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The recipients of the 45th Kennedy Center Honors have been announced. The performing artists recognized for their lifetime contributions to American culture include actor and filmmaker George Clooney; contemporary Christian… Read More
Some of the most beautiful music being performed in Los Angeles right now is happening on Skid Row. Street Symphony is an organization bringing professional musicians to clinics, homeless shelters and jails clustered… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — A young woman in a powder blue sweater glances up dreamily from a book she’s perusing on a pristine campus lawn. Four impossibly strong-jawed college men… Read More
One of the country’s leading museums of American art, the Whitney in New York City, has canceled an upcoming show on responses to systemic racism amid a storm of online protest.
Kramer was a writer with an Oscar-nominated screenplay when his friends started dying mysteriously — galvanizing him to found the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, and later ACT UP, to combat AIDS.
From TV series to cookbooks to cannabis-infused menus at upscale restaurants, pot cuisine is becoming an increasingly lucrative niche — and state and local laws are struggling to catch up.
Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news, but he also had a lively sense of humor, revealed late in his career when he became the judge and scorekeeper for Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!