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New book brings foodies on a global culinary adventure

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Cecily Wong, one of the co-authors of a new book called Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide. It explores culinary delicacies from every continent.


Encore: Book expresses still-fresh feelings about a tumultuous year

Monday, October 11, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with poet Tracy K. Smith about the book she co-edited, There's a Revolution Outside, My Love: Letters from a Crisis, which was published earlier this year.


Cimafunk's 'El Alimento' blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with classic American funk

Friday, October 08, 2021

The sophomore album from the Cuban artist is a wildly danceable collection of songs, including a collaboration with funk legend George Clinton and some family wisdom.


Host of 'Making Gay History' reflects on coming of age during the AIDS crisis

Thursday, October 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Eric Marcus, the host of the podcast Making Gay History, about his audio memoir on coming of age during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.


Tirzah's 'Colourgrade' welcomes interpretation

Friday, October 01, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to the British songwriter about writing her atmospheric and experimental sophomore album, Colourgrade.


How Our Brains Create Meaning From The Sounds Around Us

Monday, September 27, 2021

How do our brains create meaning from the sounds around us? That is the question at the heart of a new book from neuroscientist Nina Kraus, called Of Sound Mind.


'What Do You Need A Song For?': Esperanza Spalding's Search For The Answer

Friday, September 24, 2021

At the heart of Esperanza Spalding's new album is the question "What do you need a song for?" NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with the Grammy-winning musician about her album, Songwrights Apothecary Lab.


Meet Neffy, The Winner Of The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

After thousands of entries, the Tiny Desk Contest judges have landed on this year's winner.


Severe Flooding Tests Detroit's Aging Infrastructure

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro visits residents in Detroit's Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood, who talk about their need for infrastructure funding to combat the growing impact of climate change on their community.


Climate Report Co-Author: 'The Pile Of Evidence Is Now Enormous'

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kim Cobb, one of the lead authors of the U.N.'s new landmark climate report, about the urgency of acting to lower emissions and how oceans are impacted by climate change.


White House Climate Scientist Reacts To U.N. Report

Monday, August 09, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Jane Lubchenco, who leads climate and environment science efforts at the White House, about the findings of the United Nations' major new report on climate change.


Oklahoma Sees Spike In Respiratory Virus Among Children

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Oklahoma is seeing a spike in childhood cases of the respiratory virus RSV. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Cameron Mantor of the Oklahoma Children's Hospital about the outbreak.


Yola Takes The Whole Wheel With 'Stand For Myself'

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The British-born singer is, after years of successful but imbalanced collaborative work and four Grammy nominations for her last record, finally and fully at the creative helm of her career.


Investigation Lays Out Plot To Kidnap Michigan's Governor

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Buzzfeed reporters Jessica Garrison and Ken Bensinger about the militia group that tried to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from the state capitol building.


How The Pegasus Spyware Worked

Thursday, July 22, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell about the investigation into how spyware infected the devices of international government officials, activists and journalists.


COVID-19 Cases Are Rising As Tokyo Olympics Get Underway

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with New York Times Tokyo bureau chief Motoko Rich on the Japanese public's concern over the government's decision to hold the Olympics despite rising cases of COVID-19.


Joy Oladokun Finds Her Spotlight

Friday, July 09, 2021

Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joined All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro to talk about her latest album, in defense of my own happiness.


Play It Forward: Singer Constance Hauman On Harmony, Rhythm, Opera And Funk

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Constance Hauman about her new album, Tropical Thunderstorm, her experiences as a multi-genre musician and an artist she's grateful for: Daf player Asal Malekzadeh.


With 'Mother Nature,' Angelique Kidjo Passes The Torch To Young African Musicians

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The new album from singer Angélique Kidjo, Mother Nature, is a showcase of collaborations with up-and-coming artists from across Africa, including Nigerian star Burna Boy.


Bishops Debate Whether Politicians Who Support Abortion Rights Can Receive Communion

Friday, June 18, 2021

American Catholic bishops voted to move forward with a process that may challenge the eligibility of politicians who support abortion rights, such as President Joe Biden, to receive communion.