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Nov 14, 2019

CMA Awards 2019: 5 Key Moments, From Kacey Musgraves to Kris Kristofferson
Nashville's big night focused on women and genre legends, leaving Lil Nas X and his smash "Old Town Road" largely uncelebrated.

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Nov 14, 2019

Out of Africa, a Collection and a Dedication to Giving Back
Mercedes Vilardell fell in love with the art when she visited Malick Sidibé's studio. Now she travels to Africa several times a year.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘Ford v Ferrari' Review: It's a Gas
Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in James Mangold's look back at the golden age of Grand Prix racing.

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Nov 14, 2019

The Most Watched Show at the Office? Sexual Harassment Training Videos
A nationwide awakening to workplace mistreatment has fostered a market for video companies and for actors who step into short, uncomfortable roles.

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Nov 14, 2019

CMA Awards' 5 Key Moments, From Kacey Musgraves to Kris Kristofferson
Nashville's big night focused on women and genre legends, leaving Lil Nas X and his smash "Old Town Road" largely uncelebrated.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘The Hottest August' Review: Ordinary New Yorkers Facing Extreme Heat
The director draws on texts from Zadie Smith, Annie Dillard and Karl Marx for narration, but ospreys and a solar eclipse take more of a center stage.

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Nov 14, 2019

Eddie Murphy Will Star in ‘Beverly Hills Cop 4' for Netflix
The comedy sequel is part of a continuing deal between the streaming giant and Paramount, a studio without a streaming service of its own.

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Nov 14, 2019

Anything Goes in Berlin's Clubs. But Are Bouncers Killing the Vibe?
Some partygoers say heavy-handed security staff and racist door policies are ruining the tolerant atmosphere of the city's club scene.

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Nov 14, 2019

Kodak Black Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Prison
The Florida rapper pleaded guilty to lying on background paperwork while attempting to buy guns.

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Nov 14, 2019

Is This the End of ‘Days of Our Lives'?
Cast members of the long-running soap opera jumped in to counter rumors of the show's demise. Its producers are currently in renewal talks with NBC.

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Nov 14, 2019

Social Climbing Has a Whole New Meaning
The nubbly fitness obsession that forces you to unplug and concentrate or — AAAAH!

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Nov 14, 2019

‘I Lost My Body' Review: The Quest of a Severed Hand
There is no shortage of imagination in this animated feature. In fact, there may be more than you can stomach.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project' Review: A VCR Obsession
Matt Wolf's documentary shows how one woman captured history by recording television news. The results are compelling.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘Scandalous' Review: Riches From a Supermarket Rag
A documentary on the National Enquirer pays tribute to a halcyon era of dirt digging.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘The Warrior Queen of Jhansi' Review: Freedom Fighter
The gifted Devika Bhise and an unrecognizable Rupert Everett face off in this awkward, declamatory tribute to an inspirational Indian ruler.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘To Kid or Not to Kid' Review: Maybe, Baby
Maxine Trump's deeply personal documentary explores the pros and cons of motherhood with candor and empathy.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘Radioflash' Review: The Hills Have Spies
Ben McPherson's generic survival story aims for post-apocalyptic dread and lands on hill-dweller horseplay.

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Nov 14, 2019

‘The Good Liar' Review: For Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen, the Truth Hurts
This thriller doesn't need a spoiler warning. It spoils itself.

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Nov 14, 2019

Jim Sullivan, a Rock 'n' Roll Mystery That Remains Stubbornly Unsolved
In 1975, the psych-folk musician vanished in Santa Rosa, N.M. A new reissue of his self-titled album only deepens the puzzle of his life and career.

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Nov 14, 2019

Review: ‘The Crown' and the Burdens of a No-Drama Queen
In the scintillating third season of the Netflix drama, Olivia Colman becomes Elizabeth, determined to keep calm as the world carries on.

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Nov 14, 2019

Bread Loaf Ends ‘Wait Scholar' Program
The writers' conference is changing its aid offerings after attendees raised concerns ranging from sexual harassment to racism to the work cutting into the seminars they came for in the first place.

