Who doesn't love the remarkable and enduring Mavis Staples? And teaming up with Jeff Tweedy? Well, not me. Kick off your day with these two videos of them going acoustic in studio.
Remembering a snowed-in encounter with the Kenyan Nobel Laureate.
During a Minnesota blizzard, Wangari Maathai left us with this song. May she rest in peace.
Watch Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers sing a special song, since they say atheists don’t have any.
A Buddhist teacher provides methods for coping with uncertainty, and our senior editor finds community and respite in music.
Sometimes it takes the Sounds of Blackness to deliver you from your thoughts.
The late Joe Carter tells the back story of a well-known spiritual.
As if Morocco and the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music weren't enchanting enough. A guest contribution with video by Hussein Rashid on the magical intimacy of Sufi Nights.
Video of a troupe of dancers who express their mystical Sufi faith through exuberant movement and traditional music.
Are concert-goers the pilgrims of our time?