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In Toronto, An Ad-Hoc Choir Becomes A Community

Founded last year in the midst of a massive winter storm, Choir! Choir! Choir! is a singing group that opens its doors to anyone, meets once a week and tackles just about any pop song.

Ernie K-Doe: A One-Hit Weirdo's Rise, Fall And Redemption

In a life of wild ups and downs, the New Orleans musician managed to pierce the national consciousness in 1961 with the song "Mother-in-Law."

This Is What It Sounds Like When Two Women Cover Prince

SNL alumna Maya Rudolph and musician Gretchen Liberum co-lead the cover band Princess. The duo had its television debut, with some help from The Roots, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this fall.

Marin Alsop: A Utopian Musical Dream From South America

The inspirational El Sistema music education program, developed in Venezuela, has Sao Paulo Symphony conductor Marin Alsop fantasizing about a better musical world. Her other orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony, is bringing similar opportunities to Charm City children.

Brian Eno On World Cafe

Eno has left an indelible footprint on the popular-music landscape as a producer, a composer and an early innovator in ambient music. Speaking with World Cafe host David Dye, he looks back on his career and discusses his latest album, Lux.

Minus The Bear On World Cafe

Minus The Bear has been refining its hook-driven melodic rock for more than a decade. The Seattle band plays an acoustic set from its latest album, Infinity Overhead, on this session of World Cafe.