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Music and Theater

Lightning Strikes

October 31, 2019

The Lightning Thief is a best-selling book by Rick Riordan. It has been translated into more than 40 languages. In 2010, it was made into a movie. Now the story of Percy Jackson’s quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt is…


Kid's-Eye View

October 10, 2019

Our planet is in trouble. Research shows that the climate is changing, and that the worst effects could happen sooner than expected. What will the future look like? This summer, we asked kids to imagine the Earth in 30…

Movies and Television

8 Questions with Marsai Martin

September 19, 2019

Marsai Martin started acting in TV commercials at age 5. She currently stars in the TV show Black-ish. This year, she appeared in the movie Little, which she helped produce. At 15, she is the youngest executive producer in Hollywood…

Music and Theater

Tony First

June 11, 2019

Actress Ali Stroker made history at the 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday. She became the first actor in a wheelchair to win the award. Stroker won Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in Oklahoma! The Tony Awards…


Art World Record

May 16, 2019

A shiny silver bunny sculpture just set a world record. The sculpture, titled Rabbit, sold at Christie’s auction house in New York on Wednesday for $91.1 million. Rabbit is the most expensive work of art by a living artist ever…


8 Questions for Ellen Oh

April 18, 2019

Ellen Oh is a writer. In 2014, she cofounded We Need Diverse Books (WNDB). The group promotes books featuring characters from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Josh Lee. 1. Why do we…


8 Questions for Elisabeth Anisimow

March 7, 2019

Twelve-year-old Elisabeth Anisimow’s work has been seen around the world. The California-based artist spoke with TFK’s Kio Herrera about her process and her Living Art series, in which she paints live models in historic settings. 1. How did you first…


On Point

February 14, 2019

Jenelle Henry started ballet classes when she was 3. When she was around 10, her teachers said she could begin to train en pointe. This meant she would learn to dance on the tips of her toes. Jenelle bought…


Music and Theater

Hidden Treasures

January 18, 2019

Phoebe Wolinetz, 9, dreamed up an idea for a mystery. The details were vivid. The setting: a rare-plant shop in New York City. The culprit : a man with yellow eyes. Story Pirates gave Phoebe’s idea to an author. She…


Music in Motion

December 4, 2018

Many people who are deaf or hard of hearing love attending concerts. But because they have total or partial hearing loss, they need help getting the full experience. This is where sign language concert interpreters come in. Signing is a…