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  • ‘Dilbert’ creator Scott Adams

    The creator of one of this generation’s most successful syndicated comic strips explains his text, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big.

    11:59
    Air Date: March 10, 2014
    ‘Dilbert’ creator Scott Adams
    March 10, 2014 | 11:59
  • Blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland

    The multiple Grammy nominee shows why, although she’s heir to a rich blues tradition, she’s making her own mark in music.

    11:43
    Air Date: March 7, 2014
    Blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland
    March 7, 2014 | 11:43
  • Tenor Lawrence Brownlee

    One of the most celebrated tenors in the opera world, Brownlee describes his L.A. opera debut and his CD, “Spiritual Sketches.”

    12:32
    Air Date: March 7, 2014
    Tenor Lawrence Brownlee
    March 7, 2014 | 12:32
  • Steel guitarist Robert Randolph

    Randolph—who plays one of the most difficult musical instruments there is: the pedal steel guitar—tells how he perfected his artistry.

    12:07
    Air Date: March 6, 2014
    Steel guitarist Robert Randolph
    March 6, 2014 | 12:07
  • Songwriter-singer Emeli Sandé

    The British-born singer-songwriter shares her feelings about her success in dominating the airways and the British and European charts.

    12:10
    Air Date: March 6, 2014
    Songwriter-singer Emeli Sandé
    March 6, 2014 | 12:10
  • Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite

    The singer-songwriter-guitarist and blues harmonica virtuoso discuss their Grammy-winning collaboration, “Get Up!”—their first CD together.

    10:58
    Air Date: March 5, 2014
    Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
    March 5, 2014 | 10:58
  • 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