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Nov 14, 2019

Strange Plays for Strange Times
Several French theater productions are putting dark spins on everyday events.

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Nov 14, 2019

Late Night Serves Hot Takes After First Public Impeachment Hearings
Samantha Bee joked that the proceedings will confirm "things we already know," "Like if, instead of a secret taping operation, Nixon had a TikTok."

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Nov 14, 2019

What's on TV Thursday: The Latin Grammys and ‘The Souvenir'
The Latin Grammy Awards air on Univision. And an acclaimed drama from Joanna Hogg is streaming on Amazon.

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Nov 14, 2019

Fall Art Auctions See Significant Declines
Houses do the best with what they have. But it's "a season with few trophies," said one expert.

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Nov 13, 2019

Fall Art Auctions See Double-Digit Declines
Houses do the best with what they have. But "it's a season with few trophies," said one expert.

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Nov 13, 2019

Shoji Sadao, Quiet Hand Behind Two Visionaries, Dies at 92
An architect, Mr. Sadao translated the ideas of Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi to the real world.

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Nov 13, 2019

Review: ‘Broadbend, Arkansas,' Tangled in Its Own Tale
This meandering jazz-infused drama, told across generations of a black family, strains to pull its focus from white women.

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Nov 13, 2019

A Tale of an ‘Irregular Channel,' Playing on Many Channels
The first day of televised impeachment hearings featured international drama, a volley of interruptions and a Cronkite-like voice.

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Nov 13, 2019

‘Charlie's Angels' Review: Um, You Go, Girls?
In this franchise reboot, the writer-director Elizabeth Banks tries to sell stale goods with a sheen of empowerment.

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Nov 13, 2019

The Gut-Level Emotions of YoungBoy Never Broke Again
The 20-year-old rapper's album "AI YoungBoy 2" is an excellent work of sing-rap urgency.

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Nov 13, 2019

New York Galleries: What to See Right Now
A survey of Hannah Wilke's self-portraits; Tyree Guyton's "Faces of God" series; and Tiona Nekkia McClodden's tough and tender sculptural objects.

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Nov 13, 2019

Celebrating Donald McKayle, a Modern-Dance Trailblazer
This memorial tribute showed McKayle's lifelong exploration of themes of struggle, resilience and hope in the face of oppression.

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Nov 13, 2019

How Darren Criss Overcame His Fear of Gym Bros
And other quirks of the actor's skin care regimen.

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Nov 13, 2019

The Best-Picture Race Has Begun. Could One of These Films Win?
From "Parasite" to "Joker," and Scorsese to Tarantino, we've sized up the current field, and it's a wide-open race.

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Nov 13, 2019

‘The Survivors' Unpacks a Family's Trauma
In his book, Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, reflects on his grandparents' lives in World War II and explores new revelations.

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Nov 13, 2019

Podcasts About Impeachment, Mr. Rogers and a Purring Cat: What's New
Our monthly roundup of interesting shows, and a look at the cottage industry of podcasts dedicated to the impeachment inquiry.

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Nov 13, 2019

‘Black Radical' Remembers a Bold Life and Reclaims It for Our Current Moment
Kerri K. Greenidge's tells the story of William Monroe Trotter, born in 1872, an outspoken and indefatigable figure who both inspired and antagonized his contemporaries.

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Nov 13, 2019

Cheeseburgers, Oil and Minimum Wage: Building a Museum of Capitalism
A roving exhibition, now on view in Manhattan, looks back on capitalism and its "artifacts" from an imaginary future after the system has disappeared.

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Nov 13, 2019

‘SpongeBob' Spinoff Highlights Netflix-Nickelodeon Deal
Nickelodeon will create and produce original animated content based on its library of characters for the streaming service.

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Nov 13, 2019

Jamaica: A Small Nation With an Outsize Global Influence
Orlando Patterson's "The Confounding Island" is a sociologist's analysis of his birthplace as well as a personal memoir of affection and failure.

