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Music Interviews

Dervish Finds New Ways To Celebrate Tradition With 'The Great Irish Songbook'

As the Irish band Dervish approaches its 30th anniversary, they musicians have released The Great Irish Songbook with guests including Steve Earle, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill and more.

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Opinion: A Showcase Of 'Uncaged Art' By Children Once Detained

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Farm, Pt. 1 Michael Brook
Urbana Michael Brook

Safehouse is considering locating in this block of Hilton Street in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. The proposed facility would allow drug users to inject under medical supervision. The neighborhood is known for its drug use. Natalie Piserchio for NPR hide caption

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Supporters Sue To Open Safe Injection Site In Philadelphia, Citing Religious Freedom

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Sodul Amin, 30, is one of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees who've gotten chickenpox since December. The highly contagious disease spreads easily in the overcrowded refugee camps. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Chickenpox, The Latest Burden On The Rohingya Refugees

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Sketch for Summer [Live] The Durutti Column
Sweet Rain Euphoria
Angelita Jon Auer
Bonnie and Clyde [Instrumental] Jon Auer
The End of All Rivers Bruce Cockburn
Tried and Tested Bruce Cockburn

"The first thing you need to know about me is that I am Greg Heffley's best friend," Rowley Jefferson writes in his journal. "I know it says that on the cover but I wanted to mention it in case you missed that part." Jeff Kinney/Amulet Books hide caption

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The Wimpy Kid's Best Friend Gets A Diary Of His Own ... And He's 'Awesome'

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid David Benoit

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Can This Breakfast Cereal Help Save The Planet?

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The Way It Is The B-52s & Bruce Hornsby & the Range

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Dervish Finds New Ways To Celebrate Tradition With 'The Great Irish Songbook'

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Molly Malone Dervish
My Bride and I Dervish

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