NPR's Scott Simon remembers theater critic and playwright Terry Teachout, who died this week at the age of 65.
Kacey Musgraves got her start in Austin, then left to conquer the world. She's about to do it all again on her Star-Crossed tour, but not before she answers our three questions about national anthems.
A lot of us fall into the trap of saving up work we have to complete over the weekend for Sunday evening. Get catch-up work done earlier, so the last thing you do before Monday is something fun.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: a quirky Instagram account, the NBC show Grand Crew and more.
Nottage, the only woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice, has a new play on Broadway, an opera at Lincoln Center Theater and a Michael Jackson musical opening soon.
During her career and after her death, Monroe was objectified and scrutinized — mostly by male writers, biographers and historians. CNN's new docuseries tells her story from a fresh perspective.
Teachout has died at the age of 65. He wrote acclaimed biographies of such arts figures as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and George Balanchine.
In Gunnhild Øyehaug's novel, a mother and daughter are separated and forgotten to each other, yet continue to exist as thinkers and artists in their respective worlds, each missing something unknown.
A media circus ensues when a man on leave from debtors' prison finds a handbag and returns it to its rightful owner. Motives are always more complicated than they appear in Asghar Farhadi's film.
The electrifying performer Bridget Everett opts for a lower voltage in this gentle, semi-autobiographical tale of a Kansan woman struggling to overcome grief and find her voice again.
Next time, if you find yourself interested in someone, try giving them your number. Focus on creating a mutually pleasant interaction, and let the other person decide if they want to hit you up.
Feeling "lazy" is probably more a sign of needing to take a break, not do more. Try the values clarification exercise to help get rid of the guilt of not doing "enough."
Tributes have cascaded in since Sidney Poitier died. And so they should have. He was an unparalleled actor, a committed activist, and a beloved family member. He was also, frankly, a heartthrob.
Richie, responsible for a seemingly endless catalog of hits, will be awarded the songwriting prize this spring by the Library of Congress.
Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer and key props assistant on the movie set, said in the complaint that she bought live ammunition she believed to be dummy rounds.