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Nov 13, 2019

With ‘The Crown,' a ‘Secret Weapon' Could Become Not So Secret
Tobias Menzies has been a prolific but not exactly famous actor for years, but starring on "The Crown" might dramatically boost his profile. He's trying not to think about it.

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Nov 13, 2019

Kodak Black Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison on Weapons Charges
The Florida rapper pleaded guilty to lying on background paperwork while attempting to buy guns.

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Nov 13, 2019

Rick Ludwin, NBC Executive Who Championed ‘Seinfeld,' Dies at 71
He was also a veteran of the late-night wars and presided over the difficult changeover of "Tonight Show" hosts from Johnny Carson to Jay Leno.

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Nov 13, 2019

Review: In ‘Black Exhibition,' a Playwright Exposed
In a new work far from Broadway, Jeremy O. Harris, the author of "Slave Play," puts his body and soul on the line.

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Nov 13, 2019

How to Beat the Market
Gregory Zuckerman's "The Man Who Solved the Market" tells the extraordinary story of an investor (not named Warren Buffett) who made a fortune on Wall Street.

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Nov 13, 2019

The Gut-Punch Emotions of YoungBoy Never Broke Again
The 20-year-old rapper's album "AI YoungBoy 2" is an excellent work of sing-rap urgency.

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Nov 13, 2019

A Trustee Leaves Trove of Old Masters Works to the Met
In her bequest, the longtime donor Jayne Wrightsman left more than 375 works to the museum, along with $80 million for acquisitions.

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Nov 13, 2019

Rethinking Tiny Tim: Should a Disabled Actor Play the Role?
The Broadway production of "A Christmas Carol," following the lead from London, answers a strong yes. Other theaters may follow suit.

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Nov 13, 2019

Penn Museum Redesign Aims Beyond Academics
Hundreds of objects from a collection of almost one million artifacts will go on public display for the first time when new galleries open this week.

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Nov 13, 2019

The Salzburg Festival Prepares to Turn 100
The grand summer event in Austria will mark its centennial with 44 days of operas and concerts, and a dose of modernism.

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Nov 13, 2019

This Tom Hanks Story Will Help You Feel Less Bad
Hanks is playing Mister Rogers in a new movie and is just as nice as you think he is. Please read this article anyway.

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Nov 13, 2019

Literary Nonprofit Buys Elizabeth Bishop's Key West Home
The poet lived on the Florida island for nearly a decade, and her former house will become the headquarters for Key West Literary Seminar.

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Nov 13, 2019

In a Chaotic World, Dungeons & Dragons Is Resurgent
The role-playing game has made a surprising return to mainstream culture.

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Nov 13, 2019

Superhero or Supervillain? Technology's Role Changes Comic Books
The industry has evolved from pencils and inks to computers and tablets.

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Nov 13, 2019

This Mexican Village's Embroidery Designs Are Admired (and Appropriated) Globally
The distinctive iconography used by the Indigenous Otomí people has attracted unsolicited attention from fashion houses, which have incorporated similar images in their designs, often without credit.

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Nov 13, 2019

Stephen Colbert Was Feeling Merry on Impeachment Eve
Colbert celebrated "Impeachment Eve," decorating an "impeachment tree" with President Trump's "perfect phone call" transcript as a tree-topper and some "quid pro snow."

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Nov 13, 2019

What's on TV Wednesday: ‘The Mandalorian' and ‘The Chambermaid'
A Star Wars series is on Disney's new streaming service. And an acclaimed directorial debut is available for rental elsewhere.

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Nov 12, 2019

James Holzhauer and Emma Boettcher Will Square Off Again on ‘Jeopardy!'
The sports gambler who overwhelmed his opponents and the librarian who finally dethroned him won their semifinals in the Tournament of Champions and will meet in the finals.

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Nov 12, 2019

Jan Erik Kongshaug, Maestro of Recorded Sound, Dies at 75
The techniques he developed with Manfred Eicher, the founder of the ECM label, had a major influence on the recordings of Pat Metheny, Keith Jarrett and many others.

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Nov 12, 2019

Not Streaming: ‘Song of the South' and Other Films Stay in the Past
The streaming boom will not include problematic films from decades ago, like Disney's 1946 musical.

