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Pocket Manual for Talking to the Dead | Culture

Engraving of a “talking table” in a spiritualistic ritual from the French weekly ‘L’Illustration’, published in May 1853 and kept in the Bibliothèque Nationale et Universitaire de Strasbourg.THE COUNTRY “Put one hand on the top of the tripod, evade the spirit, and when one foot rises, it is the occasion to direct the questions.” A […]

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Covid-19 in Chile: Chronicle of the massive contagion that left two dead and affected almost all the actors in a Chilean theater company | Culture

Presentation of ‘Orquesta para Señoritas’, at the Teatro Oriente in Santiago de Chile.Patricio Melo / COURTESY When last December the Chilean theater director Álvaro Viguera (Valparaíso, 1979) received an invitation to direct an ambitious play at the Oriente Theater, one of the most important in Santiago, he did not hesitate to accept. The cases of […]

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New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found for the First Time in 60 Years | Culture

Fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls displayed yesterday in Jerusalem by the Israel Antiquities Authority.MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP The discovery of dozens of new fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, presented publicly yesterday in Jerusalem, has ended six decades without discoveries at the site where the first preserved texts of the Bible were found. Since […]

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