Are Hippies the New Goths?

Image The pristinely garbed cult members of “Midsommar” engage in some very dark rituals.CreditCsaba Aknay/A24 All smiles in their ribbon-and-lace-trimmed mini-dresses, the three winsome young women could not have been more eye-catching. That they were members of the Manson clan, photographed, hair swinging, on their way to court, is chilling of course. But fashion, perversely,…

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Glossy Eyes Change Everything

Image CreditDanessa Myrick Danessa Myricks, a makeup artist, was a matte skin devotee until about three years ago. “I saw the difference in my own skin as I got older,” Ms. Myricks said. “I realized glow gives you the illusion of more hydration, and it adds life to the face.” Her Instagram account is a…

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Buy All the Fruit

Good morning. When Alison Roman goes to the market this time of year, she buys fruit. All of the fruit. And then she cooks it, spending more time in her kitchen making desserts than she does at any other time of the year. She has, she says, no regrets about that. She does have recipes,…

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National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants

Image President James Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia. The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a grant for field research to analyze materials excavated from the estate overseer’s quarters.CreditKenneth M. Wyner/Montpelier Foundation An animated short documentary series about female trailblazers in the Progressive Era, a biography of Sacagawea and a project analyzing materials excavated from…

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