Elizabeth Blair appears in the following:
Thursday, February 02, 2023
The company, based in The Hague, is currently in Washington, D.C., performing Giselle at The Kennedy Center. The Ukrainian Ambassador says the ballet corps is like a secret weapon.
Wednesday, February 01, 2023
A Japanese musician has released his first album in six years — a collection of compositions recorded during his battle with cancer. (Story first aired on All Things Considered on Jan. 26, 2023.)
Monday, January 30, 2023
Hot Dog, by Doug Salati, is about an overheated pup who finds his calm on a trip to the beach. Freewater, by Amina Luqman-Dawson, is about two enslaved children finding freedom.
Friday, January 27, 2023
The United Ukrainian Ballet Company is made up of dancers taking refuge in the Netherlands. The company travels to Washington, D.C., to perform Giselle, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
The composer has been lauded for decades over his deeply affective music; director Alejandro González Iñárritu, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir and more join us to explain why.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Odesa in Ukraine has been added to the cultural sites that UNESCO is highlighting. Also being included are ancient sites in Lebanon and Yemen.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Gina Lollobrigida melted the hearts of major stars in the 1950s and '60s: Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra and Burt Lancaster. She was a voluptuous brunette with captivating brown eyes.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Legendary Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida has died at age 95. The star was often compared to Marilyn Monroe.
Thursday, January 12, 2023
The Green Piano: How Little Me Found Music recounts the story of Flack's father finding her a beat-up, old, upright in a junkyard — a treasure that led to a life in music.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
PEN America and two other free speech groups are calling for school officials in Florida to reinstate a high school production of Paula Vogel's Indecent, a play that is itself about censorship.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Epic Games has agreed to pay the Federal Trade Commission $520 million over allegations of privacy violations and unwanted charges. Nearly half of the money will go to refund consumers.
Monday, December 19, 2022
The annual Abortion Onscreen report says more TV shows had abortion plotlines than previous years and that writers are doing slightly better job reflecting reality.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
The Kennedy Center has announced Adam Sandler as the winner of this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Sandler's credits include SNL, Happy Gilmore, Grown Ups, The Wedding Singer and Hustle.
Thursday, December 08, 2022
Playing competitive youth soccer can cost families a small fortune, excluding kids who might excel at the sport. There are efforts around the country to get more kids in the game.
Tuesday, December 06, 2022
Emmy-winning actress Kirstie Alley, known for starring in "Cheers," died Monday at age 71.
Monday, December 05, 2022
Amy Grant, George Clooney, Gladys Knight, U2 and Tania León attended a dinner at the U.S. State Department and a gala tribute event. The 45th annual Kennedy Center Honors airs on CBS later this month.
Saturday, December 03, 2022
Artist and writer Shaun Tan makes creatures that have a wild mix of mechanical and animal-like features. His new book, "Creature," is a collection of his drawings, paintings, and reflections.
Thursday, December 01, 2022
Christine McVie died Wednesday at age 79. She wrote some of the band's most popular songs including: "Don't Stop" and "You Make Loving Fun."
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The dancer with the National Opera of Ukraine was killed in September. Oleksandr Shapoval had volunteered to fight after the Russian invasion. (Story aired on All Things Considered on Sept. 15, 2022.)
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
The revered Latin Grammy winner was known for such hits as "Yolanda" and "Amo Esta Isla."