Culture

How Shakespeare Used Music To Tell Stories

Today we fully expect film, television and theatre to use music to shape meaning. The screeching violins of Psycho and the menacing Jaws theme, for instance, both depend upon a shared 20th-century dramatic language in which music indicates […]

A Muslim family breaks fast during the month of Ramadan. AP Photo/Chris Carlson
Culture

What Are Halal Foods?

During the month of Ramadan, for 30 days, Muslims who choose to fast will neither eat nor drink during daylight hours. At night, when they break their fast, many will only choose foods that are considered […]