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Former Talking Head David Byrne has released his first true solo album in 14 years, “American Utopia” and in the liner notes he says “The title refers to not a specific utopia but rather to our longing, frustration, aspirations, fears and hopes regarding what could be possible.”

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Mal remembers the late Keely Smith, whose Norfolk roots pushed her to meeting the King of Swing, Louis Prima, and becoming a Grammy Award-winning musician.

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Join WHRO FM throughout the month of March as we celebrate the achievements of outstanding women in the classical music world.

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Richmond, Virginia’s Lucy Dacus has released her second album, “Historian” and, as good as her debut was, the 22 year-old’s music has grown by leaps and bounds

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Last week, the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra performed music written and inspired by Baroque composer François Couperin.

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Mal Vincent once again predicts who he thinks will take home an Oscar in the major categories.

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S. Carey is best known as keyboardist and percussionist for Bon Iver but on his third solo album “Hundred Acres” he has simplified his instrumentation in order to emulate the lyrics of these songs about simplicity and the power of nature

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In the final segment of "Excelling In Spite of Jim Crow," hear the testimonies of two sisters about their experiences and how those experiences have shaped their desire to suceed.

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