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Selfies: Taking Photos of Yourself More Popular Than Ever

Video Selfies: Taking Photos of Yourself More Popular Than Ever

The saying that a picture is worth a thousand words may be especially true these days with huge amount of people snapping away More

Residents hold lighted candles as they pay homage in front of the house of Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in Aracataca, April 17, 2014.

Mourning, Memories in Garcia Marquez's Languid Hometown

Nobel Prize-winning author, who died on Thursday, spent the first years of his life in Aracataca and drew on it for some of the characters and tales in 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' More

Pharrell Williams performs at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Indio, Calif.

Top 5 Songs for Week Ending April 19

Jason Derulo, John Legend, Katy Perry and of course, Pharrell Williams are among this week's movers and shakers More

FILE - Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, March 6, 2014.

Colombian Novelist Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

Author of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982 More

The Blue Notes Tribute Orkestra played to a packed house at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (Photo by Unathi Kondile)

Moh Dediouf, Eyrkah Badu Wow Cape Town Jazz Festival

15th annual international Festival starred Erykah Badu from the US, Moh Dediouf of Senegal and some local South African musical stars More

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Beyond Category

Saxophonist Craig Handy has an exciting new band called 2nd Line Smith, which combines the organ-jazz repertoire of Jimmy Smith with the “second line” rhythms of New Orleans parade music. Craig Handy joins "Beyond Category" host Eric Felten at Washington’s Bohemian Caverns jazz club to talk about the music and perform with the band.