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Even though it’s been more than a decade, Grethe Barrett Holby vividly recalls reading Walter Dean Myers with her son. Myers, an award-winning, middle-grade author known for his gritty urban realism, often wrote about basketball, including in his novels Hoops and Slam. “I was blown away by the fact...
Take a detour from the Pacific Coast Highway and stop by one of these Blue Star museums to see what they have to offer!
When she was younger, filmmaker, photographer, and performance artist Zackary Drucker promised herself that she “would never be bored as an adult.” As a result, neither are her audiences. Through her work, Drucker confronts gender norms, sexuality, the body, and her own experience as a trans woman...
Choral Director Sandi Hammond talks about creating the Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus as a safe place for transgender singers to find their voices--literally and figuratively.
Take a trip to the museum--with a book!
Moab Music Festival combines its unique landscape with music. See how!
Check out these Blue Star Museums bringing nature and art together!
In pop music, where love songs and familiar chords are gold standards, Ben Folds has always been an outlier. Pairing unexpected chord progressions with lyrics that favor particularities over universals, Folds has been a consistent, distinctive presence in music for the past two-plus decades. He...
NEA Literature Fellow Jennifer Givhan on creating.
Here's one summer activity you don't want to miss...the DC Jazz Festival!

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