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Smithsonian Institution Names Lonnie Bunch III As Its New Secretary

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MTV Hires 'Doyenne Of Documentaries,' Sheila Nevins, For Its New Division

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Sheila Nevins, the former president of HBO Documentary Films, will join MTV to launch MTV Documentary Films. Brigitte Lacombe/Viacom hide caption

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MTV Launches New Documentary Division Led By Producer Sheila Nevins

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In recent years, Dave Chappelle returned to stand-up comedy in force with a series of specials, released on Netflix. He will receive the Mark Twain Prize on Oct. 27, 2019. Lester Cohen/Netflix hide caption

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Mahlana Graham — champion from the U.S. Virgin Islands — recites at this year's Poetry Out Loud competition. James Kegley hide caption

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These High Schoolers Have A Passion For 'Poetry Out Loud'

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The comedian Brian Regan, pictured here in his Netflix special Nunchucks and Flamethrowers, has earned a reputation as a comic's comic. Jeffery Garland/Netflix hide caption

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Comedian Brian Regan Sees The Dinosaurs In Everyday Life

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Paint-By-Numbers Maestro Dan Robbins Dies At 93

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In a 1936 letter to Henwar Rodakiewicz, Georgia O'Keeffe updated her friend on recent goings-on, including a new commission. The middle section reads: "I got an order for a big flower painting for Elizabeth Arden — got it myself ---" Shawn Miller/Library of Congress hide caption

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Woody Guthrie circa 1940. Al Aumuller/Courtesy of Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. hide caption

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How 'This Land Is Your Land' Roamed And Rambled Into American Life

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'Quiet': A Global Anthem For Victims Of Sexual Harassment And Abuse

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Michael Jackson Documentary 'Leaving Neverland' Airs Sunday

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The 2019 Hollywood Diversity Report from UCLA further supports previous findings that increasingly diverse audiences seek diverse television and movie content. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood Diversity Report Finds Progress, But Much Left To Gain

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Comedian Mo Amer, seen here in his Netflix special The Vagabond, says that stand-up has been a significant part of his "coping process" with an itinerant childhood. Netflix hide caption

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'You Get Paid For Doing Therapy': Stand-Up Comedians On Anger

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DJ Marshmello's 'Fornite' Concert Has The Music World Buzzing

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Hundreds of singers joined MILCK and the Canadian choral group Choir! Choir! Choir! to perform "Quiet" at Toronto's Phoenix Concert Theatre in early 2017. Andrew Williamson/Courtesy of Choir! Choir! Choir! hide caption

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A Song Called 'Quiet' Struck A Chord With Women. Two Years Later, It's Still Ringing

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