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Learn about painter Amy Sherald and how she sees art as a tool to talk about social justice.
Angel Rodriguez of Seattle wins inaugural Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students.
We're heading down to Texas to visit the Grace Museum, which started its life at the turn of the 20th century as a busy railroad hotel.
Happy birthday to American novelist Ernest Hemingway! Celebrate with these collection of quotes from the author.
There is modern dance and modern art, indie rock and experimental theater. Within the opera world however, tradition has maintained a firmer grip, and most of us still expect the grand themes, grand scale, and grand voices of the art form’s original 16 th -century roots. But for musicians and...
The Chicago L is your ticket to visiting the Windy City's Blue Star Museums this summer.
Mezzo-soprano Hai-Ting Chinn has made it a point of pride to experiment throughout her career. She has performed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, played the part of Miriam in the Moses-inspired video opera Mosheh , and performed with the Wooster Group in La Didione, which she described as "a cross...
When author Kelly Link was a kid, she owned a pet boa constrictor named “Baby.” Celeste Ng had dreams of becoming an astronaut and Kao Kalia Yang loved reading Little House on the Prairie . Before they became writers, Ron Carlson was a fry cook, Emily St. John Mandel was a professional dancer, and...
Visual artist Jonathan Yeo gives his take on the art of painting portraits.


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