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When the Gran Splendid Theater in Buenos Aires was converted into a branch of the Ateneo bookstore, the stage became a cafe. It was just named "the world's most beautiful bookstore" by National Geographic. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Inside 'The World's Most Beautiful Bookstore' In Argentina

National Geographic has named El Ateneo Grand Splendid the top shop in the world. But that's only where the history of the 100-year-old Buenos Aires building, once a palatial theater, begins.

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Furloughed Workers In Hard-Hit Community Gather For Potluck During Shutdown

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He Films the Clouds Maybeshewill
Green Chimneys Santi BeBriano
Leo the Gemini Damu the Fudgemunk
Green & Gold Lianne La Havas
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Inside 'The World's Most Beautiful Bookstore' In Argentina

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"These songs, they just kind of pop up in my head and I feel like I have to write them down," Mike Posner says. Meredith Truax/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Beginnings Always Hide Themselves In The End': Mike Posner On Grieving And Growth

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Perfect Mike Posner
So There Ben Folds

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