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Barber Shop Chronicles | Leeds Playhouse | National Theatre at Home

Lagos. Johannesburg. Accra. Kampala. Harare. London.Six radically different cities, all united by a familiar place where you can get more than just a good trim. Barber Shop Chronicles conjures the…

From  eschilling on September 18th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays

Les Blancs | National Theatre | National Theatre at Home

An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returned home from…

From  eschilling on July 31st, 2021 0 likes 4 plays

Antony and Cleopatra | National Theatre | National Theatre at Home

Watch Simon Godwin's Antony & Cleopatra. Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, James Bond: Spectre) and Sophie Okonedo (Chimerica, Hotel Rwanda) play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in…

From  eschilling on June 29th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays

Twelfth Night | National Theatre | National Theatre at Home

Watch Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's whirlwind comedy of mistaken identity, featuring Tamsin Grieg as a transformed Malvolia. Running time is 2 hours 42 minutes with a very short interval. Simon…

From  eschilling on June 24th, 2021 0 likes 59 plays

1882 Dubuque Frog Hail

Severe weather comes in many forms, and affects humans and the environment in many ways,. But some types of severe weather are simply so odd, such bizarre examples of the complexity of nature, that…

From  eschilling on June 17th, 2021 0 likes 17 plays

Korea: The never-ending war | PBS

Shedding new light on a geopolitical hot spot, the film — written and produced by John Maggio and narrated by Korean-American actor John Cho — confronts the “Forgotten War”…

From  eschilling on May 15th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays

Nails: The triumph and tragedy behind this Vietnamese niche

Nail salons are located everywhere across the United States. You, or someone you know, probably has had nails done. But the person behind the mask working on a manicure or pedicure is most likely of…

From  eschilling on May 15th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 5: Breaking Through | PBS

At the turn of the new millennium, the national conversation turns to immigration, race, and economic disparity. As the U.S becomes more diverse, yet more divided, a new generation of Asian…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 23 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 4: Generation Rising | PBS

During a time of war and social tumult, a young generation fights for equality in the fields, on campuses and in the culture, and claim a new identity: Asian Americans. The war’s aftermath…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 51 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 3: Good Americans | PBS

During the Cold War years, Asian Americans are simultaneously heralded as a Model Minority and targeted as the perpetual foreigner. It is also a time of bold ambition, as Asian Americans aspire for…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 52 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 2: Question of Loyalty | PBS

In episode 2 of Asian Americans, an American-born generation straddles their country of birth and their parents’ homelands in Japan and Korea. Those loyalties are tested during World War II,…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 181 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 1: Breaking Ground | PBS

In an era of exclusion and U.S. empire, new immigrants arrive from China, India, Japan, the Philippines, and beyond. Barred by anti-Asian laws they become America’s first “undocumented…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 138 plays

The surprising reason behind Chinatown's aesthetic

The iconic "Chinatown" look started as a survival strategy. Have an idea for a story we should investigate for Missing Chapter? Tell us! http://bit.ly/2RhjxMy From London, to Manila,…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays

Madness of King George III | Nottingham Playhouse | National Theatre at Home

Watch Nottingham Playhouse’s ‘spellbinding’ ★★★★★ (The Telegraph) production of The Madness of George III, by Alan Bennett, featuring Mark Gatiss (Dracula, Sherlock). 1788. King…

From  eschilling on April 29th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays

Coriolanus | Donmar Warehouse | National Theatre at Home

Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, The Night Manager) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge. When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city…

From  eschilling on April 28th, 2021 0 likes 123 plays

Haunted Buildings of Freeport Illinois

I have a long history with Freeport Illinois, but plenty of other people have much longer histories. Some of those histories go even past the grave. Here are some stories of a few public buildings…

From  eschilling on April 6th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays