Words on Fire: Writing, Freedom, and the Future

Monday, September 12, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m ET A special symposium event celebrating the anniversary of PEN America, at the New-York Historical Society. — Please note: PEN America members should email membership@pen.org for more information about complimentary membership tickets. New York City students can get discounted tickets. A VIP reception will follow … Read more

An example shows the relationship between 1920s Flappers and Social Media Youth Organizers today.

Jason Ulysses Rose is a PhD candidate in history at Western Michigan University. After the police killing of George Floyd, there was a lot of debate about police reform. Sadly, those arguments have subsided after the investigation and the police officer who was largely responsible for Floyd’s death. However, after President Biden’s State of the … Read more

Netflix Acquires Animation Studio Animal Logic in All-Cash Deal

Netflix has acquired Australian animation studio Animal Logic, which produces films for the streamer including “The Magician’s Elephant,” directed by Wendy Rogers, and “The Shrinking of the Treehorns,” directed by Ron Howard . Animal Logic has about 800 employees, mostly in Sydney and Vancouver. The acquisition “will help us accelerate the development of our animation … Read more

8 Bad Love Movies That Broke Our Hearts

Some love stories never get their happily ever after. In other movies the climax of the story is a first kiss, the first ‘I love you’ or a proposal. Or they specify how the relationship ended before divorce or divorce. Related: From ‘Titanic’ to ‘Man of Steel’: 7 movies we wish ended differently. With gory … Read more

The Cabrillo festival picks up where it left off

Pianist Lara Downes, Music Director Cristian Măcelaru, and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra | Yes: rr jones Fortunately, the COVID fog has cleared for the 60th anniversary of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, alive and well again. This is an important event for this rich and important source of contemporary music in the West Coast, … Read more

Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson and More to Star in New Musical Adaptation of THE GREAT GATSBY

A 29-hour private reading of a new musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby, written by the Tony Award-nominated musical duo of Nathan Tysen and Jason Howland (Paradise Square), with book by Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones) and directed by Mark. Bruni (Nani: The Carole King Musical), will be held tomorrow, Friday, May 20 in New … Read more