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A new film examines the work of the composer of "Take the 'A' Train" and "Lush Life."
By Scott Ethier
The master of West Coast jazz blends his music with his advocacy for human rights.
By Meredith Hindley
A new building opens its doors at the Denver Art Museum.
By Anna Maria Gillis
Eleven thousand quilts go online and offer clues about their creators.
By Lori Creel
Newly discovered Maya murals reveal the civilization's sophistication.
By Laura Harbold
The stories of Appalachian artists, singers, and coal miners are recorded in nearly four decades of filmmaking.
By Victor Wishna
An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.
By Katie Kadue
An exhibition explores how the American West inspired Modernism.
By Susan Saccoccia
The Liao came from the steppes of Mongolia to erect a capital city that becomes Beijing.
Global positioning tracks archaeological sites in Iraq.
By Cynthia Barnes
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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