Linda Bernstein

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Of Women, Men and Ballet in the 21st Century

My mind returns to one of the three heroines in Christopher Wheeldon’s “The Winter’s Tale” (Royal Ballet, 2014). Hermione, the maligned wife of the neurotically jealous ruler Leontes, is tried for adultery. Repeatedly, at her moment of greatest anguish, she rises onto point as she turns through …

Performing Arts

‘Homeland’ Season 6 Comes Home to Eye of Political Storm

In this stormy political season, leave it to “Homeland” to adroitly land in the eye of Hurricane Trump.<p>Producers of the Showtime drama series, which …

Entertainment

'Homeland' boss on 'soul-searching,' Season 6 and the inevitable end

<b>(CNN) —</b> Much has been said over the course of "Homeland's" five-season run about its sometimes eerie relevance, but while filming Season 5, reality caught up with the show in a chilling way.<p>Season 5 centered on a story about an Islamic State cell in Germany planning a terrorist attack in a subway …

Entertainment

'Homeland' season 6 spoilers: Problems for the new President-elect

They say that sometimes art imitates life, and for its upcoming sixth season, it definitely appears that “Homeland” is not afraid of having that be …

Entertainment

Channel 4 Sets UK Premiere Date For 'Homeland' Season 6

The sixth season of Showtime’s counter-terrorism drama <i>Homeland</i> will receive its UK premiere on Channel 4 on Sunday January 22nd at 9pm, it has been …

Entertainment

'It was a nightmare': Claire Danes reveals she was in 'agony' over her acting choices before Homeland came along

Claire Danes is well-known for her high-caliber acting, but in a recent interview the star talked about her struggles to find the right parts and why …

Our Favorite Homeland Theories So Far

<i>Homeland</i> is known for giving its viewers a lot to think about.<p>Sometimes I lay awake at night wondering if I would have the balls to do what Carrie Mathison does: " <i>Did I miss my calling as an overseas CIA operative?"</i>(Probably not.)<p>Other times I contemplate Saul Berenson's eyebrows (so lush, so …

Entertainment

'Homeland' Season 6: TV Review

The first two episodes of the new season of the Showtime favorite feel less like '24' and more like HBO's recent 'The Night Of.'<p>The first batch of</i> …

Entertainment

'Homeland' season 6 spoilers: Homeland Surveillance Mission launched; fans can intercept calls that could spill out major plot points

While most other shows would go with a teaser photo, video or a tweet, “Homeland” has taken it to another level by letting fans interact by …

Entertainment

Homeland star breaks silence on Quinn's 'unrecognizable' return

<i>To celebrate our Winter TV Preview (on newsstands Jan. 6), EW is bringing fans 25 Scoops in 25 Days. From now until the end of the month, follow the hashtag #25Scoops25Days on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest — and check EW.com/25scoops for all the news and surprises.</i><p>You thought …

Entertainment

It’s Home Sweet ‘Homeland’ for Season 6

It has also given Ms. Danes an excuse to connect with her Brooklyn friends. The show’s Greenpoint studios put her in the path of one friend’s bike route to work; after her therapist friend dropped by the set, Ms. Danes seized the rare chance to head over to her office during a break and use a real …

Entertainment

‘Homeland’ Season 6 Review: A Return to the U.S. Finds Everyone in Transition

<b>Homeland</b>’s greatest strength in its last few seasons has been its commitment to reinventing itself. Yes, it should have been a limited series (and it …

Entertainment

Inviting Grandma Over for Dinner Will Help Her Live a Longer, Happier Life

Friendship and companionship are the keys to living longer, a new study shows.<p>Inviting Grandma over for dinner may actually extend her life — and …

New York Times

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Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Chocolate Cupcakes are a simple, delicious and perfect dessert for any occasion and also as an everyday treat, especially as kid’s after-school snack.<p>…

Cooking

Mini Mocha Cheesecakes

For myself, one of the most best flavours of the Winter season is MOCHA. Not just because I love coffee either, it’s a classic taste that I just …

Cooking

Joffrey Ballet celebrates 'Nutcracker' opening

The Joffrey Ballet hosted a joyous opening-night celebration Dec. 10 at the Chicago Cultural Center following its sold-out performance of the "Nutcracker" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Over 3,600 theatergoers enjoyed the world premiere of this holiday classic re-imagined by …

Performing Arts

A Pair of ‘Nutcrackers,’ From Lincoln Center to Dumbo

It’s the holiday season, in case you hadn’t noticed, which means that nuts are cracking all around town. First and foremost, of course, at the Koch, …

Performing Arts

Guess Who Has the Best Nutcracker? That's Right: Colorado Ballet

Who has the best version of <i>The Nutcracker</i>? Colorado does.<p>After 56 years of Gumdrops and Mouse Kings, Sugar Plum Fairies and Nutcracker Princes, the …

Colorado

Their Sugar Plum Fairy! Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum Take Daughter Everly to The Nutcracker Ballet

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum have both proven that they have some serious moves, but the couple let the members of the Los Angeles Ballet do …

Channing Tatum

Best Bets: Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ is ‘most magical ni...

Clara saves the day in the Minnesota Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” choreographed by Allen Fields. The doll turns out to be a prince, and …

Performing Arts