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October 24, 2014 Comment

On Stage: Texas Renaissance Festival

The festival bills itself as the largest renaissance festival in the country, and is celebrating its 40 years.

October 10, 2014 Comment

On Stage: Festival Seeks To Pass The Torch In Tango

The art of the tango is being celebrated and showcased at a festival in New York City.

September 26, 2014 Comment

On Stage: High School Band Festival In Luverne, MN

Nearly two dozen high school marching bands will converge for the 64th annual TriState Band Festival in Luverne, Minn.

September 19, 2014 3 Comments

On Stage: Hoopcamp Goes Beyond Hula Hoops

In our “On Stage” series today, we go to Hoopcamp, which bills itself as the “largest yearly gathering of the hoop dance community.”

August 8, 2014 2 Comments

On Stage: Christian Rap At Rap Fest

In our weekly look at performances around the country, we visit a Christian rap festival in the Bronx, now in its 21st year.

August 1, 2014 5 Comments

All-Women New York Poetry Slam Team Heads to the Nationals

Mahogany Browne, Amy Leon and Katherine George are three members of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe team.

July 11, 2014 Comment

On Stage: The Colorado Black Arts Festival

Perry Ayers, who co-founded the festival 28 years ago, talks about what’s on tap for this weekend, including jazz, gospel and more.

July 4, 2014 2 Comments

On Stage: Orlando Story Club

In this community group, co-founded by a former Hollywood producer, anyone can share their story in front of an audience and judges.

June 27, 2014 2 Comments

On Stage: The Del Close Marathon

In a new series, we focus on what’s happening on stages across the country. Today, we take a look at an improv comedy showcase.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 23 Comment

New Documentary Profiles Human Rights Watch Team

An elite group known as the E-Team travels across the globe documenting human rights violations and war crimes.

October 23 Comment

Bottom Of The Sea Is ‘A World Of Surprises’

The world's oceans cover nearly two-thirds of the Earth's surface, yet little is understood about the ocean floor.

October 22 13 Comments

Colorado Backs Away From Pot Edibles Ban

Critics say a ban would violate the state's voter-approved legalization of recreational marijuana, which took effect in January.

October 22 4 Comments

Modest Raise For Social Security Recipients

Economist Diane Swonk says the 1.7 percent cost-of-living increase falls short of the inflation older Americans actually see.