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Memory Fuels Art And Activism In Mark Bradford's 'Tomorrow Is Another Day'

Bradford represented the U.S. at the 2017 Venice Biennale. An exhibit of his work is now on view at The Baltimore Museum of Art — where one curator says he may well be the best painter working today.

Reminisce LAKEY INSPIRED
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Sunspots Bob Mould
Wrong Flock Edamame
Rise With The Blind The Shaolin Afronauts
Journey Through Time The Shaolin Afronauts

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Memory Fuels Art And Activism In Mark Bradford's 'Tomorrow Is Another Day'

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John Carpenter (center) directed and wrote the score for the horror classic Halloween, and wrote the score for its 2018 sequel. Trevor de Brauw/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Carpenter On The Enduring Sound Of 'Halloween'

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The Shape Hunts Allyson John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies
Ray's Goodbye John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies

When the mines in the North Fork Valley started laying off employees, Eric and Teresa Neal hired and retrained former coal miners to learn how to work with fiber optic cable. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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A Rural Colorado Coal County Was Struggling. Then A Tech Company Brought New Jobs

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Don't Let the Blind Go Deaf Years

Irakere Picon, 29, and Arianna Hermosillo, 30, on their wedding day earlier this year in Oak Park Conservatory in Chicago. Courtesy of Arianna Hermosillo and Irakere Picon hide caption

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When Immigration Status Puts Couple's Life 'At Pause'

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A Storm At Eilean Mor Jon Luc Hefferman
Event Horizon Jon Luc Hefferman
Pastel DJ Ezasscul
Dwindle Craft Spells
Komorebi Craft Spells
The Sondersong Whale Fall
True Places Whale Fall
Friday I'm in Love Midnite String Quartet

Load Trail has had a hard time hiring welders to fabricate its trailers since Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested about a quarter of its workforce in August. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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After ICE Raid, A Shortage Of Welders In Tigertown, Texas

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