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Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75 16 Nov 5:04pm Updated Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75
Mr. Ohlinger’s Movie Material Store in Manhattan was famous for its whimsical clutter and its vast collection of posters and stills.
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The Criterion Collection Will Return Online in Spring 2019 16 Nov 5:00pm The Criterion Collection Will Return Online in Spring 2019
The art-house home video distribution company has announced a new free-standing streaming site, following the demise of FilmStruck.
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Glenn Lowry, MoMA Director, Will Continue Through 2025 16 Nov 4:50pm Updated Glenn Lowry, MoMA Director, Will Continue Through 2025
The museum leader had suggested he would retire after the expanded museum building opens in 2019. He will stay in his post for seven more years.
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Playlist: The Playlist: Mariah Carey Issues a Warning, and 12 More New Songs 16 Nov 3:59pm Playlist: The Playlist: Mariah Carey Issues a Warning, and 12 More New Songs
Hear new tracks by Karen O and Danger Mouse, 2 Chainz, Sade and others.
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Up Next: Young Star of ‘White Boy Rick’ Was Discovered in the Principal’s Office 16 Nov 3:44pm Updated Up Next: Young Star of ‘White Boy Rick’ Was Discovered in the Principal’s Office
Richie Merritt, 17, makes his acting debut opposite Matthew McConaughey in a crime drama. A second movie is already lined up.
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Style Q. & A.: Who Wants Sharon Tate’s Stuff? 16 Nov 3:41pm Style Q. & A.: Who Wants Sharon Tate’s Stuff?
Debra Tate, the sister of the 1960s actress, talks about why she is selling the memorabilia ahead of the 50th anniversary of the infamous Manson murder.
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Artist and Former Aide Sue Each Other Over Sex Harassment Claim 16 Nov 3:11pm Artist and Former Aide Sue Each Other Over Sex Harassment Claim
Cody Gilman, the aide, says in a suit that he was sexually abused. Mr. Bleckner says it’s a false accusation designed to secure a legal settlement.
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William Goldman: What to Read by (and About) the Legendary Screenwriter 16 Nov 2:22pm William Goldman: What to Read by (and About) the Legendary Screenwriter
Goldman’s legacy would have been assured had he only written screenplays. But he was much more, not least a sharp-witted critic of the industries he knew best.
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Ezra Miller’s Outfits and More: 7 Things to Know From the Week in Pop Culture 16 Nov 1:52pm Updated Ezra Miller’s Outfits and More: 7 Things to Know From the Week in Pop Culture
What you need to know from today’s TV, music and movie news this week.
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Visuals: A ‘Lyricist of the Metal Nib’: Nicholson Baker considers the intricate art of Saul Steinberg 16 Nov 1:33pm Visuals: A ‘Lyricist of the Metal Nib’: Nicholson Baker considers the intricate art of Saul Steinberg
In this excerpt from the introduction to a new edition of Saul Steinberg’s 1960 book, “The Labyrinth,” the novelist celebrates the artist as a “twirler of nonverbal non sequiturs.”
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A Long-Lost Symphonic Love Story Is Told Again 16 Nov 1:24pm A Long-Lost Symphonic Love Story Is Told Again
A new edition of Julius Eastman’s Symphony No. 2, dedicated to a former lover in the early 1980s, will have its premiere by the Mannes Orchestra.
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The Shortlist: What Is America’s Role in the World? Three Authors Offer Very Different Views 16 Nov 1:20pm The Shortlist: What Is America’s Role in the World? Three Authors Offer Very Different Views
In new books, Jeffrey Sachs looks beyond exceptionalism, Michael Beckley describes unrivaled power and Robert Kagan favors pragmatic leadership.
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Gender letter: KaPow! The Super-Sheroes That Stan Lee Created 16 Nov 1:13pm Updated Gender letter: KaPow! The Super-Sheroes That Stan Lee Created
The comic book revolutionary, who died this week, pushed against the trope that women in comics should be only victims or vixens by creating strong female characters with their own agendas.
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The Carpetbagger: Michael B. Jordan Is Finally in Control. Now What? 16 Nov 1:01pm The Carpetbagger: Michael B. Jordan Is Finally in Control. Now What?
“Black Panther” has brought him Oscar buzz and “Creed II” could be another big hit. Still, he’s restless.
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Fiction: A Dystopian America Where a Woman Who Can Read and Write Wields Special Power 16 Nov 12:50pm Fiction: A Dystopian America Where a Woman Who Can Read and Write Wields Special Power
Alyson Hagy’s new novel, “Scribe,” draws on Appalachian folk tales to fashion a mythic vision of a war-torn country that doubles as an allegory about storytelling.
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Fiction: What Constitutes a Foreigner? Two Story Collections Explore 16 Nov 12:45pm Fiction: What Constitutes a Foreigner? Two Story Collections Explore
Anita Felicelli’s “Love Songs for a Lost Continent” paints the outsider’s experience with a surrealist brush, while “Useful Phrases for Immigrants,” by May-Lee Chai, finds magic in the quotidian.
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Crime: Puzzles and Paradoxes: Marilyn Stasio’s Latest Crime Column 16 Nov 12:40pm Crime: Puzzles and Paradoxes: Marilyn Stasio’s Latest Crime Column
From a meticulous Japanese sleuth to a rough-edged Irish P.I. to a batch of quintessentially British cops, there’s a crime solver here for everyone.
