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    David Lang: Vanguard of the Un-Cool

    David Lang may be a Pulitzer Prize-winner, but he’ll always think like an outsider.

    David Lang: Vanguard of the Un-Cool

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    Open Mike Eagle: Hip-Hope

    Open Mike Eagle’s “art rap” is a new style of humor-infused, socially aware hip-hop.

    Open Mike Eagle: Hip-Hope

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    Tracy K. Smith: Ghost Writing

    Loss has shaped Tracy K. Smith’s perspective- as a poet, and as a person.

    Tracy K. Smith: Ghost Writing

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    Kory Stamper: Word By Word

    Before Kory Stamper started writing dictionaries, she was just a kid in love with language

    Kory Stamper: Word By Word

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    Robert J. Lang: Know How To Fold ‘Em

    Former NASA physicist Robert Lang has taken up the art of origami.

    Robert J. Lang: Know How To Fold ‘Em

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    Fear of the Known

    H.P. Lovecraft’s intergenerational legacy of horror.

    Fear of the Known

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    Gothic Truth & Fiction

    Goth, in all its forms, appeals to the dark side of the human spirit.

    Gothic Truth & Fiction

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    Our Greatest Fear

    Humanity’s greatest fear is not the unknown; it is the certainty of our own mortality.

    Our Greatest Fear

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    Olivia Laing: Intimate Knowledge

    Olivia Laing’s writing explores the aspects of life that are difficult to put into words.

    Olivia Laing: Intimate Knowledge

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    Bill Fontana: Hear, Now

    Bill Fontana finds musical potential in everything.

    Bill Fontana: Hear, Now

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    Tune-Yards: Private Thoughts, Public Person

    Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards has managed to quiet the destructive voices in her head.

    Tune-Yards: Private Thoughts, Public Person

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    Jeffrey Gibson: Icon Maker

    Jeffrey Gibson’s life and work are profoundly shaped by his Native American origins.

    Jeffrey Gibson: Icon Maker

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    This American Treasure

    Author David Sedaris regales us with tales drawn from his own life.

    This American Treasure

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    Priscilla Renea: Hits and Misses

    Priscilla Renea went from YouTube sensation to mega-hit songwriter.

    Priscilla Renea: Hits and Misses

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    The Nature of Art

    Brandon Ballengée’s artistic practice aims to generate awareness of endangered species.

    The Nature of Art

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    Changing Minds About Climate Change

    Two artists are helping to reinvigorate the conversation about climate change.

    Changing Minds About Climate Change

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    A Place at the Table

    Mira Nakashima is continuing the artistic legacy of her father who was a master craftsman.

    A Place at the Table