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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic1h 7m Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic
Mr. Coates was hired at The Atlantic in 2008. He became famous for his sweeping essays about systemic racism in the United States.
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Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Towering Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 1002h Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Towering Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100
His first film, “Rashomon,” became a touchstone of world cinema. He went on to collaborate on celebrated pictures like “Ikiru” and “Seven Samurai.”
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Streaming: On Netflix, a Genuine Nail-Biter, and on Amazon, a Genuine Eccentric2h Updated Streaming: On Netflix, a Genuine Nail-Biter, and on Amazon, a Genuine Eccentric
“Calibre,” Netflix’s Scottish thriller, is a movie you can pause, but you’re not going to want to. Damon Packard‘s films on Amazon are unsettling.
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Mirjana Kika Milosevic: Make-up to turn herself invisible3h Mirjana Kika Milosevic: Make-up to turn herself invisible
Mirjana Kika Milosevic's had over 56 million YouTube views painting herself in different optical illusions.
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Being a journalist in Sudan: I face mockery, rejection and harassment3h Being a journalist in Sudan: I face mockery, rejection and harassment
A Sudanese photojournalist says she faces mockery and verbal harassment for working in the country as a woman.
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Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets3h Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets
James Gunn wrote most of the tweets before 2013. They resurfaced after he criticized President Trump on Twitter and far-right provocateurs searched his social media history.
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‘S-Town’s’ Treatment of Its Main Character Was Riveting. But Was It Unlawful?3h Updated ‘S-Town’s’ Treatment of Its Main Character Was Riveting. But Was It Unlawful?
In a lawsuit filed this month against the podcast’s creators, lawyers for John B. McLemore’s estate allege that his personal information was exploited for profit.
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James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets5h James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets
James Gunn will not film the franchise's third instalment after offensive old tweets resurfaced.
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She Gave Millions to Artists Without Credit. Until Now.5h Updated She Gave Millions to Artists Without Credit. Until Now.
The artist Susan Unterberg, acting anonymously, has distributed more than $5.5 million over 22 years to 220 underrecognized female artists over age 40.
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The Book Review Podcast: True Crime Starring the Creator of Sherlock Holmes8h The Book Review Podcast: True Crime Starring the Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Margalit Fox talks about “Conan Doyle for the Defense,” and Tina Jordan discusses this season’s thrillers.
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Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 1008h Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer of Kurosawa Films, Is Dead at 100
His first film, “Rashomon,” became a touchstone of world cinema. He went on to collaborate on celebrated pictures like “Ikiru” and “Seven Samurai.”
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Review: A Dazzling ‘Creation’ Brings Light to Lincoln Center8h Review: A Dazzling ‘Creation’ Brings Light to Lincoln Center
Carlus Padrissa’s staging, conducted by Laurence Equilbey, is part of the new mix of offerings at the Mostly Mozart Festival.
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Playlist: The Playlist: Zayn’s Bizarrely Great Sleaze Rock and 13 More New Songs8h Playlist: The Playlist: Zayn’s Bizarrely Great Sleaze Rock and 13 More New Songs
Hear tracks from Chance the Rapper, Billie Eilish, Waxahatchee and others.
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A Word With: Lily James Taps Her Inner Meryl to Become a Dancing Queen9h Updated A Word With: Lily James Taps Her Inner Meryl to Become a Dancing Queen
Ms. James talks about sharing the screen with Meryl Streep and Cher in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” and why the World Cup is greater art than the theater.
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Three Lions plummets out of the charts9h Three Lions plummets out of the charts
The football anthem sets a new record for the fastest fall from number one - by an astonishing degree.
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Review: ‘Period’ Favors Dance Subtlety Over Substance9h Review: ‘Period’ Favors Dance Subtlety Over Substance
Chris Schlichting’s work at the Chocolate Factory seems to shut out the external world for a rarefied one of dance.
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On the Runway: Remembering Michael Howells, the Fellini of the Fashion Show10h On the Runway: Remembering Michael Howells, the Fellini of the Fashion Show
Working for the likes of John Galliano and Christian Dior, he made shows an Instagram experience before Instagram even existed. His death feels like part of the end of a generation of talent.
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Review: An Orchestra of Teenagers, but No Apologies Necessary10h Review: An Orchestra of Teenagers, but No Apologies Necessary
Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America played a fully professional program under Michael Tilson Thomas.
