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7 days ago | Books
"It's not a story about abuse, it's a story about survival and emerging victorious," Cynthia Bond says of her debut novel Ruby, the latest Oprah's Book Club pick, which is about to debut at number 7 on the New York Times bestseller list. The novel...
11 days ago
Remember story hour? That soothing voice reading children’s stories as you sat wide-eyed on a rug? The Moth GrandSLAM Championship isn’t like that. Think: fast-paced, funny, tear-jerking, humanity-inducing and completely true. Featuring winners of...
13 days ago
Some basic knowledge of the Oscar-nominated foreign-language films will make the difference between staring blankly during that category and winning your Oscar party betting pool. So at the Academy’s Oscar Week: Foreign-Language Films, you can cat...
15 days ago
Tonight, seven become one as Canadian circus troupe Les 7 Doigts de la Main (the seven fingers of the hand) present their popular show Séquence 8 at the Valley Performing Arts Center. This small group brings big-time circus skill (it was fo...
25 days ago
Some people love astrophysicist/science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson for his work at the Hayden Planetarium, others for his hit show Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. We’re mostly impressed by the science rock star’s hilarious Twitter feed and t...