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Arts & Life
10:25 am
Mon June 17, 2013

An Inconvenient Tune

Pablo Helguera for NPR

Originally published on Fri June 14, 2013 11:50 am

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Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. His new book is Helguera's Artunes. You can see more of his work at Artworld Salon and on his own site.

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Arts & Life
10:24 am
Mon June 17, 2013

NO BS! Brass Band: Tiny Desk Concert


Originally published on Mon December 23, 2013 5:27 pm

Just southeast of the Virginia Commonwealth University campus in Richmond, Va., lies a compact neighborhood called Oregon Hill. Historically, it's been a (white) working-class part of town, affordable for students and various bohemian types. Recording engineer Lance Koehler was drawn to the place when he moved to Richmond from New Orleans; it's where he eventually found a two-story garage and converted it into his own recording studio and home. It didn't take him long to start doing business across the Richmond music map: Koehler is good at his job, and he's affordable.

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Arts & Life
9:43 am
Fri June 7, 2013

John Rutter and Cambridge Singers

Classical music
10:14 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Renaud Capucon plays Beethoven