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Graphic Novel About Holocaust 'Maus' Banned In Russia For Its Cover

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author and illustrator Art Spiegelman about how his book Maus, the very antithesis of Nazi propaganda, was purged from Moscow stores because of a swastika on the cover.
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Director Julie Taymor Steers A 'Grounded' Portrait Of A Drone Pilot

The political, one-woman play starring Anne Hathaway seems to be the opposite of what Taymor — the creative force behind Broadway's The Lion King and Spider-Man musical — is known for.
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Virtual Readings For Baltimore's Freddie Gray

Here are some words from novelists, poets and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.
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Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."
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Louis C.K. On Life And Stand-Up: 'I Live In Service For My Kids'

The star of the FX series Louie talks about the pain of his first-ever open mic experience and the "massive gift" of taking care of others before himself.
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At-Risk Salvadoran Youth Make Their Orchestral Debut At Kennedy Center

A youth symphonic orchestra and choir from a high-crime community in El Salvador made their American debut Monday with a performance at The Kennedy Center.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 28, 2015

Music from South Asia comes to D.C. this week.

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'Ashley's War' Details Vital Work Of Female Soldiers In Afghanistan

A new book looks at the women who served alongside elite special operations units in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.
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Stephen Hawking Says Zayn Malik Could Still Be In One Direction In A Parallel Universe

Millions of hearts were broken last month when Zayn Malik left One Direction, but according to physicist Stephen Hawking, that might not be the case after all.
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Sandwich Monday: Deep-Fried Cheese Curds

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try deep-fried cheese curds. They're a regional specialty and the reason we haven't left the Midwest.

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