“As morality shifts,” NPR’s Ann Powers writes, “music does, too, helping people navigate those boundaries.”
This is a vaguely threatening day for New Englanders who love their NPR in duplicate.
What has NPR’s Terry Gross learned after all these years of probing famous people’s psyches? “We are all mortal. Life is short, and for some life is full of pain.”
Maria Tallchief forever changed the idea of what it meant to see America dancing.
Isaiah Sheffer’s lasting contribution will be his almost single-handed revival of interest in that most beguiling of fictional forms, the short story.
In his exploration of history, Jack Beatty suggests that World War I, as we know it, was an improbable event.
An exciting month, and that isn’t hyperbole. A couple of North American premieres: a futuristic opera from MIT’s Tod Machover and poet Robert Pinsky and a drama tweaking The New Testament from Howard Brenton. Toss in iconic director Peter Brook staging Beckett, F. Murray Abraham as Shylock, and Car Talk:The Musical and you are talking about taking out the smelling salts