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In His New Book, Chuck Klosterman Thinks About The Present As If It Were The Past

In his new book, “But What if We’re Wrong?” author and essayist Chuck Klosterman visualizes today’s world from the perspective of those in the distant future.

Beyoncé performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game February 2016. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Beyoncé And Black Feminist Magic In ‘Lemonade’

Beyoncé’s new album, “Lemonade,” may be one of the most important pieces of artistic and cultural expression in a generation.

Mayor Marty Walsh presented Boston rock music icon Peter Wolf with a proclamation declaring April 14 Peter Wolf Day in the City of Boston. (Don Harney/Mayor's Office)

Boston Honors Singer/Songwriter Peter Wolf

Mayor Marty Walsh declared April 14 Peter Wolf Day in Boston. Wolf celebrated with a special performance at the New England Center and Home for Veterans.

Johnny D's has been a Davis Square fixture in Somerville for almost five decades. (Tim Sackton/Flickr)

Goodbye Johnny D’s: Davis Square Music Club Hosted Legendary Musicians Since 1969

After this weekend, Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant and Music Club in Davis Square will be closed. A number of storied musicians have played the Johnny D’s stage in the 46 years it was open.

Mehmet Ali Sanlikol On Muslim Identity In Boston And ‘Othello In The Sergalio’

Composer and Emerson College professor Mehmet Ali Sanlikol has lived in Boston for over 20 years, but he says he’s never felt the conundrum he’s experiencing these days as a Muslim in Boston and in the United States.

Composers Gustavo Dudamel, left, John Williams, center, and Gustavo Santaolalla pose together at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences event "Behind the Score: The Art of the Film Composer." (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

And The Oscar Nominees For Best Film Score Are…

The interim chair of Berklee College of Music’s film scoring department, Alison Plante, walks us through the interesting transition we hear in this year’s Oscar nominees for best original score.

American Music Festival held at New England Conservatory in 1975. Lorna Cooke deVaron, conductor of the NEC chorus, Donald Martino, chairman of the composition department and composer of the 'Paradiso Choruses' and Richard Pittman, conductor of the NEC repertory orchestra. (New England Conservatory/Flickr)

A Mini Master Class On Avant-Garde Composer Donald Martino

Eric Hewitt is artistic director of the New Music Festival and in 1998, he was a student at New England Conservatory when he encountered Martino and his vision for 12-tone music.

Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer of Ruleville, Mississippi, speaks to Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party sympathizers outside the Capitol in Washington in 1965. (William J. Smith/AP)

Roxbury Artist Brings Fannie Lou Hamer To Life In Award-Winning Picture Book

Fannie Lou Hamer is often called the spirit of the Civil Rights movement, who used singing to reflect her belief that the civil rights struggle was a spiritual one.

Reflecting On 2015: The Year In Pop Culture

We look back on the best moments of 2015 in popular culture.

The New England Luthiers: Collaborative Guitar Making

Twelve years ago, a group of local guitar makers came together to share information, techniques and ideas about their craft — and their shared passion for making instruments.

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