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Apr 17, 2021

After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Says He'll Step Back From Broadway
The powerful producer of "Hello, Dolly!" and "The Book of Mormon" regrets "the pain my behavior caused" and says others will directly run his shows.

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Apr 17, 2021

Rusty Young, Country-Rock Pioneer, Is Dead at 75
As a founding member of the band Poco, he helped define a genre and establish the pedal steel guitar as an integral voice in West Coast rock.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 17, 2021

After Bullying Reports, Scott Rudin Will Step Away From Broadway
The powerful producer of "Hello, Dolly!" and "The Book of Mormon" regrets "the pain my behavior caused" and says others will directly run his shows.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 17, 2021

When Her Mother Died, She Found Solace at a Korean Grocery
Michelle Zauner, a musician who performs under the name Japanese Breakfast, is making her book debut with "Crying in H Mart."

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Apr 17, 2021

When Harry Met Harry
In Dan Gutman's "Houdini and Me," a boy named Harry who lives in Houdini's old house is getting text messages from the long-dead magician's ghost.

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Apr 17, 2021

Pseudonymous Bosch's First Book Under His Real Name
In "The Anti-Book," Raphael Simon explores what happens when a bubble gum prize enables an angry boy to erase everything he hates about his life.

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Apr 16, 2021

Helen McCrory, British Star of Stage, Film and TV, Dies at 52
She was acclaimed for her work on the TV series "Peaky Blinders" and in three Harry Potter movies, but she first gained notice in the London theater.

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Apr 16, 2021

Book by Officer Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is a New Test for Publishers
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won't ship it.

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Apr 16, 2021

Joye Hummel, First Woman to Write Wonder Woman, Dies at 97
For almost 70 years, her contributions to one of the comic-book world's most enduring characters went largely unappreciated.

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Apr 16, 2021

When a TikTok Influencer Dances, Who Gets Credit?
Addison Rae's appearance on Jimmy Fallon's show sparked conversations about appropriation and how dance has been central to the platform.

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Apr 16, 2021

Vartan Gregorian, Savior of the New York Public Library, Dies at 87
A scholar, a university leader and a believer in libraries, he almost single-handedly rescued a grand but broken one in a time of municipal austerity.

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Apr 16, 2021

Phoebe Bridgers Reworks Paul McCartney, and 11 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Andra Day, London Grammar, José González and others.

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Apr 16, 2021

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' Season 1, Episode 5: Shielded
As the series approaches its finale, the writers took some time in the penultimate episode to reestablish their characters.

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Apr 16, 2021

Nature and Nurture: 8 Picture Books for Earth Day
Andrea Wang, Jason Chin, Travis Jonker, Grant Snider, Juana Martinez-Neal, Corinna Luyken and more depict our symbiotic relationship with the environment.

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Apr 16, 2021

Four Specials Take Outdoor Comedy in Unexpected Directions
Vir Das, Brian Regan, Erica Rhodes and Ester Steinberg each find new ways to make a virtue out of the necessity of performing al fresco in a pandemic.

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Apr 16, 2021

The Books That Led Her to Her Art
A children's book illustrator and author describes her path through classics like "Blueberries for Sal" and "Where the Wild Things Are."

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Apr 16, 2021

Feeling a Bit Cramped? ‘Couples Therapy' May Look Familiar
The Showtime docu-series lets viewers eavesdrop on real-life counseling sessions. The new season looks at relationships struggling under quarantine.

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Apr 16, 2021

He's an Artist. His Medium? Wings, Tails, Scales, Beaks and Claws.
Our horror columnist looks at three new books, one of which is Polly Hall's shudder-inducing debut, "The Taxidermist's Lover."

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Apr 16, 2021

With ‘Earth Moods' and Its Ilk, TV Goes From Meditative to Vegetative
"Earth Moods" may look like a screensaver, but you'll have to pay Disney to enjoy its calming effects.

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Apr 16, 2021

Head of New York Theater Workshop to Depart in 2022
James C. Nicola, who balanced provocative programming with shows aimed at Broadway, will have served 34 years as artistic director.

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Apr 16, 2021

$40,000 Swindle Puts Spotlight on Literary Prize Scams
The organizers of at least five British awards received emails asking them to transfer prize money to a PayPal account. One of them paid out.

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Apr 16, 2021

‘The Father' | Anatomy of a Scene
The director Florian Zeller narrates a sequence from his film featuring Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams

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Apr 16, 2021

How Anthony Hopkins Inhabits ‘The Father'
The director Florian Zeller narrates a sequence from his Oscar-nominated drama about a man's descent into dementia.

