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The Reach of African Music

Three Los Angeles museums explore the complexities of music as it moves from one continent to another.

The Quintessential City

New York on film captures "the city that never sleeps."

American Popular Song

How Jerome Kern created the Broadway musical is told in a new radio series.

Ben Shahn’s New York

The painter's photography captures street life during the Depression.

Changing with the Times

From horses to motorcars, an exhibition chronicles cultural change among the Plateau Indians.

The New World Symphony

The archives of the Chicago Symphony tell the story of money, music, and the men behind the baton.

A Peopled Wilderness

A new exhibition explores the way in which the Adirondacks became Arcadia.

Crossing Boundaries

Edward L. Ayers describes how neighboring towns chose opposite sides in the Civil War.

Low Blows and High Rhetoric

The University of Oklahoma preserves political advertising in the age of television.

Celebrating Ernest Hemingway’s Century

Illinois and Idaho celebrate the life of the writer who made the declarative sentence a work of art.