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Scene City: Midsummer Parties, With Puppies and Patti Smith10h Scene City: Midsummer Parties, With Puppies and Patti Smith
The Parrish Art Museum, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Bard SummerScape Festival held fund-raisers last week.
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Encounters: Maura Tierney Knows Where They Keep the Life Jackets10h Encounters: Maura Tierney Knows Where They Keep the Life Jackets
The no-nonsense star of “The Affair” cheats on Manhattan, with a ferry ride to the Brooklyn Flea.
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Fictional Police Brutality, Real Emotional Toll11h Updated Fictional Police Brutality, Real Emotional Toll
When movies and shows from “Blindspotting” to “Detroit” wrestle with the emotional toll of violence against black people, their creators’ intentions matter.
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How Financial Products Drive Today’s Art World12h How Financial Products Drive Today’s Art World
Christie’s inaugural Art & Tech Summit in London showed what blockchain can (and can’t) do for the market.
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Sorry to Bother You: why Boots Riley’s surreal race allegory is this year’s Get Out12h Sorry to Bother You: why Boots Riley’s surreal race allegory is this year’s Get Out
A rip-roaring tale of code-switching and capitalism, it’s the most significant state-of-the-nation satire since Jordan Peele’s masterpiece
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Has Stan Lee put his troubles behind him?12h Has Stan Lee put his troubles behind him?
The man who created the Marvel universe has spent the past year struggling with illness and in a series of disputes. But things are ‘much better’ now, he says Stan Lee wants you to know that he’s OK. The 95-year-old mastermind of the Marvel universe has had a very bad year.
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These Aren’t Fashion Documentaries (Even if They’re About Fashion Stars)12h These Aren’t Fashion Documentaries (Even if They’re About Fashion Stars)
The directors of “McQueen,” “Westwood” and “The Gospel According to André” say their subjects are the stuff of great drama.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’12h Updated Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct Film Adaptation of ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’
The force behind “Hamilton” and “In the Heights” will bring his vision to the big screen for the first time with an adaptation of a musical by the “Rent” creator Jonathan Larson.
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5 of the biggest Comic Con reveals12h 5 of the biggest Comic Con reveals
The huge television and film convention has come to San Diego and there have been plenty of spoilers...
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This Artist Wants You to Look Up and Savor a Balloon Rainbow12h Updated This Artist Wants You to Look Up and Savor a Balloon Rainbow
The artist Jihan Zencirli’s airy installation celebrates a renovated Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport.
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‘Castle Rock’ Is a Stephen King Story That Isn’t Really a Stephen King Story13h Updated ‘Castle Rock’ Is a Stephen King Story That Isn’t Really a Stephen King Story
The 10-episode series on Hulu represents a confluence of many of the author’s stories and characters and also of several TV trends.
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A Buoyant ’70s Musical About Black Lives Lands in 201813h A Buoyant ’70s Musical About Black Lives Lands in 2018
The creators of “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope” took their bighearted revue all the way to Broadway. A concert production will show how it plays today.
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Six Thai cave movies now in works as government set up panel to oversee13h Six Thai cave movies now in works as government set up panel to oversee
The Thai government has formed a committee to oversee production of all the films planning to dramatise the rescue The rush of films inspired by the
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Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ13h Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ
Adrian Cronauer was a US air force sergeant and radio presenter, depicted (loosely) by the late Robin Williams.
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The History Behind the Birthright Citizenship Battle13h Updated The History Behind the Birthright Citizenship Battle
The historian Martha S. Jones talks about how the 19th-century drive for African-American citizenship connects with today’s immigration debate.
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Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Is the Year’s Biggest Album. But Can You Find It in Stores?13h Updated Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Is the Year’s Biggest Album. But Can You Find It in Stores?
The rapper’s double LP sold the equivalent of more than a million copies before its CD release. Tracking down physical copies in New York was tough.
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Streets in the sky … the Sheffield high-rises that were home sweet home13h Streets in the sky … the Sheffield high-rises that were home sweet home
Rollerskating paper girls, daredevil sunbathers, high altitude milkmen … a new photography show beautifully captures the first and last days of a Sheffield estate and its residents Bill Stephenson had been trying to photograph the residents of one of Sheffield’s most notorious housing estates for some time when he realised he was going about things all wrong. No one trusted him, this outsider with a southern accent and a fancy camera, parachuting in from the city’s leafy
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5 of the biggest Comic-Con reveals14h 5 of the biggest Comic-Con reveals
The huge television and film convention has come to San Diego and there have been plenty of spoilers...
