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  • Singer Gregory Porter

    Winner of the 2014 Grammy for best jazz vocal album (“Liquid Spirit”), Porter comments on making his mark as a songwriter, as well as a singer.

    13:25
    Air Date: March 5, 2014
    Singer Gregory Porter
    March 5, 2014 | 13:25
  • Saxophonist Wayne Shorter

    The Grammy winner this year for best improvised jazz solo (“Orbits” from his live album “Without a Net”), Shorter demonstrates his ageless artistry in breaking musical barriers.

    12:06
    Air Date: March 4, 2014
    Saxophonist Wayne Shorter
    March 4, 2014 | 12:06
  • Conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen

    The conductor laureate for the L.A. Philharmonic and a 2014 Grammy nominee shares memories of the opening of the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.

    12:10
    Air Date: March 4, 2014
    Conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen
    March 4, 2014 | 12:10
  • Trumpeter Herb Alpert

    Alpert, who picked up another Grammy this year for “Steppin’ Out” (best pop instrumental album), reflects on his 50+ years in the music business.

    12:30
    Air Date: March 3, 2014
    Trumpeter Herb Alpert
    March 3, 2014 | 12:30
  • Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys

    The talented singer, songwriter and producer talks about the project for which she won her 15th Grammy this year (best R&B album), “Girl on Fire.”

    11:56
    Air Date: March 3, 2014
    Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
    March 3, 2014 | 11:56
  • 2014 Oscar Highlights

    On the eve of the 2014 Oscars ceremony, we look at some of the nominated projects and revisit highlights of conversations with several of the nominees for this year’s golden statuette.

    26:37
    Air Date: February 28, 2014
    2014 Oscar Highlights
    February 28, 2014 | 26:37
  • Actor-producer Forest Whitaker

    The award-winning actor previews his latest film, the psychological thriller Repentance, and comments on the work of his foundation.

    26:36
    Air Date: February 27, 2014
    Actor-producer Forest Whitaker
    February 27, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actress Julianne Nicholson

    One of the stars of August: Osage County, Nicholson discusses her role in the new Sundance TV original series, The Red Road.

    09:29
    Air Date: February 26, 2014
    Actress Julianne Nicholson
    February 26, 2014 | 09:29
  • Dr. David B. Agus

    An international leader in new technologies and approaches for personalized healthcare, Agus explains his latest text, A Short Guide to a Long Life.

    14:07
    Air Date: February 26, 2014
    Dr. David B. Agus
    February 26, 2014 | 14:07
  • Actor Harry Lennix

    The accomplished film, television and stage actor talks about his latest role, in NBC’s breakout action-thriller hit, The Blacklist.

    26:36
    Air Date: February 25, 2014
    Actor Harry Lennix
    February 25, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actor-screenwriter Steve Coogan

    The Oscar nominee and well-known English impressionist reflects on his transition from comedy to dramatic acting and on writing for the big screen.

    11:53
    Air Date: February 24, 2014
    Actor-screenwriter Steve Coogan
    February 24, 2014 | 11:53
  • International relations scholar Robert English

    The director of the University of Southern California’s School of International Relations and former Defense Department policy analyst assesses the crisis in Ukraine.

    12:07
    Air Date: February 24, 2014
    International relations scholar Robert English
    February 24, 2014 | 12:07
  • Actress Rhea Perlman

    The four-time Emmy winner and one of television’s most loved comic actresses outlines her character in the TV Land comedy, Kirstie.

    11:36
    Air Date: February 21, 2014
    Actress Rhea Perlman
    February 21, 2014 | 11:36
  • Groceryships founder Sam Polk

    The “wealth addict”-turned-philanthropist shares why he walked away from Wall Street and reassessed his priorities.

    12:04
    Air Date: February 21, 2014
    Groceryships founder Sam Polk
    February 21, 2014 | 12:04