Arts

  • January 7, 2004  

    Jeffrey Brown speaks with actor Kevin Kline about the challenges of portraying Sir John Falstaff in the new production of Shakespeare’s Henry IV at New York’s Lincoln Center Beaumont Theatre. Continue reading

  • January 7, 2004  

    Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming visits a traveling history exhibit. Continue reading

  • January 6, 2004   BY  

    A Roman Catholic Church audit released Tuesday found that almost all dioceses in the United States fully comply with a new mandatory policy aimed at preventing sex abuse by priests, although some victim advocates criticized the audit’s methodology. Continue reading

  • December 30, 2003  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt looks at the annual ritual of reflection at the beginning of the new year. Continue reading

  • December 29, 2003  

    Jeffrey Brown speaks with John Updike about his early career as an author. Updike recently published "The Early Stories: 1953-1975," an anthology of the short stories he wrote in his 20s, 30s and 40s. Continue reading

  • December 29, 2003  

    Essayist Richard Rodriguez looks at the work of photographer Diane Arbus, who opened her shutter on subjects that rarely blinked at life. Continue reading

  • December 25, 2003  

    Arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown takes a look at one of the biggest entertainment events of this holiday season, “The Lord of the Rings.” Continue reading

  • December 25, 2003  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers the appeal of a single voice. Continue reading

  • December 23, 2003  

    Last year, a panel of 100 writers from around the world picked “Don Quixote” as the greatest novel of all time. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Edith Grossman, who wrote the most-recent translation of Miguel de Cervantes’ 17th-century Spanish classic. Continue reading

  • December 23, 2003  

    Young women have established themselves on the playing fields of America, but the professional women’s soccer league was forced to fold earlier this year. Kwame Holman reports that female athletes and their promoters are taking their best shot to establish financially viable women’s athletic leagues. Continue reading