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Back in the 1950s and '60s, Carmen Herrera was making art, but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, at 101, she's still hard at work, and finally getting some long overdue recognition. Lisson Gallery hide caption

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Fine Art

Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

Carmen Herrera was making art in the '50s and '60s but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, she's still hard at work and finally getting some long overdue recognition.

Garrison Keillor hosted his show, A Prairie Home Companion, for 42 years. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Simon Says

A Fond Farewell To Garrison Keillor's 'Prairie Home'

2 min

A Fond Farewell To Garrison Keillor's 'Prairie Home'

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Sara Watkins' latest solo album is Young in All The Wrong Ways. Maarten de Boer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music News

On Her Own For Once, Sara Watkins Finds New Footing

6 min

On Her Own For Once, Sara Watkins Finds New Footing

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Oh, it looks magical, sure — but this scene packs some menace, too, at least for a few unlucky male fireflies. Trevor Williams/Getty Images hide caption

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Animals

The Dark Side To The Firefly's Flare

3 min

The Dark Side To The Firefly's Flare

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Back in the 1950s and '60s, Carmen Herrera was making art, but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, at 101, she's still hard at work, and finally getting some long overdue recognition. Lisson Gallery hide caption

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Overlooked But Undeterred, A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due

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