"We cried so much when we first saw it, because ... what you see standing here was all in pieces on the floor," says an Islamic art specialist. Museum staff repaired all but 10 of 179 damaged objects.
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In Pretending is Lying, Dominique Goblet takes a scruffy, postmodern approach to autobiography, with photographic images and wildly morphing character depictions that question our ideas of truth.
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Actress Anika Noni Rose discusses her new show The Quad. The series follows success and scandal on the campus of a fictional historically black university.
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One of India's biggest movie stars, Deepika Padukone, is making her Hollywood debut in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. She's hoping to replicate her massive Bollywood success on American movie screens.
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When a local theater director in a tiny town in East Greenland landed a part in a Hollywood blockbuster, he thought it might be the beginning of big things for his acting career.
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The soul singer was once a member of her family band, The Staple Singers. So we'll ask her three questions about another (somewhat odder) family musical group.
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While a significant portion of the Super Bowl watching audience are around for the ads, it's not just the TV-watching audience to which those ads are geared. Here's a few notable ads to watch Sunday.
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Nnedi Okorafor's Binti: Home is the second installment in her series following a young woman with grand interstellar dreams, who now must reconcile her university experiences with her home culture.
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Novelist and critic Daphne Merkin's new memoir This Close to Happy chronicles a life spent struggling with depression, from love-starved childhood to hard-won equilibrium: Not cured, but functional.
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The new documentary-style film, Wheeler, explores the life of a country music singer you may not have heard of — for a reason.
Filmmaker Raoul Peck's latest documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is based off James Baldwin's unfinished book, Remember This House, which tells the story of the lives and deaths of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.
All Things Considered asked listeners to send us suggestions for radio ads that promote the best things in life that are free, and then we turned five submissions into radio spots. Today, we hear a Commercial for Nicer Living that champions the gift of doing nothing.
When we asked listeners to write ads of their own for their favorite things in life, we weren't surprised by some of the answers. But some — like burned toast and moss — were literally one of a kind.
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There are lots of factual errors in Bud's new ad about its founder, but it gets one thing right — the hostility toward new immigrants, an issue as relevant today as it was back then.
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Damien Chazelle, who is nominated for an Oscar for his musical La La Land, says songs are "an expression of inner feelings that can't be articulated any other way." Originally broadcast Jan 5, 2017.
Streep is nominated for an Oscar for playing Florence Foster Jenkins, a socialite who didn't let her imperfect voice stop her from becoming an opera singer. Originally broadcast Aug. 10, 2016.
In this final round, contestants are given a category and a letter, and must respond with the only item or person that fits the bill.
Comedian Kathleen Madigan talks about her Netflix special, 'Bothering Jesus,' then battles Lewis Black in a quiz about life on the road.
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It's time for the Ask Me Another Museum Tour! In this gift that keeps giving, contestants guess the famous historical figure, based on a description of a souvenir from their museum's gift store.
The apocalypse is here and we feel fine! We parody songs about "the end" by replacing the lyrics to describe famous apocalyptic TV shows and movies. Contestants try to guess both items.