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Jan 18, 2020

9 Books to Help Calm an Anxious Toddler
These books will help little ones slow down and breathe easy, even during rough moments.

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Jan 18, 2020

7 Great Contemporary Novels for Teenagers
These books about teenagers growing up today combine literary chops with the special sauce that keep adolescent readers turning the pages.

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Jan 18, 2020

What's on TV Saturday: ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet' and ‘Little America'
A new nature series debuts on four cable networks, and Apple TV Plus highlights immigrant stories in "Little America."

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Jan 17, 2020

Weinstein Jury Has Only 2 White Women as Prosecutors Protest
The defense is "systematically eliminating every young white woman," a prosecutor said during jury selection.

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Jan 17, 2020

Hank Azaria Will No Longer Voice Apu on ‘The Simpsons'
The voice actor is stepping away from a character who has been criticized as a racial stereotype, but it is unclear whether the convenience-store owner is being erased from the cartoon.

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Jan 17, 2020

Eminem Faces Backlash Over Lyrics About Deadly Attack at Ariana Grande Concert
The mayor of Manchester, England, said a new song by the rapper was "unnecessarily hurtful and deeply disrespectful."

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Jan 17, 2020

Park Avenue Armory Celebrates Women's Suffrage With 100 Artists
To mark 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Armory and a group of 10 cultural institutions are commissioning works from women.

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Jan 17, 2020

Norma Tanega, Who Sang About a Cat Named Dog, Dies at 80
She had only one hit record, but it was a memorable one: a quirkily titled song about freedom, dreaming and her cat, who really was named Dog.

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Jan 17, 2020

Most Weinstein Accusers Are White Women. Only 2 Will Be on His Jury.
The defense is "systematically eliminating every young white woman," a prosecutor said during jury selection.

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Jan 17, 2020

Pressured by Simmons Over Exposé, Oprah Winfrey Faced a Big Decision
Ms. Winfrey acknowledged that Russell Simmons pushed her to abandon a documentary about his accusers, but said her own concerns led her to pull support.

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Jan 17, 2020

At Under the Radar, Avant-Garde Shows Leap Outside Reality
The Public Theater's festival has included 12 main offerings, four cabaret acts and six pieces in development. Here's the last of what our critics saw.

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Jan 17, 2020

Disney Drops Fox From 20th Century and Searchlight Studio Names
The name change means consumers won't mistakenly connect the Disney-owned studio with Mr. Murdoch's polarizing Fox News.

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Jan 17, 2020

Klimt Painting Found in Museum's Wall Is Authentic, Experts Say
Gardeners found the painting in the wall of the Italian museum it was stolen from almost 23 years ago.

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Jan 17, 2020

Only 2 White Women on Weinstein's Jury as Prosecutors Protest
The defense is "systematically eliminating every young white woman," a prosecutor said during jury selection.

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Jan 17, 2020

The Real Fashion Trend of Glenda Bailey's Bazaar
Make no mistake: The departing editor actually changed glossy magazines as we knew them. But to what end?

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Jan 17, 2020

A Mother and Son, Fleeing for Their Lives Over Treacherous Terrain
Jeanine Cummins's much-anticipated novel "American Dirt," about Mexican migrants crossing to America, is well intentioned. Is that enough?

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Jan 17, 2020

Pressured by Simmons Over Film, Oprah Winfrey Was Caught in a Bind
Ms. Winfrey acknowledged that Russell Simmons pushed her to abandon a documentary about his accusers, but said her own concerns led her to pull support.

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Jan 17, 2020

Review: HBO's ‘Avenue 5,' a Tale of a Fateful Trip (in Space)
Armando Iannucci's new comedy, starring Hugh Laurie as the captain of an interplanetary cruise ship, is a long, long way from "Veep"

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Jan 17, 2020

Disney Drops Fox From Names of Studios It Bought From Rupert Murdoch
The name change means consumers won't mistakenly connect the Disney-owned studio with Mr. Murdoch's polarizing Fox News.

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Jan 17, 2020

The Outsider Art Fair 2020: 7 Must-See Exhibits
Our critic explores Yuichiro Ukai's pen-and-marker dinosaurs and samurai, ceramic animals from the Peruvian Amazon and the photography of Vivian Maier.

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Jan 17, 2020

Lifting Off in ‘Porgy and Bess'
Watch a portion of Camille A. Brown's choreography for the production at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Jan 17, 2020

How TikTok Is Killing the Radio Songwriter
Songs that work in 15-second bursts are different from tracks that succeed on the FM dial.

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Jan 17, 2020

Watch Movies in 4DX and You'll Get an Education in Filmmaking
Shaking seats and flashing lights may seem gimmicky, but in fact the format's effects let you feel physically how a feature has been directed.

