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From Ingenue To Antigone: Juliette Binoche Discusses Acting, Aging And Family

The Oscar-winning actress plays Antigone in a new translation of Sophocles' 2,000-year-old tragedy. "It's a very powerful play," Binoche says. Sophocles "still is bringing so much truth in our lives."

Banksy's 'Dismaland' To Be Dismantled And Sent To House Migrants In France

Banksy's "bemusement park" in England has closed. All of the structures from the park will be sent to a refugee camp in Calais, France, to help build shelters, according to the website.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 28, 2015

You can see a concert featuring two expert musicians, or see an exhibit featuring artwork by an origami master.


Comedian Trevor Noah Calls On Kevin Hart For His 'Daily Show' Debut

South African comedian Trevor Noah debuts Monday night as the new host of 'The Daily Show.' So how does a new host get comfortable? He makes sure he has a good first guest.

How Twitter And Cooking Saved Ruth Reichl After 'Gourmet' Folded

Food writer Ruth Reichl has a new cookbook called My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life. It describes how she found her voice after Conde Nast shut down the magazine where she was editor.

No Vanity Project: At Art Center, Baryshnikov Tells Artists, 'You're The Boss'

You'd think the sign in front of dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov's arts center would have his name in lights — but actually, you can barely see it. He says what happens inside is way more important.

Out Of 'The Object Lesson,' An Education In The Power Of Kept Things

Geoff Sobelle calls his new one-man play "a meditation on our relationship to things." On a visit to the show, NPR's Arun Rath gathers a lesson in the meaning of stuff -- and the memories it can bear.

Sandstorms, Explosions, Potatoes, Oh My: 'Martian' Takes Its Science Seriously

Programmer Andy Weir had always longed to read science fiction with a greater focus on science. So, he wrote a novel of his own — which has since become a best-seller and, now, a blockbuster film.

After Escaping North Korea, Freedom Is 'Seriously, Deadly Hard'

Yeonmi Park escaped from North Korea at age 13 only to find that freedom was more elusive than she'd imagined. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Park about her new book, In Order to Live.

Confronting A Lifetime Of Bullying With 'A Brave Heart'

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Lizzie Velasquez, the subject of the new documentary, A Brave Heart. Velasquez suffers from a rare genetic condition and was the victim of terrible bullying.