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May 26, 2018

Fiction: A Cult Hit in Argentina, This Novel Evokes and Evades Malignant Machismo
In "The Desert and Its Seed," Jorge Barón Biza asks: How can someone who knows pain be capable of violence?

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May 26, 2018

Books News: 5 Novels Selected To Vie as Best of the Booker Prize Winners
The authors up for the one-time award include Hilary Mantel, V.S. Naipaul and Michael Ondaatje.

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May 26, 2018

She Went to Interview Morgan Freeman. Her Story Became Much Bigger.
After Mr. Freeman spoke to a CNN reporter, Chloe Melas, in a way she considered inappropriate, she tracked down other women who said the actor had mistreated them.

NYTimes Arts
May 26, 2018

Popcast: Yes, We Stuck With ‘American Idol'
Maddie Poppe won the show, rebooted on ABC with a new cast of judges. What worked, what didn't and who really stood out? Two longtime "Idol" enthusiasts discuss.

NYTimes Arts
May 26, 2018

The Joy! The Embarrassment! Stars Remember Dates at the Movies
A surprise kiss. A cramped car. Actors and actresses in this season's crowd-pleasers remember their own summers at the multiplex.

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May 26, 2018

Fiction: A Devastating Friendship Forged in India's Underbelly
After being drawn into the world of human trafficking, two Indian girls encounter relentless cruelty at home and abroad in Shobha Rao's novel, "Girls Burn Brighter."

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May 26, 2018

The Envelope, Please. And Make It Quick.
Some of us don't have the time — or the attention span — to watch full-length feature films. The Golden Trailer Awards are just for us.

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May 26, 2018

The Look: Morocco's D.I.Y. Dance Crews
Break dancing has been a crucial outlet for young people throughout the country, where government funding for the arts is limited.

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May 26, 2018

Woody Harrelson, Rogue Number One
Hollywood's cosmic cowboy is working furiously — all while performing science experiments on his reality.

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May 26, 2018

Fiction: A Novel of Sri Lanka's Civil War, in Lush Tropical Detail
Roma Tearne's "Brixton Beach," a multigenerational family story, touches on sectarian strife in Sri Lanka and the nostalgia that comes after leaving home.

NYTimes Arts
May 26, 2018

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
Sandy Hook families confront Alex Jones in court. André Leon Talley is the subject of a new documentary. We rank the tastes of summer. The world says farewell to Philip Roth. And more.

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May 26, 2018

Profile: A Scrappy Makeover for a Tweedy Literary Fixture
The Times Literary Supplement was founded in 1902. Its editor, Stig Abell, was hired to usher it into a new era.

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May 26, 2018

What's on TV Saturday: ‘The Tale' and ‘From Here to Eternity'
Watch the chilling autobiographical drama "The Tale" on HBO. And kick off Memorial Day weekend with "From Here to Eternity."

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May 25, 2018

Review: More than the Couples Are Odd in ‘The Hollower'
Liza Birkenmeier's play is an alienating exercise in extreme absurdism.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Nonfiction: What We Get Wrong About Animals
From the marvelous to the utterly bizarre, the astonishing diversity of life is on display in Lucy's Cooke's "The Truth About Animals."

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May 25, 2018

8 Outdoor Art Installations in New York to Get Excited About
Art exhibitions — colorful, monumental or immersive — are popping up all over New York City. Here's a guide to what's happening.

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May 25, 2018

Robert Indiana, Artist at the Center of a Legal Fight, Left an Estate Worth $28 Million
Mr. Indiana's will left his assets to a foundation to be run by his caretaker, who has been accused in a lawsuit of isolating him from the outside world.

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May 25, 2018

Nonfiction: Downloadable Neurons, Life on Mars: A Physicist's View of Where We're Headed
Michio Kaku goes long in his new book, "The Future of Humanity," imagining the frontiers of possibility. Given enough time, he says, we might become as the gods.

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May 25, 2018

Review: ‘Future World,' With James Franco, Is Present-Tense Wretchedness
For this postapocalyptic trifle, the actor also directs, along with Bruce Thierry Cheung.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Rose McGowan and Other Harvey Weinstein Accusers React: ‘We Got You'
Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and others expressed satisfaction and relief as Mr. Weinstein was arrested.

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May 25, 2018

Visa Stops Morgan Freeman Commercials After Sexual Harassment Report
The credit card company said it would "suspend its marketing" featuring Mr. Freeman's voice after several women told CNN about inappropriate touching or comments by the actor.

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May 25, 2018

Philippe Vergne Resigns as Director of Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles
The firing of the top curator in March set rumors swirling. Now MOCA's director is stepping down after four years. The museum calls it "a mutual decision."

