Latest from Maia Silber

The Supreme Court ended the eviction ban but not the fight against evictions

Historically, the failures and limitations of federal policy have emboldened activists.

September 9, 2021

Pussy Riot’s new show reveals what it’s like to protest in Russia — and get sent to prison

Nadya Tolokonnikova of the famed feminist protest group is co-creating an immersive theater experience in London’s Saatchi Gallery.

November 17, 2017

Sexual consent on campus is more complex than it seems. A new book tries to figure it out.

Journalist Vanessa Grigoriadis asks college students what they really think about sex.

September 5, 2017

For the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s props director, one blood is not like another

Chris Young mixes a unique version of the vital fluid for every violent scene.

September 1, 2017

8 ways to make the most of a basement apartment

We asked designers how renters can optimize these tricky spaces.

August 30, 2017

Meet the barrier-breaking woman behind a massive house of salvaged treasures

A former construction worker and advocate for women in blue-collar jobs, Nancy Meyer has a new mission: Using a nonprofit reuse center to lift up a community.

August 23, 2017

These attorneys practiced law by day — and wove stories of seduction by night

Whether you’re convincing a judge that your client is innocent or convincing your reader that a couple is meant to be, it’s the same skill.

August 17, 2017

‘The Fencer’ dresses up the underdog sports movie with a veneer of political intrigue

This by-the-book fact-based drama follows the formula of the feel-good sports flick.

August 10, 2017

Shakespeare Theatre’s Free for All festival looks back on 26 summers

Maintaining the tradition of staging the plays — tragedies included — is no walk in the park.

August 9, 2017

Don’t watch ‘Game of Thrones’? Mondays at the office can get pretty annoying.

When your co-workers obsess about someone named Jon Snow all day long.

August 6, 2017