Topic: Bertolt Brecht
Sigourney Weaver's role in the play wouldn't even be too much of a stretch — she'd be playing a movie star. The sticky part: This movie star was overindulgent, self-centered and unaware she's on the decline.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched to protest the German chancellor's visit to Athens, where she met with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to discuss further austerity measures.
Florian Werner's book is a bright biography of the animal that's given us so much.
Latin America Monitor Can Mexican presidential candidate avoid 'Rick Perry' slump after books fumble?
Enrique Peña Nieto, the frontrunner in Mexico's presidential race, fumbled a question about which books most influenced him. And like Rick Perry's similar gaffe, Peña Nieto's stumble may cost him.
12/07/2011 08:54 am
In just one example, Bahrain's government failed to respond to a scathing report accusing authorities of detaining wounded protesters rather than allowing them to get treatment.
05/13/2011 04:02 pm
Africa Monitor On International Women's Day, honoring a woman who told the world about rape in Congo
In light of International Women's Day, The Enough Project is honoring women working to end atrocities in Africa. Today they introduce Lynn Nottage, whose play "Ruined" tells the world about rape in the Congo.
03/08/2011 01:29 pm
The Google Books Settlement marks an end of self-directed inquiry and the beginning of self-referred intelligence, where our thoughts become just artifacts of Googlified experience.
07/01/2010 12:23 pm
A Minnesota troupe brings the timeless humor and complexities of Shakespeare to the homeless, prisoners, and the like.
11/28/2008 12:00 am
11/02/2008 01:00 am
Art form's influence rises, and broadens. A look at three of the genre's stars.
06/27/2008 01:00 am