Neda Ulaby

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1980s pop goddess Olivia Newton-John has died at age 73

Monday, August 08, 2022

English-Australian singer, songwriter and actress Olivia Newton-John has died at age 73. She was one of the the biggest pop stars in the 1970's and early 1980's.


Pulitzer Prize winning historian David McCullough has died

Monday, August 08, 2022

He wrote acclaimed books about Harry Truman and John Adams, along with the Brooklyn Bridge and the Panama Canal. He also was the authoritative voice narrating TV films such as The Civil War in 1990.


Artist Tunde Olaniran's 'Made a Universe' opens a portal at a Detroit museum

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Musician and artist Tunde Olaniran is a rising star from Flint, Michigan whose exuberant work comments on serious issues such as environmental injustice and the carceral state.


A national fellowship that supports disabled artists has a new class for 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Fellows of Disability Futures for this year honors disabled lineages in art, which is to say, traces the links between elders and emerging artists across the country.


Encore: After nearly 50 years, PFLAG says it still has a long way to go

Friday, July 22, 2022

Coming out may be easier than it used to be. Where does that leave PFLAG, an organization started to support families when gay people were widely stigmatized? (Story aired on ATC on June 23, 2022.)


George Clooney and Gladys Knight are among the 2022 Kennedy Center honorees

Thursday, July 21, 2022

The awards recognize a lifetime of achievement in the performing arts. This year they'll go to George Clooney, Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, Tania León and U2.


Scout from the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' film now plays the racist neighbor onstage

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Mary Badham was 10 years old when her performance as Scout earned her an Oscar nomination. Now, six decades later, she's touring the country's stages in the Broadway version.


Dancer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, of Urban Bush Women, wins prestigious Gish Award

Monday, July 18, 2022

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar created one of the first major ensembles composed solely of African-American female dancers. She's just won one of the largest cash prizes in the arts.


Ten of the top cookbooks of 2022, so far

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Whether you're looking for exciting dishes to serve at a summer cookout, or something to help you get out of a cooking rut, NPR's Books We Love project has suggestions for you.


James Caan, an onscreen tough guy and movie craftsman, has died at 82

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Caan's memorable screen appearances included Brian's Song, The Godfather, Misery and Elf.


Street Symphony plays in harmony with Skid Row's 'sacred spaces'

Monday, June 27, 2022

Vijay Gupta was a 19-year-old violin prodigy when he joined the LA Philharmonic. Now he runs Street Symphony, an organization bringing music to clinics, jails and homeless shelters on Skid Row.


'Peanuts,' one of the world's most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in the 1970s

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Peanuts was a place where female athletes saw their presence on the playing field explicitly supported.


50 years ago, PFLAG's founder marched with her gay son. How's it keeping up in 2022?

Thursday, June 23, 2022

PFLAG was started almost 50 years ago when gay people and their families were isolated and stigmatized. Now, the organization is finding new families to support and new legal battles to fight.


Jury sides with Johnny Depp in his defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

A jury has reached a verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial, finding that Heard defamed her ex-husband in a 2018 op-ed published by The Washington Post.


A slavery-era instrument is on the National Mall, singing 'songs of liberation'

Thursday, May 19, 2022

An old-fashioned steam calliope designed by luminaries in the worlds of art and jazz is on display at the National Sculpture Garden.


Encore: 'Mama's boy' is a flex, not an insult, for a new generation of men

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Mama's boy has been viewed as an emasculating insult. But numerous men are now publicly embracing their identities as proud mama's boys. (Story first aired on Weekend Edition Sunday on May 7, 2022.)


A Warhol 'Marilyn' brings a record auction price, $195 million

Monday, May 09, 2022

The price was the highest ever at auction for an American artwork. The portrait was auctioned by Christie's in New York.


2022 Pulitzer Prizes in arts and letters go to 'Fat Ham' and 'The Netenyahus'

Monday, May 09, 2022

The 2022 Pulitzer Prizes in fiction, poetry, drama and other categories in arts and letters were announced in New York along with awards for journalism.


'Mama's boy' is a flex, not an insult, for a new generation of men

Saturday, May 07, 2022

For eons, the term "mama's boy" was widely viewed as an emasculating insult. But numerous men are challenging such inherent misogyny and publicly embracing their identities as proud "mama's boys."