FROM THE ARCHIVE: Pat Quinn knows the score. “It’s a profession where people lose their jobs on a regular basis. I’ve been very fortunate to be asked to do something new each time it happened to me.” He never seems to lose sight of this, with his assistants, with his players, with himself.

Muse material.

From the Broadway stage to the depths of the human subconscious, actress Rebecca Hall has played her way into the limelight. This month, Hall will appear in Wally Pfister’s directorial debut Transcendence, a science-fiction blockbuster, proving that the steadily growing spotlight on her has been set to a full-strength glow.

Southern comfort.

“It’s funny that to me, in this point in my life, the things that I pushed away the hardest when I was young I embrace the most now,” says Rosanne Cash.

Ancient Alberta.

In the not-too-distant future, a new museum in Northern Alberta has big plans to fully immerse its visitors in the very distant past. The long-awaited Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum finally broke ground last year and is slated to open this December.

In bloom.

Whether kept with care in a glass house or growing wild in meadows, botanical varieties of all sorts wait yearlong for the pinnacle of spring. In this spirit, we unearth four stories from the NUVO archive inspired by greenery.

Lost and found.

While posthumously cataloguing his parents’ body of work, award-winning producer John Carter Cash discovered unreleased tracks that comprise a new Johnny Cash album, Out Among the Stars, released today.

Frederick Emerson Peters and Stephen Jacob Weinberg.

The final installment of our longstanding Scalawags series. Frederick Emerson Peters and Stephen Jacob Weinberg were born to be outrageous miscreants.