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

At Sotheby's, ASAP Rocky Breaks Out of the Box
The rapper and style muse put himself through a series of physical challenges before unleashing his new album, "Testing."

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May 25, 2018

‘Killing Eve': The Showrunner and Stars on the Love Story Behind the Sleeper Hit
The showrunner, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer discuss the BBC America spy thriller, which ends its first season on Sunday.

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May 25, 2018

Auction Buyers Are Catching on to African-American Art
Museums have been re-evaluating their collections to give more prominence to works by black artists. Recent sales in New York show the market is following.

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May 25, 2018

‘Hair Live!' Is Coming to NBC in 2019
The live telecast version of the musical will follow "Jesus Christ Superstar," which aired in April and starred John Legend and Sara Bareilles.

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May 25, 2018

Newsbook: During Ramadan, Read These 3 Books by Muslim Authors
A family epic, a fantastical journey and a children's book to teach young readers about the religious holiday.

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May 25, 2018

That Decisive Moment: Happy Error: The Week in Classical Music
Terry Riley, Ravel and Leonard Bernstein were among the highlights.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

The Book Review Podcast: David Sedaris on ‘Calypso'
Sedaris talks about his latest book, and Alisa Roth discusses "Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness."

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

In the Dance Lab With Martha Graham
There were hits and misses, and a spirit of exploration, as the Graham company tried out new technologies during a two-week Google residency.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Review: The Philharmonic Points a Trippy Kaleidoscope at the Past
Luciano Berio's "Sinfonia," written for the orchestra in the late 1960s, returned for a run of performances alongside a teeming work by Strauss.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Playlist: The Playlist: George Clinton Reunites With Parliament, and 13 More New Songs
Jennifer Lopez, Diplo and Mark Ronson, Joshua Redman and more tracks that caught our critics' attention this week.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Critic's Notebook: Jazz Giants Dave Burrell and Archie Shepp Retrace Their Five-Decade History
The pianist Mr. Burrell is the lifetime-achievement honoree at the Vision Festival, where the two rejoined forces for a fiery set.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Scene City: Whitney Museum Honors Three Women
Benefits were held for the Whitney Museum, Solving Kids' Cancer, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and PEN America.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

‘I Have a Visceral Need for Him to Have Handcuffs On': Harvey Weinstein's Victims React
Rose McGowan, Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and others expressed satisfaction and relief as Mr. Weinstein was arrested.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Harvey Weinstein's Accusers React: ‘I Have a Visceral Need for Him to Have Handcuffs On'
Rose McGowan, Asia Argento, Mira Sorvino, Annabella Sciorra and others expressed satisfaction and relief as Mr. Weinstein was arrested.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Military History: Fighting Wars Past, Present and Future
Several new books examine methods of conducting war, from the days of George Washington to the latest developments in cyberwarfare.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Harvey Weinstein's Arrest Comes After Monthslong Downward Spiral
Mr. Weinstein was arrested in New York on Friday. Here's a look at the producer's downfall, and how it has been covered by The New York Times.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

A Journey Home to Find the Meaning of Fatherhood
"Fatherland," now playing in London, is an ambitious, genre-defying work that brings together interviews about what it means to be a parent, enlivened with music and dance.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

He Has Fans, Fame and an Acclaimed ‘Brokeback Mountain' Opera. So Why Is Charles Wuorinen So Cranky?
About to turn 80, this composer isn't backing down from decades of railing against the decline of "high culture."

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

A Word With: Jim Parsons Takes a Break From Sheldon to Play Dad
Mr. Parsons talks about his new movie, "A Kid Like Jake," his return to Broadway in "The Boys in the Band" and life beyond "The Big Bang Theory."

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Chazz Palminteri Is Singing. Sonny Would Tell You to Listen.
The actor, who first wrote the play as a one-man show in 1989, makes his Broadway musical debut as the gangster Sonny in "A Bronx Tale: The Musical."

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

This Week: Kicking Off SummerStage and Shakespeare in the Park
Cue the dusk and the balmy breezes. It's time for open-air plays and concerts in New York.

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May 25, 2018

The Leibers Are Gone. But Their Bling Is Back.
The exhibition "Marriage of True Minds Remembered" features rarely seen bags designed by Judith Leiber and four new paintings by Gerson Leiber.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's ‘Dear John' Letter to Kim Jong-un
Kimmel said President Trump seemed to be doing a version of "You break up with me? I break up with you."

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May 25, 2018

Philip Roth's Best Book
20 novelists, critics and historians make their case.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Crime: Missing Bodies, Missing Killers, Deadly Missed Opportunities
In Marilyn Stasio's column, a pond in Maine and a British choir loft may be crime scenes. World War II Reykjavik and modern-day Glasgow surely are.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Sketchbook | The Literati: The Sensational Rise and Fall of Truman Capote
How the success of "In Cold Blood" led to a quick fame, followed by a long infamy.

