Wynton Marsalis Imagines Buddy Bolden’s Jazz On-Screen: ‘He Was Bringing Fire’

Gary Carr stars as Charles "Buddy" Bolden in the jazz biopic Bolden: Where The Music Began, in theaters Friday.

Decorated jazz composer Wynton Marsalis talks about creating music inspired by an artist he’s never heard play, Charles “Buddy” Bolden, for the film Bolden.

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As Artificial Intelligence Moves Into Medicine, The Human Touch Could Be A Casualty

Will computers alienate us from the healing touch?

Will AI in health care create a two-tiered system in which poorer people will be seen by a computer instead of a doctor? That’s one concern about the burgeoning technology.

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Tony Awards Nominations 2019: ‘Hadestown’ And ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Lead The Count

Hadestown was nominated for 14 Tony Awards, including one for best musical and another for best leading actress in a musical (Eva Noblezada, center). The awards ceremony is scheduled for June 9.

Tootsie, Beetlejuice and The Prom round up the Tony category for best musical, while The Ferryman, Gary, Ink, Choir Boy and What the Constitution Means to Me are all up for best play.

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Juan Guaidó Says ‘The Moment Is Now!’ To Remove Maduro, Sparking Clashes In Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido is pictured under a national flag during a gathering with supporters after members of the Bolivarian National Guard joined his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 30.

Saying “we are making history,” Venezuela’s opposition leader makes his boldest attempt yet to oust President Nicolás Maduro. On Tuesday, Juan Guaidó declared “Operation Freedom” has begun.

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