Category Archives: Entertainment & Arts

Watch Oprah’s Incredible Golden Globes Speech

The star not only talked about the importance of “speaking your truth,” but the need for people to listen. Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony was a triumphant celebration for talented female artists. Nicole Kidman, Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Brosnahan, Frances … Read More »

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Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Dr. Maya Angelou

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Dr. Maya Angelou It has become an annual Women You Should Know tradition to share this very beautiful poem composed by Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. … Read More »

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Allison Janney Explains Her Terrifying, Terrific Performance in ‘I, Tonya’

We talked to the ‘I, Tonya’ actress about her iconic turn as LaVona Golden. Allison Janney’s unflinching turn as LaVona Golden in I, Tonya might just usurp Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest as cinema’s cruelest mom. Though the insult-spewing, chain-smoking, whisky-flask-swigging stage mother of … Read More »

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Women’s power to stop war: rereading Virginia Woolf

Three Guineas was published in 1938 but it remains startlingly relevant. War will not end while women are kept out of power and while power is governed on the historic terms that men established. How essential it is that we … Read More »

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How Leonardo da Vinci’s angels pointed the way to the future

The atheist innovator used religious commissions to test-drive his greatest invention – the flying machine Leonardo da Vinci painted the most beautiful angels in the world. Since there are no actual angels, his pictures of them are literally the most real, … Read More »

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Joni Mitchell: Fear of a Female Genius – The Ringer

In one of the golden, waning years of the 1960s, Chuck Mitchell told his young wife to read Saul Bellow’s novel Henderson the Rain King. It was not a gesture of marital kindness so much as a power move: Chuck was … Read More »

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Beyoncé lends protest anthem to Project Everyone campaign for girls’ equality

A chorus of girls raise their voices to Beyoncé’s protest song Freedom in a campaign launching on International Day of the Girl to back the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development. #FreedomForGirls is the latest film from Project Everyone, the … Read More »

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Defying crazy odds to make beautiful music

Meet the soul behind Cambodian musician, Sophanna, and why his songs have a special purpose. You may have heard someone complain about how crazy their life is. But once you meet Sophanna, you may realise how a crazy life can … Read More »

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Dreamlike Photos of Small-Town Life in South Florida

Photographer Melanie Metz captures the magic she sees in her tiny, rural town. Melanie Metz is a visual artist from south Florida who holds a BA from Florida International University. Primarily a film-based photographer, Metz explores the simple magic she witnesses … Read More »

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BBC – Culture – Film review: Goodbye Christopher Robin

New film Goodbye Christopher Robin looks sweet on the surface, but is quite depressing – ‘a wolf in teddy bear clothing,’ writes Nicholas Barber. Goodbye Christopher Robin is a strange proposition. It’s a film that won’t attract many viewers who … Read More »

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