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May 25, 2018

Nonfiction: David Sedaris Has a New Essay Collection. It Changed Alan Cumming's Whole Worldview.
In "Calypso," Sedaris delivers a caustically funny take on the indignities and banalities of everyday life, Cumming writes.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Interest Grows in a Master of Choral Mystery and Power
A Spoleto Festival performance of Frank Martin's Mass for Double Choir is part of a small resurgence in the vocal works of this Swiss composer.

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May 25, 2018

Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.

NYTimes Arts
May 25, 2018

Fiction: 750,000 Germans Fled East Prussia in 1945. A Novelist Imagines One Family's Exodus.
In "All for Nothing," the German writer Walter Kempowski confronts a long-simmering trauma: the plight of the country's civilian refugees during World War II.

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May 25, 2018

New in Paperback: ‘Hillbilly Elegy,' ‘Compass'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

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May 25, 2018

Inside the List: ‘I'm the One You Want to Sit Next to When Things Are Dull'
Sweet-and-sour humor permeates Dorothea Benton Frank's latest Southern comedy of manners, "By Invitation Only."

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May 25, 2018

Nonfiction: The Fate of Most Silicon Valley Drones: ‘Live Work Work Work Die'
Corey Pein delves into the dark heart of the tech industry, where most are destined not to make it.

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May 25, 2018

Nonfiction: The French Revolution Made Him an Exile, and a Writer
Alex Andriesse's translation of "Memoirs From Beyond the Grave, 1768-1800" follows François-René de Chateaubriand from Europe to America and back.

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May 25, 2018

Our back pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
In which we consult the Book Review's past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Tina Brown on Truman Capote‘s brilliant and tragic life.

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May 25, 2018

Children's Books: In Katherine Applegate's New Fantasy Novel, Extinction Is Imminent
What would it be like to be the final one of your kind? The only surviving member of a human-dog hybrid species tries to keep hope alive.

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May 25, 2018

Fiction: In the Colorado Desert, a Debut Novelist Finds a Metaphor for Israel and Palestine
Heather Abel's novel, "The Optimistic Decade," takes a seat around the campfire of a back-to-the-land retreat for idealistic young activists in '80s and '90s America.

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May 25, 2018

The Shortlist: Wild Animals Gallop, Swim and Scamper Their Way Through These Books
Three new books tell the story of jellyfish, mustangs and all the many creatures an impassioned veterinarian might encounter.

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May 25, 2018

The Most Surprising Entry in Venice's Architecture Biennale? The Vatican's
For the Holy See's first foray into the architecture exhibition, a dozen architects built chapels "for believers and nonbelievers alike."

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May 25, 2018

What's on TV Friday: ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock' and ‘Ibiza'
Amazon releases a new adaptation of Joan Lindsay's acclaimed 1967 novel. And Gillian Jacobs plays a New Yorker abroad in "Ibiza."

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May 24, 2018

‘Completely Made Up,' Mia Farrow Says of Her Son's Woody Allen Defense
In a 4,600-word essay, the director's son Moses Farrow cast doubt on his sister's abuse allegations and accused his mother of abuse.

NYTimes Arts
May 24, 2018

Mia, Ronan and Dylan Farrow Dismiss a Son's Defense of Woody Allen
In a 4,600-word essay, the director's son Moses Farrow cast doubt on his sister's abuse allegations and accused his mother of abuse.

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May 24, 2018

RuPaul's Drag Race: ‘RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 10, Episode 10: Man Up, Woman Down
This week contestants were asked to butch themselves up for a fake print ad for "Trade: A manly body spray."

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May 24, 2018

Was Robert Indiana's Last Sculpture This Homage to the Brat?
The sculpture, commissioned by a Wisconsin sausage maker, is provoking more debate about whether the elderly artist authorized all the works sold under his name.

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May 24, 2018

Was Robert Indiana's Last Sculpture This Homage to the Bratwurst?
The sculpture, commissioned by a Wisconsin sausage maker, is provoking more debate about whether the elderly artist authorized all the works sold under his name.

NYTimes Arts
May 24, 2018

Ronan and Dylan Farrow Dismiss Their Brother's Woody Allen Defense
In an essay, the director's son Moses Farrow accused his mother, Mia Farrow, of being abusive. His siblings defended her.

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May 24, 2018

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story': What Do Critics Say? What Do You Say?
It's entertaining! It's not! Alden Ehrenreich is terrific! He's no Harrison Ford! The reviews are all over the map, and here's a sampling.

