In 2015, a delegation of city leaders from Columbus, Ohio, went to Italy's Genoa, where they heard a performance of the famed Paganini violin. The contingent spent the next four years working to arrange a visit for the violin to…
By Jackie Shafer, WOSU
“Be More Chill,” a Broadway musical written by Joe Tracz and scored by Joe Iconis, explores the emotional rollercoaster of growing up -- with a magical twist. The show’s release comes on the heels of several other successful musicals about…
By Jeffrey Brown
The world of YA is “finally giving LGBTQ+ teens the literature they deserve," New York Public Library’s manager of young adult programs said.
By Elizabeth Flock
A singer of remarkable power and range, Garland was one of the brightest stars. But she also suffered a lifetime of mental and physical health problems, fueled by addiction.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Acclaimed director Ron Howard has released a new documentary on the life of opera star Luciano Pavarotti, who grew up in Modena, Italy, and rose to fame with the global phenomenon The Three Tenors. The film is filled with archival…
Pipe organs are typically associated with churches and cathedrals. Their very size and complexity can render them intimidating. But one young organist, Cameron Carpenter, is reshaping the perception of the instrument. Special correspondent Cat Wise recently attended one of his…
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said in a statement that Harjo helped tell an "American story" of traditions both lost and maintained, of "reckoning and myth-making.
By Elizabeth Flock
When N.K. Jemisin began writing “The Fifth Season,” the first of a trilogy of sci-fi books, she knew that she would start the story with the end of the world.
By Hari Sreenivasan
In 2015, actress Maddie Corman’s life became a nightmare when her husband was arrested for having child pornography on his computer. Now Corman has written an emotional play, "Accidentally Brave," about the harrowing experience. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Corman…
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