Classical is a music genre hampered by a tendency to exclude or intimidate newcomers. But Clemency Burton-Hill, creative director at WQXR, a public classical radio station serving New York, wants to change that. An evangelist for art that leaves her…
By Jeffrey Brown
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx on Friday afternoon announced the 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. They involve four victims, at least three of whom were younger than 17. Foxx said the sentencing range for aggravated sexual assault is…
By Associated Press
Known for composing in styles ranging from melody to dissonance, Argento earned the Pulitzer in 1975.
By Associated Press
This Valentine’s Day, three neuroscientists explain why music-evoked memories are so potent -- and whether we can let them go.
By Nsikan Akpan
Can more diverse nominees, Michelle Obama, and big wins for women help the Grammys bounce back from last year’s criticism? To answer those questions and more, the PBS NewsHour will host #NewsHourChats on Twitter at 3 p.m. ET Feb. 11.
By Dan Cooney
Musgraves, nominated for four Grammys, said her version of country music is inspired by its roots. But she also loves a huge range of other artists.
By Laura Santhanam
This music workshop helps to keep two things alive -- the region’s arts and culture and residents' ability to recover from addiction.
By Jay Shefsky, WTTW
In Chicago, members of a punk rock band called The Bollweevils have been balancing their conventional day jobs -- as a physician, a principal, an electrician and a college administrator -- with their unconventional hobby for more than two decades.
By Tom Casciato, Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
As we learned a few years ago in the Oscar-winning film “20 Feet from Stardom,” sometimes the best singers in the band are those who are seldom center-stage. They have the game, just not quite the fame. The same can…
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