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Music

At This Summer Camp, Horn Players Of All Ages Find Community

High-school students hoping to go pro, adult amateurs and professors of the instrument all gather annually at the Kendall Betts Horn Camp in New Hampshire.

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Remembering Liu Xiaobo, Who Fought For Human Rights In China

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It may look nondescript now, but New Orleans' Congo Square is where the musical foundations of jazz were laid down. Kevin McCaffrey/Courtesy of "A Closer Walk" hide caption

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Music News

In New Orleans, There's A Piece Of Music History Around Every Corner

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In New Orleans, There's A Piece Of Music History Around Every Corner

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Strange News

A Criminal Mastermind At Work

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A Criminal Mastermind At Work

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National

The Floating Symphony

2 min

The Floating Symphony

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At This Summer Camp, Horn Players Of All Ages Find Community

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Author Interviews

The Total Eclipse Of 1878

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The Total Eclipse Of 1878

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