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Arts & Culture
Wednesday, April 8
Tuesday, April 7
Monday, April 6
Kurt Cobain’s suicide sent his fans – and the local media – into a tailspin.
Sunday, April 5
David Simon and Richard Price, two of the greatest crime storytellers of our time, talk about their craft.
Joseph Mitchell used composites in his non-fiction, invented characters and added flourishes to his facts. Does it matter?
Friday, April 3
Kamel Daoud’s celebrated retelling of Albert Camus’s The Stranger came within two votes of winning the Prix Goncourt. It has also made him a target of radical Islamists.
Wednesday, April 1
Tuesday, March 31
Monday, March 30
“The regular average layman couldn’t see what I see. And the way they’re painting the trainer is all wrong. Look at him there, screaming, Do this! and Do that! I never had anyone telling me what to do. I did it. Shouting at the fighter like that makes him look like an animal, like a horse to be trained.”
Saturday, March 28
Thursday, March 26
The former Beastie Boy, 48, tries to figure out what’s next.
Wednesday, March 25
Lonnie Sue Johnson is an artist who can’t retain a memory for longer than a minute or two.