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Nov 12, 2019

Hasan Minhaj's Week: From ‘The Lion King' to a Trim With Jay-Z
The host of "Patriot Act" shares what he watched, read and listened to this week.

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Nov 12, 2019

Beckett, Beauvoir and a Biographer's Bumpy Takeoff
In "Parisian Lives," the award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair recounts her early career and the obstacles she faced as an ambitious woman.

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Nov 12, 2019

Coming to N.Y.U. Skirball: De Keersmaeker, ‘Apollon' and Kafka
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, the Wooster Group and Toshiki Okada lead the roster of dance and theater artists.

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Nov 12, 2019

‘Mickey and the Bear' Review: Trapped in a Small Town, With Dad
Set in Anaconda, Montana, Annabelle Attanasio's film follows a young woman burdened with caring for a parent with PTSD.

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Nov 12, 2019

Review: Playwright Exposes Himself in ‘Black Exhibition'
In a new work far from Broadway, Jeremy O. Harris, the author of "Slave Play," puts his body and soul on the line.

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Nov 12, 2019

Disney Plus Streamers Are Met With Error Message on Launch Day
Nearly 500 films and 7,500 TV episodes started to stream on the platform Tuesday. But some users reported technical difficulties.

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Nov 12, 2019

‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series': The Review
The "High School Musical" update and "Encore!" take the stage at Disney Plus, but with differing results.

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Nov 12, 2019

Drama Book Shop Sets a Fresh Start in a New Locale
Lin-Manuel Miranda and several "Hamilton" colleagues aim for a European cafe vibe when the store reopens, a block south of its previous home, in the spring.

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Nov 12, 2019

When Watergate Was Appointment TV
Public television's 1973 coverage is both a preview of coming impeachment attractions and a memento of an irretrievable media past.

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Nov 12, 2019

‘The Hare With Amber Eyes' Comes Home
An exhibition in Vienna puts the figurine at the center of Edmund De Waal's 2010 memoir on show, and tells the story of a family forced from their home by prejudice.

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Nov 12, 2019

Yvonne Rainer Revives Her ‘Mattress Monster' Dance
In collaboration with Emily Coates, the choreographer has reconstructed the rarely seen 1965 "Parts of Some Sextets" for Performa.

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Nov 12, 2019

Patient Care Is Wrenching: A Psychiatrist, a Nurse and a Doctor Bare All
Three new books by medical professionals delve into the human emotions involved in tending to the gravely ill.

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Nov 12, 2019

Ricky Gervais Will Return to Host (and Roast) the Golden Globes
The British comedian, notorious for his awards-show mockery, will serve as M.C. of the show for a fifth and, he says, final time.

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Nov 12, 2019

Disney Plus Streamers Met With Error Message on Launch Day
Nearly 500 films and 7,500 TV episodes were set to stream on the platform Tuesday. Some users reported technical difficulties instead.

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Nov 12, 2019

Get Ready for the Masterwork No One Has Seen
"Fefu and Her Friends," perhaps the finest work of the Cuban-American director and playwright María Irene Fornés, is finally getting a New York revival

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Nov 12, 2019

Taking It All In: Hasan Minhaj's Week
What the host of "Patriot Act" watched, read and listened to this week.

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Nov 12, 2019

Park Avenue Armory Unveils Its 2020 Season
Among the highlights are a commission for Bill T. Jones, a staging of Monteverdi by Pierre Audi, and Alex Lawther in "Hamlet."

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Nov 12, 2019

Sean Spicer Eliminated From ‘Dancing With the Stars'
Judges for the dancing competition made little secret that they thought the former White House press secretary should be eliminated. Voters finally caught up.

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Nov 12, 2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog' Tries Again: Does the Redesign Work Now?
After a huge backlash to the character's look earlier this year, the film's release was delayed while the filmmakers went back to the drawing board.

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Nov 12, 2019

Sean Spicer Is Voted Off ‘Dancing With the Stars'
Judges for the dancing competition made little secret that they thought the former White House press secretary should be eliminated. Voters finally caught up.

