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Going the Distance

“Dad, I didn’t imagine it like this—so lonely,” says 16-year-old Nadir, a refugee from Syria, in an installment of Welcome to the New World, a cartoon strip series published in 2017 by The New York Times. His words …

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Point of View

There’s something to be said for repetition. …

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Native Soil

If you read the writing on the wall, you can’t enter Place, Nations, Generations, Beings: 200 Years of Indigenous North American Art at the Yale University Art Gallery without confronting a central issue…

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Fighting Spirit

Whether he’s tapping a twanging rhythm on the wire string of a berimbau, landing gymnastic poses with his feet high in the air or simply…

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Inside Stories

“Where do you get your ideas for all those stories?” …

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Feet First

When the New Haven Morris and Sword dancers perform the steps of a Cotswold dance, they’re enacting what an ancient ritual. …

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Labor of Love

“This is a retirement story that happened 20 years ahead of time,” Barry Gordon says. …

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Turning the Page

Pink vines curl up the walls and across the floor of the stage. They cover everything from the writing desk to the ottomans, painted over the entire set like the cover of a book. …

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Board of Education

Rod Groff grew up playing chess to pass the time before and after school and eventually joined his high school’s chess team. But he didn’t give the game much thought as an adult until…

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Well-Laid Plans

Everyone’s plotting in The Plot. …

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