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Apr 16, 2021

Netflix to Debut Italy's First TV Show With a Majority Black Cast
The creators of "Zero," including the co-writer Antonio Dikele Distefano, say they hope viewers enjoy it so much that the characters' racial identity becomes irrelevant.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

Five Science Fiction Movies to Stream Now
Explore future worlds or get lost in a time loop with these options.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

Netflix Debuts Italy's First TV Show With a Majority Black Cast
The creators of "Zero," including the co-writer Antonio Dikele Distefano, say they hope viewers enjoy it so much that the characters' racial identity becomes irrelevant.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

The Most Challenged Books of 2020
After a year dominated by protests against police killings of Black Americans, the books on the list of the most frequently challenged titles of 2020 reflected the movement — and the backlash to it.

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Apr 16, 2021

Gina Prince-Bythewood: Movies Won't Be the Same Without the ArcLight
For the director Gina Prince-Bythewood, seeing her movie premiere there or just a poster for it on display was a sign that her work mattered. News of the closure hit hard.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

When the World Feels Like a Disaster, ‘9-1-1' Is on Call
The outlandish emergencies of "9-1-1" and "9-1-1: Lone Star" are oddly comforting in a terrifying time.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

‘Minari' Haunted Me by What It Left Out
The drama dares to show sympathy for an emotionally distant patriarch and his relatively powerless wife — figures familiar to this child of immigrants.

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Apr 16, 2021

Comfort Viewing: 3 Reasons I Love ‘Billy on the Street'
Filmed almost entirely outdoors in Manhattan, the gonzo game show serves as a time capsule of the city before the pandemic.

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Apr 16, 2021

‘In the Heights' Will Premiere at the Tribeca Festival
The movie musical is set to play the United Palace in Washington Heights, the neighborhood where the story is set. It will also screen outdoors in all five boroughs.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

Gustavo Dudamel, Superstar Conductor, Will Lead Paris Opera
In a coup, the venerable company has hired as its next music director the rare classical artist to have crossed into pop-culture celebrity.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

‘Arlo the Alligator Boy' Review: Of Songs and Scales
This hyperactive animated Netflix musical for kids, with messages of empowerment and references to "Midnight Cowboy," has a lot on its plate.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

Gustavo Dudamel, Superstar Conductor, Is to Lead Paris Opera
In a coup, the venerable company has hired as its next music director the rare classical artist to have crossed into pop-culture celebrity.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

Art of the Dealer: Paula Cooper Shores Up Her Legacy
She opened the first gallery in SoHo and was a part of Chelsea's initial wave. Now, at 83, the dean of ‘tough art' will bring in new partners and start a year-round branch in Palm Beach.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

A Battle of Boos and Cheers at the Symphony
In the early 1980s, John Adams's "Grand Pianola Music" defied the seriousness of classical music. Not everyone liked that.

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Apr 16, 2021

New Books on the Brain and What It Can and Can't Do
From "Useful Delusions," by Shankar Vedantam and Bill Mesler, about why lying to ourselves can be good, to Adam Grant's "Think Again," about how we can reset our preconceived notions.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 16, 2021

New in Paperback: ‘Until the End of Time' and ‘Warhol'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

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Apr 16, 2021

The Twists and Turns of Black History
In different ways, three new books guide readers through the long struggle for equal rights.

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Apr 16, 2021

Dominic Fike Video Shows Paul McCartney and New York Times
Paul McCartney and the newspaper both make special appearances in Dominic Fike's cover of "The Kiss of Venus."

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Apr 16, 2021

Jimmy Kimmel Heckles ‘Future Former Florida Congressman' Matt Gaetz
Kimmel poked fun at Gaetz and his friend Joel Greenberg for making their Venmo transactions public: "One of those ‘salads' cost more than $1,000 — I guess they added avocado."

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Apr 15, 2021

Lil Nas X Says He's Not Sorry for 'Satan Shoes': Still Processing
The celebrity apology has evolved, but it still isn't good enough.

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Apr 15, 2021

Lil Nas X? Not Sorry!
The celebrity apology has evolved, but it still isn't good enough.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

Alan Vega Left a Robust Vault. The Excavation Begins With a New Album.
The Suicide singer died in 2016. Now his wife and musical partner, Liz Lamere, is releasing "Mutator," an album the duo made in the mid-90s.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
"Couples Therapy" is back on Showtime … or, you could just (re)watch "Succession."

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Apr 15, 2021

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Are Single Again
Two glistening superstars have decoupled. It's springtime in New York.

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Apr 15, 2021

Fyre Festival Ticket Holders Win $7,220 Each in Class-Action Settlement
Nearly four years after the infamous festival stranded thousands of attendees in the Bahamas, 277 ticket holders learned they will receive payouts, pending approval.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

Dia Chelsea, Keeper of the Avant-Garde Flame
A home of Minimalism has reopened after a transformative renovation and expansion, its purifying vision intact.

