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Tribute at Alex Theatre to honor the Band

On a recent Sunday afternoon, a small group of musicians has crowded into an Eagle Rock dining room, working to recreate a moment of rock ‘n’ roll history.

The Radical Power Of Lana Del Rey's Smile

The image doesn't subscribe to the typical formula demanding women appear "iconic" to garner respect.

Inside One Female Photographer's Mission To Normalize The Nude Male Body

Since 2012, Abigail Ekue has photographed over 500 men, and she's not done yet.

New 'Serial' Podcast, 'S-Town,' Just Debuted All Its Episodes At Once

Creators Brian Reed and Julie Snyder talk at length about your next podcast addiction.

'Books Not Bombs' Initiative Promotes Education For Syrian Scholars

“People shouldn’t be surprised to see that a campaign like this is being led by Muslim women."

How One Grandma's Modest Closet Found Its Way Into The Met

Sara Berman's belongings became an unlikely meditation on immigration, re-invention and feminine independence.

In 1981, Margaret Atwood Made A Stirring Case For Investing In Culture

Centuries from now, our cultural achievements will be the most important way later generations will remember us.

White Artist's Painting Of Emmett Till Sparks Protest, Controversy And A Viral Hoax

Why the conflict surrounding Dana Schutz's "Open Casket" has only continued to escalate.

Relive Your College Years With This Thoughtful, Hilarious Novel

"The Idiot" immerses readers in a Harvard student’s thwarted, anxiety-filled freshman year.

Some Theories On Trump's Bizarre Misuse Of Quotation Marks

And while we're at it, let's look at those parentheses.

Gorgeous Portraits Capture Sisterhood Among Muslim American Teenagers

"I now know that there is nothing wrong with me, and that I am just as American as that white boy."

Hundreds Of Stuffed Animals At The Jewish Museum Pay Unlikely Tribute To Immigrants

Charlemagne Palestine’s “Bear Mitzvah” reflects on immigration, optimism and spirituality.

Here's How You Can Help Fight Street Harassment With Public Art

Spread Tatyana Fazlalizadeh's message on International Wheatpasting Night.

Artist Paints Interracial Couples Just Being, Together

“The paintings felt mundane in the best of ways. That’s what I want, to normalize these images.”

Jane Austen Has Become An Alt-Right Icon, Somehow

She's the Pepe of Regency-era fiction.

Photographer Chronicles The Glamorous Hairstyles Of West Africa's Beauty Salons

“They wanted to look like Rihanna or Beyoncé. Even that was a bit too plain for them.”

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