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Ministry of Sound’s Love Island compilation14h Ministry of Sound’s Love Island compilation
As we ponder the difference between a compilation and a playlist, can MoS’s latest offering mug off the threat of streaming? Have you heard Love Island: The Pool Party yet? You really shouldn’t. The compilation album features Little Mix and Cheat Codes’ Only You, and various other bangers in that modern vernacular where “summer” is a PC plugin, and DJ Khaled is only ever seconds away from shouting his own name. True to the tag, this is an album you’d love if you’d spent your childhood locked in a darkened room with just
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This Week in the Arts: Panorama, Andrew Solomon, ‘Be More Chill’14h This Week in the Arts: Panorama, Andrew Solomon, ‘Be More Chill’
The Weeknd headlines the New York festival, “Far From the Tree” comes to screens and the high school musical debuts on Off Broadway.
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David Attenborough urges mass butterfly count15h Updated David Attenborough urges mass butterfly count
Nature offers "precious breathing space", he says, as he launches the world's biggest butterfly survey.
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Rapper J Hus to go on trial after denying knife possession charge15h Rapper J Hus to go on trial after denying knife possession charge
Mobo-winning musician, 23, was arrested in Stratford, east London, last month The Mobo award-winning rapper J Hus will face trial in December after denying possession of a lock knife in a public place. The musician, who won best song at the Mobo awards last year, sat with his head bowed in the dock during most of the short hearing on Friday morning.
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The best recent crime novels – review roundup15h Updated The best recent crime novels – review roundup
Give Me Your hand by Megan Abbott, A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay, Take Me In by Sabine Durrant, City of Sinners by AA Dhand and Sticks and Stones by Jo JakemanAmerican author
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This week’s best home entertainment: from Orange Is the New Black to Sick Note15h This week’s best home entertainment: from Orange Is the New Black to Sick Note
The women of Lichfield Penitentiary get a change of scenery in OITNB, while Lindsay Lohan joins Rupert Grint in Sick Note
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9 stars who turned down great film roles15h Updated 9 stars who turned down great film roles
Emma Watson, Will Smith and seven other actors who passed on now-iconic movie roles.
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Liam Gallagher urges brother Noel to bring back Oasis16h Updated Liam Gallagher urges brother Noel to bring back Oasis
The Wonderwall singer says he "forgives" his brother and it is time to bring back the Britpop band.
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Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk on his book becoming a bible for the incel movement16h Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk on his book becoming a bible for the incel movement
The American novelist talks about extremism, learning about failure from Brad Pitt, the power of protest – and why losing nearly all his money has been ‘kind of nice’ First his father-in-law died of cancer. Then came the suspicion that his income for the last few years had been embezzled by an accountant at his literary agency. And to top off Chuck Palahniuk’s 2018 so far, there was the death of
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This week’s tracks reviewed: Childish Gambino, Gaika, the Lemon Twigs16h This week’s tracks reviewed: Childish Gambino, Gaika, the Lemon Twigs
Gambino brings a vapid summer vibe, Gaika mixes Afrobeat with hip-hop, while the Lemon Twigs have gone full oddball
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Radiohead demand answers over stage death16h Radiohead demand answers over stage death
The band return to Toronto for the first time since the stage collapse that killed a member of their crew.
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Here We Go Again: how critics learned to stop worrying and love Mamma Mia!16h Here We Go Again: how critics learned to stop worrying and love Mamma Mia!
The sequel to the Abba musical is earning significantly better reviews than the maligned original. Is it actually a better film – or a sign of shifting cultural values? If anyone has due cause to hate the first
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New in Paperback: ‘Who Is Rich?,’ ‘The Stars in Our Eyes’17h Updated New in Paperback: ‘Who Is Rich?,’ ‘The Stars in Our Eyes’
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Children’s Books: Y.A. Thrillers to Give You Chills This Summer17h Children’s Books: Y.A. Thrillers to Give You Chills This Summer
Teenagers stranded in the Alaska forest, trapped in a creepy mansion, and stuck aboard the Titanic in novels from Kate Alice Marshall, Marisha Pessl and Sarah Jane.
