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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Broadway's Nick Cordero Emerges From Coma During Battle With COVID-19 by Colin Dwyer

The performer had been in a medically induced coma for weeks, and doctors also had to amputate his right leg. Still, this week his wife said she received "just the best news you could hear."

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Winners Attest To 'Power Of Individual Creativity' by Colin Dwyer

As usual, the more than two dozen winners in 2019 span a range of fields, from fiction and cartoons to neuroscience and theoretical geophysics. Now they've got one important accolade in comm…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Pulitzer Prizes Honor Journalists Under Threat With New Crop Of Winners by Colin Dwyer

Judges sought to support the media "even if some wrongly degrade [it] as the enemy of the very democracy it serves." Honors went to The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., Florida's Sun-Sentinel a…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

As Shutdown Crawls On, Artists And Nonprofits Fear For Their 'Fragile Industry' by Colin Dwyer

The partial government shutdown hasn't just shuttered museums in Washington, D.C. Across the U.S., and even beyond its borders, artists and the groups supporting them are grappling with the …

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Here Are The 2017 MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Winners by Colin Dwyer

Jason De León, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Derek Peterson are among the 24 winners of this year's MacArthur Fellowship, which honors "extraordinarily talented and creative individuals."

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Sam Shepard, 'Poet Laureate Of America's Emotional Badlands,' Dies At 73 by Colin Dwyer

A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, Shepard cut a towering presence in theater and cinema. He died last week of complications from ALS, a family spokesman says.

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Monday, November 17, 2014

“Is This Venue Accessible?” New Website Tells D.C. Showgoers the Answer by Colin Dwyer

A local label head with cerebral palsy has turned his show-going savvy into a Tumblr.

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