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Instead of touring to promote his new album Naked Garden, Lukas Nelson is at home on his father Willie Nelson's ranch. "We're playing a lot of chess and dominoes. And we're writing music," he says. Joey Martinez /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lukas Nelson On Staying Home And Focusing On The Music

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News Brief: Social Distancing, COVID-19 Modeling, New York Deaths

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News Brief: California Order, ProPublica Probe, Italy Pandemic Deaths

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News Brief: A Roundup Of The Latest Coronavirus Stories

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News Brief: COVID-19 Effects Hit Economy Hard, Biden Wins 3 Primaries

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John Turturro plays Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf in The Plot Against America, a limited HBO series based on Philip Roth's 2004 novel. "Every one of the characters struggles with that question of: Where do you stand in an America that is transforming itself into something less than a republic?" says series co-creator David Simon. Michele K. Short/HBO hide caption

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In 'Plot Against America,' David Simon Finds Present Day In An Imagined Past

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News Brief: Coronavirus Travel Bans, Economic Fallout, NBA Season

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Too Busy? Make Time To 'Do Nothing'

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News Brief: Primary Results, Coronavirus, U.S. Troops In Syria

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects Spread, Democratic Primary

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Oil Prices Plunge, 6 Democratic Primaries

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News Brief: Coronavirus Outbreak, 2020 Campaign, Israel Election

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects, Democratic Nominating Contest

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Wajatta is a sort of musical odd couple: John Tejada (left) is a meticulous electronic composer and Reggie Watts (right) improvises all his music. Their album, Don't Let Get You Down, is out now. The1point8/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Art Shouldn't Be Painful': How Wajatta Combines Improvisation And Production

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