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  • Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

    Anna Deavere Smith wins $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize
    Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in the arts and literature.
  • Esther M. Broner dies at 83; Jewish feminist, novelist

    Esther M. Broner dies at 83; Jewish feminist, novelist
    Esther M. Broner, a Jewish feminist whose egalitarian vision led her to create a Passover Seder and other Jewish ceremonies that emphasized women's perspectives, died June 21 in New York City. She was 83. The cause was multiple organ failure from an...

    Live review: The Brooklyn bodega rap of eXquire

     
    “Brooklyn rappers don’t go 'whoop whoop,' they rob.” If there was any doubt about the stickup bona fides of the borough that produced the Notorious B.I.G., the Boot Camp Clique and M.O.P., Mr. MFN eXquire educated the Echo crowd shortly....

    Hesperia man arrested on suspicion of throwing rocks, railroad spikes at cars

     
    A 22 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of throwing rocks and railroad spikes at cars on the 15 Freeway near Hesperia, injuring several occupants and damaging at least eight vehicles, authorities said. Jacob S. Witt was booked into Victor...