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Written by Amy Ta, produced by Christian Bordal
When it comes to Christmas, Mexicans care more about the Eve rather than the actual day. That’s according to Gustavo Arellano,…
Dec. 20from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Two brilliant writers talk about a brilliant writer: Ann Beattie and Richard Bausch discuss the haunted dreamscapes of the short fiction of Peter Taylor.
Mar. 15, 2018from Bookworm
For The Monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers writes the story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali bridging the country of his ancestors with the country where he lives.
Mar. 8, 2018from Bookworm
Do you think this is a good world?
Apr. 10from Here Be Monsters
Children’s theatre is tricky business. It’s a bit like cooking for kids. The easy way out is all sugary sweets.
Apr. 15from Opening the Curtain
For years, Ryan O’Connell was in the closet: not because he’s gay, which he is, but because he was ashamed of having cerebral palsy. His cover? He’d been hit by a car--which was true.
Apr. 20from The Business
What is it about the night, about what happens in the darkness, when most people are asleep?
Apr. 23from Nocturne
DnA slaps on the sunscreen and heads to Coachella to meet the artists, designers and architects who have brought the polo fields to life with colorful large-scale art installations…
Apr. 16from Design and Architecture
This week: hear from your favorite authors; load up on art books; appreciate the beautiful, culturally disrupting art of Kwame Brathwaite; tour sustainable gardens that nurture nature;…
Apr. 8from Design and Architecture
In Nathan Englander’s kaddish.com , a secular Jewish son experiments with the task of shepherding his father’s soul safely to rest.
Apr. 18from Bookworm
The battle between the Writers Guild and the talent agencies is going to court.
Apr. 18from Hollywood Breakdown
Several Angelenos can now add Pulitzer Prize winner to their bios. Composer Ellen Reid won in the prize for for her debut opera, ‘prism.’
Apr. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand