Temple Grandin Interview

Diagnosed with autism early in her childhood, Temple Grandin’s seemingly improbable success as an animal behavior scientist and designer of livestock-handling equipment has made her a bestselling author and one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world for 2010. Later today, the 63-year-old author, scientist and advocate will speak at Duke University …

Review: SWEENEY TODD at Duke University

Reprinted from the Indpendent Weekly Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Hoof ‘n’ Horns @ Duke University Through Nov. 2 Just in time for Halloween comes Duke’s Department of Theatre Studies and Hoof ‘n’ Horn’s production of perhaps the most Goth musical ever, Stephen Sondheim’s classic Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet …

Interview with ST. ELMO’S FIRE Writer Carl Kurlander

Reprinted from the Indpendent Weekly Durham Carl Kurlander and St. Elmos Fire Griffth Theater, Duke Campus—While a student at Duke, Carl Kurlander had a crush on a girl who worked at the St. Elmo Hotel. “I had a professor at Duke I asked if I could write a short story so moving that a girl …