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Dec 10, 2019
The dance company dedicated to African American culture premieres a new work tonight. Jamar Roberts, its first resident choreographer, says he was inspired by the deaths of Trayvon Martin and others.
Dec 10, 2019
The South Korean director is best known for socially conscious horror movies, such as The Host, Snowpiercer and Okja. His latest, Parasite, was just nominated for three Golden Globes.
Dec 9, 2019
At one time, there were 10 million Yahoo Groups with more than 100 million users - from neighborhood organizations to amateur astronomers. On Saturday, the archives will disappear.
Dec 9, 2019
Borstein's won back-to-back Emmys for playing a tough, street-wise talent manager on the Amazon series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She says the character reminds her of her mother and grandmother.
Dec 9, 2019
The Golden Globe nominations are always odd, but this year they may be even odder than usual, particularly on the TV side. But it must be said: The Globes love a star, and now they love Netflix.
Dec 9, 2019
Among the artists receiving Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night in Washington, D.C., were Linda Ronstadt, Earth, Wind & Fire and actress Sally Field.
Dec 8, 2019
Tina playwright Katori Hall and star Adrienne Warren have plenty to say about working with the star, depicting domestic violence and learning to sing in a new voice.
Dec 8, 2019
The actor and puppeteer performed on the popular TV show from its very first episode in 1969 until his retirement last year.
Dec 8, 2019
One of the goofiest earworms just celebrated a big anniversary. Journalist Jennifer Van Evra explores the song's surprising history — and traces it back to a sexy Italian film.
Dec 8, 2019
In 2018, a photo of Parker Curry looking at a portrait of Michelle Obama went viral. Within a week, she got to meet the first lady. Parker tells the story in a new book she co-authored with her mom.
Dec 8, 2019
In the sequel, the story of the sister princesses veers into darker territory that Bell says is rooted in a darkness present in both her own life, as well as those of her collaborators.
Dec 7, 2019
Wong's new memoir is called Dear Girls, so we've invited her to answer three questions about deer girls, as in: female deer.
Dec 7, 2019
Ryan LaSala's new novel imagines a world where people get swept up in dangerous, all-encompassing dreams — and only a damaged, anmesiac kid and his friends have the power to fight them.
Dec 7, 2019
A banana taped to a wall was sold for $120,000 as a piece of art. NPR's Scott Simon wonders how it makes people think about the passage of time.
Dec 7, 2019
It's the Christmas gift for when you can't think of what else to give — socks! And they're having their fashion-world moment, says Steven Frumkin, a dean at the Fashion Institute of Technology.