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This Play Was Inspired By A Real Refugee's Shakespearean Dilemma

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 6:32am

Shedrick Yarkpai escaped war-torn Liberia under an assumed name, which he kept as he started a new life in Australia. Objects in the Mirror follows Yarkpai's struggle to reclaim his identity.

(Image credit: Liz Lauren/Goodman Theatre)

'White Fur' Is A Fable Of Love, Class, Money And Death

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 6:00am

Jardine Libaire's novel — more a series of vignettes — follows two kids from very opposite sides of the tracks who fall hard in love in 1980s New York, and what happens when reality intrudes.

(Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)

Food Critic Now Halfway Through Taco-A-Day Quest. Will He Fold?

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 3:56pm

In January, Mike Sutter of the San Antonio Express-News began his great adventure by eating at a different joint every day for a year. And six months in, we thought we'd taco bout how it's going.

(Image credit: San Antonio Express-News)

'When Time Was New': 'Wonder Woman' Brings Sunlight To The DC Universe

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 3:55pm

Wonder Woman is the first superhero film to be headed by a woman both in front of and behind the camera. Star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins worked together to make Diana Prince relatable.

Texas Food Critic Continues Quest To Eat 365 Days Of Tacos

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 3:45pm

Tacos are good, but Mike Sutter thinks 365 days of tacos is even better. The food critic for the San Antonio Express-News is in the middle of a quest to eat at least one taco a day for an entire year. He's back with a tasty update.

Beloved Hayao Miyazaki Film Set To Get A Theme Park Of Its Own

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 2:53pm

My Neighbor Totoro has inspired a cult international following since its 1988 release. Now, Miyazaki's anime has inspired plans for a theme park, too — set to open in Japan in 2020.

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Gal Gadot Shines As 'Wonder Woman,' Despite The Film's By-The-Numbers Plot

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:56pm

DC Comics' new Wonder Woman adaptation centers on a trained warrior who hates war. Critic David Edelstein says the heroine is the best part of the film's "tacky superhero universe."

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