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The title is “Hail Satan?”—but with a question mark at the end and it may look like a mockumentary, but it’s not.

from Film Reviews

Actor Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine talks going from Connecticut to "The Chi".

from The Treatment

Since the Notre Dame fire, many large corporations and philanthropic French families have made hefty donations to restoring the cathedral.

Big donors are funding Notre Dame’s restoration, but is philanthropy the best way to deal with a disaster?

Since the Notre Dame fire, many large corporations and philanthropic French families have made hefty donations to restoring the cathedral.

The battle between the Writers Guild and the talent agencies is going to court.

WGA files suit against major talent agencies

The battle between the Writers Guild and the talent agencies is going to court.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In Nathan Englander’s   kaddish.com  , a secular Jewish son experiments with the task of shepherding his father’s soul safely to rest.

Nathan Englander: kaddish.com

In Nathan Englander’s  kaddish.com , a secular Jewish son experiments with the task of shepherding his father’s soul safely to rest.

from Bookworm

The life of a poet is rich with meaning and beauty. But the financial life of a poet is decidedly less rich.

Should we consider a universal basic income for poets?

The life of a poet is rich with meaning and beauty. But the financial life of a poet is decidedly less rich.

from The Organist

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.

Fired

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.

from Martini Shot

A massive library catalog filled with summaries of thousands of books from more than 500 years ago, many of which no longer exist, has just surfaced in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hernando Colón’s lost library catalog has been rediscovered

A massive library catalog filled with summaries of thousands of books from more than 500 years ago, many of which no longer exist, has just surfaced in Copenhagen, Denmark.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Pulling back the dark veil of the Satanic Panic of the 1980s.

Preschool Panic

Pulling back the dark veil of the Satanic Panic of the 1980s.

from The Document

Edward Goldman talks about soul-searching exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists, Don Bachardy and Kenzi Shiokava.

Bachardy and Shiokava Digging Deep Into Their Souls

Edward Goldman talks about soul-searching exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists, Don Bachardy and Kenzi Shiokava.

from Art Talk

The Pulitzers were announced last night and several Angelenos can now add Pulitzer Prize winner to their bios.

Composer Ellen Reid on her Pulitzer Prize winning work ‘p r i s m’

The Pulitzers were announced last night and several Angelenos can now add Pulitzer Prize winner to their bios.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back for its 20th year, and as you’ll know already from Instagram, the desert bacchanal is no longer defined only by the music.

Coachella commission a dream come true for artist Sofia Enríquez

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back for its 20th year, and as you’ll know already from Instagram, the desert bacchanal is no longer defined only by the music.

from Design and Architecture

Even if you did not make it to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for this, its 20th year, you may have seen the work of Diébédo Francis Kéré.

Francis Kéré brings soul of Gando to Coachella

Even if you did not make it to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for this, its 20th year, you may have seen the work of Diébédo Francis Kéré.

from Design and Architecture

We're finally learning details about the streaming service Disney+, like when it will be available, how much it will cost, and the kind of content it will offer.

Disney goes all in with its forthcoming streaming service

We're finally learning details about the streaming service Disney+, like when it will be available, how much it will cost, and the kind of content it will offer.

from Screengrab

Children’s theatre is tricky business. It’s a bit like cooking for kids. The easy way out is all sugary sweets.

Doll hubris, anyone?

Children’s theatre is tricky business. It’s a bit like cooking for kids. The easy way out is all sugary sweets.

from Opening the Curtain

This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…

5 design things to do this week: April 15 - 21, 2019

This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…

The number one track on the Billboard Top 100 Chart right now is called Old Town Road with Lil Nas X.

Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ and the cultural significance of black country music

The number one track on the Billboard Top 100 Chart right now is called Old Town Road with Lil Nas X.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Video showed the beloved building on fire, with smoke billowing into the sky. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known, but the structure has been been undergoing renovation.

Spire falls at Paris' Notre Dame as cathedral is engulfed in flames

Video showed the beloved building on fire, with smoke billowing into the sky. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known, but the structure has been been undergoing renovation.

from NPR

Brain- numbing and head-splitting (literally the latter, since the cleaving of skulls is a recurrent motif).

Hellboy

Brain- numbing and head-splitting (literally the latter, since the cleaving of skulls is a recurrent motif).

from Film Reviews

The 2008 documentary 'Food, Inc.' might have changed the way you eat, or at least changed the way you think about where meals come from.

As documentaries abound, Elise Pearlstein shares her view from the middle of it all

The 2008 documentary 'Food, Inc.' might have changed the way you eat, or at least changed the way you think about where meals come from.

from The Business