Neda Ulaby Neda Ulaby reports on arts, entertainment, and cultural trends for NPR's Arts Desk.

Naomi Parker-Fraley, From Rosie The Riveter Poster, Dies At 96

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Why TSA Officers Are Rooting For 'Get Out'

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Exhibit Featuring 20 Red Punching Bags Opens At LA Art Show

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Matt Damon as Paul Safranek and Jason Sudeikis as Dave Johnson in Downsizing from Paramount Pictures. Paramount Pictures hide caption

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In 'Downsizing,' A New Addition To The Large History Of Tiny People In Film

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Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell starred in the 1940 farce His Girl Friday, where a newspaper editor tries to win back his ex-wife, an ace reporter. Columbia Picture/Archive Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Crisis Of Sexual Harassment, Whither The Office Romance?

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Civil Rights Reporters, Simeon Saunders Booker, Jr. And Roy Reed, Die At 99 And 87

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This weekend, hundreds of people, ranging from Philadelphia Orchestra musicians to school kids, will play broken instruments owned by the Philadelphia public school system in hopes of getting them fixed. Neda Ulaby/NPR hide caption

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The Healing Sound Of A Broken Orchestra

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Demonstrators walk in the #MeToo March against sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood on Nov. 12. Nearly every day brings another apology from yet another high-profile man accused of serial sexual harassment. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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How To Apologize For Sexual Harassment (Hint: It Takes More Than 'Sorry')

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Ruby Corado (left) with her friend and Casa Ruby board member Consuella Lopez on the porch of one of the transitional group homes Corado runs in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Lexey Swall/GRAIN for NPR hide caption

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Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans

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Chicken blinchiki from Kachka. Leela Cyd/Courtesy of Flatiron Books hide caption

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Kachka: The Word That Saved A Family During WWII And Inspired A Chef

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Sale Of $450 Million Da Vinci Painting Serves As A Triumph Of Marketing

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With 'Blade Of The Immortal,' Director Takashi Miike Marks His 100th Film

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A Bird, A Beak And A 3-D Printer

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The Mexican long-tongued bat is one of the species that pollinates agave, but its ecosystem is being disrupted by large-scale, cheaper methods of making tequila. Merlin Tuttle/Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation hide caption

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Bats And Tequila: A Once Boo-tiful Relationship Cursed By Growing Demands

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Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences after he was accused of sexually assaulting and harassing at least three dozen women. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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