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The Clash’s Famously Riotous 1978 Concert In Bury St Edmunds Will Not Be Remembered

Not if the Bury historical mavens have anything to do with it. No blue plaque for the punk rock band is their unanimous decision....

A Budding Career at 94: Never Give Up On Your Dreams

After all, June Squibb not only has a new movie out, but, at 94, she’s got her first starring role. - The Guardian (UK)

Dance Neuroscience Says Your Brain Is Connected To Your Body – And Vice Versa

But seriously: “Sophisticated imaging technology has helped reveal that dance’s multifaceted demands engage the mind as intensively as the body; that dance can root...

How The Prosecution Lost That Alec Baldwin Case So Very Badly

“A high-pressure trial against a movie star turned into an interrogation of the prosecution’s conduct. And it came after a series of missteps by...

How ‘Sing Sing,’ Set In A Prison, Captures The Beauty Of Being On The...

“When practiced communally, the pastime of playing pretend can yield powerful, lasting changes.” - Los Angeles Times

Look, Social Media Is Nothing Like Cigarettes

“Tobacco is clearly and definitively harmful. The research on social media is more ambiguous and complicated. While some youth are harmed by it … others...

A Brazilian Conceptual Artist Stole An Artifact From The British Museum, And Replaced It...

The artist replaced the artifact - a silver coin minted during the British Civil War - with a replica, and used years of planning...

Rebel Wilson Called Her Movie Producers Out Via Social Media, So They’re Suing Her

“The plaintiffs allege Wilson’s unprofessional behavior included abandoning the project for extended periods and making ‘unauthorized and improper disclosures about the film.’” - Los...

Dorothy Lichtenstein, Who Worked Tirelessly To Give Her Husband Roy’s Art Away, Has Died...

“She did not want the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, of which she was co-founder and president, to continue in perpetuity. ‘We are working toward a...

What’s Going On With Paramount’s Logo?

Uh, investor update: “Under its traditional mountain and stars, it shouts PARAMOUNT, using the all-caps styling and arched text of the Skydance logo instead...

As When Harry Met Sally Turns 35, Here Are Some Questions We Have About...

Some things are similar. For instance, like a lot of us, "Harry and Sally are a pair of lonely people who got their hearts...

Evaluating The Career Of Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Michael Linsmeier As He Leaves The Profession

He grew up on a dairy farm, but took tap and ballet. He “was in middle school when a recruiter from Richmond’s Virginia School...

Well, Turns Out Alice Munro Wasn’t Better Than Her Miserable Characters

“So much of Munro’s work was about someone forgiving someone else (especially a woman forgiving a man) for something unforgivable, or about making some...

Shahzia Sikander Says She Doesn’t Want To Give Her Beheaded Statue Another Head

She says, “The damage reflects the hateful misogynistic act and it should not be forgotten. It is part of the history of the work...

This Woman Was A Power Player, And Screenwriter, In 1950s Hollywood

But Mary C McCall Jr was “airbrushed” from much of Hollywood history, perhaps because while “to screenwriters in the 1950s, she was a major...

The Joys Of Reviving A Century-Old Silent Movie Pipe Organ

“In its heyday, the Barton Opus was able to recreate the sounds of many instruments, including strings, flutes and tubas. ... It also contained...

Miami Art Dealer Gary Nader’s Art Collection And Gallery Are At Risk In Lawsuits

Nader’s “private collection is filled with blue-chip modern and contemporary artists, including Carlos Cruz-Diez, Joaquín Torres-García, Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo,...

Alec Baldwin Isn’t Going To Have A Criminal Conviction For The Rust Shooting

But here come all of the civil suits. - The New York Times

How To Write Funny

Author Sally Franson says that if you want belly laughs, you might have to go through some painful experiences first. “The harder I laughed...

What Will It Take To Revitalize The Twin Cities’ Ballet Scene?

New director Lauren Post, currently dancing Romeo and Juliet with ABT’s corps de ballet at the Met, has some ideas: Focus on education first,...

Punching Artistic Holes In Protest Of Climate Change

Dutch artist Johannes Harm-Hovinga sits, punching holes in a copy of a UN report on climate change, for hours a day - and the...

Equity Actors In Britain File Lawsuit Against A Casting Website

“Spotlight charges performers to appear in its directory, which it says was used to cast 99% of productions in the UK in 2023. But...

Britain Might Be In Line For A Full Cultural Reboot

The Arts Council England chair has a five-point plan, and he thinks now, with the new government, is the time to realize it. -...

An American Novelist, Telling Immigrant Stories Anew

Dinaw Mengestu, on his character Samuel: “There’s a limitation to how fully we can truly understand his experiences. ... That gap becomes part of...

There Is No Such Thing As A Song Of The Summer

Sorry, those who love to rank the bops and decide which one comes out on top, the idea is “more of a cultural myth...
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