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Friday, December 21, 2018
Monáe's Dirty Computer can be found on just about every list of the best albums of 2018 — and it topped NPR's. The songwriter, actress and self-styled media exec says it could only have happened now.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Rock Store, run by the Savko family for more than 50 years, is one of the few structures still standing after last month's Woolsey Fire. There, amid the destruction, locals found help and hope.
Friday, November 02, 2018
Election Day is next Tuesday and NPR's All Things Considered wants to speak with first-time voters about why you're heading to the polls and what your experience has been so far.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
After eight years away, Robyn's new album Honey has fans asking where she's been. The answer, as the Swedish singer tells NPR's Ari Shapiro: dancing her way to emotional clarity.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The latest release from the young pop singer, known for Barbie doll imagery and bubble-gum sounds, features spookier sonics and a cameo from Elvira.
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Concerned about keeping toxic art supplies around his kids, Jason Logan began making his own all-natural inks. He shares his process in a new book — and on a gathering expedition in Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
America's water infrastructure is in need of a major upgrade. Leaks in the ailing system mean that across the U.S., places like Kentucky's Martin County lack clean drinking water, with no easy fixes.
Friday, September 21, 2018
The resourceful singer is unafraid to bring opera — and his high-flying top notes — to unlikely places, from sixth-grade classrooms to the offices of NPR.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
In Martin County, Ky., many residents haven't drunk water from their taps in years. The county is one of the poorest in America, and its water infrastructure is crumbling.
Friday, September 07, 2018
In late 2017, the South African city — hit by a historic drought — faced the possibility it would have to shut off its water supply within six months. A musical challenge helped avert that disaster.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Zimbabweans living in neighboring South Africa are injecting capital into a railway revamp — but much more is needed to get the country back on its feet.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
The lack of hard currency is a severe problem for the southern African nation.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
"I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it," says Savanna Madamombe. "The Mugabe era is gone, and it's something that can't ever be allowed to come back."
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The 22-year-old singer has been likened to David Bowie in fashion sense, Morrissey in vocal similarities and Father John Misty in his knack for satirical and apocalyptic-themed lyrics.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The new Netflix film chronicles the rapper's early career.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
"I like to understand music as a conversation," the Balkan singer says. "Music is language."
Friday, December 15, 2017
AOL instant messenger signed off for the final time this morning — 20 years after changing online communication.