‘I Am Here’ blends professional art with the artifacts of ordinary lives in a big, bright multi-sensory feast

‘I Am Here’ blends professional art with the artifacts of ordinary lives in a big, bright multi-sensory feast

Perhaps it was the glorious warm weather or the acid neon pink on the walls. Or maybe the echoing sounds of Whitney Houston dancing with somebody, but the Art Gallery of Ontario’s new exhibition, “I Am Here: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces,” feels like a much needed ray of sunshine …

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A-List Movie Stars Whose First Films Were Bombs – Looper

A-List Movie Stars Whose First Films Were Bombs - Looper

Long before Uma Thurman became Quentin Tarantino’s muse in “Pulp Fiction” and the “Kill Bill” films, her screen debut was in the low-budget thriller “Kiss Daddy Goodnight.” Thurman played Laura, a young model who makes extra cash by meeting men in bars before drugging and robbing them. After someone Laura …

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Opinion | How to Make Sense of the New L.G.B.T.Q. Culture War

Opinion | How to Make Sense of the New L.G.B.T.Q. Culture War

Where the gay rights movement emphasized biological realities (“born this way,” etc.) and bourgeois aspirations (to monogamy and marriage), today’s gender-identity advocates promote “wild claims” about the social-constructedness of sex differences and dismiss any contravening evidence as “violence.” This risks backlash, it endangers all the accommodations to transgender rights that …

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