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Amber Iman and Eden Espinosa in Lempicka. Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman/Lempicka hide caption

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'Lempicka' showcases a little-known queer artist's dazzling life

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Sisters Sofie Elliott (left) and Simone Elliott say that reconciling their memories felt especially important as they waded into one particular period of their childhood — a darker chapter that they still hadn't fully explored but that they felt ready to confront together. Kayana Szymczak for NPR; Lena Mucha for NPR hide caption

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Sisters make peace with dark memories through art, science and each other

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Activists from Extinction Rebellion, left and center, protest during a performance of An Enemy of the People on Broadway, starring Jeremy Strong, right. Extinction Rebellion NYC hide caption

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'We want to help': Why climate activists are trying something new

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Dead fish washed ashore in a red tide in 2018 in Sanibel, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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A professor worried no one would read an algae study. So she had it put to music

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Playwright Christopher Durang appears on stage with producers to accept the award for best play for "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the 67th Annual Tony Awards, on June 9, 2013, in New York. Also on stage are actors, background from left, Shalita Grant, Kristine Nielsen and Billy Magnussen. Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Conn., celebrated leaving its home of nearly 60 years with a community parade on Oct. 15, 2022. "The entire city is now our stage," said artistic director Jacob Padrón. Lotta Studio/Long Wharf Theatre hide caption

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Alicia Graf Mack, dean and director of The Juilliard School's Dance Division (center), speaks with fourth-year dance students Kailei Sin (left) and Nyoka Wotorson (right) in between classes. Tsering Bista/NPR hide caption

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West African dance and hip-hop play a key role in a revamped Juilliard track

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Michael Imperioli attends An Enemy Of The People conversation and press conference last November. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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A divided town and politics vs. science: Michael Imperioli on why his play resonates

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Just because your favorite singer is dead doesn't mean you can't see them 'live'

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Jenny Slate's latest stand-up special is Seasoned Professional. Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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As a 'Seasoned Professional,' Jenny Slate now finds strength in her sensitivity

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The Apollo Chamber Players create concerts in response to book banning, the refugee crisis, the war in Gaza and other world events. The members of the Houston based ensemble are Matthew Dudzik, left, Aria Cheregosha, Matthew J. Detrick and Anabel Ramírez. Lynn Lane/Apollo Chamber Players hide caption

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Classical ensemble Apollo Chamber Players is tuned in to today's headlines

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Teacher Leslie Jones, center, poses with students from Alexandria City High School's drama department students in northern Virginia. Alexandria City High School hide caption

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Virginia high school students take center stage for Black History Month celebration

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An outpost of The Second City has opened in Brooklyn. Above, the Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan skyline are pictured at sunset. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Second City, named for its Chicago location, opens an outpost in New York

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Fatima Robinson has been a choreographer for over 30 years - and she's seen a lot of changes in how we dance. Andrew Macpherson hide caption

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