March 22, 2013 The world-famous Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has died. Annalisa Quinn reflects on the legacy of Achebe's novel Things Fall Apart.
March 19, 2013 Amy Wolfe's son, Colin, was killed in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq in August 2006. Nearly seven years later, Wolfe paid tribute to her son in an unusual way: a ballet. Wolfe, artistic director of Virginia's Manassas Ballet Theatre, talks about the production and shares memories of her son.
March 18, 2013 Over a long and sometimes troubled career with bands like Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., Jason Molina's songs made pain tangible and less terrifying.
March 11, 2013 Cahn's inspiration for the high-end leather totes came from her experience delivering noodles during the Depression. "One of her suggestions early on was: Why can't we make a shopping bag, but out of leather?" recalls her husband, Miles Cahn. Lillian Cahn died March 4 at age 89.
March 6, 2013 William Moody, who as the pro wrestling character Paul Bearer embodied a sense of theater that was equal parts morbid and absurd, has died at age 58. A portly man known for his wild-eyed stare and habit of carrying a brass urn under his arm, Paul Bearer was most notably the manager of The Undertaker and Kane.