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Nov 24, 2020

Late Night Won't Let Trump's Legal Team Forget Sidney Powell So Easily
Stephen Colbert said the disavowed lawyer and conspiracy theorist had been invited to a news conference last week by mistake, joking, "They meant to invite Sidney Powell Total Landscaping."

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Nov 23, 2020

Ken Jennings Will Temporarily Succeed Alex Trebek on ‘Jeopardy!'
The game show is holding off on naming a new long-term host, but the game show superstar will be a short-term replacement.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

‘Jeopardy!' Will Feature Short-Term Hosts, Starting With Ken Jennings
The game show is holding off on naming a new long-term host, but the game show superstar will be a short-term replacement.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

This ‘Jeopardy!' Champ Will Temporarily Succeed Alex Trebek
The game show is holding off on naming a new long-term host, but the game show superstar Ken Jennings will be a short-term replacement.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

‘Hillbilly Elegy' Review: I Remember Mamaw
Glenn Close and Amy Adams star in Ron Howard's Hollywoodized version of J.D. Vance's best seller.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

Employees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Vote to Unionize
The move comes as museum workers across the country increasingly look to collective bargaining as a way to reform their institutions.

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Nov 23, 2020

Dinner Is No Longer Served: Theater That Built Careers Is Gone
The Westchester Broadway Theater was one of the last remaining professional dinner theaters in the country.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

Met Museum Appoints Chief Diversity Officer
Lavita McMath Turner will lead new initiatives at the museum as it aims to become more inclusive.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

Why ‘Gilmore Girls' Endures
This week brings the broadcast debut of "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life," on the CW. The creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and other "Gilmore" veterans look back on the show's lasting appeal.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

‘Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square' Review: Holiday Winks
Netflix's peppy holiday musical has a campy streak and original songs by the country star, who plays a homeless angel with lessons for the town Scrooge.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

Is Margaret Thatcher's Hometown Ready to Put Her on a Pedestal?
The first woman to be prime minister of Britain is seen as a political colossus abroad, but her 11 years in power have a complicated legacy at home.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

AC/DC Debuts at No. 1, Powered by CD Sales
The band's 17th studio album is its third to top the Billboard 200.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

5 Moments From the American Music Awards
The ownership of Taylor Swift's catalog returned as a hot topic during a night highlighted by creative performances, throwback charm and lots of mask wearing.

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Nov 23, 2020

A Film Festival in Poland Feted His Work. Now He May Face Prison There.
Matty Libatique, the celebrated, Oscar-nominated cinematographer, is to be tried in February on charges he assaulted a paramedic who responded when he collapsed at a Polish hotel.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

The 10 Best Books of 2020
The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

Offbeat Streaming: ‘Knock Knock,' ‘John Lewis' and ‘Sleight'
If you are looking for something off the radar to watch, try these suggestions.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

‘The Queen's Gambit' Sends Chess Set Sales Soaring
The Netflix show about a chess prodigy has reignited interest in the game and fueled demand for sets, accessories and timers.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

Snapshots of Daily Life in a Remote Region of Portugal
The Barroso is one of Portugal's most isolated areas, known for its rough terrain, abiding agricultural traditions and stunning beauty.

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Nov 23, 2020

A Wild, Caustic Satire Packed With the Absurd
Guillermo Stitch's novel "Lake of Urine" is full of bristly characters and bizarre incidents.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

‘Shawn Mendes: In Wonder' Review: A Skin-Deep Portrait
This Netflix documentary wants so much to be a humanizing look at Mendes, but it doesn't crack his polished pop-idol veneer.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 23, 2020

What's on TV This Week: ‘Black Narcissus' and ‘My Psychedelic Love Story'
Diana Rigg and Gemma Arterton star in a mini-series adaptation of a novel on FX. And a new documentary by Errol Morris debuts on Showtime.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

‘Fargo' Season 4, Episode 10 Recap: What Goes Around …
Ethelrida takes a gamble. Gaetano takes a tumble.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

Oxford Couldn't Pick Just One Word of the Year for an Unprecedented 2020
Instead of crowning a single word as the winner, Oxford Languages looks at the pandemic's swift and widespread impact on the English language.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

Oxford's 2020 Word of the Year? It's Too Hard to Isolate
Instead of crowning a single word as the winner, Oxford Languages looks at the pandemic's swift and widespread impact on the English language.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

