Monday, November 20, 2017

The Daily Scholar

Portrait of the Artist Mondays

On Mondays, an artist describes a work of art

Heidi Annalise


Noelani Kirschner

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Deep in the Heart Fridays

The Bloody Theater of the Texas Mennonites

Faith in the cancer ward

Dennis Covington

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Measure by Measure Thursdays

A Week of Webern

Chances to hear the master’s music live are all too rare

Sudip Bose

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View from Rue Saint-Georges Wednesdays

Light in the Dark

A visit to Weimar yields an unlikely reason for hope

Thomas Chatterton Williams

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Next Line, Please Tuesdays

Autumn Haiku

David Lehman

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Pause Fillers

Um, like, y’know, sort of, if you catch my drift

Ralph Keyes

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Opioids and Paternalism

To help end the crisis, both doctors and patients need to find a new way to think about pain

David Brown

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Works in Progress

Glimpses of Home

Intimate films from two late Chicago directors

Nathalie Lagerfeld

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Book Reviews

Antiquarian Dreams

Sometimes it’s okay to judge history by its cover

Helen Hazen

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Decommissioning Lee

The controversial removal of a prominent New Orleans statue

Wayne Curtis

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Book Reviews

Feast of Eden

A look at humanity’s most famous star-crossed couple

Sarah Ruden

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