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Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the 2013 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony and Concert will be webcast live from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center. While we hope you'll tune in, the event also seemed like a good time for the Big Read to explore how jazz has been approached in children's...
The original program logo courtesy of RR Kidz The reading world has changed a good deal since I was a kid. The Dewey Decimal System is a relic of the past, books have gone from paper to screen, and public libraries are closing. So what remains of our literary childhood? If you are an '80s kid, like...
McCall Magazine, Night Before Xmas from 1939. Photo courtesy of flickr user George Eastman House Nothing is better than the holiday season as a child. Snow days mean no school and comic books, your house is transformed into a miracle of tiny lights. All you?re required to do is eat cookie dough,...