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By Esther Cohen December 17, 2014

A prayer for the poet who doesn't pray. The second in an eight-part series from a photographer and a poet exploring the sacred in the mundane.

By Andréana E. Lefton October 07, 2014

The power of song on the radio connects three worlds to one woman, ushering her into the eternal present by conjuring up memories of the past.

By Trent Gilliss May 29, 2014

Join us for communal singing as we learn from choral director and conductor Tesfa Wondemagegnehu as talks more about the unbeatable joy of singing together. Tesfa will also lead us in the art of communal music-making. If a gun-shy singer like me will attend, you have no reason to be scared.

By Trent Gilliss August 04, 2013

Wrapping up this week with a picturesque mountain scene, moving music from a magical singer, and a map and haiku.

August 24, 2012

When Jews sing a niggun, Ethan Press writes, this wordless Jewish melody brings the singer into ecstatic union with the Divine.

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September 26, 2011

During a Minnesota blizzard, Wangari Maathai left us with this song. May she rest in peace.

July 12, 2011

A Brooklyn-based musician makes peace with her father's indirect expressions of love.

June 17, 2011

Here's an improvisational exercise Bobby McFerrin shared with Krista that we'd like you to try. Listen to his easy instructions and try it. Tell us what you think.

February 18, 2011

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.

February 13, 2011

There are a few moments from behind the glass that stop us dead in our tracks — times during an interview when a wise voice creates a new opportunity to hear something differently. To challenge a conceit. To envelop the listener in the womb of silent storytelling and place one in a position of listening profundity.

November 20, 2010

Watch Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers sing a special song, since they say atheists don’t have any.

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December 11, 2009

A must-watch performance. And, a rather heart-warming back story from the senior senator from Utah.

March 22, 2009

Music may document history as accurately as any text. Songs from Victor Jara, Mercedes Sosa, Calexico, The Clash, and Chuck Brodsky.

February 28, 2009

Sometimes it takes the Sounds of Blackness to deliver you from your thoughts.

September 16, 2008

But what about practicing yoga at home? A prescribed playlist German trains would love.

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