‘Black Narcissus' Review: Nuns, Mountains, High Passion
An FX mini-series revisits a story of sexual repression in the Himalayas and includes a final TV performance by Diana Rigg.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

Bruce Swedien, a Shaper of Michael Jackson's Sound, Dies at 86
In more than 60 years as a recording engineer, he worked with a wide range of artists. His most notable collaboration was with Mr. Jackson and the producer Quincy Jones.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

Cándido Camero, Conga Master Who Transformed Jazz, Dies at 99
He brought Afro-Cuban influences to American ensembles and dazzled audiences with his virtuosic multiple-drum technique.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

John Belushi in Focus: What a New Film Gets Right and What It Misses
After Bob Woodward's "Wired" focused too much on the comic's death, this documentary looks fondly at the star's life. But his comic genius deserves more.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

Hollywood's ‘We're Not in Kansas Anymore' Moment
The announcement that "Wonder Woman 1984" will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day is the clearest sign that streaming is now central to the film industry's business model.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 22, 2020

Even Harry Styles in Jorts Can't Save Gucci's Mini-Series
Neither could Billie Eilish. Or Gus Van Sant. "Ouverture" was a stab at an art house fashion film that doesn't quite come off. But Guccifest was a different story.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

Seasonal Movies
As the cold weather descends, warm your heart with a sports movie or get your blood pumping with suspenseful thrillers.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

Holiday Table Decoration Activity
With a little paint and accordion folding, your newspaper can become décor for your Thanksgiving table.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

Things To Do At Home
Spend this holiday week experimenting with turkey bones, painting botanical art or running a virtual race.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

Jan Morris, a Distinctive Guide Who Took Readers Around the World
Morris, who died on Friday at 94, was an inveterate traveler who wrote acclaimed books about Venice, Hong Kong, New York and many other places.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

An Eco-Fable From the Author of ‘The Magicians'
In Lev Grossman's first middle grade novel, "The Silver Arrow," a magic steam train ride with talking animals gives a young girl a sense of purpose.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

What if Peter Rabbit and Mr. McGregor Had Joined Forces?
In "Alice's Farm," a brave cottontail and her brother secretly help a city family succeed at farming to save their bunny habitat from developers.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 21, 2020

Presidential Memoirs Don't Always Take This Long to Write
Barack Obama's new book, "A Promised Land," arrived nearly four years after he left the White House. A look at how he and other presidents approached their memoirs offers some clues about the timing.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Melania Trump Announces a Noguchi Sculpture for the White House
Isamu Noguchi's 1962 installation, "Floor Frame," will be the first piece by an Asian-American artist in the White House collection.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Met Opera Seeks Pay Cuts in Exchange for Pandemic Paychecks
The Met is offering many employees their first paycheck in months if their unions agree to long-term cuts.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Nelly Kaplan, Whose Films Explored Female Strength, Dies at 89
An Argentine who relocated to France, she drew acclaim with "A Very Curious Girl" and other films about female characters who empowered themselves.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Fred Hills, Editor of Nabokov and Many Others, Dies at 85
A longtime editor at Simon & Schuster, he brought to market both commercial hits and literary prizewinners and edited more than 50 New York Times best sellers.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Len Barry, 78, Dies; Soulful Voice of ‘Bristol Stomp' and ‘1-2-3'
He had success as the lead singer of the Dovells and later as a solo artist. But he was always a reluctant performer, most comfortable as a songwriter and producer.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

The 10 Best Books Through Time
A look at our picks from the past 16 years.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Review: Open Chat Windows and Closed Cases in ‘Citizen Detective'
With its latest show, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles has cornered the American market on long-running, agreeable online theater.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Tracey Davis, Chronicler of Ups and Downs With Her Famous Father, Dies at 59
In two books, she described Sammy Davis Jr.'s negligent parenting but also celebrated the intimate moments she shared with him toward the end of his life.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Andrew White, Virtuoso Saxophonist and Coltrane Scholar, Dies at 78
A man of, in his words, "various artistic gifts of excess," he amassed a trove of self-released recordings, books and musical transcriptions.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

‘The Mandalorian' Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: Old School
Baby Yoda played the class clown while the rest of this week's installment played like a "Star Wars" greatest hits.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

The Latin Grammys, Still Over the Top in the Shadow of the Pandemic
The 21st annual awards show brought impressive performances and meaningful spotlights on unity across regions and generations.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

