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The Good Dino-Score: Behind The Music Of Pixar's Latest

Writing music for The Good Dinosaur was a seven-month journey for brothers Mychael and Jeff Danna, not all of it glamorous.

How To Dodge Political Squabble This Gobble Day

When Thanksgiving comes during an election season, dinner table conversations can get contentious. We check in with Miss Manners to learn how we might get through the holiday without a family feud.

Carly Simon: 'I'm Constantly Reemerging In My Life'

The woman behind "You're So Vain" has stories for days about love and music. On the occasion of a new memoir, she joins NPR's Scott Simon to unfold a few of them.

In 'The Nordic Cookbook,' An In-Depth Take On Region's Diverse Cuisine

Looking for a recipe for pickled herring or blood pancakes cooked in reindeer fat? Chef Magnus Nilsson's The Nordic Cookbook has these recipes and nearly 700 others.

Thanksgiving Trend Watchers Test Recipes So You Don't Have To

The creators of The Bitten Word food blog publish an annual survey of Thanksgiving recipes suggested by food magazines. This year, there were lots of ancient grains and citrus-flavored desserts.

'Scandal' Abortion Storyline Marks Bold Move For Network Television

The winter season finale for the hit ABC TV show, Scandal, featured the lead character seemingly getting an abortion. That's highly unusual for network television and an invitation to controversy.

'Scandal' Finale Stirs Up Controversy

Fans express support as well as opposition after the lead character of the hit ABC drama is shown undergoing an emotional procedure.

'Paris Is A Party': Responding To Tragedy, France Turns To Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway's memoir A Moveable Feast is being celebrated for what it, in turn, celebrates: Paris as an exciting place of ideas, a nexus of people who love life and the arts.

Let them Eat Sugar Sculpture! The Getty Celebrates Edible Table Art

The party animals of Europe made festive, elaborate centerpieces from food from medieval times through the 18th century. Among the most notable of their table art traditions is the sugar monument.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Nov. 20, 2015

You can see a performance by a Palestinian dance troupe, do some arts and crafts with the kids at a free community event, or sit down and relax at a film screening.