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Ed Ward, Rock Critic And Historian, Dead At 72

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Big dreams, Tiny Desk: Starting May 11, you can enter this year's Tiny Desk Contest. NPR hide caption

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Announcing The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

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Almost two months ago, two of Lady Gaga's French bulldogs were stolen and her dog walker shot. Five people have now been arrested in the case. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Money Mark, Beastie Boys Keyboardist, Has A Timeless Reminder

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Bob Fass, longtime radio host for WBAI, died Saturday. His show, Radio Unnameable, aired for more than 50 years. Jon Kalish hide caption

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Bob Fass, Free-Form Radio Pioneer, Dies At 87

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Digital Underground, led by Shock G, shown here in 1990, was one of the early rap groups to follow the example — in sound and energy — set by George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. Raymond Boyd/Getty Images hide caption

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Herbie Hancock, speaking to high school students in the State Dining Room of the White House during President Obama's celebration of International Jazz Day on April 29, 2016. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The State Theatre in Boyertown, Penn. photographed on Jan. 4, 2021. In April, the U.S. Small Business Administration had a troubled start to its Small Venue Operators Grant program. MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle vi/MediaNews Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Shuttered Venues Still Waiting For Government Aid Announced In December

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Billy McFarland, pictured leaving federal court in March 2018, was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to fraud charges related to the failed Fyre Festival. Ticket holders and event organizers reached a settlement in a class-action suit this week. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Taylor Swift, onstage during the Fearless Tour at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 27, 2009 in New York. Swift released a re-recorded version of her 2008 album Fearless on April 9, 2021. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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A musician, disoriented by his loss of work and the inefficiency of bureaucracy, made the best of waiting in line for unemployment by making music. Martin Poole/Getty Images hide caption

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Lovely Songs From The Big Hold, Inspired By Bureaucracy

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Blues Alley Jazz in Washington, D.C., is livestreaming its performances, one of many clubs affected by the pandemic. Beloved jazz clubs in New York, Denver and New Orleans have closed. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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