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Rather than a heroic journey, the story at the center of Blanchard's opera is one of self-discovery, with an assured, tactile specificity which includes a boistrous fraternity step routine that opens Act III.
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A selection of MacArthur fellows from the Class of 2021 (left to right, top row to bottom): Hanif Abdurraqib, Daniel Alarcón, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Jordan Casteel, Don Mee Choi, Nicole Fleetwood, Cristina Ibarra, Ibram X. Kendi, Daniel Lind-Ramos, Monica Muñoz Martinez, Safiya Noble, Alex Rivera, Jacqueline Stewart, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Isabel Allende's (right) newest memoir is The Soul of a Woman, and Sandra Cisneros' (left) latest book is a bilingual tale of ex-pat Latinas in Paris, Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo.
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It's Lit! Latina Novelists On Living With (And Writing In) Two Languages
Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. will host different parts of the Tony Awards broadcast on Sept. 26: the awards ceremony and the following two-hour celebration of Broadway's return, respectively.