Neda Ulaby appears in the following:
Friday, July 22, 2016
With the Emmy-nominated
Born this Way poised to begin its second season July 26, the cast, co-creator and fans explain why the show has become such a hit.
Monday, July 18, 2016
After a dozen years of arriving at work every weekday at midnight, Montagne says she's ready to try something new. She will become a special correspondent on
Monday, July 11, 2016
Craig Thornton is behind some of the most coveted meal reservations in LA. For the past five months, he's been melding dining, sculpture and taxidermy at the city's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Los Angeles's top cult chef has been pushing the boundaries of taste at the Museum of Contemporary Art with an art installation that combines dining, sculpture and taxidermy. It's also a way for a museum to connect with the city's vibrant food scene.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Photographer Binh Danh melds early photographic materials and timeless landscapes to produce ethereal images of national parks. He says it's his hope that viewers "see themselves in the picture."
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
A new play about Harry Potter, written by J.K. Rowling, begins previews this week with Harry as a grown up. Grown, too, is the "Potter Generation," the kids who were the first to read the books when they came out. Their experience — maturing alongside Harry — was unique.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
After her 2008 movie,
Punisher: War Zone, flopped, Alexander had a hard time getting new projects. She was in what's known as Hollywood's "movie jail," a common experience for female directors.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
It's the new U.S. Army recruiting video, or is it a trailer for a new Hollywood sci-fi movie? Or is it both? NPR takes a look at the new video.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
The actor is now starring on Broadway in
Eclipsed, a searing story of young women held captive in Liberia. After that and 12 Years a Slave, Nyong'o says she's ready for some lighter material.
Monday, April 18, 2016
The 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday with Broadway hit
Hamilton winning for drama.
Friday, April 01, 2016
Today's young adult novels deal with consent, sexual assault and the pressures of sexting, among other things. For parents who aren't comfortable broaching those subjects, these books can help.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Library of Congress names 25 recordings to be added to its National Recording Registry annually. This rare recording — there is no film of the game — is one of this year's selections.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Fallujah is based on the experiences of a real Marine, who lost friends and more as a gunner in Iraq. The show's libretto was written by an Iraqi-American.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Michelle Obama announced a song Wednesday at the South by Southwest Music Festival that brings together some of the biggest female music stars in the service of girls' education globally.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The multilayered thriller follows a group of enslaved people as they escape a Georgia plantation. Co-creator Joe Pokaski says the Underground Railroad may be America's "most heroic story never told."
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Between Thomas, Lionel, Alfred, Emil, David and Randy (yes, that one), the Newmans have more than 80 Oscar nominations. Neda Ulaby takes a look at this epic clan of Hollywood composers and musicians.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
As legend has it, winning that Oscar is a career killer. But film critic Amy Nicholson says it actually has everything to do with the kinds of roles available to women.
Monday, February 15, 2016
Right now, men singing in high voices are
really popular: Think Usher, Adam Levine, Jason Derulo or The Weeknd, which is up for seven Grammys this year. NPR's Neda Ulaby tries to understand why.
Friday, February 12, 2016
A career-long hitmaker, Warren knows how to write about intimacy and heartbreak. But when she collaborated with Lady Gaga for a song about sexual assault, it unlocked a few stories she'd never shared.