Arts & Life Art and entertainment commentary plus interviews, book reviews, movie reviews, music reviews, comedy, and visual art. Subscribe to podcasts and follow trends in music, painting, art, architecture, photography, and design.

GOP Visit to Broadway Strictly 'PG-13'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3880423/3880424" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Musical Politics for the GOP Convention

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3879430/3879605" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

William Lychack, 'The Wasp Eater'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3879289/3879290" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

'Hamburg Cell' Sees Sept. 11 Through Terrorists' Eyes

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3878433/3878434" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

New York Reimagined in 'Between Two Rivers'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3878221/3878222" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Dinah Washington: A Queen in Turmoil

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3872390/3877911" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

'Powerpuff' Creator Turns to 'Foster's Home'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3877452/3877453" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Poet Kate Rushin Reads 'The Black Backups'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3876835/3876836" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Film on Detainee Tracks Father's Quest

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3876434/3877503" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

k.d. lang Looks Homeward on 'Hymns'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3870950/3876891" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3875234/3875235" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">