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Apr 15, 2021

Giancarlo DiTrapano, Defiantly Independent Book Publisher, Dies at 47
Mr. DiTrapano championed avant-garde work and relished taking chances on young, untested authors. His Tyrant Books produced some unexpected hits.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez: Their Relationship and Breakup
Two glistening superstars have decoupled. It's springtime in New York.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

400 Days Later, the New York Philharmonic Returns
The orchestra's first indoor concert for a live audience in 13 months was a quietly joyful celebration.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

Review: Kate Winslet Returns to HBO, Now as a Small-Town Cop
In "Mare of Easttown," the "Mildred Pierce" star plays a damaged detective trying to stay afloat while investigating missing and murdered young women.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

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

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Apr 15, 2021

On the Met's Roof, a Wistful Fantasy We've Been Waiting For
"As Long as the Sun Lasts" is a winsome crowd-pleaser that turns gentle circles without ever getting anywhere.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

A New York Intellectual Bastion Finds a New Home
The New York Institute for the Humanities, founded in 1977 as a venue for cross-disciplinary conversation, is moving to the New York Public Library.

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Apr 15, 2021

Dawn Richard Will Find a Way to Be Heard
After finding fame in the girl group Danity Kane, the singer-songwriter has navigated the music industry on her own. Her new album is steeped in the energy and defiance of New Orleans.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 15, 2021

Did the Music Industry Change? A Race ‘Report Card' Is on the Way.
The Black Music Action Coalition, a group of managers, lawyers and others, was created last summer with a mission to hold the business to account. In June, it will report on the progress so far.

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Apr 15, 2021

New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years
‘The Book Review' podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘We Broke Up' Review: Breaking Up Is Hard to Watch
A longtime couple tries to keep their fractured relationship a secret during a family wedding in this melancholic romantic comedy.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Monday' Review: A Year of Love and Its Hangovers
Fiery physical contact keeps an expat couple together in Greece, and the sex scenes are enough for a half-dozen movies.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts' Review: He Made a ‘Pill for the Pain'
Blues, silhouettes, two-dimensional figures at play. This artist created mystical experiences from whatever scraps he could find.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Downstream to Kinshasa' Review: Sisyphean Persistence
Dieudo Hamadi's documentary follows survivors of war as they demand long-overdue government compensation.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Beate' Review: Bad Habits
Factory workers and nuns team up to make lingerie in this half-baked comedy from Italy.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘In the Earth' Review: Grassroots Horror
Ben Wheatley gets back to basics with this horror movie conceived during the pandemic.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Why Did You Kill Me?' Review: To Catfish a Killer
In this Netflix true crime documentary, murder meets Myspace.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Ride or Die' Review: Killing for Love
After upending her life, a woman runs away with her longtime crush in this puzzling Japanese drama.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘Hope' Review: In Sickness and in Health
In this raw Norwegian drama, a cancer diagnosis forces a longstanding couple to face the fissures in their relationship.

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Apr 15, 2021

‘The Banishing' Review: Choosing My Religion
A haunted English manor serves up incoherent shocks to a young cleric and his family in this Gothic melodrama streaming on Shudder.

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Apr 15, 2021

With ‘Dramazon Prime,' Streamed Theater Goes Head-to-Head With TV
A German playhouse realizes it's no longer competing merely against other local venues for audience attention.

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Apr 15, 2021

The Books That Made Me: 8 Writers on Their Literary Inspirations
In decades past, the Book Review occasionally asked young authors about their biggest influences. For our 125th anniversary, we put the question to a new generation.

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Apr 15, 2021

Movies Survived 2020. The Oscars Diversified. There's More to Do.
At the pandemic Oscars, anything could happen. Here are the lessons from the nominations: The good, the bad and what needs fixing.

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Apr 15, 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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Apr 15, 2021

A Family, and a Nation Under Apartheid, Tears at the Seams
"The Promise," Damon Galgut's latest novel, is a portrait of pain and change in South Africa.

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Apr 15, 2021

A Lofty Love Story, With All of the Expected Twists
Keiichiro Hirano's "At the End of the Matinee" follows the star-crossed love story between a classical musician and a renowned reporter.

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Apr 15, 2021

How Jeff VanderMeer Prevents Writer's Block
"I get superstitious. I once had a book sent to me that was disrupting my ability to write a novel because of a superficial similarity between the two. I took that book and dug a hole and buried it deep in the backyard."

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Apr 15, 2021

Gabriela Garcia Remembers the Women Who Helped Make Her a Best Seller
"Of Women and Salt" is a novel about sisters and mothers — and its author is an expert on these subjects.

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Apr 15, 2021

Stephen Colbert Applauds Biden's ‘Endgame' for Afghanistan's ‘Infinity War'
Colbert pointed out that the conflict "has been going on so long, the first ‘Iron Man' movie opens with Tony Stark in Afghanistan."

