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Bone Chaos in the Castle Kaki King
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One of the highlights of the new China Art Palace in Shanghai is a giant digital rendering of a famous ancient scroll, "Along the River During Qingming Festival," which includes figures that walk and talk. The work was first presented at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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China Builds Museums, But Filling Them Is Another Story

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Crimewave Crystal Castles

Millions of people who rely on check-cashing stores, like this one in New York City, could run into trouble buying health insurance. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Latest Health Hurdle: Buying Insurance Without A Bank Account

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So Much for So Little Kaki King
Soul Window Leon "Foster" Thomas

Suzanne Hoogendijk, shown here in 2009, hid for two years with her mother in Amsterdam to escape the Nazis. Margot Adler/NPR hide caption

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Discovering A Family Member's Lost Time In Amsterdam

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Cedar Smoke Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
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Petals on the Path
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Stir It Up Monty Alexander
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Stir It Up: The Music of Bob Marley
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Bodyguard Dawn Landes
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In Between Lines The Album Leaf

Best known for bright, accessible modern jazz, Pat Metheny takes on an experimental composer's work with the new Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny And John Zorn: A Vivid Sound World

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Mastema Pat Metheny
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Dory's Day Out Garage a Trois

Suzanne Sells, a special education English teacher at Moore High School in Moore, Okla., stayed with her students through Monday's tornado though for some time her own daughter's fate was unknown. Alan Greenblatt/NPR hide caption

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Teacher Led Students Through Storm Despite Peril To Daughter

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Experience Ludovico Einaudi
The Templehof File Syriana
Lullaby For Lagos Whitefield Brothers & Quantic

David Cross and Portia de Rossi in a scene from Arrested Development, which returns on Netflix on May 26. Sam Urdank/AP hide caption

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'Arrested Development' Leads The Charge For Old Brands In New Media

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Lisztomania Phoenix
Detroit Marcus Miller

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