Mothers with a Message is an organization of bereaved parents who have lost children to homicide. Members visit prisons to tell their stories of grief to inmates, with the goal of breaking down the walls between victim and offender. Maya…
Steve Martin and Martin Short have been nearly inseparable since meeting more than 30 years ago on the set of “Three Amigos.” The two legendary Hollywood comedians sat down with Steve Goldbloom to discuss their latest touring special, “Now You…
Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle died Sunday after being gunned down in broad daylight in Los Angeles. In addition to his successful music career, the native of south L.A. was an entrepreneur and activist, dedicated to initiatives supporting youth and the…
By Jake Coyle, Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
Varda, who was a part of the French New Wave, challenged and charmed moviegoers in films that inspired generations of filmmakers.
By Hillel Italie, Jennifer Kelleher, Associated Press
A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, Merwin completed more than 20 books.
By Lora Strum
Poets and literary editors share a timeless present -- one that never shrinks, breaks or runs out of battery life.
As the American Library Association bestows its 2018 “I Love My Librarian” awards, librarian Kristen Arnett expresses her humble opinion on why visiting a library is the best way to show your appreciation.
By Lora Strum, Patty Gorena Morales
A proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico is the product of “the underworld” in one calavera literaria written for the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos.
By Jeffrey Brown
Following a week in the life of a middle schooler, the new film "Eighth Grade" sets the familiar fumblings of adolescence against the constant glare of a glowing screen or Snapchat filter. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at why it’s…
Growing up in a family with Chinese, Dutch-Indonesian and Native American ancestry, Kayla Briët says the first medium that really allowed her to express her identity was music. Briët offers her Brief but Spectacular take on storytelling through art, language…
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