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  • Storyteller Bill Harley debuts new "Jack and the Beanstalk" at Symphony Hall

     
    What happens when you take a well-known English folk tale and folk music from Europe and America, combine it with a full orchestra and put the whole thing in the hands of a children’s storyteller known for his wit? You get “Jack and the...
  • Guitarist Doc Watson dead at 89: A 1-2-3 video primer

     
    Guitarist Doc Watson, who died Tuesday at age 89, leaves an extensive legacy that documents his wide-reaching influence in the world of guitar playing and folk music. Here are three video examples of his artistry in different settings....
  • Grammy, Pulitzer winners, TV star among highlights of upcoming Zoellner season

     
    A Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
  • Homemade potato salad -- a summer classic

    Homemade potato salad -- a summer classic
    Repeat after me: No more yellow muck! No more yellow muck! It's time to stand up for all that is right with homemade potato salad. Now I can't take credit for starting the no-more-yellow-muck movement, but I warmly embrace humorist Garrison Keillor's...
  • Tried, true and blue

    Tried, true and blue
    Thousands of Americans nationwide go for the blue — ribbon, that is — in state fair food contests. Jim Woodworth is one of those home cooks who enter the cooking competitions each year with a healthy case of ribbon lust. They call him "The...
  • Book review: 'Everyone's a Winner'

    Book review: 'Everyone's a Winner'
    We're living in an age of prize proliferation. It might not feel like it — especially with so many families hit hard by economic turmoil in the last few years — but it still exists, according to Joel Best's "Everyone's a Winner," a book that...
  • NPR blew it by firing Juan Williams

    Juan Williams gets nervous when people in Muslim garb board his flight. Is that admission wrong because it reinforces a stereotype? Or is this a good thing because it forces us to deal with it? I can't say I'm immune to a similar sentiment even...
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  • Books & Ideas: Publishing's future is debated at BookExpo America

    Books & Ideas: Publishing's future is debated at BookExpo America
    If it was a bright sign that plenty of iPads lit up BookExpo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show and convention held at Manhattan's Jacob Javits Center this week, it was equally telling that the hot trend for fall books is dystopian...
  • Tucson's apres-game music

    Tucson's apres-game music
    If you're headed to see the Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz., this spring, know that there's plenty to do besides baseball. About a two-hour drive south from Glendale, a Phoenix suburb, is Tucson, one of the Cactus League's two original towns. The Cleveland...
  • Visitors to this charming Wisconsin town get more than stunning views of Lake Superior

    Visitors to this charming Wisconsin town get more than stunning views of Lake Superior
    First thing visitors to Bayfield notice is the view of Lake Superior. Its gleaming blue waters practically wrap the town, which, after all, is why many people visit in the first place. Other signs that this is among the sweetest of Midwest small towns...