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Kholoud Sawaf, creator and director of 10,000 Balconies, stands at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday. Sarah Bentham for NPR hide caption

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'It Had To Be Love': A Syrian Playwright's Struggle To Tell A Story In Arkansas

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Not My Job: We Ask Michelin-Star Chef José Andrés About The Michelin Man

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Jasmine Cho's cookie portrait of Afong Moy, who is often cited as the first Chinese woman to step foot in the United States. Beginning in the 1830s, Moy was put on display before crowds as a curiosity. Jasmine Cho hide caption

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In her memoir, I, Rhoda, Harper (pictured here in 2013) writes that she was "determined to define [Rhoda's] style" and help soften her sharp edge. Kris Connor/Getty Images hide caption

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Valerie Harper, Who Played Beloved TV Sidekick Rhoda, Dies At 80

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Aparna Nancherla, who has now performed comedy specials for Netflix and Comedy Central (seen here), says an episode of depression led her to attempt stand-up comedy for the first time while in college. Comedy Central hide caption

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Aparna Nancherla: 'I'm Still Shy,' Even As A Stand-Up Star

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Billy Eichner Makes A Career Out Of Love/Hating Celebrity Culture

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Satirist Randy Rainbow Uses Show Tunes And Pop Songs To Lampoon Trump

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Contestants compete in Ask Me Another's final round at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Electric Boogaloo 2: The Sequel

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Jonathan Coulton and Ophira Eisenberg lead a game with Julio Torres on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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The Goddessette With Julio Torres

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House musician Jonathan Coulton leads a music parody game on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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The Cures

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Contestants Brett Greenfield and Ashley Davis appear on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Online Shopping Recommendations

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Contestants Hope Dickens and Iliya Smithka appear on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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When The Saints Come Marching In

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Ophira Eisenberg performs on stage on Ask Me Another at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption

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Animal Houses

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