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A citywide art survey in Ohio, a biblical reading of Beyoncé and the mastery — and misery — of a quality control technician.
What inspired comic artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Wilson Pickett and “Luke Cage” showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker.
This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions.
When art is dirty ... and dirt is arty.
A revolutionary Public Enemy album turns 30, the history of protest art and the “Nancy” comics reboot.
The strange, creative influence of Florida.
The Ray Bradbury novel’s new relevance, plus the making of a Bowie mashup and “American Animals” director Bart Layton.
How do you memorialize a war that was more tragic than triumphant? Inscribed with the name of every fallen soldier, Maya Lin’s granite wall became a sacred place for veterans.
How Jim Henson brought the Muppets to life.
How pets inspire and confound us.
July 19, 2018
What Queen Bey’s music can teach us about scripture — and vice versa.
Arts, Culture & Media
Casey Trela watches movies for a living.
Cleveland welcomes more than 100 global artists into 28 venues for an ambitious city-wide art takeover.
July 12, 2018
The music that makes Marvel’s hip-hop superhero.
How the 1965 R&B classic made Wilson Pickett a star.
The outrageous, pioneering comics of autobiographical cartoonist Aline Kominsky-Crumb.
June 28, 2018
If “Fifty Shades of Grey” is such a bestseller, who’s actually reading it?
How do you “shock hippies who thought they’ve seen everything” in 1972?
What inspires the music of Dirty Projectors?
What kind of art is made out of lint, dust and dirt?
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