From Nick Lowe's folksy 'Quality Street' to Mary J. Blige's refreshing take on winter standards, here's some new music worth checking out this holiday season.
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- Thanksgiving by the numbers
- Top Picks: Thanksgiving Day TV, Benjamin Moore's color app, and more
- Top Picks: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' on DVD and Blu-ray, an opportunity to save a turkey, and more
- Top Picks: Hugh Jackman in 'Oklahoma!,' Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor,' and more
- Once a fraud, now a masterpiece
- Top Picks: Yuja Wang and Gustavo Dudamel's new album, Brandon Staton's 'Humans of New York,' and more
- Top Picks: 'War of the Worlds,' a work of art in space, and more
- Top Picks: Lorde's new album, CNN Films' orcas documentary, and more
- Top Picks: A comic books documentary, ballet at the movie theater, and more
- Top Picks: National Geographic's photographers' stories, The Blind Boys of Alabama's new album, and more
The newest trend in exercising involves tools such as aerial silks, ropes, and hoops.
Top Picks: Sarah Jarosz' album 'Build Me Up From Bones,' a live theater broadcast of the Met's 'Eugene Onegin,' and more
Laurie R. King explores the City of Light in the 1920s in 'The Bones of Paris,' the Discovery Channel's new documentary series focuses on 'North America,' and more top picks.
Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave star in 'Unfinished Song,' German tenor Jonas Kaufmann releases his Sony debut recording, and more top picks.
The game 'Plants vs. Zombies 2' is fun and creative, Rokia Traoré's new album 'Beautiful Africa' is a colorful, joyful work, and more top picks.
Singer Plácido Domingo performs Verdi's baritone arias on his new album, Billie Jean King is honored on 'American Masters,' and more top picks.
Helen Mirren stars in 'Prime Suspect' on Blu-ray, Schoola.com makes fundraising more practical, and more top picks.
PBS honors the March on Washington with a new documentary, the app Buycott tells you how to support your beliefs with the right food companies, and more top picks.
Bloggers who love home renovation are attracting enough of an audience that they can make their passion their full-time job.
Top Picks: Eric Clapton's guitar festival, the Sundance Channel's film journey through the decades, and more
The website Videolicious lets you create professional-looking videos, 'The Law in These Parts' looks at how Israel maintains law and order on the West Bank, and more top picks.
Top Picks: BBC America's murder mystery 'Broadchurch,' CDs from world music label Putumayo, and more
The iPad app The Guardian of Imagination lets kids give a world its color, the Starz show 'The White Queen' tracks the players in the wars between the houses of York and Lancaster, and more top picks.