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20 Years A Musician, Mike Flanigin Reflects On Firsts

After two decades as a working musician, the Texas organist is releasing his debut album, The Drifter. Its title track takes him back to his first blues record.

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'Same Old Partisan Games,' Clinton Says Of Attacks Regarding Emails

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Syrian migrants arrive on an overcrowded dinghy to the coast of the southeastern Greek island of Kos from Turkey, on Saturday. A ferry boat has been sent by the Greek government to the resort of Kos to speed up the registration process of hundreds of Syrian refugees. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fleeing War, Syrians And Afghans Stream Onto Tiny Greek Island

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Will Rogers Helped Popularize Radio With Pointed Humor

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Give a Man Enough Rope Keith Carradine, John Ganun et. al.
Thunder Will Rogers

Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring stares back at cellphones at the Frick Collection in New York City. "The art museum used to offer objects, works of art, the finest that we have," Lewis says. "And it's gone from offering objects to offering an experience." Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People Love Art Museums — But Has The Art Itself Become Irrelevant?

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20 Years A Musician, Mike Flanigin Reflects On Firsts

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The Drifter Mike Flanigin
Kc Dupree
Urbana Michael Brook
Garuda Michael Brook

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In Measuring Post-Katrina Recovery, A Racial Gap Emerges

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Assume the Position Lafayette Gilchrist

People in Paris dance at the "Tel Aviv beach event" on the banks of the Seine River on Thursday. Every summer, Paris celebrates a different seaside city. But the choice of Tel Aviv this year sparked protests from pro-Palestinian activists, who head a rival "Gaza beach event." Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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A Paris 'Beach Party' Turns Into A Middle East Protest

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Leben Zol Palestina Tim Sparks
Ten Years Steve Tibbetts, Marc Anderson et. al.

Henry Cavill (left) and Armie Hammer star as CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin in Guy Ritchie's reboot of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Daniel Smith/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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'60s Spies Hit The Big Screen, With Guy Ritchie Flair

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Take You Down
Vinciguerra Affair

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