Members of “The Beat Generation” cast, from left: Christopher James Webb, Ari Butler, Tony Crane, William Connell and Joey Collins. (Courtesy Meghan Moore, Merrimack Repertory Theatre)
As part of its Jack Kerouac Literary Festival, the University of Massachusetts Lowell dusts off and debuts the novelist’s only known foray into play writing. Here and Now‘s Andrea Shea reports.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.
Journalist Heather Lende has been writing obituaries in the small town of Haines, Alaska, for 20 years.
New research examining the genetics of panda waste shows they would be better suited to eat meat than plants.
The White House's Pollinator Health Task Force has released a strategy to help improve bee habitat and health.
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff says he's concerned about balancing the risk to soldiers and the value of the captured intelligence.