Arts

P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish

P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish

P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish P.O.V.: You’re Geppetto, Missing Your Wooden Son From Inside the Belly of a Fish THE SWALLOWED MAN By Edward Carey Pinocchio endures; why, I’m not sure. Carlo Collodi’s original 19th-century fairy tale is often funny, but with its rambunctious wooden hero who can’t become “real” until …

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Did an Alien Life-Form Do a Drive-By of Our Solar System in 2017?

Did an Alien Life-Form Do a Drive-By of Our Solar System in 2017?

Did an Alien Life-Form Do a Drive-By of Our Solar System in 2017? Did an Alien Life-Form Do a Drive-By of Our Solar System in 2017? The Starshot scheme, bankrolled by the Russian internet billionaire and philanthropist Yuri Milner, had been announced only a year and a half before Oumuamua was discovered. It was natural for Loeb to think that …

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Mira Furlan, Actress on ‘Lost’ and ‘Babylon 5,’ Dies at 65

Mira Furlan, Actress on ‘Lost’ and ‘Babylon 5,’ Dies at 65

Mira Furlan, Actress on ‘Lost’ and ‘Babylon 5,’ Dies at 65 Mira Furlan, Actress on ‘Lost’ and ‘Babylon 5,’ Dies at 65 Mira Furlan, an actress best known for her roles on the fantastical television series “Babylon 5” and “Lost,” died on Wednesday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 65. The cause was complications of the West Nile …

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Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations

Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations

Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations The Pompidou Center, whose daring, inside-out architecture and modern art museum have made it one of Paris’s premier cultural attractions, will close for renovations from late 2023 until some time in 2027, France’s culture minister said on Monday. …

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An Organ Recital, With a Coronavirus Shot

An Organ Recital, With a Coronavirus Shot

An Organ Recital, With a Coronavirus Shot An Organ Recital, With a Coronavirus Shot SALISBURY, England — On a recent Saturday afternoon, Margaret Drabble, 83, sat beneath the soaring arches of Salisbury Cathedral, swinging her legs back and forth under her chair like a schoolgirl. Minutes earlier, in a booth near the cathedral’s entrance, she had received her first shot …

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘Snowpiercer’ and ‘Resident Alien’

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Snowpiercer’ and ‘Resident Alien’

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Snowpiercer’ and ‘Resident Alien’ What’s on TV This Week: ‘Snowpiercer’ and ‘Resident Alien’ “Snowpiercer” returns on TNT. And Alan Tudyk stars in a new comedy series on Syfy. Source link

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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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