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Trevor Noah: Clinton Email Scandal Straight Out Of Shakespeare

“Hillary survives Bill’s sex scandal, but now gets a scandal from her top aide’s husband ― and it was Bill who married them."<p>If the 2016 election was a work of fiction, no one would believe it. But Trevor Noah sees elements of the campaign that are straight out of Shakespeare.<p>Noah was even more …

Trevor Noah

Watch John Cale's 'Macbeth'-Inspired 'Hallelujah' Cover

Singer-songwriter's reverent Leonard Cohen cover highlights reissue of 1992 live LP 'Fragments of a Rainy Season'<p>John Cale smashes a miniature piano …

Loneliness

The age of Trump, as explained by Shakespeare

"He was not for an age, but for all time" — that's what Ben Jonson said about his colleague, friend and rival, William Shakespeare. But sometimes, …

William Shakespeare

Updating the Classics: When, Where—and Why

<b>To update, or not to update, that is the question….</b><p>Watching Simon Godwin’s transplanted production of <i>The Cherry Orchard</i> at the Roundabout, the …

William Shakespeare

Atwood’s version of ‘The Tempest’ works — and doesn’t

The line everybody knows from “The Tempest” comes late in the play when young Miranda spies the shipwrecked men on her father’s magical island and …

King Lear, Old Vic, review: 'Glenda Jackson's performance will be talked about for years'

<b>Glenda Jackson</b> is tremendous as King Lear. No ifs, no buts. In returning to the stage at the age of 80, 25 years after her last performance (as the Clytemnestra-like Christine in Eugene O’Neill’s Mourning Becomes Electra at the Glasgow Citizens), she has pulled off one of those 11th-hour feats of …

William Shakespeare

The new claim that Shakespeare collaborated with Marlowe is more complicated than it looks

Poor, overlooked Christopher Marlowe, the <i>other</i> great Elizabethan playwright, just got a big publicity boost. The editors of <i>The New Oxford Shakespeare</i> recently announced that they’ll be listing Marlowe as the co-author of William Shakespeare’s <i>Henry VI, Parts I, II,</i> and <i>III</i>. Using as-yet unpublished …

Yes, let the arts be radical. Just don’t dismiss authenticity

Surely Emma Rice’s revolutionary style at the Globe could have sat alongside traditional interpretations?<p>The search for authenticity, in the matter of art as with anything else, can drive a person slowly mad – and I should know, since this is the time of year when I tend to spend rather too long …

Prince Charles

The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam

Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.<p>In 1570, Elizabeth I was in a bind. She had been excommunicated by the Pope, and her country was shunned by the rest of Europe. To avoid ruin, England needed allies. The queen …

The Guardian view on staging Shakespeare: we must keep the Bard alive and speaking to us now

Authentic productions of the playwright’s productions can be brilliant but Britain must not be bound by a heritage-industry view of Mr Anne Hathaway’s work<p>The abrupt cessation this week of Emma Rice’s tenure as artistic director of the Globe theatre, a post she took up only in April, has been …

British History

I prefer my Shakespeare without neon lights – that doesn’t make me a luddite

I’m delighted that Emma Rice is taking her weird ideas and leaving the Globe theatre. I prefer stuff that has been around for a few centuries<p>I am browned off with nearly everything modern: buildings, music, art, language, so I was rather cheered to hear that artistic director Emma Rice is leaving …

Multimedia

Here’s what you need to know to select a health-care plan

With the annual sign-up period for plans on the health law’s marketplaces starting Nov. 1, many consumers are worried about rising premiums, shrinking provider networks and the departure of major insurers such as UnitedHealthcare, Aetna and Humana from many exchanges.<p>The impact on coverage will …

Health Care

A Celebration of Shakespeare: Anne Sofie von Otter, Julius Drake and Henry Goodman

Labels: concert review, Temple Music<p>Anne Sofie von Otter - © Mats Bäcker<p>Purcell, RVW, Britten, Schubert, Korngold, Debussy, Berlioz, Sibelius, …

The Shaming of the Cherry Sisters

<i>Jack El-Hai | Longreads | October 2016 | 15 minutes (3,795 words)</i><p>In her late middle age, Effie Cherry felt troubled as she thought back on her life …

The Adversity of a Child's Life in Rural Kentucky

Of the 50 U.S. counties with the worst child poverty rates, 48 are located in rural America. Yet, these regions are often overlooked when it comes to visual storytelling. The short film <i>Class of ‘27</i> takes us to the very small town of Booneville, Kentucky, where most of the residents live below the …

Kentucky

Why Style Matters as Much as Substance

Journalists need to perform “theater criticism” of debates as well as grade policy proposals; the trick is keeping them separate.<p>A new epithet has entered the political lexicon: “theater criticism.” Since the 1980s, wrote Charles Homans in <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> in August, American journalists …

Sharing is caring: Here’s how to raise a child to be sympathetic — and maybe even empathetic

How do we teach kids to care more when the world feels full of disagreement, conflict and aggression?<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Parents and teachers might often wonder how to teach children caring toward others — more so when the world feels full of disagreement, …

New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

<b>Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past 10 years according to a new study.</b><p>The African Elephant Status report says that poaching is the main driver of the fall, the worst losses in 25 years.<p>However the authors say that long-term issues such as the loss of habitat …

Wildlife

Report: Africa's elephants face worst drop in 25 years

Africa's elephant population has suffered its largest drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has said, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.<p>Based on 275 estimates from across the continent, a report, released on Sunday by the conservation group, put …

Extinction

Sanders to join Clinton in N.H. for joint pitch of a college plan aimed at millennials

Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) plans to join Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton this week at an event in New Hampshire where they will pitch a joint plan to make college more affordable -- part of a continuing effort to sell the party’s ticket to wary millennials.<p>Sanders, the runner-up in …

Government

Much Ado About Shakespeare's Women

Utah Shakespeare Festival is performing Much Ado About Nothing, and we’re using it as an excuse to talk about Shakespeare’s women. Scholar Kate …

Utah

Free: Vegetarian Quick and Easy Recipes | FREE KINDLE BOOKS

Want tasty vegetarian meals in just 15 minutes or less? 100 quick & easy recipes awaits for you. Whether you are a novice or an expert in the …

4 Delicious Dishes You Can Make With Veggie Burger Patties

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Winter vegetarian recipes

From soups and salads to pies and pasta, these winter vegetarian recipes make the most out of the season's produce with delicious, meat-free meals.

Meatless Monday: Healthy Vegetarian Recipes You Must Try

In addition to the environmental benefits, research shows cutting back on meat may have a host of health benefits. Join the Meatless Monday movement …

GREEN REHYDRATION SMOOTHIE

I consider myself to have rhythm. Maybe not a ton, but enough. I'm too shy to dance at weddings or parties but I can carry a tune and I was a …

Middle School

You Won’t Even Miss The Meat With These Delicious Vegetarian Sandwiches

<i>For Bon Appetit, by Christina Chaey.</i><p><b>Tyler Kord</b> is the man we seek out when we’re looking for advice about the stuff that goes between two pieces of bread. The author of <i>A Super Upsetting Book About Sandwiches</i> and the chef-owner of No. 7 restaurant and sub shops in NYC is talking all things …

Meatless Monday: 10 Hearty Vegetarian Meals

0<p>SHARES<p>It’s World Vegetarian Day, and we’ve got a whack of irresistible recipes to satiate all your meatless desires! Whether you’re looking for …

Healthy Eating

Carrot and Chickpea Burgers [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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