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Bahrain Medics Still at Risk

Bahrain Medics Still at Risk

| February 16, 2012

On the one-year anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain, a lawyer continues her fight for medics arrested and tortured for treating protestors injured by police—in demonstrations where women have played a key role. More »

Margaret Cho (no surprise) Speaks Her Mind

Margaret Cho (no surprise) Speaks Her Mind

| October 14, 2011

Fans can watch Margaret Cho's new concert film, "Cho Dependent," on Showtime beginning this weekend. Here, Emily Wilson talks to the star and the film's director and discovers the political roots of Cho's outspoken comedy. More »

Ericka Huggins and "Black Power Mixtape"

| October 3, 2011

In her interview by author Emily Wilson, Ericka Huggins tells why a recent documentary on the Black Panther Party can help open up a needed conversation on race, gender and class. More »

Connected—Tiffany Shlain's New "Autoblogography"

Connected—Tiffany Shlain's New "Autoblogography"

| September 26, 2011

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain invented a word for her film that crosses genres between documentary and memoir and explores how technology alters our sense of relationship. More »

“Higher Ground”—Vera Farmiga Takes Control

“Higher Ground”—Vera Farmiga Takes Control

| August 29, 2011

Using what she has learned from colleagues, Vera Farmiga, Oscar nominee for "Up in the Air," directs and stars in a film that explores spirituality. Arts reporter Emily Wilson talks to her about the project. More »

Many Roads to Their Truth—The Topp Twins

Many Roads to Their Truth—The Topp Twins

| June 7, 2011

In what singer-songwriter Billy Bragg calls their "anarchist variety act," the Topp Twins expand their loyal following beyond New Zealand's borders. More »

The Power of “Ruined”

The Power of “Ruined”

| April 14, 2011

Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize winning play enlightens audiences across the country. Ruined just finished a run in Berkeley, California, plays this month in Denver and opens April 22 in Washington, D.C. More »