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Following the death of legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim Friday at 91, his admirers and friends in Hollywood and the world of theater paid tribute to the man who helped define the Musical for generations and changed theater forever in the process. Sondheim, a genius whose theatrical credits read like compilation of the…

On Wednesday, playwright Dominique Morisseau pulled her acclaimed “Paradise Blue” from the Geffen Playhouse, accusing the theater’s management of “boldface dishonesty” in how it dealt with abuse she said was directed at Black women working on the play. The decision comes a week after the play’s west coast premiere. In a lengthy statement posted Nov.…

While this Thanksgiving weekend box office is running well behind the box office from pre-pandemic years, Disney’s “Encanto” and MGM’s “House of Gucci” are still performing better than other animated films and adult dramas that have come out in theaters this year. “Encanto” is set to take No. 1, adding $11 million on Friday to…

The Paris Agreement, signed in 2015 requires every country to make pledges to tackle climate change. North Korea is no exception. Given that air pollution doesn’t recognise borders, there are already several emissions-reduction projects underway that will require cooperation between Asian nations. To meet its obligations, South Korea has pledged to buy emissions credits on…

One year after Colombians initially rejected a peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group, today the outlook for peace seems almost promising. On Oct. 10, the country’s constitutional court shielded that accord from any changes for a period of 12 years, removing fears that future governments could water down or undo the controversial deal. With…

The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris Climate Accords and denigrates NAFTA and NATO. This provides an opportunity for China to play a greater role in global affairs. This provides the backdrop for the 19th Party Congress, as China seeks to balance external influence with domestic…

Dilya-eje, a secondary school teacher in the border village of Samarkandek, Kyrgyzstan, often visits the houses of her neighbourhood to record the children who should attend school the next year. She always indicates the status of their parents in her notebook. More than half of the parents are labelled as migrants. When men migrate, women…

We tend to think that nature and cities are polar opposites. Yet this is not true. As my research on Bangalore or Bengaluru – India’s IT hub – shows, for centuries, the population of this region grew because of nature, not despite it. In my book Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present…

Scientists have observed a little-known species of meat-eating bee that sports an extra tooth for biting flesh. According to a recent paper on the bees, they use their extra tooth to pull and gather meat. Doug Yanega, an entomologist with UC Riverside says that these are the only bees in the world that have evolved…

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