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Nov 12, 2019

On an Art Scavenger Hunt in Japan's Seto Inland Sea
The 52 Places Traveler visits the Setouchi Islands, where a triennial art extravaganza is revitalizing fading communities.

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Nov 12, 2019

Garry Shandling's Riotous Scrapbook
"It's Garry Shandling's Book," edited by Judd Apatow, brims with photos, diary excerpts, reminiscences, newspaper clippings, script pages and more.

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Nov 12, 2019

Who's in the Kitchen: A Quartet of Culinary Narratives
Memoirs by a globe-trotting chef and a New York restaurant critic, a chorus of female food writers — and a history book to put them all in context.

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Nov 12, 2019

The Graphic Novel Versions of Literary Classics Used to Seem Lowbrow. No More.
A new crop of adaptations proves that comic book artists can be complex and effective in tackling other writers' work.

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Nov 12, 2019

For Lydia Davis, Language Is Character
"Essays One" collects occasional pieces by the author and translator known for her wry wit and exacting syntax.

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Nov 12, 2019

Seeing Margaret Thatcher Whole
"Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography — Herself Alone," the third volume of Charles Moore's massive biography, takes the story from her final years in power to her death in 2013.

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Nov 12, 2019

Testimonies From the Day the Towers Came Down
The audiobook of Garrett M. Graff's "The Only Plane in the Sky" offers vivid memories of people who were present at the 9/11 tragedy.

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Nov 12, 2019

Darryl Pinckney on Race, Class and Being ‘Busted in New York'
In his new collection of essays, the author reflects on growing up black and privileged, and the legacy of his parents' civil rights activism.

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Nov 12, 2019

Late Night Asks if We Really Need More Rich Guys in the 2020 Race
Trevor Noah joked that Jeff Bezos inspired Michael Bloomberg's potential presidential run: "You know you're rich when the Amazon guy orders something from you," he said.

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Nov 12, 2019

Sean Spicer Ousted From ‘Dancing With the Stars'
Judges for the dancing competition made little secret that they thought the former White House press secretary should be eliminated. Voters finally caught up.

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Nov 12, 2019

What's on TV Tuesday: A ‘High School Musical' Series and Dolly Parton
Catch a new take on the 2006 Disney Channel movie, and see the country music icon open up about her career.

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Nov 11, 2019

Review: Reflections That Sear in a Reborn ‘Fires in the Mirror'
The Signature Theater revival of Anna Deavere Smith's drama about the Crown Heights race riots confirms this play's status as an enduring work of art.

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Nov 11, 2019

Will Neil Young's Marijuana Use Keep Him From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?
The famous rocker, a Canadian citizen, wants to vote in America's 2020 elections. But his naturalization hasn't gone as planned.

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Nov 11, 2019

‘Tootsie' to Pack Up Her Wig on Broadway
The musical comedy, which earned Santino Fontana a Tony Award for best actor, will close after its Jan. 5 performance.

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Nov 11, 2019

Poland Objects to Holocaust-Era Map in Netflix Series
The Polish prime minister wrote a letter to Netflix arguing that a map of Nazi-run concentration camps falsely suggested that Poland was in charge of them.

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Nov 11, 2019

Robert Freeman, Photographer of Beatles Albums, Dies at 82
His covers for "With the Beatles," "Rubber Soul" and other records helped define the group's imagery early in their career.

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Nov 11, 2019

Maya Lin to Conjure Dying Trees to Make a Point
Her public art installation at Madison Square Park, opening in June, will focus on the so-called ghost forests that have died off because of climate change.

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Nov 11, 2019

How One of the Whitney Biennial Protesting Artists Spends Sundays
This week, Korakrit Arunanondchai will present his most ambitious project to date, a live show with multiple performers over two nights.

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Nov 11, 2019

My First Produced Play? Ah, I Remember It Well.
The return of Tony Kushner's "A Bright Room Called Day" prompted us to ask leading writers: How did it go for you? And what did you learn?

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