On The CFR
There are more forcibly displaced persons worldwide than ever before. Arts have a role in easing the crisis.
A new book asks if cruelty and indifference toward animals leads to the same toward humans.
Amazingly, encouragingly, the subject is suddenly everywhere.
June is not the only month in which we should have these conversations.
Mom thought the arts were fun and games, frivolous, with no real worth but immediate entertainment.
There must be method to playwright Halley Feiffer's current madness.
A combination of legal, legislative, financial, military and executive experience that would be very attractive.
Despite predictable drawbacks, Chris Urch's theatrical indictment is an important work of art.
Let's reject the antiquated idea that you're either entirely in or out of the arts.
Do you know the way to Monterey? Reflecting on different perspectives of a familiar place.
With laughter and understanding across religions and culture, 'Ramy' is the future -- for the next generation and beyond.
Diversity, inclusion and curious sins of omission in a new book on the "greatest star."
With the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) under right-wing attack, Mary Kathryn Nagle sounds the alarm.
How a US military intelligence officer survived catastrophic injury and found a path to Hollywood.
If your art cannot get done in the hours you have budgeted for it, you have lied. To everyone.
It seems that each election year, presidential candidates find out the hard way that their personal belief may not align with the voters they are courting.
An autobiographical musical about an autobiographical musical about -- well, you know.
Yes, the Deplorable Coin is a real product! Who designed it? No one knows! Or maybe we do...
Danny Rocco's sprawling experimental history play proves that everything new is old again.
To be located in a drained swamp surrounded by a big, beautiful wall, paid for by Mexico.
The playwright thinks he’s offering us shocks. They register more like mild nudges.
We also dish Mueller's speech, slow-clap a Tea Partier, and handicap the Dems. Plus: a cold open!
Reflections on a documentary about the structural racism that erased a community -- and the people who rebuilt it.
She staged "Waiting for Godot" in 1993 Sarajevo. A Sontag biography raises current questions on what motivates social practice.
Frédéric Tcheng’s documentary retraces the rise and fall of an iconic, enigmatic American designer.
Playwright Terrence McNally can be greatly thanked -- especially in the light of the moon.
An intertribal, Indigenous sketch-comedy troupe exposes a deep cultural scar.