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Gordon Hookey and Gary Simmons: A Shared Language of Struggle

Two Artists, Continents Apart, and a Shared Language of Struggle

Gordon Hookey and Gary Simmons: A Shared Language of Struggle Gordon Hookey and Gary Simmons: A Shared Language of Struggle In the small, sun-scorched town of Cloncurry, Australia, the artist Gordon Hookey grew up very much aware of Madison Square Garden. “It was in the psyche of most Aboriginal people, because of boxing,” says Hookey, 59, who belongs to the …

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Walter Bernstein, Celebrated Screenwriter, Is Dead at 101

Walter Bernstein, Celebrated Screenwriter, Is Dead at 101

Walter Bernstein, Celebrated Screenwriter, Is Dead at 101 Walter Bernstein, Celebrated Screenwriter, Is Dead at 101 “Suddenly, the blacklist had achieved for the writer what he had previously only aspired to,” Mr. Bernstein joked in “Inside Out.” “He was considered necessary.” It was the now largely forgotten “That Kind of Woman” (1959), with Sophia Loren, that restarted Mr. Bernstein’s “official” …

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Junior Mance, Jazz Pianist Who Played With Giants, Dies at 92

Junior Mance, Jazz Pianist Who Played With Giants, Dies at 92

Junior Mance, Jazz Pianist Who Played With Giants, Dies at 92 Junior Mance, Jazz Pianist Who Played With Giants, Dies at 92 Junior Mance, a buoyant, bluesy jazz pianist who worked with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Lester Young, Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley and Dinah Washington, before establishing himself as the leader of his own groups, died …

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Just Don’t Call Her a Ghostwriter

Just Don’t Call Her a Ghostwriter

Just Don’t Call Her a Ghostwriter Just Don’t Call Her a Ghostwriter Since then, one book project has led to another, but Burford has tried to be intentional about her choices. She doesn’t want to be pigeonholed as only being able to do Black female voices. She knows her life experience as a Black woman gives her special insight into …

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Auto Insurance During a Pandemic

Auto Insurance During a Pandemic

Auto Insurance During a Pandemic Auto Insurance During a Pandemic Given the constraints of virus lockdowns and worries over health and safety, the bulk of your automobile use may be from grocery-store runs these days. Regardless of where you have gone in the past nine months, you’ve probably driven less than you did pre-pandemic, and that pattern could continue for …

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‘Slowing Down to Feel’: Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies

‘Slowing Down to Feel’: Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies

‘Slowing Down to Feel’: Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies ‘Slowing Down to Feel’: Moving Our Minds Around Our Bodies In one class I took focusing on the feet and legs, Davis told us — repeatedly — to stay in a 5 percent zone of range and effort. This, it turned out, was impossible. It’s like my muscles were laughing …

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Larry King, Breezy Interviewer of the Famous and Infamous, Dies at 87

Larry King, Breezy Interviewer of the Famous and Infamous, Dies at 87

Larry King, Breezy Interviewer of the Famous and Infamous, Dies at 87 Larry King, Breezy Interviewer of the Famous and Infamous, Dies at 87 Drawn to the Radio Larry King was born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger in Brooklyn on Nov. 19, 1933, the second son of Edward and Jennie Gitlitz Zeiger, immigrants from Austria and Belarus. Their first son, Irwin, had …

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Celebrity Pregnancy Is Big Business

Celebrity Pregnancy Is Big Business

Celebrity Pregnancy Is Big Business Celebrity Pregnancy Is Big Business Elizabeth Cordero, a Los Angeles hairdresser who has had multiple miscarriages and lost her baby seven days after birth, said there is no “safe” date after which to announce. She is halfway through a pregnancy and said that “this time around, we’ve decided that we’re just going to celebrate every …

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Charlene Gehm, Protean Dancer With the Joffrey, Dies at 69

Charlene Gehm, Protean Dancer With the Joffrey, Dies at 69

Charlene Gehm, Protean Dancer With the Joffrey, Dies at 69 Charlene Gehm, Protean Dancer With the Joffrey, Dies at 69 Charlene Gehm, a dancer who thrilled audiences and critics alike with her excellence in an unusually wide range of roles with the Joffrey Ballet and other troupes, died on Jan. 10 at her home in Manhattan. She was 69. Her …

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What Defines Domestic Abuse? Survivors Say It’s More Than Assault

What Defines Domestic Abuse? Survivors Say It’s More Than Assault

What Defines Domestic Abuse? Survivors Say It’s More Than Assault What Defines Domestic Abuse? Survivors Say It’s More Than Assault As destructive as those behaviors may be, they are not often treated by law enforcement or courts as improper on their own, sharpening the belief that victims must be battered and hospitalized before their accounts might be taken seriously. Doubt …

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