Archive for October, 2020

DTC’s New Season Is Unlike Any Other It’s Done

The coronavirus shutdown has seriously delayed the Dallas Theater Center‘s season announcement (releasing it in the fall is pretty behind the typical timing). But not only did the Theater Center have to find ways to comply with state and local health instructions about public gatherings, it had the added challenge of following guidelines set down by Equity, the actors’ union... | Read More

Ina Garten: ‘All My Books Really Are About Comfort Food’

Sometimes you want a really good salad, Garten says. But now is not that time. Her new book, Modern Comfort Food, is packed full of recipes for beef stew, chocolate chip cookies and Boston cream pie.

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Retiring Editorial Cartoonist Reflects On 50-Year Career

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Washington Post editorial cartoonist Tom Toles, who is retiring after a 50-year career.

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Sean Connery, Hollywood’s 1st James Bond, Dies At 90

Actor Sean Connery has died at age 90. He will best be remembered as Hollywood's first James Bond — and as a Scotsman to his core.

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London – Josh Smith: “Spectre” at David Zwirner Through October 31st, 2020

Josh Smith, Untitled (2020), via David Zwirner Marking a new entry in his ongoing practice of obsessive painterly documentation and flowing, lyrical canvases, artist Josh Smith has opened a string of shows at David Zwirner in New York and London, continuing his exploration of landscape and space, here focusing on a series of empty streetscapes.   Reflecting […]... | Read More

Sean Connery, Actor And The Original James Bond, Dies At 90

The Oscar-winning film star with the distinctive Scottish brogue eventually outgrew the 007 role to appear in many different movies in a career that spanned nearly a half-century.

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Ariana Reines’s blue moon report

Snow is falling on the yellow leavesAnd blowing across the nodding yellowingAnd green leaves that have yet to fall. ThisIs the third day in a row the sunHas hidden as it rose if indeed ... | Read More

TikTok Comedian On Going Viral For Looking At Paint

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Australian comedian Christian Hull about his popular TikTok videos in which he watches paint get tinted and guesses what color it will become.

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Anya Taylor-Joy And Scott Frank Of ‘Queen’s Gambit’ On Making Chess Mesmerizing

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Scott Frank, one of the creators of Netflix's The Queen's Gambit and Anya Taylor-Joy, who plays Beth Harmon in the series.

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Inks And Colors Rescue ‘Blue In Green’ From Plodding Plotting

Writer Ram V takes on a classic music-biz myth in his new graphic novel: The devilish crossroads deal. But it's illustrator Anand RK's loose, jazzy, clever art that really makes this book sing.

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