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Jan 17, 2020

Eminem's Clumsy Statement on Gun Violence, and 9 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Thundercat, U.S. Girls, Sunny Jain and others.

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Jan 17, 2020

Disney Drops Fox From 20th Century Name
The name change means consumers won't mistakenly connect the Disney-owned studio with Rupert Murdoch's polarizing Fox News.

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Jan 17, 2020

She's Your Guide to the Sound World of Fluxus
Gelsey Bell, a wide-ranging singer, composer and scholar, is leading listening sessions of works from the MoMA sound archives.

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Jan 17, 2020

Frida Kahlo Could Barely Walk. In This Ballet, She Dances.
A work premiering at the Dutch National Ballet will animate the Mexican painter's emotional world and artistic legacy.

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Jan 17, 2020

Gillian Anderson Listens to Fleetwood Mac and Loves Toni Morrison
The London-based actress finds time for cultural enrichment between starring in "Sex Education" and "The Crown."

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Jan 17, 2020

Juilliard Celebrates 32 Female Composers of the 20th Century
This year's edition of the Focus Festival commemorates the centennial of the 19th Amendment with a globe-trotting survey of music by women.

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Jan 17, 2020

Grammys Leader Deborah Dugan Removed 10 Days Before Ceremony
The chief executive was placed on administrative leave following an "allegation of misconduct," three weeks after sending a memo about voting irregularities and financial mismanagement.

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Jan 17, 2020

In Hamlet and in Life, Ruth Negga Does Not Hold Back
The Ethiopian-Irish actress returns to a "completely destroying" stage role. Next: a film adaptation of a 1920s novel about passing for white.

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Jan 17, 2020

This Austrian Village Wants ‘Frozen' Fans to Let It Go
Do you want to visit Hallstatt? Officials say too many tourists — many of them fans of the blockbuster film — are coming to the 16th-century village just to take pictures.

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Jan 17, 2020

How Gay Art Survives in Beijing, as Censors Tighten Grip
An art gallery in China's capital provides a lens into the city's quietly present gay community.

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Jan 17, 2020

Kumail Nanjiani Thinks Immigrant Stories Can Still Be Hopeful
The comic and actor discusses "Little America," his new anthology series on Apple TV Plus, and why "despite all the issues, I personally do feel optimistic about this country."

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Jan 17, 2020

Why Do Trump Supporters Support Trump?
Michael Lind's "The New Class War" sees class divisions at the heart of America's current political divide.

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Jan 17, 2020

Three Books on the Enigma That Is Modern Russia
The lawlessness and corruption that characterize Vladimir Putin's regime are examined by three authors from many angles, and from top to bottom.

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Jan 17, 2020

In Magda Szabo's Magical Novel, a Statue Protects Students From the Nazis
Published in Hungary in 1970 and now translated into English for the first time, "Abigail" is a fable-like story set at a girls' boarding school during wartime.

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Jan 17, 2020

In a Dying Country, Garth Greenwell's Narrator Comes Alive
For the American hero of "Cleanness," part of the allure of Bulgaria is that it is disintegrating around him.

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Jan 17, 2020

Growing Up in the Margins Without Being Marginalized
The narrator of Jessica Andrews's first novel, "Saltwater," is a university graduate from the working class, trying to find her place in the wider world.

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Jan 17, 2020

I Can't Afford These First Editions, but I Buy Them Anyway
Stephen Marche on why he collects rare books and why our culture undervalues them.

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Jan 17, 2020

Late Night Settles in for More Impeachment-Related Entertainment
"This is historic," said Stephen Colbert. "It's the first time anyone has ever used the phrase ‘Trump knew exactly what was going on.'"

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Jan 17, 2020

‘A Fall From Grace' Review: A Trope-Filled Thriller From Tyler Perry
Even with Netflix's backing and a supposedly suspenseful premise, his latest movie is, once again, about a sad, downtrodden woman.

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Jan 17, 2020

What's on TV Friday: ‘Pain and Glory' and ‘Real Time With Bill Maher'
Stream the film that earned Antonio Banderas his first Oscar nomination, and catch House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Andrew Yang on "Real Time."

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Jan 17, 2020

Did the Civil Rights Movement Go Wrong?
In "The Age of Entitlement," Christopher Caldwell argues that the source of today's political divisions can be found in the reforms of the 1960s.

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Jan 16, 2020

Grammys Head Deborah Dugan Removed 10 Days Before Ceremony
The chief executive of the Recording Academy was placed on administrative leave following "a formal allegation of misconduct."

