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In Ellington’s Shadow: The Life of Billy Strayhorn

A new film examines the work of the composer of "Take the 'A' Train" and "Lush Life."

Dave Brubeck

DAVE BRUBECK: Ambassador of Cool

The master of West Coast jazz blends his music with his advocacy for human rights.

Denver Art Museum

A new building opens its doors at the Denver Art Museum.

A Patchwork of History

Eleven thousand quilts go online and offer clues about their creators.

Portrait of the Past

Newly discovered Maya murals reveal the civilization's sophistication.

Living Traditions

The stories of Appalachian artists, singers, and coal miners are recorded in nearly four decades of filmmaking.

Preparing for the Worst

An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.

A New Visual Language

An exhibition explores how the American West inspired Modernism.

Gilded Splendor: A Nomadic Tribe Creates a Dynasty

The Liao came from the steppes of Mongolia to erect a capital city that becomes Beijing.

Cataloging the Cradle of Civilization

Global positioning tracks archaeological sites in Iraq.