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‘Widows’ Review: Viola Davis Commands the Screen in a Somber Heist Film 16 Nov 12:39pm Updated ‘Widows’ Review: Viola Davis Commands the Screen in a Somber Heist Film
The Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen has delivered a sullen, slow thriller driven by grief and dread, A.O. Scott writes.
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William Goldman, Screenwriting Star and Hollywood Skeptic, Dies at 87 16 Nov 12:29pm Updated William Goldman, Screenwriting Star and Hollywood Skeptic, Dies at 87
He won Oscars for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men.” But his jaundiced view of the movie business was well known.
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‘Master Race’ Original Art Sells for $600,000 16 Nov 12:16pm ‘Master Race’ Original Art Sells for $600,000
Work from an acclaimed comic book story about the Holocaust was sold to a foundation wanting to share graphic arts with the public.
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Audiobooks: Two New Audiobooks Inspire Teenagers to Make Real Change 16 Nov 12:11pm Audiobooks: Two New Audiobooks Inspire Teenagers to Make Real Change
Both “We Are Not Yet Equal” and “We Say #NeverAgain” shine a spotlight on social justice issues.
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When Puccini Came, Saw and Conquered New York City 16 Nov 11:57am Updated When Puccini Came, Saw and Conquered New York City
We take a look at Puccini’s visits and premieres, as his “Il Trittico” returns to the Metropolitan Opera, where it had its premiere a century ago.
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Steve McQueen and Viola Davis on Hollywood, Race and Power 16 Nov 10:51am Updated Steve McQueen and Viola Davis on Hollywood, Race and Power
The director and star of “Widows” discuss authenticity in art and why Hollywood needs its own civil rights movement.
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Jude Law Comes Out as the Young Dumbledore 16 Nov 10:00am Jude Law Comes Out as the Young Dumbledore
The actor on the gay icon in “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” his unreleased Woody Allen film and the mixed blessing of looking like Jude Law.
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16 Nov 8:56am #SpeakingInDance: The Flowy Freedom of ‘Fantasque’
The joyful finale of John Heginbotham’s “Fantasque,” set to music by Respighi, reminds the dancer Lindsey Jones of the “flowy freedom” of Isadora Duncan.
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Socializing With: Patricia Ione Lloyd, a Playwright With a Taste for Glamour 16 Nov 8:00am Socializing With: Patricia Ione Lloyd, a Playwright With a Taste for Glamour
The writer of “Eve’s Song” looks back (at an awkward childhood) and ahead (at her inspirations) while scrolling through her Instagram feed.
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The Week in Arts: Bob Dylan, Mahler’s Fifth, ‘The Nutcracker’ Returns 16 Nov 8:00am The Week in Arts: Bob Dylan, Mahler’s Fifth, ‘The Nutcracker’ Returns
Still touring, Dylan is more enigmatic now than ever; see him next at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan for seven gigs.
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Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Wonders Why Trump Is Supporting Criminal-Justice Reform 16 Nov 6:47am Updated Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Wonders Why Trump Is Supporting Criminal-Justice Reform
“President Trump is supporting bipartisan criminal justice reform, just in time for his entire administration to be indicted by Robert Mueller,” Noah said.
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It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Choreography on Opera Stages 16 Nov 5:00am It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Choreography on Opera Stages
When singers move well, opera’s physical side becomes related to choreography, connecting humans to music in terms of space, time and meaning.
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New in Paperback: ‘The Dawn Watch,’ ‘The Complete Stories’ 16 Nov 5:00am New in Paperback: ‘The Dawn Watch,’ ‘The Complete Stories’
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Nonfiction: How a Small-Town Newspaper Editor Won a Pulitzer Prize 16 Nov 5:00am Nonfiction: How a Small-Town Newspaper Editor Won a Pulitzer Prize
In “Storm Lake,” Art Cullen relates how he took on agricultural polluters and a complicit local government in rural Iowa — and why he became a newspaperman in the first place.
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Fiction: Take a Very Dark Trip Through the California Desert With ‘The Feral Detective’ 16 Nov 5:00am Fiction: Take a Very Dark Trip Through the California Desert With ‘The Feral Detective’
In Jonathan Lethem’s new novel, a young woman unmoored by the 2016 election goes on an adventure involving rival desert gangs, a missing teenager and a private eye with Brillo sideburns.
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Nonfiction: A New Novel Asks, What Is More Powerful, a Microphone or a Gun? 16 Nov 5:00am Nonfiction: A New Novel Asks, What Is More Powerful, a Microphone or a Gun?
In “Destroy All Monsters,” by Jeff Jackson, the latest target of violence in America is music.
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A Look Back on a Life’s Work Capturing Conflict 16 Nov 4:23am A Look Back on a Life’s Work Capturing Conflict
Paolo Pellegrin has traveled the globe witnessing history and chronicling a changing world. Now his photographs are on show at Italy’s national museum of contemporary art.
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Louis Armstrong’s Life in Letters, Music and Art 16 Nov 4:00am Louis Armstrong’s Life in Letters, Music and Art
Step inside the mind of one of America’s great virtuosos, thanks to a vast archive of his personal writings, home recordings and artistic collages.
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What’s on TV Friday: ‘The Bisexual’ and ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ 16 Nov 1:00am What’s on TV Friday: ‘The Bisexual’ and ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’
Desiree Akhavan’s new, raw comedy debuts on Hulu. And Joel and Ethan Coen’s latest film is on Netflix.
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