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When Ellie King and her husband were married, they had Grandma Phoebe's fruitcake as their wedding cake. Ellie King/Collage by NPR hide caption

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'Wait Wait' for Nov. 26, 2022: Happy Thanksgiving!

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Coco Hernandez (Irene Cara) performs at a graduation ceremony in a scene from Fame, directed by Alan Parker, 1980. United Artists/Archive Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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'Fame' and 'Flashdance' singer Irene Cara has died at 63

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Cartoonist Charles Schulz poses with a sketch of Snoopy in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. Schulz, who died shortly after his retirement in 2000, would have turned 100 on Nov. 26. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Bluegrass icon Billy Strings (right) recorded his new album Me/And/Dad with his stepdad, Terry Barber. The album features songs that Strings learned from Barber during his childhood. Joshua Black Wilkins/Sacks And Co. hide caption

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How artists and influencers set the stage for Hip-Hop's global rise

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The Museum of Broadway reveals the show behind the show

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Sibling rivalry takes the stage on Broadway; plus Randall Park's latest 'Blockbuster'

There's nothing like the holidays for family drama. And in today's episode, Brittany Luse sits down with two actors who portray a classic brother-against-brother dynamic in the Pulitzer-winning play Topdog/Underdog, which recently returned to Broadway. Corey Hawkins and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II talk sibling rivalries, the American dream and why their two-man show is not just an exploration of race.

Sibling rivalry takes the stage on Broadway; plus Randall Park's latest 'Blockbuster'

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Suzan-Lori Parks (right), and the cast of Plays for the Plague Year. Parks, a prolific playwright, is doing something new with this play — she's acting. Joan Marcus hide caption

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For playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, theater doesn't just reflect reality – it creates it

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Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra won the 2022 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Italy in May. Next year's contest will be the first ever in which viewers from non-participating countries can cast their vote. Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images hide caption

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5 films we can't wait to see: Here's Hollywood's holiday bounty

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Coins of the Celtic Treasure are on display at the local Celtic and Roman Museum in Manching, Germany, May 31, 2006. A senior official said Wednesday that organized crime groups were likely behind the theft of the ancient gold coins stolen from a museum in southern Germany this week. Frank Maechler/AP hide caption

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America Ferrera (clockwise from top left), Eva Longoria, Rosie Perez, Ivette Rodriguez, Rosario Dawson and Christy Haubegger are using their platforms to promote empowerment and representation. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Harry Styles and Alessandro Michele attend the 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art in May 2019 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/ hide caption

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The Mexican band Son Rompe Pera, one of the highlights of the 2022 edition of the WOMEX festival. Marc van der Aa/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Three global bands to look out for, courtesy of WOMEX

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