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Can Ballet Come Alive Online? – Severskiy (News)

When Sara Mearns wavered for a millisecond during a supported pirouette in George Balanchine’s “Diamonds,” my breath caught in my throat. I forgot where I was: in the kitchen drinking coffee on...

Beautiful Places to Die – Severskiy (News)

“People call me the Shrike.” Better call for police backup first, because the Shrike is the latest in a long line of supervillains created and lovingly nurtured by Michael Connelly. The Shrike...

Want a Vacation With No Quarantine? Iceland Is Charging $115 – Severskiy (News)

As more people yearn for a post-lockdown break, Iceland is seeking to get ahead of rival destinations while protecting the country from a spike in coronavirus cases.Travelers arriving at the island’s...

All the best freebies and donut deals – Severskiy (News)

Happy National Donut Day 2020, everyone! We can’t blame you if the news took you by surprise, since “National Donut Day” is a pretty new annual occurrence. It’s just as real as...

After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On – Severskiy (News)

Back in the 1990s, Lou Harrison, a maverick American composer then in his late 70s, was living south of San Francisco. A beloved musical guru in the Bay Area, he had long...

Three New Memoirs Bring the Farm to the Page – Severskiy (News)

FARM GIRLA Wisconsin Memoir By Beuna Coburn Carlson216 pp. University of Wisconsin. Paper, $21.95.My grandfather died many years ago, but I still remember his stories of growing up in the Texas Hill...

5 books to start to teach anti-racism to children – Severskiy (News)

Who: Brittany Smith, a New Jersey-based pre-kindergarten teacher.What: Anti-racism books for children.Why We Care: The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have once again sparked a necessary, but...

On Tribal Lands, a Time to Make Art for Solace and Survival – Severskiy (News)

For over 30 years, Marvin and Frances Martinez have risen with the sun to drive from their home at the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico to the centuries-old Palace of the...

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