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In 'No One Asked For This,' Cazzie David Writes About Her Afflictions

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The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will close as of Monday, November 23rd because of the rise in COVID-19 cases. Matailong Du/Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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Flat-mates work on a puzzle in their living room in Dortmund, Germany, on March 27, 2020. Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Puzzle Business Goes 'Bonkers' As People Seek Pandemic Pastimes At Home

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Artist Mo Willems is leading a doodle session on election night for children and adults. On the Kennedy Center's website, he will encourage self-expression for anyone who tunes in. Mo Willems hide caption

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Anxious On Election Night? Join Mo Willems For A 'Democracy Doodle'

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Increased car and foot traffic coupled with rising sea levels have driven parts of the Tidal Basin area underwater. Sam Kittner/Tidal Basin Ideas Lab hide caption

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Landscape Architects Unveil Plans To Save The National Mall's Tidal Basin

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'Opening Act' Captures The Painful Business Of Making People Laugh

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Jordan Betscher and Courtney Crain dancing to Irving Berlin's "Isn't This a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)?" Courtesy of Concord Theatricals hide caption

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Isn't This A Lovely Day For A 'Top Hat' Tribute?

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Riva Lehrer's 2010 charcoal mixed-media collage portrait of Alison Bechdel, author of the Dykes to Watch Out For comic strip and the memoirs Fun Home and Are You My Mother? National Portrait Gallery/Disability Futures Fund hide caption

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20 Artists In Inaugural Class Of Disability Futures Fellows Receive $50,000 Grants

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Writer Kevin Young has been named The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. "Having visited the museum myself with my family, I know what a powerful place it is, transforming visitors both in-person and online, and revealing the centrality of African American culture to the American experience," Young says. Alan Karchmer/National Museum of African American History and Culture hide caption

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Disney Lays Off 28,000 Workers, 67% Are Part-Time Employees

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Kennedy Center Hosts First In-Person Concert Since Lockdown

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Guess How Much I Love You™ © 2015 Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram. Guess How Much I Love You™ is a registered trademark of Walker Books Ltd, London. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London. Candlewick Press hide caption

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92nd Street Y Pivots From In-Person Events To Virtual Programs

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"I'm a comedian. I'm not here to be agreed with," says Colin Quinn. "In fact, if you came up to me and said, 'You're not funny, but I agree with you,' I'd be offended because I'm here to make people laugh. ... It's much more powerful than somebody agreeing with you." Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Audible hide caption

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In A 'Coast-To-Coast Roast,' Colin Quinn Finds Humor In The State We're In

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Lamorne Morris plays cartoonist Keef Knight in the Hulu comedy Woke. The character is based on Keith Knight, the show's co-creator. Joe Lederer/Hulu hide caption

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In 'Woke,' Cartoonist Keith Knight Drew From A Real-Life 'Wake-Up Call'

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