Voices

Elyse Durham is a fiction writer and essayist. Her work has appeared in Image, the Cincinnati Review, Christianity Today, and elsewhere. She lives in metro Indianapolis. 

Frederick Wiseman’s latest film, “City Hall,” is a portrait of the city of Boston. Mayor Marty Walsh appears here at the Greater Boston Food Bank (Zipporah Films). 
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Frederick Wiseman’s patient, deliberate lens into everyday life reveals glory in the mundane.
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To a world in upheaval, ballet is an emblem of calmer times.
Little Women has been adapted over and over again for radio, television and the stage (photo: IMDB).
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‘Little Women’ reminds us that death, despite its inevitability, is not permanent. It’s as temporary as falling asleep on a train.