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What Robin Williams Taught Us About Teaching

Is a teacher someone who has all the answers or someone who helps us find them?
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 12

You can see a haunting musical or relive the 1990s at a concert.

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Robin Williams: A Supreme Talent Who Was Always On

Williams was a dervish of comedy — tossing off one-liners, biting asides and sidesplitting routines in a blizzard of accents, attitudes and goodhearted energy. He died Monday at 63.
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Author Explores Irony And Identity In 'A Chinaman's Chance'

Eric Liu, a former presidential speech writer, addresses in his book how his American identity is "completely infused by [his] Chinese-ness."
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Versatile Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63

Williams became a household name in 1978 starring in the TV sitcom Mork & Mindy. He went on to appear in films such as Good Morning Vietnam and Good Will Hunting, a role which earned him an Oscar.
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Poet Jennifer Chang Reads 'Again A Solstice'

We've been asking poets to tell us about their summers by reading us poems. Jennifer Chang was once asked to submit a summertime poem to The New York Times, but it was rejected for being too dark.
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Robin Williams, A Stand-up Act — On Stage, On Set And In Life

For NPR's film and TV critic Linda Holmes, a long-time love of Robin Williams began with his stand-up show A Night at the Met. Despite lauded dramatic turns, Williams always displayed humor and charm.
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Robin Williams, Comedic Master And Oscar Winner, Dies At 63

Robin Williams has died at the age of 63. Williams is remembered for his roles in TV and film, including an inspiring teacher in Dead Poet's Society and an Oscar-winning turn in Good Will Hunting.
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Actor-Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63

Williams was found in his California home Monday. The cause of death is believed to be suicide, according to a statement by the Marin County Sheriff's Office.
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As Museums Try To Make Ends Meet, 'Deaccession' Is The Art World's Dirty Word

Deaccessioning is the permanent removal of an object from a museum's collection. And there are a lot of rules surrounding it — for one, selling art to pay off debt will get you in big trouble.

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