All the Ways to Dance Again on Stage and Beyond

LOCAL BUSINESS This Phoenix-based company of Navajo artists who performed in the NBA finals and on NBC’s “World of Dance” as part of President Biden’s inauguration brings Native American dance traditions into popular culture. At Joyce, Indigenous Enterprise will be performing “Indigenous Liberation,” a new work featuring songs, storytelling, and the powwow dances of various …

United Nations Warns of ‘Catastrophic Road’ with Current Climate

Even as all countries deliver on their emissions promises to address climate change, the global average temperature is poised to rise by 2.7 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, a level considered “catastrophic” in the United Nations climate report the agency released on Friday. This level of warming is likely to exacerbate the …

Tom Cruise Talks to SpaceX Inspiration4 Astronauts in Orbit

Maverick called space. The Inspiration4 team spoke to actor Tom Cruise: Maverick was the call sign for his fighter pilot character in the 1986 movie “Top Gun.” Like the Top Gun character, the four astronauts in Earth orbit have their own call signs. Billionaire Jared Isaacman, who took the post, flew warplanes and already had …

The Wrapped Arc de Triomphe is Christo’s Temporary Gift to Paris

PARIS — For almost 60 years the artist known as Christo dreamed of wrapping the Arc de Triomphe. As a young man fleeing communist Bulgaria, he would stare at the monument from his small penthouse apartment. A 1962 photomontage shows the 164-foot-tall arch roughly huddled together. Freedom overpowered the sacred. He always wanted people to …

Bob Woodward Extends Trump Diaries With Chaotic Transfer

Titles of three of Bob Woodward’s books on the Trump administration — “To be scared,” “angry” and now “Danger” – suitably blind. Books about the staccato flow of events accompanying Donald Trump’s time in office are often written in a staccato clip. The frenetic pace is doubled in “Danger,” co-written with Woodward’s Washington Post colleague …

Why Did Louisiana’s Power Grid Fail in Hurricane Ida?

Just weeks before Hurricane Ida electrified most of Louisiana, it exposed its residents to hazards. extreme heat and humidityThe CEO of Entergy, the state’s largest utility company, told Wall Street that it has upgraded its power lines and equipment to withstand major storms. “Bringing more flexibility to our system is an ongoing focus,” executive Leo …

Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages embarks on US journeys as an industry

Virgin Voyages, a joint venture of Bain Capital and Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, made its United States debut this week, more than a year later than planned. Ryan Cotton, head of consumer and retail group at Bain DealBook newsletter on initiative and prospects for the cruise industry raised by the pandemic. The industry is desperate …

Apple and Google Remove ‘Navalny’ Voting App in Russia

NGOs warned forcing companies to comply The combination of laws and regulations risks creating a more fragmented internet where access to information and products will depend on where people are. Companies must weigh the value of offering their services in a country like Russia, where they are seen as more independent from local technology platforms, …