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Latin Roots: Salsa With A Twist

World Cafe kicks off the new series Latin Roots with all things salsa: the music, the beat and the culture.

Janie Fricke: The 'Country Side Of Bluegrass'

Fricke was one of the most popular country-music vocalists of the 1980s. Between 1982 and 1984, she scored six No. 1 hits. Since then, her career has dimmed, but now she's back, having arranged some of her biggest hits with bluegrass instrumentation.

François Houle And Benoît Delbecq's Dream State

The latest duo recording from the clarinetist and pianist is like a slow-motion sleepwalk.

Laura Veirs On World Cafe

Listen to singer-songwriter perform family-friendly classic folk songs on today's World Cafe.

Pianist Alexis Weissenberg Dies At 82

The dynamic pianist escaped the Nazis to build a brilliant career.

What Makes Newton-John Get 'Physical' At The Gym

No, Olivia Newton-John doesn't work out to her own anthem about exercise. That would be weird.