What are we missing out on when we use our smart phones to pass idle time?
by Utne Reader staff
Utne Reader is proud to premiere violinist Mark O'Connor's version of "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" from his new new record.
by Christian Williams
American Masters documentary captures the playfulness and whimsy of Alexander Calder, one of the 20th Century's most captivating artists.
"The Natural Order of Things," the debut novel by Kevin P. Keating, wanders into dark, decaying suburbia.
Bert Berns was a pioneer of a new style of rhythm and blues, one that pulsated with Afro-Cuban notes.
Writer's block can be an obstacle for writers as they age, and a lack of inspiration may not be an obvious cause.
Women writers explore different facets of their creative drive and the writing process.
Syracuse University students get a lesson in what artists do from Kurt Vonnegut’s 1994 graduation speech.
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