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Mar 07, 2021

Taylor Swift, BTS, Megan Thee Stallion Will Perform at the Grammys
The awards show next Sunday night will feature a mix of live and taped appearances shot in downtown Los Angeles.

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Mar 07, 2021

Amy Sherald Directs Her Breonna Taylor Painting Toward Justice
After painting a portrait of Taylor, whose killing by police helped galvanize national protests, the artist decided she wanted the work to live on in public.

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Mar 07, 2021

Kathryn Hahn Talks About Her Insidious, Perfidious Role on ‘WandaVision'
Who brought wry comedy, a dual identity and a memorable wink to this Disney series? It's been Agatha all along.

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Mar 07, 2021

Spit Swapping, Hard Pants and Hope: New Ads Envision Post-Pandemic Life
A saucy campaign from a fashion brand stakes out "the new normal," a world without face masks and social distancing, while other companies are working on cheerful marketing messages.

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Mar 07, 2021

In Hawaii, Reimagining Tourism for a Post-Pandemic World
Before Covid, ‘tourism was at this point where everything was about tourists.' With the one-year anniversary of travel's collapse, the state, like other overtouristed places, is hoping for a reset.

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Mar 07, 2021

These Gay Men Frequented Manhattan Piano Bars. So Did Their Killer.
"Last Call," by Elon Green, retraces the murders of four men by a serial killer in the 1990s, at a time when gay men felt pressured to hide their sexuality and were often the victims of homophobia.

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Mar 07, 2021

Oprah's Meghan and Harry Interview Explained: A Full Guide
The royal couple sat down for an interview. Here's the back story.

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Mar 06, 2021

How To Grow Seedlings With Newspaper
A simple roll of newspaper creates a biodegradable pot to get your spring planting season off the ground.

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Mar 06, 2021

How to Play RPGs Online
Let the good times roll, as old-school tabletop R.P.G.s have taken off online.

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Mar 06, 2021

Make Ice Ornaments At Home
Ice ornaments reflect winter's light, like momentary, sun-catching crystals.

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Mar 06, 2021

Podcasts That Can Help You Manage Your Money
No financial question is too embarrassing, complicated or lofty for these Money-101 podcasts.

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Mar 06, 2021

Things To Do At Home
This week, attend an art lecture, listen to a conversation with the novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen or celebrate Deaf History Month.

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Mar 06, 2021

Richie Tienken, Whose Comedy Club Propelled Careers, Dies at 75
At the Comic Strip, which Mr. Tienken and two partners opened in 1976, Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld and many others made a lot of people laugh.

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Mar 06, 2021

Book Review: ‘Infinite Country,' by Patricia Engel
"Infinite Country," by Patricia Engel, follows a mixed-status exodus across the American border.

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Mar 06, 2021

The Louvre Recovers Armor Pieces Stolen Nearly 40 Years Ago
At the end of May 1983, two pieces of Italian Renaissance armor went missing. The circumstances around their disappearance still remain a mystery.

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Mar 06, 2021

Chloé Zhao, ‘Nomadland' Director, Encounters a Backlash in China
Days after winning a Golden Globe for the film, Chloé Zhao was pilloried online for past remarks about China.

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Mar 06, 2021

Seth Rogen on Pot, Pottery and Ted Cruz
We already knew about the weed and the tweeting, but when did Hollywood's most affable schlub get so into ceramics?

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Mar 06, 2021

Triangulating Math, Mozart and ‘Moby-Dick'
Sarah Hart, the first woman to hold England's distinguished Gresham professorship of geometry, explores the intersections of music, literature and mathematics.

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Mar 06, 2021

Hanging With the Mythbusters at Mount Olympus Junior High
In "Oh My Gods!" by Stephanie Cooke, Insha Fitzpatrick and Juliana Moon, the new girl gets to sit at the cool kids' table. (Her father is Zeus.)

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Mar 06, 2021

Star-Crossed Friends in Ancient Greece
Unbeknown to them, a spoiled girl and an enslaved boy share an immutable connection in Laura Amy Schlitz's "Amber & Clay."

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Mar 05, 2021

Palace Intrigue at the Louvre, as a Paint Job Leads to a Lawsuit
The Cy Twombly Foundation is taking the Paris museum to court over a renovation it calls an "aberration." The timing of the dispute has raised suspicions.

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Mar 05, 2021

The American Academy of Arts and Letters Unveils Expanded Roster
For the first time in more than a century, the society is adding new spots for members, with a diverse group of cultural figures.

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Mar 05, 2021

Queen Elizabeth II, Amateur Detective
This week's crime fiction column includes SJ Bennett's new novel, "The Windsor Knot," in which the monarch investigates a murder at Windsor Castle.

