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Trisha Brown, the choreographer and exemplar of the founding generation of American postmodern dance, died on Saturday in San Antonio. She was 80. ...

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Alastair Macaulay

New York Times


The triple bill of dances by Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Paul Taylor on Sunday at Lincoln Center — presented by Paul Taylor American Mod...

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Alastair Macaulay

New York Times


In a year that brought its political and cultural troubles, it’s heartening to note how diverse kinds of dance made culture itself seem bright. Tak...

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Three people will appear in a Denver court on Tuesday to contest their “unauthorized camping” tickets. A press release from supporters proclaimed: ...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


Poverty is largely “a state of mind” housing secretary Ben Carson has claimed, dismaying observers who had modest hopes for his tenure. Carson, the...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


Can a person lead a full life with only half their brain? In the 1980s, Ben Carson believed they could. Long before he became head of the federal h...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon and the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has defended massive cuts to his own agency sayin...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


The number of homeless people in Los Angeles has jumped to a new record, as city officials grapple with a humanitarian crisis of proportions remark...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


A trinity comprised of a guru, a technology magnate and a group of San Francisco nuns was victorious Thursday over a group of residents upset ove...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


Shortie Mendoza has lived along a creek in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose for six years. Early on Wednesday, he was returning to his camp from...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


In a patch of scrubland across the road from the Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley, a woman named Celma Aguilar recently walked along some ov...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


Val Aubrey parked her boat trailer on the shore of Eagle Lake, in California. She walked to an overlook where a sign warned against swimming and ...

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Alastair Gee

Guardian


About 13 years ago, The Alchemist brewery in Waterbury, Vt. released a new IPA called Heady Topper. The brewer, John Kimmich, had decided to neithe...

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Wild Chinook salmon, probably the most prized seafood item on the West Coast, could all but vanish from California within a hundred years, accordin...

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There is a joke among cider makers when they open a bottle and its contents taste disappointingly sour or flawed: ”We say, ’Oh yeah, this cider wen...

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Every winter, a small fleet of commercial fishing boats sets gillnets in the San Francisco Bay. Their target: Pacific herring, which enter the estu...

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While climate change threatens coastal cities and generates extreme weather, the effects of global warming could bring good news to some of France’...

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Bordeauxs and Burgundys haven’t changed much since the days when famous Thomas Jefferson kept the cellars of his Parisian home with both wines....

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Sardines, herring and other small fish species are the foundation of the marine food web — they’re essential food for birds, marine mammals and ...

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Environmentalists are demanding that one of the most prized fishes on the planet be listed as an endangered species. Last week, about a dozen envir...

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