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Crime: Many Sinners, Very Few Saints17h Crime: Many Sinners, Very Few Saints
Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column features a “bitter as hell” ex-con, a homicidal professor, a near-mad narrator, and a soldier of fortune turned beach bum.
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It Was Russia’s Most Popular Opera. Then It Disappeared.17h It Was Russia’s Most Popular Opera. Then It Disappeared.
“Demon” by Anton Rubinstein, better known as a virtuoso 19th-century pianist, is getting a rare production at the Bard SummerScape festival.
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Fiction: A Thriller Set at a Summer Camp Where Bad Things Happened17h Fiction: A Thriller Set at a Summer Camp Where Bad Things Happened
Riley Sager’s “The Last Time I Lied” is about a woman who has returned to the summer camp from which her three bunkmates once mysteriously disappeared.
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Fiction: A Daughter’s Search for a Father Wanted for Murder17h Fiction: A Daughter’s Search for a Father Wanted for Murder
In Flynn Berry’s new thriller, “A Double Life,” a London doctor confronts her family’s troubled, bloody past.
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Lauren Groff: ‘The last book to make me cry? The one I’m trying to write’17h Lauren Groff: ‘The last book to make me cry? The one I’m trying to write’
The novelist and short story writer on drawing inspiration from Emily Dickinson, rereading Middlemarch, and which book she gives as a gift
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Fiction: He Can’t Remember His Name. Maybe He Doesn’t Want To?17h Fiction: He Can’t Remember His Name. Maybe He Doesn’t Want To?
Nick Dybek’s novel “The Verdun Affair” uses the search for a World War I amnesiac’s identity to probe the emotions of those who remember all too well.
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Inside the List: Sharks, Torpedoes, Deadly Secrets: The U.S.S. Indianapolis Tragedy17h Inside the List: Sharks, Torpedoes, Deadly Secrets: The U.S.S. Indianapolis Tragedy
In “Indianapolis,” Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic expose what really happened that day in 1945 when a Japanese submarine torpedoed the Navy cruiser.
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17h Updated Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review.
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Can 48 Artists in 14 Rooms Capture Michael Jackson?17h Updated Can 48 Artists in 14 Rooms Capture Michael Jackson?
An exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery explores how contemporary artists have responded to Jackson’s complicated image.
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Ty Segall and White Fence: Joy review – kindred spirits on a white knuckle ride17h Ty Segall and White Fence: Joy review – kindred spirits on a white knuckle ride
(Drag City) Californian cult garage rocker Ty Segall is a textbook example of how to succeed in the modern music industry on one’s own terms. Over the past decade, the 31-year old singer-guitarist-drummer has released a solo album a year on a myriad of independent labels, while also playing in
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A Honeybee Heart has Five Openings and Buzz review – the wonders of bee life18h A Honeybee Heart has Five Openings and Buzz review – the wonders of bee life
A memoir of a life put back on track by beekeeping, and a hopeful study of bees in the wild Early on in Helen Jukes’s
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100 and not out: now that’s what I call a cheesy compilation triumph | Fiona Sturges18h 100 and not out: now that’s what I call a cheesy compilation triumph | Fiona Sturges
The Now That’s What I Call Music! collections aren’t cool and they don’t care. Which is why they’re still going strongIs there a more potent way to track the passing of time than through pop music? To cast your mind back to your first ever gig, to that first single purchased, or the tracks that prompted a rush to the dance floor at primary school discos, is much like looking in the mirror and inspecting your latest crop of grey hairs. And so it is when checking out the pop anthologies of one’s youth. Today brings
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18h Police Violence Is Flooding Our Screens. What’s the Impact?
The Times’s assistant TV editor, Aisha Harris, discusses how representations of police brutality in media have changed. She says shows like “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on the interactions’ emotional toll, not the violence itself.
