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.
  • Sep 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.
  • Nov 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.
  • Sep 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.
  • Sep 1, 2017

8 ways to make the most of a basement apartment

We asked designers how renters can optimize these tricky spaces.
  • Aug 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.
  • Aug 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.
  • Aug 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.
  • Aug 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.
  • Aug 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.
  • Aug 6, 2017