Hillary Bonhomme

Hillary Bonhomme appears in the following:

A Tale of Two Irenes

Monday, December 31, 2018

The mystery surrounding two relatively unknown female songwriters and the real composer of “Good Morning Heartache.”

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The Rise of Bernstein's 'Candide'

Thursday, March 01, 2018

The source material for Bernstein's jewel was published by Voltaire 260 years ago. Learn about the show's bumpy rise to the top.

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100 Years of Scatting

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Hillary Bonhomme shows you how scat singing has been reinvented throughout the decades. Listen to the audio piece and explore the interactive map!

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Let's Talk about Miss Simone

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Singer, Songwriter, social activist. How does one even begin discussing Nina Simone? Luckily, we have a few friends to help us out in this Extra, dedicated to the High Priestess of Soul.

Call and Response: The Musical Two-Way Street

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

An interactive collection of call and response examples throughout the decades. 


The Evolving Fight Over Women's Bodies

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Retro Report documentary team looks at the evolving fight over women’s bodies, from breaking sexual taboos in the '70s to the hit series "The Handmaid's Tale" today.


Esperanza Spalding Tests the Limits of Improvisation

Monday, September 11, 2017

The Grammy-winner's latest album is a fully improvisational experience. Over three days, she'll stream a 77-hour creative session on Facebook starting tomorrow at 9:00 AM Pacific time.


HIV Criminalization Laws Not Keeping Pace With Research, Treatment

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Recent studies suggest that HIV criminalization laws are not in sync with how the disease is treated in America and around the world.

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Congress Braces Itself for September

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The House and Senate are returning from recess with some pressing items to resolve, including decisions about raising the debt ceiling and sending relief funds to Houston.


If Disaster Comes, Could You Weather the Storm?

Friday, September 01, 2017

From a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey, to an unexpected broken bone, many Americans are not financially prepared for an emergency.


Some Houston Families Lose a Vital Lifeline to Harvey: School

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The first day of the new school year is being pushed back after Hurricane Harvey. For the low-income population, school helps provide baseline services for kids in need.


Atlanta Shutters Only Remaining Homeless 'Shelter of Last Resort'

Monday, August 28, 2017

Despite not having a new center to locate homeless persons, the city of Atlanta is closing its last so-called "shelter of last resort" in the city. 


Judge Blocks New Texas Voter ID Law

Friday, August 25, 2017

Earlier this week, a judge in Texas ruled against a voter ID law, but the state's attorney general says he plans to appeal the ruling. 


New Report Reveals The Hidden Dangers of Tasers

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Since the year 2000, more than 1,000 people have died after being struck by tasers during encounters with the police. In 9 out of 10 of those cases, the victim was unarmed.


A Hard Look at Texas' Congressional Maps

Monday, August 21, 2017

Last week a federal court ruled that two congressional districts in Texas violated the Constitution and Voting Rights Act.


With 'Hot Thoughts,' Spoon Continues Evolution

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Britt Daniel is the co-founder, lead singer, and guitarist for Spoon. The group just released their ninth-studio album, "Hot Thoughts," and are kicking off an international tour.


Using Music and Art to Reconcile America's Troubled History with Race

Monday, August 14, 2017

In the wake of the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, one professor at the University of Virginia is using music to examine the nation's troubled past and present.


Opioid Crisis Costs Employees and Employers

Thursday, August 10, 2017

As the opioid crisis reaches a critical level, workers are having a hard time passing drug tests, and this trend is having a broader effect on businesses. 


Roundtable: Kathryn Bigelow's 'Detroit' Draws Praise and Criticism

Friday, August 04, 2017

The director's portrayal of the 1967 Detroit uprising has drawn mixed reviews from a variety of audiences

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Newly Released Documents Shed Light on Years of Environmental Lies

Monday, July 31, 2017

Thousands of pages of documents dating back to the 1920s indicate a history of fraudulent science and regulatory collusion between pesticide companies and the government.  

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