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Ebony Bones: Nephilim review – jittery post-punk seething at racist violence18h Ebony Bones: Nephilim review – jittery post-punk seething at racist violence
(1984 Records) This album of jittery post-punk and sweeping trip-hop is so ambitious, it’s little wonder one-time soap actor Ebony Bones has only made three of them in 10 years. Not only does she write and produce all of the tracks, there is orchestral input from the
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Greg James posts emotional message as he swaps shows on Radio 119h Greg James posts emotional message as he swaps shows on Radio 1
The Radio 1 DJ tells fans he's "relied on them" as he leaves his afternoon slot to take over the Breakfast Show.
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Suits review – Meghan Markle’s out but Katherine Heigl comes in19h Suits review – Meghan Markle’s out but Katherine Heigl comes in
As series eight of the Netflix legal drama begins, the backstabbing and mixed metaphors come thick and fast Where were we then? Oh yeah,
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Contemporary album of the month: Walton: Black Lotus20h Contemporary album of the month: Walton: Black Lotus
The electronic minimalist composer takes apart the sonic signatures of grime music and reassembles them with clockwork precision The writer
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Matt Healy of the 1975: ‘I’m not scared of myself any more’21h Matt Healy of the 1975: ‘I’m not scared of myself any more’
The 1975’s singer used to hide behind irony and hard drugs – but dismayed with social media and modern relationships, he says he’s ready to bare his soul
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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Wynonna Earp’ and ‘Dark Tourist’21h What’s on TV Friday: ‘Wynonna Earp’ and ‘Dark Tourist’
The cult favorite “Wynonna Earp” returns for a third season. And a Vice correspondent heads to war-torn Raqqa, in Syria.
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Review: ‘Generation Wealth’ Examines Toxic Materialism28h Updated Review: ‘Generation Wealth’ Examines Toxic Materialism
Lauren Greenfield’s emotionally complicated documentary looks deeper into our obsession with money and status.
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By the Book: Karin Slaughter: By the Book29h Updated By the Book: Karin Slaughter: By the Book
The novelist Karin Slaughter, whose thriller “Pieces of Her” will be published in August, says school contests made her an insatiable reader: “I’m incredibly competitive, so perhaps my early reading passion came from wanting to humiliate my closest reading rivals by volume.”
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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?29h Updated How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Oddballs, human drama, tapping toes: If you have time, our TV critic Margaret Lyons has ideas.
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13 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h Updated 13 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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5 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h 5 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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5 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h 5 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
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14 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h Updated 14 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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23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h Updated 23 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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5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h Updated 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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6 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend29h 6 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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The Gardner Museum Heist, Still a Mystery, Now a Podcast29h Updated The Gardner Museum Heist, Still a Mystery, Now a Podcast
The Boston Globe and WBUR radio have joined forces to produce a 10-part look at the biggest art theft in history, still unsolved after 28 years.
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9 Places to Get a Gorgeous Tattoo30h Updated 9 Places to Get a Gorgeous Tattoo
Body art is expensive. Here are great places in America that are worth it.
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Clark’s New Contemporary Curator Expands Its Focus31h Updated Clark’s New Contemporary Curator Expands Its Focus
“We don’t want to disconnect ourselves from current creativity,” its director said in hiring Robert Wiesenberger, 33.
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Essay: What Do Novels About Evil Children Say About Us?31h Essay: What Do Novels About Evil Children Say About Us?
Horror stories about children guilty of murderous misdeeds are perennially popular. Ruth Franklin considers what the genre tells parents about their own fears.
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British Students Paint Over Kipling Mural, Protesting ‘Racist Attitudes’31h British Students Paint Over Kipling Mural, Protesting ‘Racist Attitudes’
College students in Manchester, England, painted over Rudyard Kipling’s “If” with a poem by Maya Angelou, kicking off a backlash.
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Review: ‘McQueen’ Reveals a Dazzling and Divisive Talent32h Updated Review: ‘McQueen’ Reveals a Dazzling and Divisive Talent
A documentary from Ian Bonhôte explores the recurring motif of triumph over abuse in the fashion designer’s world.
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Comics of Asian Descent, Tired of Being Invisible, Put Themselves Onstage32h Comics of Asian Descent, Tired of Being Invisible, Put Themselves Onstage
Despite regularly selling out U.C.B. theaters, the series founder says success would mean such a diverse comedy scene that the show wasn’t needed.
