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Sunday Puzzle

A Real American Hero

7 min

A Real American Hero

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Jazz clarinetist and bandleader Artie Shaw, circa 1940. He was born 100 years ago Sunday. Michael Ochs Archives/Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Interviews

Artie Shaw At 100: Celebrating A Swing Era Sensation

7 min

Artie Shaw At 100: Celebrating A Swing Era Sensation

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The Gulf's blue waters are streaked with reddish tendrils of oil. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Gulf Oil Spill: Containment And Clean Up

Drilling Advocate Frustrated By Handling Of Oil Spill

5 min

Drilling Advocate Frustrated By Handling Of Oil Spill

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The Columbus Symphony Orchestra is one of the Ohio arts organizations that has turned to CAPA -- the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts -- for help with finances and fundraising. Courtesy of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Culture

Everyone Else Outsources, So Why Can't The Arts?

3 min

Everyone Else Outsources, So Why Can't The Arts?

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Bassist Charlie Haden and pianist Keith Jarrett recorded their collaboration, Jasmine, in Jarrett's home studio. Reto Caduff/ECM Records hide caption

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Music Interviews

Charlie Haden And Keith Jarrett Channel The Standards

14 min

Charlie Haden And Keith Jarrett Channel The Standards

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