After receiving Kennedy Center Honors, Bill T. Jones remembers his long career as a dancer and choreographer, and he discusses his future plans.
Tod Machover's futuristic opera, 'Death and the Powers,' features robots and puts technology in the leading role.
The PS22 Chorus brought their hearts and musical gifts to the Oscars Sunday night. Where did those fifth graders of the PS22 Chorus come from, and how did they get so famous?
Justin Bieber has never been one to shy away from controversy. But teen idol Justin Bieber has finally made good on threats to cut his hair.
Recently discovered jazz music recordings show improvisation in its heyday.
Esperanza Spalding won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist Sunday night in Los Angeles. Just a few years ago, Esperanza Spalding spent time in Boston - first as a student, then as a teacher at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music.
A Venezuelan poverty program brings its musical discipline to underprivileged youths in the United States.
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck roars into his 90th year like a young lion.
Shaquille O'Neal conducted the Boston Pops Monday night during one of the orchestra's annual holiday concerts. For a big man, Shaquille O'Neal shows a deft touch with the baton.
Boston Ballet's community outreach program, CityDance, gives a talented male athlete a life in the arts.
These top US ballet companies teach art and dance to urban youth.
The 30 years that have passed since John Lennon's death have done little to diminish him as one of the most respected musicians of the 20th century. As a member of one of the most successful and influential songwriting teams of all time, he changed the face of popular music. Lennon was a mad experimenter, a avant-garde visionary who not only responded to the tenor of his day, but set it. He was also a master of wide appeal, able to temper his unorthodox impulses with approachability. Many of his innovations are now essential components of pop music. Here are six of his most influential songs:
Hershey Felder performs the one-man musical play "Maestro: the Art of Leonard Bernstein," a tribute to the multitalented icon of American music.
Musical artist and mashup DJ "Girl Talk" has posted his entire 'All Day' album online as a free download - provoking copyright owners for the fifth time.
New releases of 1960s recordings show Bob Dylan's early genius.
Soul music singers Mavis Staples and Bettye LaVette bring a rare maturity and authority to the age of 'American Idol.'
Albee views drama as a catalyst and creates plays that hold up a mirror to human behavior and make people think.
Rock star and entrepreneur Jack White hopes his back-to-the-future approach to producing music will generate more creative, inspired recordings.
Basya Schechter, lead singer of Pharaoh's Daughter, draws on her ultra-Orthodox childhood to craft songs for the band.
Dance-oriented bounce music, a hip-hop variant unique to New Orleans, is tapped by hitmakers.