The big screen said farewell to another shining star this month. Betty Joan Perske, also known as Lauren Bacall, died in New York City, the same place where she was born in 1924.

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Standing on a balcony in her hometown of New Orleans, the singer stops an unsuspecting crowd, and all the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter, dead in its tracks.

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In a new video for the song "You Will Find A Way" by Maps, a cardboard robot, built by a lonely girl, comes to life and goes out in search of companionship.

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The reunited band was made to sing and play around one microphone, so a Tiny Desk Concert seemed inevitable. All it took was a reunion tour — celebrating 25 years of Nickel Creek — to make it happen.

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The white bluesman whose corny jokes have made his music enduring and fun has a new album Can't Even Do Wrong Right. He has a raspy chuckle in his singing, and he plays the guitar precisely.

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