It’s Memorial Day weekend, and as we remember those who have given their lives for our country, we have also earned a bit of rest.
Oprah gave a pitch-perfect commencement speech at my school’s graduation, a mix of motivation (“Be the truth. Be. The. Truth.”) and motivation shtick (“Invest in a quality mattress. And don’t cheap out on your shoes.”). The exhortation that won the biggest rise from the thousand USC Annenberg students: “Vote. Vote. Vote.” Their cheers almost made me forget that most of them probably won’t.
There’s much to celebrate this weekend: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding! Shavuot! The return of allergy season!
Read on for the best weekend events in New York City, Washington D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles.
In this week’s episode, Roseanne hates on the Muslims. Spoiler alert: By the end, Roseanne gets woke. But how many racist jokes can the season’s highest-rated scripted TV series make without itself being racist?
If you fancy some respite from the sun this weekend, read on for our recommendations for cultural events in New York, D.C., Chicago and L.A.
Let forgetfulness linger this weekend; indulge in one of our top picks for new books, movies and cultural events in New York, D.C., Chicago and L.A.
I don’t know if Timothy Burke is going to save journalism, but he’s highlighting the battle for local news.
Cynthia Ozick, a grand dame of American letters, turned 90 this week. To celebrate, check out some of her most wonderful work.
“As young Jews and members of this Jewish community, we’re asking the Federation to do the bare minimum and condemn this unconscionable violence.”