Neda Ulaby

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Sale Of $450 Million Da Vinci Painting Serves As A Triumph Of Marketing

Thursday, November 16, 2017

An art world record was set Wednesday night at Christie's auction house in New York, when a painting credited to Leonardo Da Vinci sold for $450 million to an unknown bidder. Art critic Blake Gopnik says that number is in some ways the least interesting part of this story.


With 'Blade Of The Immortal,' Director Takashi Miike Marks His 100th Film

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Legendary director Takashi Miike's new film, Blade of the Immortal, is the filmmaker's 100th movie. For someone known for totally bonkers violence, this movie is even more bananas and is being touted as the most over-the-top samurai movie ever made.


A Bird, A Beak And A 3-D Printer

Thursday, November 02, 2017

A bird at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., had a beak that was so worn down that he could not catch bugs to eat. The skeleton of an ancestor and a 3-D printer came to the rescue.


Palestinian Play 'The Siege' Finally Gets U.S. Premiere

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Siege is one of a number of plays depicting a Palestinian point of view that has been cancelled after pressure from American Jewish groups. One esteemed theater in New York reportedly planned the play, then quietly dropped it from the schedule. Now, it's finally getting its U.S. premiere.


Kazuo Ishiguro Is Awarded Nobel Prize In Literature

Thursday, October 05, 2017

The winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature is Kazuo Ishiguro. After the past two years, in which the Swedish academy honored a Russian journalist and a certain American songwriter, it marks a return to literary fiction.


When Hurricane Irma Closed Schools, Florida Museums Stepped In

Monday, September 18, 2017

Irma threw schedules out the window and left kids with little to do last week. But several Florida museums opened ad-hoc camps to teach art, science and a few coping skills.


How Garbage Trucks Are Used To Stop Vehicle Attacks

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Cities are increasingly deploying garbage trucks as part of demonstrations and rallies, partly to keep cars from plowing into protesters.


Scholars Say White Supremacists Chanting 'Deus Vult' Got History Wrong

Monday, September 04, 2017

White supremacists using Crusaders' crosses and other medieval imagery on their homemade shields say the time period is an ideal of a white Europe. But medieval scholars say the white supremacists are wrong and the scholars are fighting back.


Hollywood Suffers Worst Summer Box Office In A Decade

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The Hollywood box office is off by a lot this year. Bad sequels, big bombs and fewer films contributed to the weak bottom line.


'Disjointed' Is Like Any Workplace Sitcom — With More Pot, Sex And Language

Friday, August 25, 2017

Set in a medical marijuana dispensary, the big networks all turned the show down. But Netflix picked it up and co-creator Chuck Lorre says, ultimately, it's about characters who care for one another.


YouTube Stars Stress Out, Just Like The Rest Of Us

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Young YouTube stars work hard to look authentic and accessible, and they can make millions of dollars doing it. But the pressure to appear perfect while living online can sometimes be too much.


Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell's Kitchen

Friday, August 18, 2017

In Netflix's newest Marvel Universe show, The Defenders, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil and Iron Fist patrol the dirty streets of a Hell's Kitchen that doesn't exist in today's New York City.


Character Actor Robert Hardy Dies At 91

Friday, August 04, 2017

British actor Robert Hardy, best known for his work in the Harry Potter movies and the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small, has died. He was 91.


Celebrated Playwright And Actor Sam Shepard Dies

Monday, July 31, 2017

Sam Shepard was both a prize-winning playwright and an an acclaimed actor. He won a Pulitzer for Drama for Buried Child in 1979 and wrote more than 40 other plays as well as short stories and essays. He died Thursday at his home in Kentucky of complications from Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 73.


How To Preserve Your Polaroid

Sunday, July 30, 2017

A new David Hockney photography show begs the question: how do his Polaroids look vibrant decades after they were made? There's a secret to keeping instant film from fading.


The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.


'Game Of Thrones' Finds Fans Among Disability Rights Activists, Too

Monday, July 10, 2017

Several main characters in the HBO series happen to have disabilities. "I had never seen my own experience in life reflected so accurately, so vividly, so viscerally," says one disability activist.


60 Years Ago, 2 Boys Met And The Beatles Began

Thursday, July 06, 2017

On the anniversary of John Lennon and Paul McCartney's first meeting, revisit the church garden party that changed the course of popular music forever.


Set Designer Uses Broadway Experience To Design Times Square Restaurant

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

In addition to designing sets for Broadway shows and concert tours, David Korins is working on a new restaurant. We go behind the scenes of a Times Square restaurant, where eating is theater.


Canadian Comics Celebrate Their Country's Birth At LA Comedy Clubs

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Canada turns 150 on July 1 and a celebration is underway in Los Angeles comedy clubs, of all places, in honor of the long comedy tradition between the country to the north and LA.