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Remembering Miguel Algarín, a Founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Remembering Miguel Algarín, a Founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Remembering Miguel Algarín, a Founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Remembering Miguel Algarín, a Founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Back in 1973, often remembered as the bad old days of the Lower East Side, Miguel Algarín, focusing on the light he saw shining from an emerging New York Puerto Rican community, began hosting a series of informal poetry readings …

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Remembering the Epic Parties of Harry Evans and Tina Brown

Remembering the Epic Parties of Harry Evans and Tina Brown

Remembering the Epic Parties of Harry Evans and Tina Brown Remembering the Epic Parties of Harry Evans and Tina Brown One of Harry Evans’s gifts as a journalist was his understanding of power: who had it, why they got it, and — most significantly — how they misused it. His career as perhaps the United Kingdom’s most accomplished newspaper editor …

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Remembering Kamala Harris’ epic takedown of Brett Kavanaugh

Remembering Kamala Harris' epic takedown of Brett Kavanaugh

Remembering Kamala Harris’ epic takedown of Brett Kavanaugh Remembering Kamala Harris’ epic takedown of Brett Kavanaugh The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Democratic senator Kamala Harris, who was recently announced as Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 presidential election campaign, had a memorable exchange with Brett …

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Remembering Poland’s Doomed Fight Against the Nazis

Remembering Poland’s Doomed Fight Against the Nazis

Remembering Poland’s Doomed Fight Against the Nazis Remembering Poland’s Doomed Fight Against the Nazis Stalin might have refused Hitler’s offer in August 1939: He could have defended the status quo, as Britain and France urged. But Stalin wanted territory, and so he agreed with Germany to dismember Poland. When Poland fought Germany, beginning on Sept. 1, 1939, it was defending …

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Remembering Music’s Saving Powers at Auschwitz

Remembering Music’s Saving Powers at Auschwitz

Remembering Music’s Saving Powers at Auschwitz Remembering Music’s Saving Powers at Auschwitz The cello has accompanied Anita Lasker-Wallfisch through hell and back. At age 17, she played marches in Auschwitz while prisoners burned next door. Less than a decade later, she became a founding member of the English Chamber Orchestra. “It was always music that helped me survive [until] the …

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Remembering Ennio Morricone, the Film Score Maestro

Remembering Ennio Morricone, the Film Score Maestro

Remembering Ennio Morricone, the Film Score Maestro Remembering Ennio Morricone, the Film Score Maestro Ennio Morricone, who died this month at 91, was for decades the most innovative and irreverent composer of film scores working. Best known for his collaborations with Sergio Leone on his spaghetti westerns, Morricone scored approximately 500 films, working with a who’s who of landmark directors: …

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Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm

Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm

Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm Remembering Tony Allen and Florian Schneider, Two Pillars of Rhythm We’re only in the fifth month of 2020, but it has already been an uncommonly painful one in the world of music — the list of greats who have died has been long and wide-ranging. Two of these artists — …

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Thursday’s Livestreaming Events: Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Frankenstein,’ and Remembering Amy Winehouse

Thursday’s Livestreaming Events: Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Frankenstein,’ and Remembering Amy Winehouse

Thursday’s Livestreaming Events: Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Frankenstein,’ and Remembering Amy Winehouse Thursday’s Livestreaming Events: Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Frankenstein,’ and Remembering Amy Winehouse Here are a few of the best events happening Thursday and how to tune in (all times are Eastern Daylight). Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Frankenstein’ 2 p.m. on YouTube Need some Benedict Cumberbatch in your day, week, life? Same …

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Remembering Mike Huckaby, a Towering Figure in Detroit House Music

Remembering Mike Huckaby, a Towering Figure in Detroit House Music

Remembering Mike Huckaby, a Towering Figure in Detroit House Music Remembering Mike Huckaby, a Towering Figure in Detroit House Music The death of the Detroit house-music D.J. and producer Mike Huckaby on Friday, at 54, sent a shock wave through the music community he called home. Huckaby — who died from complications of a stroke and Covid-19 at Beaumont Hospital …

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Remembering Tim Brooke-Taylor and ‘The Goodies’

Remembering Tim Brooke-Taylor and ‘The Goodies’

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist with the Australia bureau. Coronavirus is now claiming so many lives that The Times has had to reassign some of its reporters to help on the obituaries desk. It feels to me …

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