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Maz Jobrani Uses Comedy to Tell the Immigrant Story

Why Donald Trump is bad for comedy and what makes a good joke.

Grote Expectations: A New Musical Heralds the Power of Story

"I’m partial to the guillotine as a device," the playwright said.

Trump Should Just Hire Cheney If He’s Going to Act Like...

If you're going to betray your voters, then stop hiring knockoffs and get Darth Vader himself.

Navigating History, Religion in ‘The Last Watchman of Old Cairo’

Why take time to read a book about time? For quiet revelations and epiphanies.

30 International Artists You Should Track During 2018

They are global spitfires -- artists making a difference -- and they are producing hope.

In Broadway’s Gentlest Musical, Hope Strikes Up the “Band”

Egyptian musicians and Israeli townspeople find music and connections beyond politics.

In Dubai, Architect Rem Koolhaas Sees Art in Concrete

The galleries of Al Quoz in Dubai: little seen by the UAE's 15 million annual visitors.

Qatar Dispute Plays Out at Ancient Pyramids of Sudan

For the Beja people, Sudan's pyramids are a crucial part of the economic ecology.

US Strike on Syria: Meaningless, Impotent, Illegitimate?

The lame and awkward gesture raises questions about U.S. intentions.

Let’s Not Shut Up and Dance

A pro-Trump nation is not safe. Let's prepare the next generation of American artists.

Welcome to Bet Hatikva: “The Band’s Visit”

What an enticing world-music-like original cast CD this one is going to be.

Liberty, Equality, Atrocity: Paris in a Time of Terror

The French state has committed its own share of crimes against its Arabic citizens.

“Oslo”: A Lost Middle East Peace

The characters exist in this imagined scenario but not necessarily the actual dialog.

A War Criminal Slow Jams the “News”

Have you noticed how corporate media works to entertain and indoctrinate you with the government’s rendition of news rather than the real news? And...

Your Wallet and Life Crave Water and Air

Do you believe air pollution and water scarcity will abate?

The Middle East — The Future Isn’t What It Used To...

The answer lies in the Middle East and with the people of the Middle East.

Obama’s Syria Policy Surrounded, Under Fire

What do you think would work better than Obama's policy? Really: what?

Water: Reports Point to Worldwide Problems

Peace also would help.

Netanyahu Seeks “A Happy End”

"I don’t presume to tell anyone what to do." Not even in a fictional play starring his brother.

War Isn’t Working

It is past time to turn our backs on war.
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