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Jan 16, 2020

‘How to Load a Musket' Review: A Play About Re-enactors Gets Real
Talene Monahon's show at 59E59 Theaters feels provocative but unfinished, a pieced quilt of overlapping textures and ideas.

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Jan 16, 2020

New in Paperback: ‘The Source of Self-Regard' and ‘Horizon'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

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Jan 16, 2020

Film Forum Asks, What Is the Experience of Black Women in Film
With over 60 movies and special events, this series tells the history of how they told their stories, both overtly and subversively.

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Jan 16, 2020

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
This feels like a good time to watch "Justified." Otherwise, check out a great new stand-up special or tween show.

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Jan 16, 2020

How ‘Uncut Gems' Creates Action Thrills at a School Play
Josh and Benny Safdie narrate a sequence from their film, featuring Adam Sandler.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Uncut Gems' | Anatomy of a Scene
The directors Josh and Benny Safdie narrate a sequence from their film featuring Adam Sandler.

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Jan 16, 2020

8 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

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Jan 16, 2020

6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

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Jan 16, 2020

5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

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Jan 16, 2020

12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

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Jan 16, 2020

18 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.

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Jan 16, 2020

4 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

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Jan 16, 2020

4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings.

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Jan 16, 2020

15 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.

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Jan 16, 2020

Christopher Tolkien, Keeper of His Father's Legacy, Dies at 95
As literary executor of his the estate of his father, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mr. Tolkien compiled and edited works such as "The Silmarillion."

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Jan 16, 2020

When Art Begins at the Scene of a Crime
The Mexican artist Teresa Margolles makes unflinching art about violent death and its aftermath. Her newest photographs and installations are now in New York City.

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Jan 16, 2020

Lorenza Mazzetti, Wartime Survivor and Seminal Filmmaker, Dies at 92
She was spared by German soldiers seeking her uncle and protector, a cousin of Albert Einstein. She went on to help start the British New Wave in cinema.

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Jan 16, 2020

Exploring the Solar System Anew at the Hayden Planetarium
The American Museum of Natural History's first new space show since 2013 is a head-spinning adventure that makes a statement about the fragility of Earth.

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Jan 16, 2020

Did ‘Marriage Story' Hit Close to Home? Tell Us Your Story
For readers who have watched the movie, we're curious what the experience was like if you've gone through a divorce or if you grew up with divorced parents.

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Jan 16, 2020

Roger Scruton, a Provocative Public Intellectual, Dies at 75
A philosopher, author and columnist, he was an outspoken hero to conservatives in Britain and recently at the center of, in his words, a "hate storm."

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Jan 16, 2020

Leslie Jones Is Ready to Rock the Boat, Hard
The star of a dynamite new special talks about why she left "S.N.L.," why she quit performing at the same club as Louis C.K., and how the next "Ghostbusters" is a win for the trolls.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Distances' Review: Fumblingly Picking at the Knot of Race
In this experimental play, a white talk-show host and a black science fiction writer have a challenging conversation. Plus dancing.

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Jan 16, 2020

A Meticulous Account of Trump's Tenure Reads Like a Comic Horror Story
"A Very Stable Genius," by the Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig, is among the most closely observed accounts of Donald J. Trump's time in office to date.

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Jan 16, 2020

Marion Chesney, a.k.a. Mystery Writer M.C. Beaton, Dies at 83
Her popular crime solvers Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin were the focus of dozens of books, as well as TV series.

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Jan 16, 2020

Campy Horror in Living Color
Classic films by Roger Corman and Michael Curtiz are part of the MoMA festival of preservation, To Save and Project.

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Jan 16, 2020

Review: Gustavo Dudamel Jolts the ‘New World' Symphony to Life
This overplayed classic felt fresh in the star conductor's return to the New York Philharmonic after 11 years.

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Jan 16, 2020

11 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Weathering With You' Review: Letting the Sun Shine In
In the latest from the director of the hit anime "Your Name," two teenagers find mysterious rays of hope amid catastrophe.

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Jan 16, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 8 Places in New York to Remember His Legacy
At events across the city, you can commemorate King's achievements or follow his example of activism and service.

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Jan 16, 2020

Philadelphia Mayor: Museum Should ‘Strengthen' Sexual Harassment Policy
The mayor's remarks come after a former Philadelphia Art Museum boss was forced to resign from his Erie Art Museum post following a New York Times report.

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Jan 16, 2020

A Painter Resurrects Louisiana's Vanished Creole Culture
Andrew LaMar Hopkins celebrates the rich contributions of 19th-Century New Orleans in his folk art style (and drag).

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Jan 16, 2020

Martin Lawrence on Explosions On and Offscreen
The actor and comedian, whose new film is "Bad Boys for Life," looks back on his career.

