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A local artist is turning the mountains of plastic garbage that wash up on Oregon beaches into dramatic sculptures of the very marine life threatened by the deluge of plastics.
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The Grammy nominations are ripe for attempts at scrying the future of popular music — but this year, we need to examine just one category to see how much everything is changing, and already has.
There is an explanation, but you have to go back to things decreed by Presidents Washington, Lincoln and Roosevelt (FDR, that is).
The novelist and poet joined Sarah M. Broom, László Krasznahorkai, Ottilie Mulzet, and Martin W. Sandler as winners Wednesday night — along with $10,000 and a medallion for their front covers.
Claire North's new book starts with a doctor witnessing an atrocity in Africa in 1884, but becomes a spy thriller, a horror story, a supernatural mystery and an indictment of capitalism and empire.
You might not even know that there's a reboot of Mad About You coming this week. But that might not matter, because unless you have the right cable provider, you can't watch it.
Lizzo was nominated across five of the night's top categories, including Best New Artist. Billie Eilish is also up for the coveted prize along with Tank & The Bangas and Lil Nas X.
The next big thing on Broadway might live up to the hype. The Inheritance takes E.M. Forster's Howards End into modern day Manhattan — the seven-hour play has been compared to Angels In America.
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who recreated them.
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