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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.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The photographer has spent her career documenting all kinds of American identities. Her work tackles everything from parenthood and aging, to Elizabeth Taylor and San Francisco's S&M community.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Having millions of followers on Twitter or Instagram isn't necessarily a great achievement if they don't engage with you. Putting a value on social media followers is a burgeoning business.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Aravena, 48, is known for his socially conscious, sustainable design, often executed at staggering speed and on minuscule budgets.
Friday, January 01, 2016
When Muslim women in headscarves appear on TV, it's often in the context of hate crimes, terrorism or politics. But in 2015, TV showed hijab-wearing women joking, coding and cooking up a storm.
Sunday, December 27, 2015
Kelly was recognized as one of the greatest American artists of the 20th century. He died Sunday afternoon, leaving behind pieces in nearly every major museum of modern art.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
In which a reporter and an editor get into a heated argument over Santa's classification, and it ends up on the radio.