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Philip Glass went from taxi driver to star composer overnight.
Jack Viertel gives a master class in American musical theater.
The “Portlandia” star and rocker discusses her artistic trajectory with Sleater-Kinney.
How do you write a hit musical number? And then do it again? And again?
Carl Hiaasen has called Florida “the poster child of nationwide dysfunction,” but his campaign to tarnish the sunshine-state mystique has never quite worked.
Plenty of people move to the small town of Celebration, Florida, to live the Disney dream 24/7. But it’s not all fantasy.
It might seem like a historical footnote, but China's Boxer Rebellion is as strange and tragic as anything in fiction.
How the U.S. poet laureate found inspiration in the sci-fi visions of David Bowie.
An old ballad teaches a new parent about fatherhood.
How drive-in movies helped Twyla Tharp become a world-class choreographer.