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Manchester University students paint over Rudyard Kipling mural33h Updated Manchester University students paint over Rudyard Kipling mural
Students replace poem If by ‘well-known racist’ with Maya Angelou’s Still I Rise Students at the University of Manchester have painted over a mural of a poem by
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Summer: Things to do in NYC: A Free Culture Fix, Thanks to Your Library Card33h Summer: Things to do in NYC: A Free Culture Fix, Thanks to Your Library Card
For kids, artists or the history buffs, we share the cultural institutions now free to holders of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn library cards.
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Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week33h Updated Editors’ Choice: 7 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Review: Denzel Washington Plays Judge, Jury and Executioner in ‘The Equalizer 2’33h Review: Denzel Washington Plays Judge, Jury and Executioner in ‘The Equalizer 2’
Antoine Fuqua directs this violent, indefensibly entertaining sequel about an avenger who dispenses pulverizing justice one broken bone at a time.
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Review: Taming ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Under a Tent33h Review: Taming ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ Under a Tent
An hour north of New York City, a new production of Shakespeare’s impossible comedy finds a sensible way to respond to the #MeToo moment.
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Critic’s Notebook: Thrills, Tears and the Real Gone Girls of Cinema33h Critic’s Notebook: Thrills, Tears and the Real Gone Girls of Cinema
Women have been behind the camera since movies were invented, but their work has often been ignored. A BAMcinématek series helps set the record straight.
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Abrons Arts Center to Celebrate a Milestone With Political Work34h Updated Abrons Arts Center to Celebrate a Milestone With Political Work
Craig Peterson, the artistic director of the center, says the new season will focus how local issues on the Lower East Side mirror national concerns.
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Summer in the City: Free Museums! And More! Thanks to Your Library Card.34h Updated Summer in the City: Free Museums! And More! Thanks to Your Library Card.
For kids, artists or the history buffs, we share the cultural institutions now free to holders of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn library cards.
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Free Museums! And More! Thanks to Your Library Card34h Free Museums! And More! Thanks to Your Library Card
For kids, artists or the history buffs, we share the cultural institutions now free to holders of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn library cards.
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Why Drake fell in love with the UK (and vice versa)34h Why Drake fell in love with the UK (and vice versa)
The rapper fell for Britain after a UK tour that saw him buying Winnie-the-Pooh books. And, by unselfishly giving a global platform to British artists, he has found that respect returned ‘You know I’ve applied for your passport, right?” the British DJ Charlie Sloth says to Drake after the rapper’s Fire in the Booth freestyle verse on BBC Radio 1Xtra – the joke being that the Canadian is over in the UK so much, and aligns himself with its music culture so strongly, that he might as well move here permanently. For Fire in the Booth, MCs deliver long-form, often withering verses, free of the demands of song structure. And while Drake’s entry may not have the political ferocity of Akala’s, the determination of Wretch 32’s, or the spectacular endurance of Kano’s, he acquits himself well. His take may seem flat and incantatory to some, it is riveting when he spills over bar divides.
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At Arles Festival, 7 Promising Photographers to Watch34h At Arles Festival, 7 Promising Photographers to Watch
Artists from China, France, Poland, Switzerland and Turkey talk about the work they are exhibiting at the influential show in France.
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Rebecca Ferguson on Mission: Impossible – ‘Tom says he makes the films for the audience. I don’t’35h Rebecca Ferguson on Mission: Impossible – ‘Tom says he makes the films for the audience. I don’t’
Now on the brink of superstardom, the actor talks about working with Tom Cruise, and admits that The Snowman movie may not have been much good – but Michael Fassbender’s on-set fart jokes were fantastic Rebecca Ferguson is drinking tea in the restaurant of a London hotel. In a dark blue jacket festooned with tiny gold stars, her brunette hair scraped back from her face, she looks perkier than anyone who gave birth six weeks ago has any right to. The 34-year-old Swedish-British actor has been perfectly decent in decent films (such as Florence Foster Jenkins), better than necessary in trashy ones (The Girl on the Train, Life) and has even emerged unscathed from a bomb (The Snowman). But it is her performance as Ilsa Faust, a daredevil secret agent in the new Mission: Impossible film and its predecessor, that has nudged her from the ranks of the interesting to the brink of stardom. Her compelling coolness threatens to outshine her costar, Tom Cruise. Indeed, her opening scenes in the latest instalment, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, and the 2015 Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, both show her saving his bacon. “Oh my gosh. You’re right!” she gasps. “I save him both times. I didn’t realise. Though I do remember Chris [McQuarrie, the writer-director] and Tom saying throughout Rogue Nation that every entrance for Ilsa needed to be significant and important. Tom wanted to create an equal for his character, Ethan. He’s bloody cool and strong, but also vulnerable. Ilsa has those qualities, too.” It’s notable that their relationship, while dramatically charged, is powered by mutual fascination and respect, rather than romance. “These are people with a genuine equality between them.”
