The Lost Maidens of Berlin

The Lost Maidens of Berlin

In the final months of the 19th century, a German sculptor named Walter Schott began drawing up plans for a massive work he hoped would represent the pinnacle of his 15-year career. Cast in bronze, the Art Nouveau sculpture would...
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Hamilton’s David Korins Explains What Makes the Smash Hit’s Design So Versatile

Hamilton’s David Korins Explains What Makes the Smash Hit’s Design So Versatile

He contrived the tech-heavy set for the Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen, the eye-popping playhouse of The Pee-Wee Herman Show stage run and the complicated maze that comprised TV’s Grease: Live. He’s done concert sets for everyone from Kanye West...
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How to Mountain Bike Your Way to a Stronger Body

How to Mountain Bike Your Way to a Stronger Body

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Your Next Favorite European Wine Region Isn’t in France, Italy or Spain

Your Next Favorite European Wine Region Isn’t in France, Italy or Spain

The Beau-Rivage Palace hotel in Lausanne, on the shores of Lake Geneva, maintains one of Europe’s great wine cellars. Earlier in the day I’d made my way through it, a maze of 80,000 bottles extending all the way under the...
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The Lionfish Have Invaded, But a Ragtag Army of Divers and Chefs Are Fighting Back

The Lionfish Have Invaded, But a Ragtag Army of Divers and Chefs Are Fighting Back

Friday We were somewhere around Pensacola Pass, on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, when the over-the-counter drugs failed to take hold. Just after sunrise the seas are running two or four or six feet and at the mouth...
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A New Exhibit Gives Charles White’s Art and Activism the Attention They Deserve

A New Exhibit Gives Charles White’s Art and Activism the Attention They Deserve

Born in Chicago in 1918, the artist Charles White always received inspiration from the struggles and triumphs of black people—major historical figures like Frederick Douglass as well as ordinary people like his own mother, who worked as a maid her...
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First Major Swahili Coast Art Show Reveals a Diverse World of Cultural Exchange and Influence

First Major Swahili Coast Art Show Reveals a Diverse World of Cultural Exchange and Influence

Aside from the glittering jewelry, intricately carved ivory and woodwork, revealing photographs and cosmopolitan decorative items, a new exhibition on art from the Swahili Coast at the Smithsonian’s African Art Museum ultimately centers on words. Both the ol...
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5 Great Moves to Get Your Arms Ready for Summer

5 Great Moves to Get Your Arms Ready for Summer

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The East Coast May Be On the Brink of a Hop Renaissance

The East Coast May Be On the Brink of a Hop Renaissance

For years, whenever anyone asked Bryan Butler, a scientist with the University of Maryland’s School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, why the school wasn’t doing work with hops, one of the elemental ingredients for brewing beer, he would give the...
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Mister Rogers Pioneered Speaking to Kids About Gun Violence

Mister Rogers Pioneered Speaking to Kids About Gun Violence

“Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” had been on the air nationwide for only four months when Robert Kennedy was shot in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968. But the show’s creator, Fred McFeely Rogers, knew that children would need help processing the...
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