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Friday, June 13, 2014

Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater in The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through July 6, 2014. Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater in The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through July 6, 2014. (Photo credit: Joan Marcus./The Public Theater)

New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes shares his tips for giving and getting advice. Then, Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater discuss starring in “Much Ado About Nothing,” this year’s first Shakespeare in the Park production. Jan Maxwell and playwright Tony Giardina talk about “The City of Conversation,” about a political hostess in the waning days of the Carter Administration. And this week’s Please Explain is all about mosquitos!

 

Advice for Giving and Getting Advice

Hear the NY Times Social Q's columnist on when to give advice, how to ask for it, and why unsolicited advice is "criticism, masquerading as having only your best interests at heart." 

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Shakespeare in the Park's “Much Ado About Nothing”

Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater talk about playing the wise-cracking would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick.

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“The City of Conversation” at Lincoln Center Theater

The story of political hostess Hester Ferris, a mover and shaker in the nation’s capital from the Carter administration to the Obama years.

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The Buzz about Mosquitoes: How They Find You and Why They Bite You

Find out how they can spread disease and how your breath helps mosquitoes find their way to your skin (and their next meal).

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