News: Arts

Renowned conductor Bernard Haitink, beloved for his modesty, has died at age 92
Anastasia Tsioulcas | October 22, 2021
The conductor Bernard Haitink leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in an undated photo. Haitink died Thursday at age 92.Todd Rosenberg | Courtesy of Askonas Holt Renowned Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink died Thursday at age 92. The range of his work gives a glimpse of how much he was admired and ...
Shoham Arad: What Does It Take To Turn An Idea Into A Movement?
Manoush Zomorodi, Diba Mohtasham, Fiona Geiran, James Delahoussaye | October 22, 2021
Shoham Arad on the TED stage.TED About the Episode Anyone can have a big idea. But how do those big ideas come to fruition and grow? Director of the TED Fellows program Shoham Arad walks us through several speakers who turned a spark into a movement. About Shoham AradShoham Arad ...
Lorli von Trapp Campbell from the ‘Sound of Music’ family has died at age 90
The Associated Press | October 21, 2021
In this July 13, 1997 file photo Lorli von Trapp Campbell attends a mass honoring her father, in Stowe, Vt. A funeral home confirmed Lorli von Trapp Campbell died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Northfield, Vt.Craig Line | AP STOWE, Vt. (AP) — The second daughter of Maria von Trapp, ...
Julie Green, who painted plates with the last meals of death row inmates, has died
Joe Hernandez | October 21, 2021
Julie Green's The Last Supper is currently on view at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, Wash. There are 800 plates in the exhibit.Emilie Smith, Bellevue Arts Museum Julie Green, an artist known for painting the last meals of death row inmates on hundreds of plates over several decades, died ...
For Oscar Isaac, life — and acting — is all about impermanence
Terry Gross | October 21, 2021
Oscar Isaac, shown here at the 2020 Academy Awards, credits his father with introducing him to acting: "I started making movies with his camcorder."Richard Harbaugh | A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images Actor Oscar Isaac was middle school-age in 1992 when Hurricane Andrew swept through his hometown, blowing the roof off his ...
Suzanne Vega on The Afternoon Ramble
Delaney Hafener | October 21, 2021 | The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble
Grammy-winning icon of the folk-rock revival movement Suzanne Vega joined Brian Cosgrove on the air ahead of a performance that took place at Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on September 12th, 2021. The show took place one year after the release of her album "An Evening of New York Songs and ...
With ‘Dune,’ Denis Villeneuve has made Hollywood’s definitive post-9/11 epic
Bilal Qureshi | October 21, 2021
Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica Atreides, Zendaya as Chani, Javier Bardem as Stilgar, and Timothée Chalamet as Paul AtreidesChiabella James | Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. A misguided military invasion of foreign lands. A brutal insurgency. Religious and tribal warfare. The beauty and brutality of the desert. A literal "Clash of ...
Jerry Pinkney, the beloved, award-winning children’s book illustrator, has died at 81
Neda Ulaby | October 20, 2021
Children's book illustrator Jerry Pinkney poses in front of two of his illustrations in 2016, at the City Hall in Philadelphia.Dake Kang | AP The celebrated illustrator Jerry Pinkney has died. According to his long-time agent Sheldon Fogelman, Pinkney suffered a heart attack today; he was 81. Pinkney was a ...