Who was Rimsky-Korsakov and why would this 19th century Russian composer write a piece based on stories written in Arabic 300 years before his time? Conductor JoAnn Falletta explains all!listen here
In public schools around the country, there's a growing backlash against high-stakes testing. Parents in Greater Houston are also joining that movement.read more
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People gathered in the city's streets in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest. Later, protests took a violent turn at Camden Yards.