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Library Cards Rival Golden Tickets With Culture Pass Option 20 Jul 10:26pm Updated Library Cards Rival Golden Tickets With Culture Pass Option
By Friday afternoon, over 9,500 passes to the Met, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney had been reserved.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic 20 Jul 9:11pm 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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Streaming: On Netflix, a Genuine Nail-Biter, and on Amazon, a Genuine Eccentric 20 Jul 7:27pm 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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‘S-Town’s’ Treatment of Its Main Character Was Riveting. But Was It Unlawful? 20 Jul 6:31pm 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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She Gave Millions to Artists Without Credit. Until Now. 20 Jul 4:29pm 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 Holmes 20 Jul 2:19pm 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 100 20 Jul 2:12pm 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 Center 20 Jul 1:52pm 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 Songs 20 Jul 1:35pm 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 Queen 20 Jul 1:14pm 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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Review: ‘Period’ Favors Dance Subtlety Over Substance 20 Jul 12:39pm 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 Show 20 Jul 12:15pm 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 Necessary 20 Jul 12:12pm 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 Smith 20 Jul 11:57am 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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Fictional Police Brutality, Real Emotional Toll 20 Jul 10:33am 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 World 20 Jul 10:10am 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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These Aren’t Fashion Documentaries (Even if They’re About Fashion Stars) 20 Jul 10:00am 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!’ 20 Jul 9:56am 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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This Artist Wants You to Look Up and Savor a Balloon Rainbow 20 Jul 9:27am 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 Story 20 Jul 9:04am 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 2018 20 Jul 9:00am 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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Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Is the Year’s Biggest Album. But Can You Find It in Stores? 20 Jul 8:36am 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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New in Paperback: ‘Who Is Rich?,’ ‘The Stars in Our Eyes’ 20 Jul 5:00am 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 Summer 20 Jul 5:00am 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 Saints 20 Jul 5:00am 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. 20 Jul 5:00am 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 Happened 20 Jul 5:00am 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 Murder 20 Jul 5:00am 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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Fiction: He Can’t Remember His Name. Maybe He Doesn’t Want To? 20 Jul 5:00am 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 Tragedy 20 Jul 5:00am 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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Can 48 Artists in 14 Rooms Capture Michael Jackson? 20 Jul 4:30am 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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20 Jul 4:00am 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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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Wynonna Earp’ and ‘Dark Tourist’ 20 Jul 1:00am 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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