Arts & Entertainment

Review: ‘Mum Bett’s Minute,’ and the passion for freedom

Monday, Aug 18 - "If one minute's freedom had been offered to me, and I had been told I must die at the end of that minute, I would have taken it — just to stand one minute on God's Earth a free woman." -- Mum Bett, in Jesse Waldinger's "Mum Bett's Minute"

The banana at Tanglewood

Monday, Aug 11 - “A banana? What kind of a banana?” “I can’t explain it. It’s a banana. It’s the only banana at Tanglewood."

Letter from Paris

Monday, Aug 11 - The possibility of having the time of your Afterlife in Paris is greatly enhanced by the fact that the dead here are taken as seriously as the living.