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Ben Gibbard: Living With Ghosts

The Death Cab for Cutie frontman recently released his first solo album, which he says spans eight years, three relationships and two hometowns' worth of songwriting.

Placido Domingo On Pop Singers And Karaoke

The influential opera star has just released his first album of pop music in more than 20 years. Here, he discusses collaborating with Susan Boyle, singing at family events and more.

Brandy's 'Two Eleven' Is One For Whitney

The singer helped upend the sound of R&B in the 1990s, when she was just a teenager. She also made a powerful and inspiring friend in Whitney Houston.

Grizzly Bear On World Cafe

Originally started as a bedroom project, the band just released the lavishly produced Shields.

'Dumplings' And Bunnies: Asian Folk Songs For Kids

Rabbit Days and Dumplings is a collection of traditional songs from Elena Moon Park and friends. The album happened after she was challenged by her bandmate and fellow children's music singer, Dan Zanes, to explore her musical heritage.
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A Conversation With Singer, Actor And Dancer Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen's TV, film and stage career has spanned decades, with roles in the miniseries "Roots" and numerous Broadway musicals. A devastating accident gave the Tony Award-winning actor a reason to embrace life. He talks with Diane about his career and recent efforts to raise awareness about diabetes.