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May 24, 2018

Art Review: At the Met, a Riveting Testament to Those Once Neglected
With "History Refused to Die: Highlights From the Souls Grown Deep Foundation Gift," the Metropolitan Museum of Art makes the case for the art of self-taught black Southerners.

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May 24, 2018

Review: ‘The Fourth Estate' Is a Competent but Incomplete Peek Inside The Times
The Showtime documentary, which chronicles 16 months in the life of The New York Times, is occasionally illuminating. But it also can be superficial and oblivious.

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May 24, 2018

Defending Woody Allen, Moses Farrow Says Mia Farrow Was Abusive
In an essay, the director's son cast dismissed accusations of his sister, Dylan Farrow. She called his comments hurtful.

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May 24, 2018

13 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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May 24, 2018

7 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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May 24, 2018

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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May 24, 2018

10 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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May 24, 2018

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

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May 24, 2018

22 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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May 24, 2018

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

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May 24, 2018

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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May 24, 2018

Morgan Freeman Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by Several Women
The women told CNN that he inappropriately touched or spoke to them on set, during publicity events and at his production company. He issued an apology.

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May 24, 2018

How Neko Case Finally Unleashed Her Feminist Rage
The singer and songwriter has spun tragedy into plainly angry action on her new album, "Hell-On."

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May 24, 2018

Children's Books: In a Newbery Medalist's Latest Novel, Friends Find Solace in Words
In Erin Entrada Kelly's charming new book, "You Go First," misfits connect long-distance via online Scrabble. Is it an escape, or the start of a real bond?

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May 24, 2018

Moses Farrow Defends Woody Allen Against Sexual Abuse Claim
In an essay, he described a "persistent darkness" in the home of his mother, Mia Farrow, and cast doubt on his sister's accusations against Mr. Allen.

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May 24, 2018

Review: Taking Another Spooky Hike Up ‘Hanging Rock'
A six-episode series on Amazon retells a tale of Victorian-era repression and vanishing Australian schoolgirls.

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May 24, 2018

Another Side of Stuart Davis, the Black and White, to Go on Display
A show devoted to his large-scale black-and-white works on canvas and paper will be on view in September at the Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea.

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May 24, 2018

What Philip Roth Taught Me About Being an American Jew
His books answered the question of how my Jewish education would translate into the real world, should I survive the ordeal of childhood.

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May 24, 2018

Speak, Memory: The Haunting Memoir of ‘The Tale'
A long-buried memory of childhood sex abuse sends a filmmaker digging through her past.

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May 24, 2018

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding
And all I got was a devastating reminder of my own insignificance.

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May 24, 2018

Review: In ‘Ding Dong It's the Ocean,' Seas Rise and a Party Crashes
The play, created by Rady & Bloom, follows a celebration that goes nowhere, with nothing going according to plan.

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May 24, 2018

On DVD: In ‘The Color of Pomegranates,' the Cinema of the Cryptic
Newly restored, Sergei Parajanov's ravishing masterpiece is out on Blu-ray and available for streaming.

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May 24, 2018

O'Keeffe's Paradise, Lost and Found
Maui, Wowee: Georgia O'Keeffe's largely unknown Hawaiian paintings and oil sketches have surfaced in the Bronx, at the New York Botanical Garden.

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May 24, 2018

‘Arrested Development': We Sat Down With the Cast. It Got Raw.
In a wide-ranging conversation about the new season, cast members became emotional as they discussed accusations of sexual misconduct against Jeffrey Tambor.

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May 24, 2018

Creativity That Comes From the Heart and Lives in the Memory
From the Bayreuth Festival to Chicago and New York, looking for new ways to entertain.

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May 24, 2018

Jason Bateman Apologizes to Jessica Walter Over Jeffrey Tambor Comments
Mr. Bateman and an "Arrested Development" co-star, Tony Hale, issued apologies on Thursday after critics said they excused Mr. Tambor's abusive on-set behavior.

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May 24, 2018

How ‘Cursed Child' Puts Parenting at the Center of the Potterverse
Two children's literature experts consider what works in the Broadway play — for kids, sure, but for grown-ups too.

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May 24, 2018

Critic's Notebook: Who is Neville Longbottom, and Why Should I Care? A Potter Newbie on That Broadway Show
The stagecraft is impressive, but if you're not familiar with J.K. Rowling's world of wizards, "Cursed Child" can be a mystifying slog.

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May 24, 2018

Welcome to Summer!: Fun Things to Do in New York for Memorial Day Weekend
Music, bars and movies on rooftops. It's Memorial Day weekend. Finally.

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May 24, 2018

Editors' Choice: 8 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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May 24, 2018

Welcome to Summer in the City: Music on rooftops. Bars on rooftops. Movies on rooftops.
It's Memorial Day weekend. Finally.

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