Her Eye On The Throne

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