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Harold Budd, Composer of Spaciousness and Calm, Dies at 84

Harold Budd, Composer of Spaciousness and Calm, Dies at 84

Harold Budd, Composer of Spaciousness and Calm, Dies at 84 Harold Budd, Composer of Spaciousness and Calm, Dies at 84 John Cage also exerted an influence, though less for his music than for his ideas and his courage in forging a career outside of the academy. Works like “Magnus Colorado” (1969) and the 24-hour “Lirio” (1971) involved reverberant gongs and …

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In a Stressful Time, Knitting for Calm and Connection

In a Stressful Time, Knitting for Calm and Connection

In a Stressful Time, Knitting for Calm and Connection In a Stressful Time, Knitting for Calm and Connection As I stitched the next row, I thought about that lost world: big professional meetings. Casual travel from one city to another, armed with restaurant recommendations and the determination to take an hour to visit a local yarn store (The Quarter Stitch …

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‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ May Not Work in a Time of Pandemic

‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ May Not Work in a Time of Pandemic

‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ May Not Work in a Time of Pandemic ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ May Not Work in a Time of Pandemic LONDON — During a recent visit to a private London hospital, I was horrified to encounter a delivery man wheeling in a load of supplies without wearing a face mask. An orderly in blue …

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The Calm Voice Asking Thorny Questions in ‘Death, Sex & Money’

The Calm Voice Asking Thorny Questions in ‘Death, Sex & Money’

The Calm Voice Asking Thorny Questions in ‘Death, Sex & Money’ The Calm Voice Asking Thorny Questions in ‘Death, Sex & Money’ Often, as in an episode about pornography featuring a man using the pseudonym Daniel, who reported intrusive, upsetting thoughts during sex, Sale’s forthright questioning — in a finely tuned, feather-soft voice — elicits equally forthright answers. SALE Is …

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Once a Source of U.S.-China Tension, Trade Emerges as an Area of Calm

Once a Source of U.S.-China Tension, Trade Emerges as an Area of Calm

Once a Source of U.S.-China Tension, Trade Emerges as an Area of Calm Once a Source of U.S.-China Tension, Trade Emerges as an Area of Calm WASHINGTON — For the better part of three years, President Trump’s trade war with China strained relations between the world’s largest economies. Now, the trade pact the two countries signed in January appears to …

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Coronavirus Can Set Off a ‘Cytokine Storm.’ These Drugs May Calm It.

Coronavirus Can Set Off a ‘Cytokine Storm.’ These Drugs May Calm It.

Coronavirus Can Set Off a ‘Cytokine Storm.’ These Drugs May Calm It. Coronavirus Can Set Off a ‘Cytokine Storm.’ These Drugs May Calm It. The device, called CytoSorb, is about the size of a drinking glass and is filled with coarse polymers, each roughly the size of a grain of salt. Every grain, or bead, has millions of pores and …

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‘We don’t need any more politicians telling us to calm down’: Brooklyn burns as protesters demand action over police killing of George Floyd

'We don’t need any more politicians telling us to calm down’: Brooklyn burns as protesters demand action over police killing of George Floyd

‘We don’t need any more politicians telling us to calm down’: Brooklyn burns as protesters demand action over police killing of George Floyd ‘We don’t need any more politicians telling us to calm down’: Brooklyn burns as protesters demand action over police killing of George Floyd The march made its way through Brooklyn’s wide avenues to the sound of cars …

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Join Us for a Moment of Calm With Jameela Jamil

Join Us for a Moment of Calm With Jameela Jamil

Join Us for a Moment of Calm With Jameela Jamil Join Us for a Moment of Calm With Jameela Jamil The coronavirus has transformed nearly every aspect of daily life, but Times journalists are here to keep you informed and connected from home. Below is a selection of our live events this week (all times are Eastern). You can find …

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A Moment of Calm With Jewel, and More Live Events This Week

A Moment of Calm With Jewel, and More Live Events This Week

A Moment of Calm With Jewel, and More Live Events This Week A Moment of Calm With Jewel, and More Live Events This Week The coronavirus has transformed nearly every aspect of daily life, but Times journalists are here to keep you informed and connected from home. Below is a selection of our live events this week (all times are …

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Keep Calm and Draw Together

Keep Calm and Draw Together

As the coronavirus pandemic reshapes huge swaths of society, the design world is responding by doing what it does best: grabbing our attention with striking images. Illustrators, artists, graphic designers and poster specialists are banding together in improvised coalitions to create public service messages — some inspired by World War I and World War II posters — with new artwork …

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