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Mar 05, 2021

Which Movie Theaters Are Reopening in New York City? Here's a Guide.
The state says they can resume operations Friday. Some cinemas are saying not so fast; others are eager to welcome audiences. Here's the latest.

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Mar 05, 2021

‘WandaVision' Series Finale: Secret Origins
The Disney series wrapped up this week with an episode that alluded to past comics lore and pointed to possible future developments. Here's a breakdown of some of the key references.

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Mar 05, 2021

Comfort Viewing: 3 Reasons I Love ‘Courage the Cowardly Dog'
The bizarre animated series creatively blended the beautiful with the grotesque, pop culture with pathos.

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Mar 05, 2021

A 24-Hour Love Letter to Performance Art
Miles Greenberg walked on a conveyor belt for a full day. Here's what happened.

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Mar 05, 2021

In Japan, His Disaster Art Saves Lives
The fight to survive lies at the heart of Kyohei Sakaguchi's world, whether he is writing self-help books, painting, creating a suicide help line, or designing recycled housing.

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Mar 05, 2021

Bill C. Davis, Who Had a Hit Play With ‘Mass Appeal,' Dies at 69
He was an unknown playwright in his 20s when his comic drama about a priest and a seminarian drew raves off and on Broadway. It was turned into a movie.

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Mar 05, 2021

Naomi Rosenblum, Historian of Photography, Dies at 96
Her seminal works brought scholarship to the field and helped develop appreciation for it as a creative art form.

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Mar 05, 2021

Tony Hendra, a Multiplatform Humorist, Is Dead at 79
He took his British brand of satire to nightclubs, TV, film ("This Is Spinal Tap") and National Lampoon. But a memoir led to a sex-abuse accusation.

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Mar 05, 2021

Watch These 13 Titles on Netflix Before They Leave This Month
Every month, dozens of movies and TV shows expire from the streaming service. These are the ones not to miss in March.

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Mar 05, 2021

A Dirty Winner at a Lonely Berlin Film Festival
The Romanian director Radu Jude's "Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn" took the top prize in an online-only edition that lacked the magic of in-person moviegoing.

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Mar 05, 2021

When Europe's Theaters Reopen, Will Fans Return?
People from across the continent told us about the ups and downs — mostly downs — of loving and streaming theater during a pandemic.

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Mar 05, 2021

St. Vincent's Synth-Funk ‘Pain,' and 9 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Drake featuring Rick Ross, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, Bebe Rexha and others.

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Mar 05, 2021

Black Spirituals as Poetry and Resistance
These songs — the oldest musical expressions of the slave experience in this country — still have a lot to teach us about how we think about death and dignity.

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Mar 05, 2021

‘Coming 2 America' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Craig Brewer narrates a sequence from the film, which has Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reprising their roles from the 1988 comedy.

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Mar 05, 2021

Kelly Marie Tran: ‘I'm Not Afraid Anymore'
The actress has left the "Star Wars" bullies behind to star as Disney's first Southeast Asian princess in "Raya and the Last Dragon." She says, "I'm finally asking for the things I want."

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Mar 05, 2021

Watch Eddie Murphy's Return to Queens in ‘Coming 2 America'
The director Craig Brewer narrates a sequence featuring the star alongside Arsenio Hall, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan and Jermaine Fowler.

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Mar 05, 2021

Eddie Huang: Filmmaker Was on His List of Things to Do Even Before Chef
He discusses his debut drama, "Boogie"; what moving to Taiwan showed him about America; and what it was like to work with Pop Smoke, a star of his movie.

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Mar 05, 2021

‘The Real World' Revisited: When Reality Had Bite
The nostalgic reunion series is surprisingly polite. But on a rewatch, the original season is still an eye-opening piece of TV and social history.

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Mar 05, 2021

A Composer's Notes Echo After His Death
The violinist Hilary Hahn has released the premiere recording of two serenades by Einojuhani Rautavaara, who died in 2016.

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Mar 05, 2021

'Judas and the Black Messiah' Is the Latest Film to Punt on Politics
Both "Judas and the Black Messiah" and "BlacKkKlansman" are rooted in issues of radicalism vs. the system, but the dramas rely on morally opaque characters that undermine the stories.

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Mar 05, 2021

Justice Smith Doesn't Need Your Assumptions
With his lead role in the new HBO Max series "Genera ion," the young, charismatic star of stage, indie films and blockbusters found a part that spoke to "the ways I need to live in my truth."

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Mar 05, 2021

‘Boss Level' Review: Game Never Over
Frank Grillo gets to die another day — again and again and again — in the time-loop action comedy.

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Mar 05, 2021

The Very Brief Friendship of Maxim Gorky and Mark Twain
When the revolutionary writer arrived in New York City, he slammed headfirst into a scandal.

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Mar 05, 2021

The Everyday Chemicals That Might Be Leading Us to Our Extinction
In "Count Down," Shanna Swan tells a story of declining sperm count, rising infertility and the possible extinction of the human species.

