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Women to Watch: El BehEl Beh 2El BehHamlet

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:00:34 +0000

Whether mastering all of the roles in 'Hamlet,' performing drag cabaret, or playing the cello, the 34-year-old is consistently thrilling to watch.El Beh playing cello at Z Space.El Beh.El Beh as Hamlet with Beth Wilmurt (L) and Kevin Clarke (R) in Shotgun Players ‘roulette’ version of Shakespeare work. The actors only found out which role they were playing five minutes before the start of the show each night.


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Creators of New HBO Series Address Fears it Glorifies Racism

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:57:57 +0000

The series will take place in an alternate timeline where the southern states have successfully seceded


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Salvador Dalí’s Remains Exhumed, Revealing A Perfectly Arranged MustacheTourists visit Salvador Dali’s tomb at the Dali Museum Theater in Figueres on Friday, following the exhumation of his remains.

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:26:33 +0000

When the late Spanish painter was exhumed for a paternity suit, experts discovered his distinctive mustache had kept its shape. "Checking it was a very exciting moment," says the head of his estate.Tourists visit Salvador Dali's tomb at the Dali Museum Theater in Figueres on Friday, following the exhumation of his remains


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‘Khichuri’: An Ancient Indian Comfort Dish With A Global Influence

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:02:36 +0000

My memories of eating khichuri go back to the monsoon seasons of my childhood, when billowy thunder clouds rolled in and soaked us and the parched earth with relentless rains. The monsoons are beloved across India – they are a much-awaited reprieve from several months of unbearable heat. But it ...read more


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Silicon Valley Composer Transforms Steve Jobs’ Life Story Into Opera

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:49:38 +0000

Composer and electronica DJ Mason Bates is listening intently to the sound of a clicking computer key through speakers rigged up to a laptop in his Burlingame music studio.

Bates admits the key clicks don't sound like much on their own. But the opening music in his ...read more


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Women to Watch: Laleh KhadiviLaleh Khadivi 2coverLaleh Khadivi 1Q.Logo.Break

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:00:12 +0000

Themes of borders, identity and migration run through author and filmmaker Laleh Khadivi's work — including 'A Good Country,' the compelling final book in her Kurdish trilogy.Laleh Khadivi'A Good Country,' by Laleh Khadivi.Laleh Khadivi


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A Behind-The-Scenes Couple Get Star Treatment In ‘Harold And Lillian’1

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:00:21 +0000

A new documentary charts the long and loving marriage of a production designer and a film researcher; critic Scott Tobias calls it "sublime and inspiring."Lillian and Harold Michelson


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California License Plates May Feature Art from Berkeley Teacher

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:30:20 +0000

After SB 309 is passed, NARAL and Sen. Jackson must collect 7,500 license plate orders within 12 months.


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‘Writing on the Wall’ Captures Divisive Politics in Textural TracesRM-DC-154_Shotgun practice, -he will return,- NevadaRM-DC-130_Swastika, Barstow, California, 2017RM-DC-141_-Desolation,- Calipatria, California, 2011Q.Logo.Break

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:00:11 +0000

Richard Misrach photographs present-day politics in scribbled interventions that transmit the dismay -- or unalloyed joy -- produced by the 2016 presidential election.Richard Misrach, 'Shotgun practice, "he will return," Nevada,' 2016.Richard Misrach, 'Swastika,' Barstow, California, 2017.Richard Misrach, 'Desolation, Calipatria, California, 2016.


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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead at 41

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:03:25 +0000

One of the lead singers of the band Linkin Park, which found great success in the early-2000s, died today in Los Angeles.


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How Drawing 1001 Black Men Helped an Artist to See#985#1000Q.Logo.Break

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:00:55 +0000

Ajuan Mance’s sketchbook-journal-art-project gets beyond racial stereotypes. "The man in this drawing stood out, not because he was any more or less muscular and well-groomed than the rest, but because he was Black, in a bar with relatively few Black people of any sex or gender." —Ajuan ManceDrawing #1000 is a portrait of Scott Poulson-Bryant. If you’ve ever picked up an issue of Vibe Magazine or watched the late 1990s VH1 series Four on the Floor, then you’ll probably recognize him. He spent years as a journalist, and was widely known for his insightful and nuanced work on hip-hop music and its personalities. —Ajuan Mance, 1001 Black Men


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Why This L.A. Comic No Longer Avoids Trump Territory on the Road

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:25:20 +0000

This story is part of “At Risk in the Trump Era,” a four-month investigation by advanced radio students at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, exploring how vulnerable communities across Southern California have reacted to the first months of Donald Trump's presidency. The series profiles individuals burdened ...read more


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Women to Watch: Black Salt Collective23861653004_ec9bf51c08_hBlack Salt Collective 2Black Salt Collective 1Q.Logo.Break

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:00:06 +0000

The four women of Black Salt Collective blend their many talents -- across video, sound, collage, performance and painting -- to expand the space artists and women of color occupy in our contemporary culture.Opening of 'Visions Into Infinite Archives,' at SOMArts, curated by Black Salt Collective, January 2016.Black Salt Collective (L-R): Sarah Biscarra-Dilley, Adee Roberson, Grace Rosario Perkins and Anna Luisa PetriskoBlack Salt Collective (L-R): Adee Roberson, Sarah Biscarra-Dilley, Anna Luisa Petrisko, Grace Rosario Perkins in front of collective members' artwork.


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