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Watch These Captivating Salsa Dancers, and Try Not to Break a Sweat 14 Jun 7:36pm Updated Watch These Captivating Salsa Dancers, and Try Not to Break a Sweat
Watch these dancers, and join one of New York City’s biggest salsa parties.
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Nonfiction: A Biography Chronicles the Mysteries of Agatha Christie 14 Jun 5:55pm Nonfiction: A Biography Chronicles the Mysteries of Agatha Christie
In “Agatha Christie,” by Laura Thompson, the author’s work is quoted extensively but little attention is given to how she committed all those murders.
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4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend 14 Jun 5:00pm Updated 4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
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21 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend 14 Jun 5:00pm 21 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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12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend 14 Jun 5:00pm Updated 12 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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5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend 14 Jun 5:00pm 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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8 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend 14 Jun 5:00pm 8 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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14 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend 14 Jun 5:00pm Updated 14 Plays and Musicals to Go to in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
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Art Review: Swahili, the Pulse of Life at the Crossroads 14 Jun 4:40pm Updated Art Review: Swahili, the Pulse of Life at the Crossroads
A show dedicated to the arts of the Swahili Coast, where Africa, South Asia and the Middle East blend, nudges us away from narrow thinking about identity.
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Nonfiction: A Poet’s Memoir Explores Race, Addiction and a Fraught Father-Son Dynamic 14 Jun 4:01pm Nonfiction: A Poet’s Memoir Explores Race, Addiction and a Fraught Father-Son Dynamic
In “Air Traffic,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo grapples with a complicated family legacy.
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Barbra Streisand Debuts Lost Footage From ‘A Star Is Born’ on Netflix 14 Jun 3:28pm Updated Barbra Streisand Debuts Lost Footage From ‘A Star Is Born’ on Netflix
A newly cut version of the 1976 movie starring Ms. Streisand and Kris Kristofferson will be available on Friday, along with six of her TV specials.
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Nídia Is Bringing the Sound of Lisbon’s Ghettos to the World 14 Jun 3:23pm Updated Nídia Is Bringing the Sound of Lisbon’s Ghettos to the World
The electronic music producer unites sounds from across Portuguese-speaking Africa into a unique style of dance music.
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Review: ‘The Affair’ Is Back, and Things Are About to Get Crazy. Again. 14 Jun 3:12pm Review: ‘The Affair’ Is Back, and Things Are About to Get Crazy. Again.
Showtime’s and perspective- and time-fracturing soap opera returns for a fourth season of sex, death, psychological baggage and 24/7 childish behavior.
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Children’s Books: Why Do Kids’ Books About Black Hair Draw So Much Attention — and Controversy? 14 Jun 3:00pm Children’s Books: Why Do Kids’ Books About Black Hair Draw So Much Attention — and Controversy?
I set out to write a warm, whimsical book about a black girl’s hair. Twenty years on, that’s still a powerful subject.
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How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend? 14 Jun 2:22pm Updated How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Strike a pose; glut your sorrows; embrace your inner dirt bag.
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Review: Alvin Ailey Returns to Lincoln Center With a Tribute to Women 14 Jun 2:00pm Updated Review: Alvin Ailey Returns to Lincoln Center With a Tribute to Women
The company’s season opened with a new work that fizzled out. But it also featured a dance that, 20 years after its premiere, is still eye-opening.
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Italian Court Says the Getty’s Prized Ancient Bronze Should Be Seized 14 Jun 1:53pm Updated Italian Court Says the Getty’s Prized Ancient Bronze Should Be Seized
The court said “Statue of a Victorious Youth,” currently one of the Getty Museum’s most prized possessions, belongs to Italy.
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Summer in the City: History and Funk and What to Eat at the Queens Night Market 14 Jun 1:46pm Updated Summer in the City: History and Funk and What to Eat at the Queens Night Market
We’re living history this week, leaning into the past with visits to our city’s many founders and reliving it at a show by funk legends. Join us!
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Art Review: Japanese Gutai in the 1950s: Fast and Fearless 14 Jun 1:17pm Updated Art Review: Japanese Gutai in the 1950s: Fast and Fearless
Members of a visionary art group stayed abreast of the latest developments in postwar Japan.
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14 Jun 12:55pm Updated Our Back Pages: Notes From the Book Review Archives
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Lisa Zeidner’s review of “The Country Life.”
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Review: The Philharmonic’s Women Can Wear Pants in the Park 14 Jun 12:54pm Review: The Philharmonic’s Women Can Wear Pants in the Park
The only major U.S. orchestra that requires skirts makes an exception for its parks concerts, which on Wednesday featured two preteen composers.
