Arts & Culture

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Storytelling Superheroes: A MacArthur-Hosted Discussion at South by Southwest Interactive

Graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel and documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer, both 2014 MacArthur Fellows, and broadcast journalist Maria Hinojosa, explore meaningful storytelling across diverse and emerging platforms. Read More

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"U-M Arabic Poetry Translator Wins 'Genius' Grant"

Detroit Free Press
Khaled Mattawa, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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"Architect Jeanne Gang to Help Museum Campus Planning"

Chicago Tribune
Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"Choreographer Kyle Abraham Copes with Prosperity" thumbnail

"Choreographer Kyle Abraham Copes with Prosperity"

The Village Voice
Kyle Abraham, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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Redmoon Theater Presents Inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival

The inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival is expected to draw thousands to Chicago’s riverfront on October 4 for a fiery spectacle celebrating Chicago’s resurgence following the Great Fire of 1871. Read More

"At 86, James Randi Is Still Amazing"

Miami Herald
James Randi , 1986 MacArthur Fellow
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