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On March 9, 1986, Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith recorded a hip-hop mashup of Aerosmith's hit "Walk This Way." The result was "something special," author Geoff Edgers says.
Plus, the multicultural music extravaganza CRASHfest is at the House of Blues and Chanel Thervil's work exploring reactions to racism is up at the Urbano Project.
Gordon Hempton says listening to nature is a skill that we can relearn, and he wants to help us do it.
KCRW DJ Valida Carroll shares a mix of music to chase the winter blues away.
Elizabeth Rowe sued the BSO in July, stating the pay disparity between her and principal oboist John Ferrillo violated Massachusetts’ Equal Pay Law.
For the last few years, Valentine's Day chart-topping music with "love" in the title has been cynical and self-obsessed.
Plus, the Fitchburg Art Museum is exhibiting a retrospective on the visionary Groton artist Otto Piene and a play at Hibernian Hall imagines what Nat Turner's last night was like....
Like so many rappers past and present, she proudly reps her American hometown through her work. While Boston may not be as renowned on the national scene today as, say,...
Former percussionist Fran Hoepfner explains how she became drawn into the violin after hearing Camille Saint-Saens.
“In The Morning” is the second single from the band’s sophomore album, “Maggie Willow,” which comes out March 6.
It's an issue the acclaimed musician knows personally: He emigrated to the United States from Mexico to study music, and became an American citizen in 2017.
In a blues edition of the Here & Now DJ Sessions, we listen to some of the genre's best with Cary Wolfson, host of "Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge."
Largely neglected since its 1770 debut, Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera gets a rare staging by Odyssey Opera for one weekend.
Kacey Musgraves took home Album of the Year for "Golden Hour" and Childish Gambino's "This Is America" won Record of the Year.
The BSO's recording of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphonies Nos. 4 and 11 won for both Best Orchestral Performance and Best Engineered Classical Album.
Payne hosted "King Biscuit Time" from Helena, Arkansas, from 1951 until his death last February.
As he watches political unrest in his native country grow, the Venezuela-born conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Izcaray, is turning to a familiar place in search of hope:...
Dmitri Shostakovich was composing in the Soviet Union where, at first, he was regarded as a "great hope" for communist art, until Joseph Stalin objected to one of his works....
We hear from punk rockers Ex Hex, Portland-based Y La Bamba, 19-year-old Christinna O and indie rock band Pedro The Lion.
The Cambridge-based musician has the kind of voice that divas are made of, and is well-poised for national success.