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May 25

The Resurrected New York City Opera's Ambitious New Season

When the New York City Opera (NYCO) announced its final performances and imminent bankruptcy in September 2013, opera lovers, not just in Manhattan, were shocked. How could a 70-year-old company,…
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May 25

Hip-Hop Group Adds Rhymes To The 'Morning Edition' Theme Song

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May 25

In 'Porcelain,' Moby Searches For Validation And Finds Unlikely Success

In the late 1980s, Moby was drawn to what he calls "the dirty mecca" of New York City. As a DJ and electronic musician, he was a staple of the rave scene: massive crowds dancing until dawn, probably…
May 24

Low Cut Connie on Beale Street Caravan

This week on Beale Street Caravan, the rock n roll circus known as Low Cut Connie comes to town bringing a Memphis-inspired house party with them.
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May 22

Candice Hoyes Sings Blackness, Womanhood And History On Her New Jazz Album

When Candice Hoyes sings, she's channeling a legacy of black women like Eartha Kitt, Nancy Wilson, and Lena Horne, all of whom helped shape the modern musician-cum-activist role.