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A new opera focuses on Frau Schindler of “List” fame

In three acts, the opera features more than 20 roles, plus chorus, in scenes that alternate between the Schindler home and the factory.

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“The Mine Wars”: Turning coal into the diamond of solidarity

"Coal miners and coal companies in West Virginia clashed in a series of brutal conflicts over labor conditions and unionization."

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VIDEO: #OscarsSoWhite goes viral

Controversy followed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcement of the nominees for the 2016 Oscars ceremony.

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Cartoonist Ted Rall delivers with “Bernie”

Rall offers a deftly drawn, incisive portrait of the man and the political climate against which he rebels.

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Inextricable bond between shepherd and flock: A modern Icelandic tragicomic film

Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson has a small hit on his hands in his new film "Rams," starring two of his country's leading stage actors.

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“Hail, Caesar!” A specter haunts Hollywood in new goofball comedy

Hot on the heels of the Oscar-nominated Trumbo, another 1950s-set movie about Hollywood Reds has been released.

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“A Life in Red” offers historical insight, but can it deliver?

The book promises a deeper understanding of the complex and fluid history of working-class unity, viewed through the lens of the struggle against Southern racism.

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New L.A. play says: Beware the catch in every dream

The new play "Dream Catcher" provides an uninterrupted 80 minutes of high drama between two passionate characters.

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“Candide”: The best of all possible shows?

It's at all times innovative, witty and charming, full of puppetry, pageantry, imaginative stagecraft and Voltaire's waggish sensibility. 

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“13 Hours” and “Cartel Land”: Cries and whispers

"Cartel Land" is a serious film, evenhanded in showing the complexities of vigilante action.

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