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Jan 16, 2020

Really Seeing Marmee: Oh, How ‘Little Women's' Matriarch Has Changed
In early screen adaptations, the character was so wan, one actress wondered why she was even there. Recent adaptations have looked at the pivotal figure in terms of how society values women.

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Jan 16, 2020

The Overlooked History of Women at Work
A Grolier Club exhibition explores 500 years of women as scientists, midwives, writers, activists, undertakers and more.

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Jan 16, 2020

Larry Kramer Wishes More People Wrote About Gay History
"Most historians taken seriously are always straight. They wouldn't know a gay person if they took him to lunch."

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Party of Five' and ‘Little America': Immigrant Stories That Get the Job Done
The new series explore the timeliness and timelessness of immigrant experiences.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Troop Zero' Review: A New Generation of Underdogs
This film about a makeshift scouting troop hits familiar beats, but is elevated by its cast.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Intrigo: Death of an Author' Review: Many Mysteries, Fewer Thrills
An author and a wannabe meet on a private island in a film based on a tale by Hakan Nesser.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘Bad Boys for Life' Review: In a Minivan, but Still Riding
After probably years of high-powered agent, studio and management negotiations, the boys are back.

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Jan 16, 2020

‘VHYes' Review: Channel Surfing and Self-Soothing
This visually exhausting parody of 1980s late-night television offers little more than a collage of meaningless nostalgia.

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Jan 16, 2020

After ‘Please Like Me,' Josh Thomas's New Show Is All Fiction
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay" is not based on the Australian comedian's life, but his dark, droll humor remains.

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Jan 16, 2020

Can ‘Star Trek' Chart a Way Forward?
With "Picard," a spinoff following Patrick Stewart's Starfleet officer, the franchise is trying to rediscover its place in a universe it effectively invented.

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Jan 16, 2020

In Germany, a Jewish Millennial Argues That the Past Isn't Past
Max Czollek, whose first nonfiction book is a rebuttal to calls for integration, believes that his country must face its history with more honesty — and that those who are singled out shouldn't try to fit in.

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Jan 16, 2020

The Obama Bounce Has Real Impact — and It Has Nothing to Do With Basketball
Here's what happened when an author's debut landed on the former president's list of favorite books.

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Jan 16, 2020

Feuding Families Take Center Stage
From the blood bath of "The Duchess of Malfi" to the intergenerational confusion of "Snowflake," family disputes are at the center of three plays in London.

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Jan 16, 2020

Colbert on Ukraine Evidence: ‘You Don't Write the Crime Down, You Dummy'
Stephen Colbert reviewed the material handed over by a Rudy Giuliani associate: "It didn't help that the next note was ‘Leave paper trail of impeachable offenses.'"

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Jan 16, 2020

What's on TV Thursday: ‘Grace and Frankie' and ‘Grown-Ish'
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda are back in a new season of "Grace and Frankie" on Netflix. And on Freeform, "grown-ish" begins its junior year.

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Jan 15, 2020

‘Lucy Barton' Review: Laura Linney Finds Her Perfect Match
Ideally cast as a plain-spoken woman made of quiet steel, she acts the way Elizabeth Strout writes in this compelling adaptation of the 2016 novel.

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Jan 15, 2020

Betty Pat Gatliff, 89, Whose Forensic Art Solved Crimes, Dies
She used clay to reconstruct the faces of the missing and the murdered, in the hope of helping police departments learn who they were.

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Jan 15, 2020

Sylvia Jukes Morris, Biographer of Clare Boothe Luce, Dies at 84
She spent 33 years on the two-volume biography, examining 460,000 items at the Library of Congress that stretched 319 linear feet.

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Jan 15, 2020

Some Collectors Take a D.I.Y. Approach; Others Call in the Pros
In this case, the art-lovers own storage and shipping centers that meet all their needs to rotate, hang and pack away their pieces.

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Jan 15, 2020

Michelle Dorrance Will Turn Jacob's Pillow Into a Forest of Tappers
For the 2020 festival, Dorrance Dance will be featured in performances and pop up interventions all over the campus.

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Jan 15, 2020

Pete Davidson's ‘King of Staten Island' Will Open South by Southwest 2020
Directed by Judd Apatow, the comedy will premiere at the Austin festival on March 13.

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Jan 15, 2020

‘Dolittle' Review: Baa, Humbug
Robert Downey Jr. plays the doctor turned animal whisperer in this dreary and misbegotten adventure.

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Jan 15, 2020

What to See Right Now in New York Art Galleries
Nicky Nodjoumi's dreamy serial paintings; Albert Oehlen's "mirror paintings"; Clarity Haynes portraits of breasts; Kim Tschang-Yeul's abstract brand of Pop Art

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