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The 11 best music books of 2021

Read our Michelle Zauner profileCrying in H MartBy Michelle ZaunerIn search of the raga: an improvisation on Indian musicBy Amit ChaudhuriAmit Chaudhuri has led many lives. The novelist, essayist, teacher and musician has spent time in…

UL Homecoming starts today

The 2021 reunion at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette began today, as everyone prepares for the clash between the Louisiana Ragin 'Cajuns and the Texas State Bobcats at 11 a.m. on Saturday the 30th. October at Cajun Field.A cheering…

A pandemic third school year

Welcome to the weekend. Britney Spears, Abortion, Haitian Refugees: We covered a lot of ground on the show this week. Was there an episode that stood out for you - or an episode that you would like us to follow? Let us know. We always…

Sing his praise

Bill Gaither has left his mark on American culture over the past half century, claiming a place not only on the Billboard charts, but also in The Baptist Hymnal, among others. In its heyday, the Gaither Homecoming series dominated…

A VIP sneaks into town by water

Most of the big celebrities show up in Manhattan in the back of a black SUV Yet New York is still a port city. In 2019, Greta Thunberg's emissions-free yacht cleared customs near Coney Island before disembarking to speak to the UN Last…