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Review: George and Martha Redux in ‘Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf’ 12 Jun 9:45pm Review: George and Martha Redux in ‘Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf’
Edward Albee’s 1962 masterwork is made over with a whole new set of party games in Kate Scelsa’s punch-drunk satire for the Elevator Repair Service.
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Profile: Surfer, Environmentalist, Novelist. Australia’s Living Legend. 12 Jun 9:29pm Updated Profile: Surfer, Environmentalist, Novelist. Australia’s Living Legend.
In “The Shepherd’s Hut,” Tim Winton finds poetry and beauty in the country’s interior saltlands and in a young teenager hardened by life.
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Trump Blasts De Niro on His Way Home From Singapore: ‘Wake Up Punchy!’ 12 Jun 7:27pm Trump Blasts De Niro on His Way Home From Singapore: ‘Wake Up Punchy!’
The actor Robert De Niro publicly insulted the president at the Tony Awards, where he used profanity on stage, and then at an event in Canada.
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12 Jun 4:21pm Scene City: Inside the Tony Awards After-Parties
The official party took place at the Plaza Hotel. The unofficial one was at the Carlyle.
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Art Review: At the Berlin Biennale, the Art of Saying ‘No’ 12 Jun 4:11pm Updated Art Review: At the Berlin Biennale, the Art of Saying ‘No’
The South African curator of this year’s edition offers no shortage of outrages that artists should refuse. But is that enough for an exhibition?
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Can Was 40 Years Ahead of Its Time. A New Book Helps Us Catch Up. 12 Jun 3:28pm Updated Can Was 40 Years Ahead of Its Time. A New Book Helps Us Catch Up.
“All Gates Open,” a biography of the experimental German rock band, traces a legacy of six-hour concerts, wild spontaneity and “telepathic” grooves.
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How Orin Wolf Orchestrated a Tony Coup With ‘The Band’s Visit’ 12 Jun 3:17pm Updated How Orin Wolf Orchestrated a Tony Coup With ‘The Band’s Visit’
He wasn’t a big-league producer. But he fell in love with a small Israeli film and spent years getting it to the stage. His musical won 10 awards on Sunday.
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Nonfiction: What Two Writers Found When They Bought a Plane and Touched Down on Main Street, U.S.A. 12 Jun 3:00pm Nonfiction: What Two Writers Found When They Bought a Plane and Touched Down on Main Street, U.S.A.
James and Deborah Fallows, flying around in a small propeller airplane, embarked on a years-long journey to the heartland of America, which they recount in “Our Towns.”
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Books of The Times: ‘Unbound’ Shows Transgender Men Ripping Up Old Scripts 12 Jun 2:46pm Books of The Times: ‘Unbound’ Shows Transgender Men Ripping Up Old Scripts
In her new book, the sociologist Arlene Stein follows four subjects connected by their experiences at a Florida clinic for gender affirmation surgery.
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12 Jun 2:45pm Anatomy of a Scene | ‘Superfly’
Director X narrates a sequence from the film featuring Trevor Jackson and Michael K. Williams.
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Trilobites: Do You Know What Lightning Really Looks Like? 12 Jun 2:37pm Updated Trilobites: Do You Know What Lightning Really Looks Like?
Paintings by artists over centuries have consistently underestimated the number of root-like veins in a lightning strike, researchers found.
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A Play Caught in the Crossfire 12 Jun 2:09pm A Play Caught in the Crossfire
Antoinette Nwandu’s “Pass Over” considers the fate of young black men in a gun-torn city. Its first production caused a stir — and won a fan in Spike Lee.
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Review: ‘Five Seasons’ Explores the Garden Designer Behind the High Line 12 Jun 1:47pm Review: ‘Five Seasons’ Explores the Garden Designer Behind the High Line
This film, subtitled “The Gardens of Piet Oudolf,” is a conventional documentary. It follows Mr. Oudolf as he holds forth on his philosophy.
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Tiffany Show Reveals Helen Gould’s Role as Arts Patron 12 Jun 1:00pm Tiffany Show Reveals Helen Gould’s Role as Arts Patron
An exhibition at the Gould family’s estate, Lyndhurst, follows Louis Comfort Tiffany’s early work and Helen Gould’s commissions.
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Nonfiction: A President, a Chief Justice and the Politics of Segregation 12 Jun 12:14pm Nonfiction: A President, a Chief Justice and the Politics of Segregation
In “Eisenhower vs. Warren,” James F. Simon asks whether stronger leadership would have led to wider acceptance of Brown v. Board of Education.
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Review: ‘Superfly’ Adds Bling to an Old Tale 12 Jun 12:00pm Review: ‘Superfly’ Adds Bling to an Old Tale
This remake of a 1972 film focuses on the drug trade and the pursuit of wealth in Atlanta.
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The Artwork Was Rejected. Then Banksy Put His Name to It. 12 Jun 11:53am Updated The Artwork Was Rejected. Then Banksy Put His Name to It.
The Royal Academy in London turned down a work by “Bryan S. Gaakman” for an exhibition, then asked Banksy — who had made it — if he had a submission.
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Review: ‘The Last Defense’ Aims to Open Once-Shut Cases 12 Jun 11:29am Review: ‘The Last Defense’ Aims to Open Once-Shut Cases
This ABC docu-series, with Viola Davis as an executive producer, applies the true-crime formula to appeal the convictions of two death-row prisoners.
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Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs 12 Jun 10:50am Can’t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs
For years, insomniacs watched “The Joy of Painting” to doze off. Now, the maker of a meditation app wants everyone else to fall asleep, too.
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Show Us Your Wall: It’s Not an Art Collection. It’s Her Life. 12 Jun 10:00am Show Us Your Wall: It’s Not an Art Collection. It’s Her Life.
Claudia Gould has plenty of art-laden walls to share, in her office and at home.
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It’s Time for African Resistance, This Artist Says 12 Jun 8:16am Updated It’s Time for African Resistance, This Artist Says
In a new exhibition in London, Yinka Shonibare has collected works that challenge the resurgence of extreme right-wing politics and xenophobia.
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Drew Gilpin Faust Wins $1 Million Kluge Prize 12 Jun 6:00am Drew Gilpin Faust Wins $1 Million Kluge Prize
Dr. Faust, a historian and the outgoing president of Harvard, was cited for work exploring “themes of deep relevance to our national conversation on race and gender.”
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Best of Late Night: James Corden Doesn’t Trust Trump’s Judgment on Kim Jong-un 12 Jun 5:09am Best of Late Night: James Corden Doesn’t Trust Trump’s Judgment on Kim Jong-un
President Trump said he’d use his “touch” and “feel” to gauge Kim’s sincerity. Corden said the last time Trump tried that, “he had to pay Stormy Daniels $130,000.”
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Fiction: The Merman of Her Dreams 12 Jun 5:00am Fiction: The Merman of Her Dreams
In Melissa Broder’s novel, “The Pisces,” a depressed graduate student meets her fairy-tale prince — who happens to be half fish.
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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Legion’ and ‘Krisha’ 12 Jun 1:00am What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Legion’ and ‘Krisha’
“Legion” wraps up its second season. And “Krisha” offers unsentimental, grown-up horror.
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