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Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’ 14 Jun 12:41pm Review: Hip-Hopping With the Stars in ‘Half Time’
This formulaic musical of uplift, about elderly dancers, provides the pleasure of reacquaintance with Donna McKechnie and Georgia Engel.
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Review: ‘Incredibles 2’ Is a Fast Blast (With Red Flags) 14 Jun 12:10pm Updated Review: ‘Incredibles 2’ Is a Fast Blast (With Red Flags)
In their new adventure, a sequel to the 2004 hit, Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and their super-kids again fight the good fight at home and in the world.
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Things to Do in New York: History and Funk and What to Eat at the Queens Night Market 14 Jun 11:33am Updated Things to Do in New York: History and Funk and What to Eat at the Queens Night Market
We’re living history this week, leaning into the past with visits to our city’s many founders and reliving it at a show by funk legends. Join us!
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At Snapchat, Redrawing the Bounds of Reality 14 Jun 11:28am Updated At Snapchat, Redrawing the Bounds of Reality
Augmented reality may change entertainment as we know it. For Snapchat, the revolution starts with 15-second cartoons.
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How ‘The Incredibles’ Got an Upgrade 14 Jun 10:15am Updated How ‘The Incredibles’ Got an Upgrade
It’s the same family, but 14 years later, technological advances mean a much more subtle look for “Incredibles 2.”
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Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in New York: History and Funk and What to Eat at the Queens Night Market 14 Jun 10:08am Welcome to Summer!: Things to Do in New York: History and Funk and What to Eat at the Queens Night Market
We’re living history this week, leaning into the past with visits to our city’s many founders and reliving it at a show by funk legends. Join us!
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Review: ‘Tag,’ You’re It. Playing the Long Game Into Middle Age. 14 Jun 10:00am Review: ‘Tag,’ You’re It. Playing the Long Game Into Middle Age.
Hannibal Buress, Jon Hamm, Jake Johnson and Ed Helms star as friends who refuse to put away childish things.
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Restraining Order Issued Against Stan Lee’s Gatekeeper 14 Jun 7:21am Updated Restraining Order Issued Against Stan Lee’s Gatekeeper
More twists in the saga of the Marvel Comics legend as a man claiming to be his caretaker is arrested on a charge of filing a false report.
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Review: ‘The Year of Spectacular Men’ Is a Family Affair, Clichés Included 14 Jun 7:00am Review: ‘The Year of Spectacular Men’ Is a Family Affair, Clichés Included
Lea Thompson directed her daughters in a mostly sweet comedy about sisters in their 20s.
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Review: ‘Straight Into a Storm,’ a Look at the Cult Band Deer Tick 14 Jun 7:00am Review: ‘Straight Into a Storm,’ a Look at the Cult Band Deer Tick
In this documentary, the singer-songwriter John McCauley and his bandmates enact the bad-boy antics of rock over a decade in Deer Tick.
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Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Talks Shop With Scaramucci and Avenatti 14 Jun 5:22am Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Talks Shop With Scaramucci and Avenatti
Anthony Scaramucci and Michael Avenatti come from opposing sides of the political spectrum, but they are reportedly attempting to start their own TV show.
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Fiction: James Wood’s New Novel Confronts the Mystery of Other Minds 14 Jun 5:00am Fiction: James Wood’s New Novel Confronts the Mystery of Other Minds
In the New Yorker critic’s contemplative new novel, “Upstate,” a despairing philosopher, her father and her sister reflect on life’s big questions.
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Nonfiction: How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany? 14 Jun 5:00am Nonfiction: How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?
Benjamin Carter Hett’s “The Death of Democracy” traces the fall of the Weimar Republic and the rise of the Third Reich.
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By the Book: Michael Ondaatje: By the Book 14 Jun 5:00am By the Book: Michael Ondaatje: By the Book
Michael Ondaatje, whose most recent novel is “Warlight,” loves characters “on the periphery”: “Convicts, abandoned lovers, the dog that pulled someone out of quicksand.”
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London Theater Reviews: Stars Shine on London’s Stage. But Who Wants Stars These Days? 14 Jun 3:20am London Theater Reviews: Stars Shine on London’s Stage. But Who Wants Stars These Days?
Laura Linney and Orlando Bloom are drawing audiences to London’s playhouses, even as theatergoers seem to be growing indifferent to who’s in the cast.
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Rupert Friend Is Tired of Killing 14 Jun 2:38am Updated Rupert Friend Is Tired of Killing
After playing a C.I.A. assassin in “Homeland,” the English actor stars in a new TV series, “Strange Angel,” as a mysterious neighbor.
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What’s on TV Thursday: The World Cup and ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ 14 Jun 1:00am What’s on TV Thursday: The World Cup and ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’
Two shows depict the lifestyles of the rich and miserable in Hollywood. And stream “Parts Unknown.”
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