World Cafe with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk and alternative country, with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
"Irish people have always used music to tell stories," says Niall Stokes, of Ireland's music magazine Hot Press. That tendency has shaped a rich history of literary singer-songwriters and traditional Irish music.
Each day this week, World Cafe reports from its recent trip to Dublin, Ireland. Today, hear The Frames' Glen Hansard discuss the Irish history that has shaped Dublin's music scene over the past few decades.
The contentious little creatures were allowed in the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in its 100-year history. Their presence has been hotly debated, but celebrity-decorated gnomes will be sold for a cause.
Does the kind of charcoal you use really make a difference when it comes to grilling up a tasty steak or other food on the grill? Yes — but deciding which one to use depends on what you're after. Both briquettes and lump charcoal — aka "natural" hardwood charcoal — have their advantages and disadvantages.
The Federal Trade Commission is in the early stages of opening an antitrust probe into how Google runs its online display advertising business, according to a report by Bloomberg News, citing sources who want to remain anonymous because the FTC has not announced the probe.
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