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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Organic Restaurant

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:40am

Nora Pouillon writes about her lifelong devotion to food in a new memoir, My Organic Life. Her restaurant has been a fixture in the Washington, D.C., food scene since 1979.

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:36am

Not far from the film festival in Cannes is a town with even deeper ties to cinema. La Ciotat is home to the oldest working movie house in the world and was used by the inventors of moving pictures.

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:36am

Not far from the film festival in Cannes is a town with even deeper ties to cinema. La Ciotat is home to the oldest working movie house in the world and was used by the inventors of moving pictures.

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Jerry Garcia's Advice To Bill Kreutzmann: 'Don't Rush'

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:03am

"You can learn so much from [Jerry Garcia]. Doesn't matter what instrument you play," the Grateful Dead drummer says. He has a new memoir out called Deal.

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Picasso Painting Sells At Auction For $179 Million, A Record

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:35pm

Another record was set at the same auction when a Giacometti sculpture sold for $141 million. Thirty-four works of art were auctioned by Christie's at the event for a total of $706 million.

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Photos: Sculpture Sells For $141M, Picasso Painting For $179M, Both Records

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:35pm

The modern works were part of a $706 million sale by the auction house Christie's. Two other works, by Claude Monet and by Mark Rothko, brought in $40.5 million each.

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Athol Fugard Breaks Fences Around 'The Painted Rocks At Revolver Creek'

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:42pm

The 82-year-old playwright says he thought he was done writing about South Africa after apartheid ended — but there were more stories in him, like this tale of a farmer who paints his life on rocks.

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He Couldn't Stop Painting Rocks — And Now He Has Inspired A Play

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 1:44pm

Tonight, a new play by Athol Fugard opens off-Broadway. It's based on the story of Nukain Mabuza, a poor farm laborer in South Africa who was obsessed with creating a garden of painted rocks.

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He Couldn't Stop Painting Rocks — And Now He Has Inspired A Play

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 1:44pm

Tonight, a new play by Athol Fugard opens off-Broadway. It's based on the story of Nukain Mabuza, a poor farm laborer in South Africa who was obsessed with creating a garden of painted rocks.

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The Great 'Beyond': Contemplating Life, Sex And Elevators In Space

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 12:51pm

Astronomer Chris Impey discusses the future of space travel, sex in space and the connection between science and Buddhism. Impey is the author of Beyond: Our Future in Space.

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What Is Upfronts Week, Anyway?: 5 Questions Answered

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:09am

We've reached the part of the year where the broadcast networks (and some cable networks) try to woo advertisers with the promise of new shows.

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What Is Upfronts Week, Anyway?: 5 Questions Answered

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:09am

We've reached the part of the year where the broadcast networks (and some cable networks) try to woo advertisers with the promise of new shows.

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The End Of 'American Idol'

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 8:53am

Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.

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The End Of 'American Idol'

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 8:53am

Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.

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Documentary Spotlights Perfectly Accessorized Iris Apfel

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:04am

Renowned documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles' last film, Iris, is a portrait of 93-year-old style icon and self-described "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel.

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Danielewski Returns With A Long, Sideways Look At 'The Familiar'

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 5:10pm

The author famous for the cult classic House Of Leaves is writing a new novel about a little girl who finds a kitten. The book is planned to be epic — 27 volumes total. Vol. 1 is more than 800 pages.

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After A Fiery Speech, A Top-Secret Job Offer In The Desert

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 4:16pm

A young Air Force captain thought his career was over. Instead, he was invited to join a stealth program — and told, "You've got 30 seconds and if you don't say yes, this conversation never happened."

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For This Puzzle, J-st Ign-r- Th- V-w-ls

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 7:02am

Every answer is the name of a well-known U.S. city. For every word given, ignore the vowels. The word's consonants are the same consonants appearing in the same order as those in the city's name.

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