Neda Ulaby

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New York Restaurants Serve Up Thanksgiving In One Tasty Bite

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Chefs in New York City are packing turkey, cranberry, gravy and stuffing together into small, savory packages. These one-bite wonders take the form of dumplings, croissants and meatballs.


'Mustang' Takes On Women's Rights In Fairy Tale Form

Monday, November 23, 2015

Five beautiful Turkish sisters are locked up together and forced, one by one, into marriage in the new film from director Deniz Gamze Ergüven. The movie has gotten rave reviews all over the world.


George Takei Debuts On Broadway In 'Allegiance'

Monday, November 09, 2015

Inspired by Takei's own childhood experiences, the musical spotlights a dark era in American history: The internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.


ISIS-Threatened Sites Left Off Endangered Heritage List

Thursday, October 29, 2015

In a year when some of Syria's most famous ruins were destroyed by ISIS, no sites in Syria made the 2015 list of endangered cultural heritage sites. Neither did those in Afghanistan, Yemen or Libya.


The Heat, The Pressure, The Violence: Cooking Films Are The New Boxing Movies

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

When you go to boxing movies, you can count on training montages, high-stakes dramatic moments, and the way a scrappy outsider always seems to have to prove him or herself in the ring...


Renowned Director Breaks The Mold, With An 'Assassin' No One Saw Coming

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Hou Hsiao-Hsien has built worldwide fame, but he's done so with realistic films about normal people. In The Assassin, he upends expectations (and genre conventions) with a medieval action tale.


'Spring Awakening' Returns To Broadway — In Sign Language

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The hit musical only closed six years ago, and now it's back, in a well-reviewed revival featuring hearing and deaf actors, who sing and sign during the performance.


Investigative Journalist From Belarus Awarded Nobel Prize In Literature

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Investigative journalist Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature Thursday. She is the first writer from Belarus to win the prize.


Punk Icon Patti Smith Releases Second Memoir, 'M Train'

Monday, October 05, 2015

Singer Patti Smith's latest book is a poetic, free-flowing memoir. In 2010, her memoir Just Kids — about her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — won a National Book Award.


How Twitter And Cooking Saved Ruth Reichl After 'Gourmet' Folded

Monday, September 28, 2015

Food writer Ruth Reichl has a new cookbook called My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life. It describes how she found her voice after Conde Nast shut down the magazine where she was editor.


Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

"Black girls playing; black girl joy" — that's what choreographer Camille Brown says her new show is all about. She's taking Black Girl: Linguistic Play to stages, schools and prisons around the U.S.


Jack Larson, Who Played Jimmy Olsen In 'Superman' TV Series, Dies

Monday, September 21, 2015

Actor Jack Larson has died at the age of 87. He was best known for playing cub reporter Jimmy Olsen in the TV series, The Adventures of Superman. Larson went on to become a playwright and librettist.


Streamy Awards For Online Video Make Bid For More Respectability

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Streamy Awards are the Oscars of online video. Even though highly produced web videos have major followings — with numbers, in some cases, that exceed television shows — this year...


After Sandy, Katrina And Sept. 11, This Sculptor Finds Art In Survival

Friday, September 11, 2015

Christopher Saucedo lost a brother in the twin towers, and two of his houses were flooded in the storms. He says he hopes his art shows people what it means to lose and how we manage to survive.


Rest In Peace, Wes Craven — The Rest Of Us Sure Won't

Monday, August 31, 2015

The horror master, who died Sunday, disturbed the dreams of millions of moviegoers in A Nightmare on Elm Street, and he helped to revitalize horror in the 1990s by directing the Scream movies.


Jace Clayton Translates Stocks Into Sound

Friday, August 28, 2015

As a wild week on Wall Street comes to a close, experimental musician Jace Clayton shares his current work-in-progress: a composition that translates stocks' movements into sound.


'George' Wants You To Know: She's Really Melissa

Thursday, August 27, 2015

One of this fall's most anticipated books is about a transgender fourth-grader. Publisher Scholastic is employing some of the same marketing techniques it used for megahits like The Hunger Games.


This Is Not A Parody: An NPR Story About Homemade Vegetable Broth

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Yeah, we know, it sounds like a joke. But Cuban-born chef Bren Hererra's method totally won us over. Her secret? Don't throw anything out.


After Katrina, New Artists Found Inspiration In A Recovering City

Sunday, August 16, 2015

At New Orleans exhibits commemorating the 10th anniversary of the hurricane, NPR's Neda Ulaby found three artists who said they wouldn't have become artists if it hadn't been for the storm.


Forget The Wreckage: Museums' Katrina Shows Look At How City Has Moved On

Sunday, August 09, 2015

As the 10th anniversary of the hurricane's landfall approaches, art museums across New Orleans focus on how the city sees itself today. In other words, no ruins and no people trapped on roofs.