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Mar 05, 2021

In This Novel, Immigration Status Is Part of the Family Drama
"Infinite Country," by Patricia Engel, follows a mixed-status exodus across the American border.

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Mar 05, 2021

New in Paperback: ‘Thinking Inside the Box' and ‘The Mountains Sing'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

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Mar 05, 2021

Jimmy Fallon: Ron Johnson Could Replace Ted Cruz as Most Hated Senator
The "Tonight Show" host joked that the Wisconsin Republican could be more detested for at least the 10 hours that Senate clerks read the 628-page stimulus bill aloud, as Johnson demanded.

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Mar 04, 2021

Roger Englander, Producer of ‘Young People's Concerts,' Dies at 94
He collaborated with the charismatic conductor Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic for 14 years of programs aimed at educating children about the joys of music.

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Mar 04, 2021

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Check out a compelling YouTube explainer on language, a return to "The Real World" or the final batch of "Wynonna Earp" episodes.

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Mar 04, 2021

Moufida Tlatli, Groundbreaker in Arab Film, Dies at 78
With "The Silences of the Palace," a story of oppressed women in colonial Tunisia, she was first female director from the Arab world to achieve worldwide acclaim.

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Mar 04, 2021

Review: Your Arm Is a Canvas, in ‘As Far as Isolation Goes'
Because of pandemic restrictions, a performance piece about refugees requires you to draw on yourself, in both senses

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Mar 04, 2021

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

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Coming 2 America' Review: Comedic Royalty
More than 30 years later, Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reunite for a return trip from Zamunda to New York.

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Mar 04, 2021

The Great Art Behind Hunter S. Thompson's Run for Sheriff
A new show in Manhattan displays the visceral posters for the gonzo journalist's "Freak Power" campaign in 1970.

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Mar 04, 2021

Carol Bove's Light-Touch Heavy Metal Faces Down the Met
The American sculptor is the second artist invited to occupy the sculptural niches on Fifth Avenue.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Party Down,' a Cult Hit, Is Getting a Revival on Starz
The short-lived but beloved sitcom about a team of misanthropic cater-waiters will be revived with a six-episode limited series.

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Mar 04, 2021

Dallas Museum of Art to Return Sacred Statue to Nepal
The museum is returning the sculpture, which was looted from a temple in the 1980s. The move comes after researchers raised concerns about its provenance.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘The Truffle Hunters' Review: In Dogged Pursuit of Culinary Gold
An enchanting documentary about men and their best friends combing the northern Italian forests for an unlikely delicacy.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Lost Course' Review: When a Village Fights Back
A 2011 revolt in Wukan, China, is the subject of a sobering, sprawling documentary.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘F.T.A.': When Jane Fonda Rocked the U.S. Army
A newly exhumed documentary delves into the actress's anti-Vietnam vaudeville tour of American military bases in 1972.

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Mar 04, 2021

BAM Helped Buy Its Boss a New Home. She Left in Under 6 Years.
Some cultural institutions own apartments for their leaders to use. The Brooklyn Academy of Music decided to help its last leader buy one with a bonus of $968,000.

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Mar 04, 2021

Book Review: ‘Who Is Maud Dixon,' by Alexandra Andrews
Alexandra Andrews's debut novel follows a Machiavellian aspiring writer who becomes entangled in her work for a best-selling fiction writer.

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Mar 04, 2021

The Time-Warped Charm of Valerie June
"The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers," the introspective, quietly hopeful album she made more than a year ago, sounds just right in 2021.

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Mar 04, 2021

The Era of Audio Creators Has Arrived
A new company called Audio Collective has launched to help build businesses on Clubhouse as brands rush to leverage the platform.

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Mar 04, 2021

Move Over, RuPaul! Meet the Drag Kings
The blurring of gender boundaries has allowed for more freedom in online pageants — and soon, it's hoped, back in the clubs.

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Mar 04, 2021

Square Acquires Tidal in $297 Million Deal
Jay-Z bought Tidal in partnership with other artists in 2015 for $56 million. It will be led by an interim director from Square under Jack Dorsey.

