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(R)evolution in Berlin: The David Bowie Epic Exclusively at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Berlin was rumbling in early 2013 when David Bowie was appearing all over the city in the form of posters for his surprise album The Next Day, his first in a decade.

Enjoying the Kabuki?

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We, the audience, sit here watching the last bits of The Great Fiscal Cliff Tragicomedy. In Act V, all join hands and simultaneously kick a huge can labeled "Everything Else" down the road.

Obama Practices Kabuki War at Home While Managing Potential War Abroad

William Bradley | Posted 02.02.2013 | World
William Bradley

Obama is engaged in the latest round of political conflict at home, all too reminiscent of the tiresome campaign just past, while real conflicts brew in global hot spots.

Defending Fact-based Reality Against Propaganda

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While visiting family in the Midwest recently, I was startled when two different relatives asked me, "Have you seen that film 2016?" Both were eager t...

Girls Gone Graphic: Poseurs Parses LA Nightlife

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Poseurs, Deborah Vankin's funny, touching graphic novel about the adventures of young adults immersed in L.A. party culture, reminds me of how I learned to decode the notorious "Hollywood No."

Monsters of Shamisen Rock in Colorado Concert

Gil Asakawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

The shamisen is a folk instrument. But the Monsters of Shamisen don't play just old-time folk music.

Franketienne: Haiti's First Nobel Laureate - Hopefully

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

As a cultural area studies graduate, seldom do I feel over my head culturally. Standing in the home of possibly the next Nobel Prize recipient for Li...

Toyota - Why It's all Happening Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Toyota pioneered the "Q circle" system, which involved workers at all levels tackling problems in small groups. The "Toyota Way" became almost a religion within the car business.

Meatless Monday: Mint Condition

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

It is prime season for herb-growing, but in Miami, it is the season for burning up both people and produce. My Obama victory garden is fallow except for the collard greens which thrive on abuse.