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Music & Culture

Roots Music of the Ozarks

Cover story: Exploring the hills and hollars of the Ozarks in search of old-time music. September 2017. Download PDF

Birthplace of the Blues

Cover story: Cultural attractions along the Blues Highway in the Mississippi Delta. November 2016. 


Women Take the Stage

Cover story: Interviews with Janis Ian, Aimee Mann and others on making it in the music business. March 2017. 


Ry Cooder & the Latin Connection

Ry Cooder joins the celebration of the late king of Latin music, Lalo Guerrero. May 2017. Read story

Mariachi is Hot, Hot, Hot

Mariachi is taking center stage  in school music programs across the country. October 2017. Read story

Classically Native

Native American Gabriel Ayala grew up Yaqui and with a passion for the classical guitar. September 2017. 

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Organic Gardening

"Homegrown and Healthy," Edible Baja Arizona magazine, July / August 2017.

Lessons Learned in Prison

Christian Howes, a celebrated jazz violinist, thought he understood the value and beauty of music, until he went to prison. Strings Magazine, May 2017. Read story

"A Legacy of Playing It Forward," Strings Magazine

Benning Violins of Los Angeles is helping to make a difference in the lives of young prison inmates and orphans in Baja Mexico.