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In ‘Uncoupled,’ Neil Patrick Harris gets dumped, but Carries on

After his 17-year relationship ends, a gay NYC real estate agent (Neil Patrick Harris) leans on friends as he navigates hookup culture in this breezy…

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A rock climber takes the Tiny Desk Contest to new heights

Entries to the Tiny Desk Contest tend to be incredibly creative and fun — maybe none more so this year than an entry from the…

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Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward and the complex legacy of ‘The Last Movie Stars’

A new documentary series directed by Ethan Hawke is a close examination of the lives and careers of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, one of…

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The King still draws a crowd at Michigan Elvisfest, one of largest in North America

Thousands converged at the Wayne County Fairgrounds for the Michigan Elvisfest in Belleville to celebrate the life and work of Elvis Presley. (Image credit: Niki…

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‘The Simpsons’ production workers go union, saying they deserve a place at the table

Employees at the studio behind shows like The Simpsons and Family Guy say their parent company has recognized their union, and it could signal a…

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‘Peanuts,’ one of the world’s most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in the 1970s

Peanuts was a place where female athletes saw their presence on the playing field explicitly supported. (Image credit: Peanuts © 1979 Peanuts Worldwide LLC) Source:…

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Some states are changing the laws that govern community libraries

At a time of concern about book banning, states are passing laws to tighten control over public libraries. The laws address how libraries are managed…

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Tampa Bay Rays players’ decision not to wear Pride jerseys stirs up fans

In celebration of Pride Month, almost all of the players on the Tampa Bay Rays sported jerseys and caps with the rainbow-colored Pride logo. Five…

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What ‘Queer Ducks’ can teach teenagers about sexuality in the animal kingdom

The new book, Queer Ducks (and Other Animals), is designed to be teenager friendly. It’s filled with comics and humor and accessible science on the…

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A ‘Jaws’ actor is named police chief in the town where the iconic movie was filmed

Decades ago, Jonathan Searle played one of the pranksters with a cardboard fin in Jaws. (Image credit: Dan Callister/Getty Images) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/20/1100361304/jaws-police-chief-marthas-vineyard Indie Brew found…

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In Appreciation of Teachers: Share a poem

As the school year draws to a close, is there a teacher who has inspired you? Share with us a poem showing your appreciation for…

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In memory of cultural figures the U.S. lost to COVID-19

Groundbreaking artists and thinkers are among those whose deaths are blamed on the illness caused by the coronavirus. (Image credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for…

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In her new poems, Ada Limón argues for turning a delicate attention to the world

The award-winning poet’s new collection, The Hurting Kind, is a testament to the power of sensitivity and to the reality that the world is here…

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Photos: The Golden Age of Broadway is celebrated in a new online exhibit

A new virtual art exhibition celebrates theater, movies and television with original sketches by Broadway set and costume designers. (Image credit: Helicline Fine Art) Source:…

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A Ukrainian dance troupe in the U.S. fights disinformation, one high kick at a time

The Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, which turns 50 this year, hopes to counter Russian aggression by teaching U.S. audiences about Ukrainian history and culture. (Image…

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Netflix’s ‘Ozark’ ends as a thrilling, yet disappointing take on a criminal family

It’s likely Ozark will be remembered as more of a clever thrill ride than a series with a coherent message. (Image credit: Netflix) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/04/29/1095329108/ozark-final-episodes-netflix-review…

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This Earth Day, one book presents global warming and climate justice as inseparable

It’s still an open question to what degree our planet will remain habitable in the coming years. Elizabeth Cripps offers an urgent message in What…

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Koffee, already a Grammy-winning globetrotter, is in full control for ‘Genius’ debut

After winning a Grammy for her debut five-song short player, one of Jamaica’s most talented branches out on her debut full-length. (Image credit: Nwaka Okparaeke/Courtesy…

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New Dr. Seuss-inspired books will feature diverse writers and illustrators

The new line of books will include original stories inspired by previously unpublished illustrations of the author’s. Six Dr. Seuss books are no longer being…

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A machine turns Black people white in the musical ‘Black No More’

An off-Broadway show, based on a 1931 novel, explores the results when a scientist charges Black people $50 each to change their race with his…

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Artwork from the Black Lives Matter memorial has a new home: the Library of Congress

The artwork that once served as a memorial to the movement is being displayed in a new online exhibit at the Library of Congress. So…

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Raveena’s galactic journey back down to Earth

On her new album, Asha’s Awakening, the artist Raveena sends her protagonist on a thousand-year intergalactic journey of discovery, all in order to better understand…

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