Here are some things I’ve learned about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival [...]
Listening to Arabic prayers from a Greek Orthodox priest in a Palestinian Muslim village [...]
“We want to weave together a tapestry of percussion, rhythm, and harmony from New Orleans through Cuba, the Caribbean, and back to Africa,” Sam Price said, by way of explanation [...]
London hasn’t degenerated into pitched battle between motorists and cyclists as in Toronto. Yet [...]
I can’t wait for the London Olympics. It’s been a long time coming.But until now, it’s all seemed quite far off. Background noise. Not any more. Now it’s getting personal.
London is slowly, but surely giving itself away to the great, grand and possibly overwhelming spectacle of the Summer Olympics [...]
Pep Guardiola’s place in soccer history is guaranteed. He is credited with creating perhaps THE most beautiful expression of the beautiful game [...]
This week, the questions thrown at the Murdochs were more than just about phone-hacking. They were also about how close the relationship was between the Murdochs and the government [...]
Gerry Hadden – It began months ago, but now calls across Europe for less austerity and more growth are, well, growing. Growing really loud [...]
In February, I was overwhelmed by Levon Helm’s generosity when I had the privilege of interviewing him for PBS Sound Tracks presents Quick Hits [...]
I recently aired a story about using DNA to trace my roots. Now here’s a story about how our listeners helped me find my grandmother’s village.
Nearly one-fifth of the world’s reefs are already gone due to the combined effect of global warming, pollution and overfishing. But a handful of new and ongoing studies are starting to suggest a less gloomy picture for the future of the world’s reefs [...]
It didn’t look like much. It was dull, pockmarked and a little bit lumpy. And boy, was it heavy, perhaps close to 20 pounds. What’s more significant is how much it was worth [...]
Campaign posters do not blanket Paris at all. It’s one poster for each space (they are numbered), neatly displayed, only on designated spots for billboards [...]