'Supernatural' Ends Its 15-Season Run on Its Own, Oddball Terms
The CW's shockingly long-lived horror series bids its fans goodbye after 15 seasons of slaying.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

‘Supernatural' Lays Its Weary Head to Rest
The CW's shockingly long-lived horror series bids its fans goodbye after 15 seasons of slaying.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Trying to Keep It Together in Zoom School
When a children's book tour goes virtual, high jinks ensure.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Jan Morris, Celebrated Writer of Place and History, Is Dead at 94
In more than four dozen books, Morris explored foreign lands, her own Britain and her experience as a transgender woman.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

‘Belushi' Review: A Comic in Full
R.J. Cutler's biographical documentary about the comedy legend hits home hardest as a kind of love story, thanks to candid letters and audio interviews with colleagues.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Soumitra Chatterjee, Globally Acclaimed Indian Film Star, Dies at 85
His roles in classic movies directed by Satyajit Ray won him admiration from cinephiles and made him a hero to his fellow Bengalis.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

In the Wake of Ferguson, a Style-Blurring Album
Protests over police brutality inspired the composer Joseph C. Phillips Jr. to write "The Grey Land," a mono-opera.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Elders and an Artist Bring a Social Sculpture to Life
Elizabeth Turk imagined illuminated umbrellas spreading hope during the pandemic. A retirement community said yes, and became her canvas.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa's Retro Rock, and 8 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Megan Thee Stallion, Steve Earle, Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen and others.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

A Night at the Sock Hop
In this new painting, Honor Titus explores a bygone era.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

With ‘Sylvie's Love,' Eugene Ashe Returns With a Big Hollywood Romance
For his second feature, Ashe, the writer and director of the Amazon film, was influenced by the photographer Gordon Parks and the singer Nancy Wilson.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Kiernan Shipka Is Relaxing with Tony Soprano and a Margarita
The actress, who stars in Netflix's "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," shared her essentials ahead of the show's final season.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

How Britain Is Reacting to ‘The Crown,' Season 4
Praise for Emma Corrin and a cheeky mouse, complaints about the depiction of Margaret Thatcher and the queen's salute, as the Netflix series explores an especially divisive time in U.K. history.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

'The Crown' in the U.K.: Britain Reacts to Season 4
Praise for Emma Corrin and a cheeky mouse, complaints about the depiction of Margaret Thatcher and the queen's salute, as the Netflix series explores an especially divisive time in U.K. history.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Jeezy and Gucci Mane Address 15-Year Beef in Heated Verzuz Livestream
The Instagram hit battle, broadcast from an Atlanta strip club, was more tense than usual, but ended on a note of apparent reconciliation between the two star rappers.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

The Best Video Games to Get Lost In This Holiday Season
A ninth-century Viking adventure, a game about robots that literally feels good to play and an escape from hell: Here is what's new across gaming systems to satisfy players of all stripes.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Watch a Harrowing Escape in ‘Run'
The director Aneesh Chaganty narrates a sequence featuring Kiera Allen, who plays a wheelchair-using teenager with a secretive mother.

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Nov 20, 2020

Kiera Allen of ‘Run' on Upending Disability Stereotypes
"This is one of the best representations of a disabled character I've ever seen," Allen said.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

‘The Real Right Stuff' Review: A Movie Still Waiting for Liftoff
This Disney space race documentary is a bland chronology of successful launches and minor mishaps.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

‘Run' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Aneesh Chaganty narrates an escape sequence from his film, featuring Kiera Allen.

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Nov 20, 2020

New in Paperback: ‘The Grammarians' and ‘Edison'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

In ‘Small Axe,' Letitia Wright Plays a Real-Life Black Panther
The actress takes on the role of the British activist Altheia Jones-LeCointe in Steve McQueen's series for Amazon. The experience has proved to be an education.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 20, 2020

Giuliani Got a Bad Batch of ‘Just for Henchmen' Hair Dye, Colbert Says
"Remind me, is it a good sign when your lawyer starts melting?" Stephen Colbert joked after Rudy Giuliani appeared to sweat hair dye during a news conference.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Are Streamed Plays Theater or TV? Unions Settle a Dispute
Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA agreement clears the way for more entertainment during the pandemic winter.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Nina Chanel Abney Imagines a Queer Black Utopia
The artist's new body of work depicts life outside of the city, in a rural idyll free of the white gaze.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Flowers, choirs or robots — whatever you're in the mood for, there's plenty to watch.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

