Arts & Entertainment

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This week in history: Jack London, writer, socialist, is born

Jack London, novelist and passionate advocate of labor unions, socialism, and the rights of workers, was born 140 years ago.

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Unpacking a trunk of new Soviet Yiddish songs: A self-interview

"This is exhilarating. It's been a long time coming and I'm very proud of our work on it. It's been a highly collective process."

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David Bowie, 1947-2016: Departure of the Cosmic Chameleon

Bowie was an artist; a true original force that didn't stay still but progressed, shedding identities and modes of work and style to offer new canvases.

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Here's why you should go see “Trumbo”

If you haven't seen "Trumbo", check your movie listings, run to the nearest theater, and check it out.

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" tackles racism, misogyny, men’s “daddy issues”

"The Force Awakens" brings a contemporary twist to the beloved classic series.

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Page to screen: 10 books that should be TV shows

As some of us take a holiday break and delve into pop culture, here's something to make you think: the top 10 books that ought to be on TV.

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Best webseries of 2015: The top 10 shows not on TV

The world of television is changing - by bringing series to various online platforms. Here's a list of the best webseries.

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The top 10 unique fantasy novels: A holiday reading list

The holidays provide an opportunity to sit by a fireplace and get lost in a long, epic work of fantasy.

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Latin Grammy Awards: Don’t vote for racists

 The Latin Grammy Awards started out as a typical music awards show, until Los Tigres and Mana held  up a large sign that read "Latinos Unidos No Voten for Racistas!"

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Rampling and Courtenay: The past preserved haunts the present in “45 Years”

Andrew Haigh's film is a profoundly stirring one about a longtime married couple poignantly portrayed by two cinema greats.

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