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Mar 04, 2021

American Poets on the Hip-Hop Songs That Most Inspire Them
Rap and poetry have long been intertwined. Here, a handful of writers share some of the tracks that have helped them hone their own craft.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Truth or Consequences' Review: Ghost Town at the End of the World
Hannah Jayanti's "speculative documentary" about the New Mexico town is both haunted and haunting.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Boogie' Review: There's No Laughing in Basketball
Hoop dreams intertwine with Chinese-American identity in this coming-of-age drama from Eddie Huang.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Keep an Eye Out' Review: A Crime Procedural That Goes Off the Rails
Quentin Dupieux takes a simple police report and twists it into a meta black comedy.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Raya and the Last Dragon' Review: Fool Me Once
A new Disney princess from Southeast Asia battles factionalism and her own trust issues.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run' Review: Still Square
This new franchise installment, "Sponge on the Run," wants to be clever in nodding toward genre conventions. But its execution is poor.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman' Review: Artisanal Admiration
This documentary offers a dry, rote introduction to a designer who became a key figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Stray' Review: Nothing but a Hound Dog
Elizabeth Lo's thoughtful documentary uses the stray dogs of Istanbul to comment on the human condition.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower' Review: The Fight to Free a Friend
An animal trainer turned activist strives to end sea mammal captivity in this documentary that could use a sharper frame on its subject.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘My Salinger Year' Review: Ghost Writers
Margaret Qualley stars in this colorless adaptation of Joanna Rakoff's memoir of her experiences as a young writer in New York City.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Chaos Walking' Review: Just Thinking Out Loud
Daisy Ridley plays the only woman to arrive on a planet full of men, whose thoughts are visibly on display, in this sci-fi thriller.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Adam' Review: Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship
A widow welcomes a pregnant stranger into her home in this sentimental story mostly told unsentimentally.

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Mar 04, 2021

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.

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Mar 04, 2021

How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan
Many of the country's finest antiquities were stolen under cover of war, ending up in elite museums all over the globe. Should they be returned?

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Mar 04, 2021

Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture' Controversy Erupts
The beloved author's most famous books, like "Green Eggs and Ham," were untouched, but his estate's decision nevertheless prompted a backlash and raised questions about what should be preserved as part of the cultural record.

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Mar 04, 2021

How Daniel Kaluuya Makes His Characters Come Alive
The "Get Out" and "Judas and the Black Messiah" actor combines deep preparation and a hunger for spontaneity. "I don't think I'm entitled to your attention."

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Mar 04, 2021

Heather McGhee Knows Readers Judge Books by Their Covers
The author of "The Sum of Us" did not want her new best seller to look like a book that was only intended for one kind of reader.

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Mar 04, 2021

‘Her Prose Is Sometimes Poetry': Why Margaret Jull Costa Loves Virginia Woolf
"She's such a compassionate describer of her characters with all their flaws."

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Mar 04, 2021

A Digital Festival, in the Spirit of Bertolt Brecht
The directors of the Brecht Festival Augsburg have curated an online-only event that runs the gamut from experimental films to poetry slams and puppetry.

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Mar 04, 2021

Stephen Colbert: QAnon Supporters Suffer From ‘March Madness'
Colbert poked fun at the group's latest conspiracy theory that March 4 would be Donald Trump's true Inauguration Day.

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Mar 03, 2021

Benedict J. Fernandez, Photojournalist and Mentor, Dies at 84
He photographed Martin Luther King Jr. and produced classic images of the protest movements of the 1960s.

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Mar 03, 2021

Benjamin J. Fernandez, Photojournalist and Mentor, Dies at 84
He photographed Martin Luther King Jr. and produced classic images of the protest movements of the 1960s.

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Mar 03, 2021

Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now
The Studio Museum in Harlem's annual artist in residence exhibition; and Mildred Thompson's "Wood Pictures."

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Mar 03, 2021

Fauci Is Giving His Coronavirus Model to the Smithsonian
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci's donation of his 3-D virus model to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History comes as museums are working to document the Covid-19 era.

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Mar 03, 2021

Joseph D. Duffey, 88, Dies; Apostle of Liberalism and Humanities
His 1970 Senate race in Connecticut energized antiwar progressives. He later served two presidents and headed universities in Massachusetts and Washington.

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Mar 03, 2021

Emily Nemens Departs as Paris Review Editor
Named to the top job in 2018, her resignation follows a handful of personnel changes at literary publications.

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Mar 03, 2021

New York to Allow Limited Live Performances to Resume in April
The state will allow plays, concerts and other performances to start again April 2 for audiences of up to 100 people indoors, or 200 outdoors.

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Mar 03, 2021

Camilo's Hemisphere-Spanning Pop
With indelibly catchy songs, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter from Colombia has conquered an international audience. A new album, "Mis Manos," may bring him even more fresh ears.

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Mar 03, 2021

Derek DelGaudio and the Great Unburdening of Secrets
The magician explains how he worked up to "In & Of Itself" in a new memoir, "Amoralman," a prequel of sorts to the show.

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Mar 03, 2021

Children's Film Festival Pushes Boundaries, Mixing Somber and Sweet
From a feature just for teenagers to short movies for toddlers, this groundbreaking New York event will stream for the first time nationwide.

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Mar 03, 2021

5 Art Accounts to Follow on Instagram Now
Our critic goes on a decluttering spree of her Instagram feed and finds some delightful surprises.

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