Peggy Hickey, Jamaica Craft and Mark Morris are all in the business of taking music, and making it visible as dance. They share some of their favorite songs of 2014.
Topps, the best-known of the sports card companies, isn't giving up on young people. David Roth of the sports website The Classical, tells NPR's Eric Westervelt about the baseball card app, Bunt.
For her latest collection, Claudia Rankine mined her and her friends' encounters with racism. She says she wanted to talk about "what happens when we fail each other as people."
Eric Bransby, who studied under Thomas Hart Benton, is one of the last living links to the great age of American mural painting. Age has slowed him down somewhat, but Bransby is still hard at work.
Megan Mayhew Bergman's new story collection focuses on the colorful tales of independent real-life, risk-taking women who've faded from the spotlight (or never cared for it in the first place).