NYTimes Arts
Apr 14, 2021

Biden Chooses Mournful Words to End a Long Mission
The president's rhetoric on Wednesday in announcing the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan was steeped in exasperation and grief.

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Apr 14, 2021

Karen Olivo Won't Return to ‘Moulin Rouge!'
Citing recent reports of abusive behavior, including by the powerful producer Scott Rudin, the actress said advocacy matters more than a lucrative role.

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Apr 14, 2021

Frank Jacobs, Mad Magazine Writer With a Lyrical Touch, Dies at 91
He deftly mocked pop culture, politics and more for 57 years. He also wrote new lyrics for familiar songs, which led to a lawsuit from Irving Berlin and others.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 14, 2021

Mary Ellen Moylan, Acclaimed Balanchine Dancer, Is Dead at 94
The celebrated choreographer created roles for her. The critics hailed her. Yet her death a year ago went unnoticed in the dance world.

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Apr 14, 2021

John Naisbitt, Business Guru and Author of ‘Megatrends,' Dies at 92
His book, published in 1982 amid a brutal recession, foretold of a bountiful postindustrial information economy. He was half right.

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Apr 14, 2021

The Brief, Brilliant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry
Soyica Diggs Colbert's "Radical Vision" situates the playwright of "A Raisin in the Sun" as a writer who offered "a road map to negotiate Black suffering in the past and present."

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Apr 14, 2021

‘Pieces of a Woman' Has Midwives Talking About That Birth Scene
Vanessa Kirby's Oscar-nominated performance involves an extended sequence that these experts say gets some things right — and a few wrong.

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Apr 14, 2021

Red Carpet or Not, Film Festivals Roll On
Fresh leadership and veteran instincts helped keep film festivals running during the pandemic. The leaders of the major festivals speak about how.

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Apr 14, 2021

This Ain't No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory
At times, the experience of "SOCIAL! the social distant dance club" felt no more freeing than dancing by myself in my cramped living room, our critic says.

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Apr 14, 2021

Donald P. Ryder, Architect of Black Heritage Sites, Dies at 94
His firm, which he formed with J. Max Bond Jr., designed public works commemorating the civil rights movement as well as the Schomburg Center in Harlem.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 14, 2021

The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far
From a pajama-clad Jodie Foster to the teary "Minari" child star Alan S. Kim, they managed to make their acceptance speeches work from home.

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Apr 14, 2021

Review: Close Quarters and Distant Love in ‘The Last Five Years'
Casting Black actors and filming in a claustrophobic New York apartment revitalizes Jason Robert Brown's popular two-character musical.

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Apr 14, 2021

‘Snabba Cash' Depicts a Sweden Flowing with Money and Blood
Netflix's gender-flipped update of Jens Lapidus's Stockholm Noir Trilogy probes the hustle for riches among drug dealers and tech billionaires alike.

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Apr 14, 2021

Miami Outdoor Theater Hit Announces a New York Arrival
"The Seven Deadly Sins," a theatrical anthology series, will start off on June 23 at a series of storefront windows in the Meatpacking District.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 14, 2021

Mary Ellen Moylan, ‘First Great Balanchine Dancer,' Is Dead at 94
The celebrated choreographer created roles for her. The critics hailed her. Yet her death a year ago went unnoticed in the dance world.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 14, 2021

4 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now
Arthur Jafa remixes Robert Mapplethorpe; Sanou Oumar leaps forward; Ray Johnson makes connections; TR Ericsson processes grief.

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Apr 14, 2021

The Strange, Lovely ‘Infinity Train' Reaches the End of the Line
The fantastical animated series is part surreal adventure and part spiritual parable. Its fourth and final season arrives Thursday on HBO Max.

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Apr 14, 2021

Colton Underwood, ‘Bachelor' Star, Comes Out as Gay
The 29-year-old former football player had written about questioning his sexuality in a memoir, published in 2020.

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Apr 14, 2021

25 Free Performances Come to Bryant Park Starting in June
The park will host events for live audiences of 200 with institutions including the New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joe's Pub and the Classical Theater of Harlem.

NYTimes Arts
Apr 14, 2021

Oscar Live-Action Shorts: A History
Live-action shorts were once as mainstream as best picture. Now they're treated as afterthoughts. Their history reflects the evolution of Hollywood.

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Apr 14, 2021

Screamers, a Missing Link of Los Angeles Punk, Is Missing No More
An archival release marks the technical debut of a band that helped build a scene, 44 years later.

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Apr 14, 2021

A Choreographer Diving Into Grief Looks to Whales
In a haunting new digital work, "Whale Fall," Mayfield Brooks mourns Black bodies.

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