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McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's Video featuring Darren Rahn performing Magnetic Live at Spaghettini's only on McQsJazz.com...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

  Check out this week's video featuring Eric Darius and Oleta Adams performing If I Ain't Got You at the Napa Valley Jazz Getaway only on McQsJa...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring BWB performing at the 14th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival on McQsJazz.com...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring performing at Jazz @ The Creek only on McQsJazz.com...

Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

by NPR Staff Esperanza Spalding's genre-bending new album, Emily's D+Evolution, is out now. Courtesy of the artist Perhaps you first hear...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring India.Arie at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival on McQsJazz.com...

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A 'Jerusalem' Of Jazz Faces Eviction

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A ‘Jerusalem’ Of Jazz Faces Eviction

by Eric Westervelt In this 2008 file photo, a painting of John Coltrane stares down from the wall at the Saint John Coltrane African Orthodox C...

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

by NPR Staff Marcus Roberts' Race for the White House is a set of jazz compositions inspired by presidential candidates Trump, Carson, Clinton...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring KENYA performing Love Song on McQsJazz.com  ...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring the Christian McBride Trio performing I Guess I'll Have To Forget....

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An Emotional Storm Breaks In Paradise In 'A Bigger Splash'

An Emotional Storm Breaks In Paradise In ‘A Bigger Splash’

by John Powers A Bigger Splash features Ralph Fiennes as an old lover whose expected visit interrupts the life of rock star Marianne (played by Tilda Swinton). Jack English/Fox Searchlight Pictures Every movie is set somewhere, y...

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How The Narrator Of 'Jane The Virgin' Found His Voice

How The Narrator Of ‘Jane The Virgin’ Found His Voice

by Kat Chow Anthony Mendez stands outside his home in Englewood, N.J. He got into voice acting after working for his family's tombstone business. Emily Bogle/NPR On a recent March morning at his home in a New Jersey suburb, Anthon...

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In The Midst Of Libya's Turmoil, New Cafes Spring Up To 'Change The Mood'

In The Midst Of Libya’s Turmoil, New Cafes Spring Up To ‘Change The Mood’

by Laurel Dalrymple Libyans are wary, but are enjoying a bit of normalcy at the new cafes that have sprung up in the past few months. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images In the best of times, opening a new restaurant is risky. But doin...

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Too Much Technology Can Spoil Your Warhol Experience

Too Much Technology Can Spoil Your Warhol Experience

by Laura Sydell Two people hold electronic devices while looking over a sculpture by George Segal with the Living Wall in the background at the newly expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Eric Risberg/AP Looking at art is t...

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Mother's Day Recap

Mother’s Day Recap

Hey Ladies, I had a wonderful Mother's Day last Sunday. I can truly say this was the best Mother's Day. I had an early breakfast and selfie photo session with my oldest son (5:30 am) in the morning before he started work. Then my youngest ...

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These Gloves Offer A Modern Twist On Sign Language

by NPR Staff SignAloud gloves translate sign language into text and speech. Conrado Tapado/Univ of Washington, CoMotion For years, inventors have been trying to convert some sign language words and letters into text and speec ...

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Mrs. Obama Saves The Cardigan: ‘The Obama Effect’ In Fashion

by Karen Grigsby Bates First Lady Michelle Obama wears her signature cardigan while dancing with performers from the television show So You Can Dance during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 6, 2015. Mark Wilson/Gett ...

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New Jersey’s Anti-Discrimination Law Is ‘Just A Tool’ To Protect Gender Identity

by Joel Rose torbakhopper/Flickr Seventeen states have legal protections to prevent discrimination against transgender people in areas like housing and employment. One of those states is New Jersey, and when employers there want to ...

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Hollywood Jet Gives Fearful Fliers The Courage To Soar

by Danny Hajek Ron Nielsen, a retired airline pilot, tells his class of fearful fliers in Southern California that crying can be a useful emotional release. If that's what they need to do, he tells them, "let 'er rip!" Courtesy of ...

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When It Comes To Economic Election Prediction Models, It’s A Mixed Bag

by John Ydstie  Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon ImagesMost election prediction models that try to forecast who's going to win the presidency take into account some measure of how the economy is doing. That's because generally if it's going ...

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A First: Pell Grants For High School Students Who Take College Classes

by Anya Kamenetz LA Johnson/NPR The U.S. Education Department said this week it will make Pell Grants available to 10,000 high school students who are enrolled in courses at 44 colleges. It's an ambitious experiment aimed at closing ...

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Actor Gary Cole On ‘Veep’ And Why ‘Office Space’ Endures

  Gary Cole plays political consultant Kent Davidson on the HBO series Veep. HBO Sometimes a career in television is launched seemingly out of nowhere. That's how it was for Gary Cole. The actor currently appears in the HB ...

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The Goal Of These Soccer Players Isn’t Just Scoring Goals

by David Lagesse Kids in Uganda get goalkeeper training from Soccer Without Borders. Courtesy of Soccer Without Borders Soccer is only part of the program at Soccer Without Borders in Uganda. Its youth center offers English l ...

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Researchers Offer Jet Lag Advice In Return For Data About Your Sleep

by Alan Yu What time is it? Doug Griswold/Bay Area News Group/MCT via Getty Images Companies like Google and Fitbit gather all kinds of data on how people behave. Why couldn't scientists use an app to do the same thing? Two years ...

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Big Money Bad Guys Are Back In ‘Money Monster’

by Mark Jenkins Giancarlo Esposito and George Clooney in Jodie Foster's thriller Money Monster, which never gets quite as crazy or convincing as, say, The Big Short. Atsushi Nishijima/TriStar Pictures The financial legerdemain ...

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