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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

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Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain

As characters in this acclaimed movie, the white people are mostly background, who barely react in the midst of the revolution these women bring into their segregated bubble.

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Cooking up TV crack: “How to Get Away with Murder”

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What’s the recipe for making a highly addictive TV show – besides the base ingredients of murder and sex?

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Inside Out: emotions show their true colors

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By Jennifer Lynn - Disney Pixar INSIDE OUT Emotion Garden, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46318810

Whimsical film “Inside Out” has lots of little details that will make you chuckle, and flashes of genius. @ KINO FINO

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Peter Piek: traveling is more than a “+”

in Glocal/Leipzig/Reviews by

Music writer Sabine talks to multi-talented Peter Piek about his fifth studio album called ‘+’. 27 Mar concert at Neues Schauspiel.

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SLIXS: funking on the PLAYGROUND

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Self-proclaimed vocal bastards in the a capella world, SLIXS is not what you’d expect.

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Edmund de Waal: personal history through objects

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A personal memoir with all the elements I like; family, travelogue and art manual.

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