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

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Nov 19, 2020

Smithsonian Museums Are Latest to Shutter as Virus Surges
Eight D.C.-area institutions that had reopened to the public will again temporarily close their doors, starting Monday.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart Wins for 'Shuggie Bain'
The autobiographical novel, about the lonely gay son of an alcoholic mother in 1980s Scotland, was one of four debut books in this year's shortlist.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Smithsonian to Close Its Washington Museums on Monday
Eight D.C.-area institutions that had reopened to the public will again temporarily close their doors.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Review: 4 Characters in Search of a Big Moment in ‘A Day'
They're attractive, young and tech savvy, but their 24 hours don't add up to much.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Bessies to Forgo Individual Awards This Year
The organizers decided to recognize equally all the nominees for work they presented before the performing arts shut down in March.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘Belushi' Finds the Sensitive Man Inside the Wild Persona
The new Showtime documentary aims to present a more complex view of John Belushi, the tragically fated star of "Animal House," "The Blues Brothers" and "S.N.L.," beyond the stunts and hard partying.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Ken Spears, Partner in an Animation Powerhouse, Dies at 82
Mr. Spears and Joe Ruby were best known for "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!," perhaps the most spun-off series in the history of television.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

3 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now
Leilah Babirye's luminous sculptural figures, Luigi Ghirri's vintage photographs, and Paul Chan's Wittgenstein drawings

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Nov 19, 2020

PBS Will Show Charlie Brown Holiday Specials This Year
The tech giant, which recently gained exclusive rights to the widely beloved "Peanuts" specials, said they would air on public airwaves again this year.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

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

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Nov 19, 2020

A Canadian Town Is a Festive Anywhere, U.S.A., Onscreen
With its mix of 19th-century historic buildings and a '50s diner, Almonte in Ontario has been the go-to location for holiday movies set in Vermont, Alaska and even Milwaukee.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Derek Fordjour, From Anguish to Transcendence
Woven into his new work at Petzel Gallery are lessons drawn from his own journey to art stardom, and from a year of Black grief.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘Collective' Review: When Tragedy Consumes a Nation
The shocking Romanian documentary "Collective" revisits a 2015 fire that killed scores of people and brought down the government.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘Mangrove' Review: A Restaurant's Radicalism
The first episode in Steve McQueen's "Small Axe" anthology dramatizes protest and police brutality in 1960s London.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘Team Marco' Review: Bocce Will Save Our Youth
An obnoxious youth is taught the ways of the bocce court in this Staten Island family drama from Julio Vincent Gambuto.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘Soros' Review: A Philanthropist in the Spotlight
This documentary on the Holocaust survivor and successful investor isn't an objective portrait and doesn't aspire to be.

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Nov 19, 2020

‘Vanguard' Review: Jackie Chan, More Avuncular Than Action This Time
Playing a chief executive, Chan mostly observes rather than takes part in this movie's death-defying stunts.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘The Last Vermeer' Review: A Lost Masterpiece Is Only the Beginning
The Danish actor Claes Bang plays an army officer in the aftermath of World War II, investigating paintings that have fallen into Nazi hands.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘The Princess Switch: Switched Again' Review: A Who's Who of Hudgens
A holiday game of musical thrones keeps Vanessa Hudgens whirling through costumes and accents.

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Nov 19, 2020

‘Sound of Metal' Review: When the Music Stops, the Healing Begins
Riz Ahmed is touchingly credible as a musician who loses his hearing in this unusual drama.

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Nov 19, 2020

‘Run' Review: Bad Medicine
Sarah Paulson plays a menacing parent in this enjoyably ludicrous thriller.

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Nov 19, 2020

‘Embattled' Review: Hitting Back
This macho drama concerns a mixed martial arts fighter and the son he continues to abuse — in the cage.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

‘The Twentieth Century' Review: The Great Weird North
In Matthew Rankin's visually exuberant film, a candidate for prime minister copes with fascism and fetishism in a bizarro-world version of Canada's past.

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Modern Love Podcast: Confronting Asian-American Race on the First Date
"How did we match on a dating app in the first place? She had to swipe right, and I certainly had not become Asian overnight."

NYTimes Arts
Nov 19, 2020

Anthony Hopkins Makes It Look Simple. (And Maybe It Should Be.)
In the dementia drama "The Father," the 82-year-old actor turns in a career-capping performance and yet claims, "No acting required."

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