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Elena Hinestrosa and her ensemble, Integración Pacífica, perform at one of Petronio Alvarez Music Festival's educational panels. Maria Paz Gutierrez hide caption

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Colombia's Big Summer Music Festival Is All About Blackness

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Clemson's Aamir Simms (25) shoots against Auburn's Malik Dunbar (14) during a second round game of the 2018 NCAA men's basketball tournament last week. The NCAA will make $771 million from this year's tournament. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Shouldn't We Pay Student-Athletes?

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Robin Pecknold, of the band Fleet Foxes, felt he needed to turn his attention back to the parts of his life that music had eclipsed in order to grow as an artist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Time Off — And Surfing — Influenced Fleet Foxes' 'Crack-Up'

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