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Review: At Stratford, ‘Coriolanus’ Is Riveting and Troubling35h Updated Review: At Stratford, ‘Coriolanus’ Is Riveting and Troubling
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Art Review: When Yugoslavia’s Bright Future Was Fashioned in Concrete36h Art Review: When Yugoslavia’s Bright Future Was Fashioned in Concrete
The exhibition “Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980” is exactly what the Museum of Modern Art should be doing right now.
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Britain’s seaside shelters – in pictures36h Britain’s seaside shelters – in pictures
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Alan Bennett play takes scalpel to NHS38h Updated Alan Bennett play takes scalpel to NHS
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Sir Tom Jones postpones Chester show due to illness38h Sir Tom Jones postpones Chester show due to illness
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Review: ‘Pin Cushion’ Is an Original Tale of Bullying and Mental Illness39h Review: ‘Pin Cushion’ Is an Original Tale of Bullying and Mental Illness
This debut feature from the British director Deborah Haywood follows a teenager and her mother as they struggle to fit in to a new town.
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Review: ‘Far From the Tree’ Zooms In on Parent-Child Divides39h Review: ‘Far From the Tree’ Zooms In on Parent-Child Divides
This documentary, an adaptation of the best-selling book by Andrew Solomon, deals with living with Down syndrome or autism, and other family matters.
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Review: ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Reveals New Terrors of the Internet39h Review: ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Reveals New Terrors of the Internet
A young man finds hidden files, and plenty of danger, on a laptop in this thriller that plays out on a computer screen.
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Why Jules Buckley is ripping up the Proms textbook39h Why Jules Buckley is ripping up the Proms textbook
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Ryan Gosling astronaut biopic First Man picked to open Venice film festival40h Ryan Gosling astronaut biopic First Man picked to open Venice film festival
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Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo to host BBC talent show40h Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo to host BBC talent show
The Greatest Dancer is a dance talent show and will be BBC One's newest Saturday night offering.
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Ryan Gosling astronaut film to open Venice Film Festival40h Ryan Gosling astronaut film to open Venice Film Festival
First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, also stars The Crown's Claire Foy.
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Jay-Z in dispute with Philadelphia mayor over music festival41h Jay-Z in dispute with Philadelphia mayor over music festival
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Fiction: Nordic Noir, in the Horn of Africa41h Fiction: Nordic Noir, in the Horn of Africa
Robert Karjel’s novel “After the Monsoon” follows the Swedish security police to faraway Djibouti.
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Self-Helped: Don’t Quit Your Daydreams and Other Advice From Mindy Kaling’s Books41h Self-Helped: Don’t Quit Your Daydreams and Other Advice From Mindy Kaling’s Books
In “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” and “Why Not Me?”, Ms. Kaling offers guidance to young women.
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At Avignon Festival, Lots of Imagination on Show, but Few Women41h At Avignon Festival, Lots of Imagination on Show, but Few Women
Despite some eye-catching dramatics, the paucity of female directors and protagonists at the most important event in the French theater calendar sticks out.
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Best of Late Night: Jimmy Fallon Jabs at Trump’s Changing Story on Putin Meeting41h Best of Late Night: Jimmy Fallon Jabs at Trump’s Changing Story on Putin Meeting
Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel both began their shows by taking shots at President Trump over his shifting statements on Russian election meddling.
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Anarchy by the sea: radical Essex – in pictures44h Anarchy by the sea: radical Essex – in pictures
From punk colonies to dynamic groundbreaking architecture, Catherine Hyland’s photographs capture the real Essex behind the stereotypes
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What’s on TV: ‘Trial & Error’ and ‘Hidden’45h Updated What’s on TV: ‘Trial & Error’ and ‘Hidden’
Kristin Chenoweth takes the stand in a new season of “Trial & Error.” And stream another British noir series.
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