Topic: Chris Thile
The MacArthur Foundation gave 23 people this year $500,000 each to pursue a creative vision. MacArthur 'genius grant' winners, who work in fields ranging from medicine and science to the arts and journalism, can spend the money any way they want.
The mandolin is breaking out of bluegrass and becoming hip and versatile.
The four musicians who participate in 'The Goat Rodeo Sessions' somehow make the jumble of musical genres work.
From Enya's dulcet tones to Faith Hill's powerhouse vocals to a surprisingly pretty singing saw, peace on earth arrives in tune.
12/10/2008 12:00 am
A crab-boat saga, Marvin Gaye on PBS, a LEGO-building website, and more.
05/02/2008 01:00 am