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Debut albums fall music preview: Car Seat Headrest, CL, Boots and more

<b>Car Seat Headrest, Teens of Style (Oct. 30)</b><p>Brooklyn-via-Canada electronic duo Bob Moses, who have no connection to the actual Bob Moses, broke big at …

Watch Rod Stewart Reunite With Faces at Benefit Gig

Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones perform seven songs in first public performance in 22 years<p>Rod Stewart and the Faces reunited for their first …

Music

When his father had Alzheimer’s, Jonathan Kozol learned how bleak gerontological care can be: “Good god, what happens to people who don’t have the advantages we had?”

In his new memoir, Jonathan Kozol takes on our dysfunctional healthcare system – much as he has our failing schools<p>I don't think anyone who read "Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools" by Jonathan Kozol would easily forget it. It took me, a child of the leafy suburbs of affluent North …

7 expert tips for learning multiple languages | Atlas & Boots

I’ve always thought of myself as an avid learner, someone who enjoys challenges and discovering new things. In truth, I’m only avid when I have a</b> …

French Songs to Help You Learn French Faster

French is a beautiful language, no doubt about it. But wrapping your head around the liaisons or getting stuck in grammar can make learning French …

Language Learning

Silk-Robe Songs: A Decadent Alt.Latino Playlist

I was recently on assignment in Los Angeles, where I was fortunate to stay at a nice, classic old Hollywood hotel. It sure beat the assignment where I had to stay at the "Banana Motel" in a border town in Central America, but that's another story.<p>So I did what anyone in my position would do: I put …

Playlist

Latin Roots: Gina Chavez

<i>World Cafe</i>'s <i>Latin Roots</i> segment today features a performance by bilingual Austin singer-songwriter Gina Chavez. Chavez's latest album, <i>Up-Rooted</i>, has been well-received in her hometown, where she won the Austin Music Award for Artist Of The Year, among other honors.<p>Chavez also won a John Lennon …

Music Festivals

How To Read Effectively In A Foreign Language

If you're learning a foreign language, and you don't <b>read</b> regularly…<p><b>STOP!</b><p>You should be.<p>But do you know how to <b>read effectively in another language</b>, …

31 things you’ll never hear someone from Mexico say

1. Flour or corn tortillas? Doesn’t matter, tortillas are tortillas.<p>2. I don’t give a damn about what my mother thinks!<p>3. Donald Trump’s chido.<p>4. I …

10 Common Spanish-Language Mistakes That English Speakers Make

<i>The following article is from Paul, an English teacher who lives in Argentina. Paul writes on behalf of Language Trainers, a language tutoring</i> …

Language

Spanish as a Vehicle for Social Change

<i>Kristal Bivona</i>, <i>Sandra Ruiz</i>, and <i>Daniel Ward</i> discuss the movements and histories that made Spanish such an important language for activism<p><b>El pueblo</b> …

Political Science

African Americans Should Care About Cuba’s Black History

For the first time in over 60 years, in what seems like an alternate reality, there is a Cuban flag flying over the Cuban embassy in Washington, just …

Rafael Nadal: The Case For The Greatest

<b>Roger Federer</b> is widely regarded as the greatest of all time (GOAT), but many wonder, and continue to contemplate, how Federer can be regarded as the …

Book Now: $99 Airfares to Paris and Amsterdam

$99 one-way airfares from the U.S. to Europe may sound too good to be true but, today with WOW Air, that price is very real thanks to a sale on their newest routes to Paris and Amsterdam.<p>Just announced today, Icelandic airline WOW Air will begin flights from Boston and Baltimore-Washington …

Flying

“Cartel Land”: A crazy, violent trip into Mexico’s deadly drug war and America’s border paranoia

Vigilantes on both sides of the border take on Mexico’s cartels — and must face the murky morality of capitalism<p>Everybody becomes corrupt sooner or later, muses a bandanna-wearing philosopher, in the middle of the night somewhere in the Mexican state of Michoacán, toward the end of Matthew …

10 Spanish Menswear Brands You Need To Know

Spain has proven itself as so much more than a hot country for Brits to flock to each summer, with its carefree yet refined eye for style making the …

Watch Dave Grohl Cover Neil Young With Pearl Jam, Blind Melon Members

Injured rocker covers "Cinnamon Girl," Rolling Stones' "Bitch" at early morning pre-concert motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C.<p>Prior to Foo …

8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are designed to make traveling easier. Here are …

5 Essential Rolling Stones Bootlegs

'Get Your Leeds Lungs Out' has finally gotten an official release, but there are still plenty of high quality unofficial live recordings to dig …

Chicago Blues

The world’s most famous travel writers give their advice on writing well

PRETTY MUCH EVERYONE WANTS TO BE a travel writer. Who wouldn’t want to get paid to travel around the world, do awesome things, and then write about …

How to piss off someone from Oklahoma

Throw down the ‘hook em’ sign or have a Texas Longhorns sticker on your vehicle.<p>We have a large number of former Texans that live here, and it’s …

Flashback: Paul McCartney Plays a John Lennon Medley in 1990

Watch the Beatle play "Strawberry Fields Forever," "Help!" and "Give Peace a Chance" in Liverpool<p>Paul McCartney had been on the road for nearly a …

Music

I Heart My City: Erin’s Madrid

More than eight years ago, a 15-minute conversation in a <b>Madrid</b> bar changed <b>Erin Ridley’s</b> life forever. The San Francisco, California, native took a chance on love and the gamble paid off. Now she’s living in the Spanish capital with her Madrileño husband and their toddling baby boy.<p>Always ready to …

Barcelona

The 12 coolest neighborhoods in Europe

Europe's hottest neighborhoods are home to cutting-edge art, hip restaurants, and eclectic bars.<p>Some of these neighborhoods were once areas of political turmoil that have been transformed into creative hubs. Others have stood as artistic gems for years.<p>From Kreuzberg, where Berlin's punk rock …

It’s Che Guevara’s birthday. Here’s a map of his travels through South America.

IN HONOR OF THE ARGENTINE REVOLUTIONARY’S 87th birthday, Go Andes has put together this infographic of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s route through South …

20 signs you learned to drink in Oklahoma City

1. Your favorite drinking game involves a stormy night and former local weatherman/Oklahoma royalty, Gary England.<p>2. You still do all your pre-gaming …

Langhorne Slim & The Law premiere catchy new tune, 'Changes'

Singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim—born Sean Scolnick—and his longtime backing band The Law are prepping the release of their new studio album, <i>The</i> …

Overlooked Cities in Europe to Add to Your Travel List

By College Tourist, Author: Ben Rissler<p><b>Include one of these 7 European hidden gems in your travel plans.</b><p>We've all dreamed of going to the most photographed cities in Europe like Paris, London, Prague, Venice, and Rome (guilty as charged), but the truth is that the European continent has so many …

50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

From the Court of the Crimson King to the Comatorium<p>NOW PLAYING<p>50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time<p>By , , , , , , , ,<p>For close to a half century, …

Albums