Elizabeth Blair Elizabeth Blair is a Peabody Award winning, Senior Producer/Reporter on the Arts Desk of NPR News.

Arlo, an 11-year-old Apatosaurus, is swept away by a raging river in the Pixar film The Good Dinosaur Pixar hide caption

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Rapid Learners: How Pixar Animators Created A Very Scary River

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This Art Exhibit Makes You 'Wonder' — And That's The Whole Point

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Claire Robbins (Sarah Hay) left Pittsburgh for the Big Apple, and the big stage — where she now dances for the tyrannical artistic director, Paul Grayson (Ben Daniels). Patrick Harbron/Courtesy of Starz Entertainment hide caption

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From 'Bad' To The 'Bone': Writer Behind Walter White Turns To Pirouettes

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FXX Celebrates Halloween With 'The Simpsons' Treehouse Of Horror Marathon

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Disney's Snow White has a scene in which the beautiful queen/stepmother turns into an old hag. Scholar Maria Tatar says it's "probably more frightening for adults than children because it compresses the aging process into about 20 seconds." Disney hide caption

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Why Are Old Women Often The Face Of Evil In Fairy Tales And Folklore?

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Hasan Minhaj performs in his new one-man show "Homecoming King". Wei Shi/Courtesy of Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King hide caption

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Hasan Minhaj Of 'Daily Show' On Prom, Indian Dads And White Folks At Desi Weddings

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Catherine Coulson, The Quirky 'Log Lady' Of 'Twin Peaks,' Dies At 71

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Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov poses for a portrait at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City in July. The center, a multidisciplinary practice and performance space, opened in 2005. Bryan Derballa for NPR hide caption

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No Vanity Project: At Art Center, Baryshnikov Tells Artists, 'You're The Boss'

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Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi says, "I don't buy artworks that I think are pretty ... I buy art that is politically meaningful." That art includes Yemeni photographer Boushra Al Mutawakel's Mother, Daughter, Doll series. Courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation hide caption

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For Arab Artists With Something To Say, This Sheikh Is A Loudspeaker

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Kelly Carlin (center) says her parents, Brenda and George Carlin, could never be accused of hovering over their only child — she says her dad was "the ultimate laissez faire parent." Courtesy of Kelly Carlin hide caption

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The Dark Side Of Funny: Growing Up In George Carlin's Shadow

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Laura Dreyfuss plays Zoe, Connor's bereaved sister, and Ben Platt is Evan in Dear Evan Hansen. Margot Schulman/Courtesy of Arena Stage hide caption

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'Evan Hansen' Makes Music Out Of Teen Angst And Anxiety

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Many Comedians Have 'The Daily Show' To Thank For Their Thriving Careers

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