An art show at New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice of work done by accused terrorist captives at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba has led to a Pentagon crackdown. One inmate's lawyers say their client's artwork is evidence of torture.
Ellen Andrea Wang is one of the most recognizable jazz artists in Norway. Wang studied classical violin for ten years before switching to the bass at sixteen and studying jazz at the Norwegian Academy of Music. Music reviewer Michelle Mercer says her sophomore album Blank Out reflects 1980s art pop as much as jazz.
The great Hawaiian guitarist, singer and patriarch Gabby Pahinui died in 1980 but his influence is still felt. His music was featured in the George Clooney movie ",The Descendents and his sons have been carrying on the tradition. But Martin Pahinui just died and his brothers Cyril and Bla are getting old.