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4:02pm

Tue April 28, 2015
Theater

Director Julie Taymor Steers A 'Grounded' Portrait Of A Drone Pilot

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 6:53 pm

Anne Hathaway plays a nameless drone pilot in Julie Taymor's latest directing project, Grounded.
Joan Marcus Courtesy of The Public Theater

For a certain kind of theater goer, the name Julie Taymor is enough to get them to the box office. Ticket holders outside New York's Public Theater call her a "pioneer" and a "terrific director." They're waiting to see Taymor's new play, Grounded — an intimate, political, one-woman show that seems to be the opposite of what the director is known for, which is spectacle.

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4:30pm

Fri March 6, 2015
Muslim Identity In Europe

Dresden Anti-Immigration Protests Cause Tension In Muslim Community

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 6:04 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And I'm joined now by my colleague Audie Cornish, who's been reporting this week on Muslims in Western Europe. Audie, hi.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Hey there, Melissa.

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3:34pm

Tue March 3, 2015
Parallels

In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:40 am

Ismael Medjdoub grew up in one of Paris' banlieues. He spends up to two hours a day commuting from his home in Tremblay en France to work and to school at the prestigious Sorbonne in Paris.
Bilal Qureshi NPR

The French, with their national motto of "liberty, equality, fraternity," are so against religious and ethnic divisions that the government doesn't even collect this kind of data on its citizens, but it's believed that nearly 40 percent of the country's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris.

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3:58pm

Mon March 2, 2015
Parallels

Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain Themselves

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 4:48 pm

Members of the Muslim community leave the East London Mosque after prayers before the start of the holy month of Ramadan in June 2014. The mosque has an estimated 7,000 worshippers.
Rob Stothard Getty Images

Jihadi John, runaway schoolgirls, no-go zones: the headlines are everywhere in Great Britain.

If you are Muslim in Britain, you can't get away from them. If you're Salman Farsi, you're often at the center of it.

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4:36am

Mon March 2, 2015
Europe

What It's Like To Be Young And Muslim In Europe

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 7:15 am

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