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Want to See the Mona Lisa? Get in Line 12 Aug 2019, 11:56pm Updated Want to See the Mona Lisa? Get in Line
Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting has been moved to a new room in the Louvre while its usual home is renovated. That’s causing some commotion for visitors.
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Lee Bennett Hopkins, Champion of Poetry for Children, Dies at 81 12 Aug 2019, 11:50pm Updated Lee Bennett Hopkins, Champion of Poetry for Children, Dies at 81
In the scores of anthologies he compiled and in his own writing, he sought to teach and expand young imaginations through verse.
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Henri Belolo, a Founder of the Village People, Dies at 82 12 Aug 2019, 10:02pm Updated Henri Belolo, a Founder of the Village People, Dies at 82
Mr. Belolo and his business partner, Jacques Morali, assembled a colorful group of singers dressed as macho archetypes and created a disco phenomenon.
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12 Aug 2019, 8:10pm Updated Back-to-School Picture Books to Brighten Any Kid’s First Day
Ready or not, Mo Willems’s Pigeon joins a cavalcade of kids, creatures and teachers heading to the classroom for the first time.
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12 Aug 2019, 5:26pm Updated Picking Up the Pace: A Mega-Gallery Expands in Chelsea
With a new eight-story headquarters, Pace passes a generational baton while joining a building boom among the city’s biggest galleries.
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‘I Just Peeked Into Their World and Took Notes’: Yoko Ogawa Conjures Spirits in Hiding 12 Aug 2019, 4:09pm ‘I Just Peeked Into Their World and Took Notes’: Yoko Ogawa Conjures Spirits in Hiding
The Japanese writer, inspired by Anne Frank’s diary, sought to “recompose” that experience for her new book “The Memory Police,” a dystopian novel about surveillance and erasure.
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One by One, Her Neighbors Are Dying. An Elderly Polish Woman Is on the Case. 12 Aug 2019, 3:38pm Updated One by One, Her Neighbors Are Dying. An Elderly Polish Woman Is on the Case.
Olga Tokarczuk’s “Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead” is a funny and philosophically complex whodunit.
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How to Relive Woodstock From the Comfort of Your Couch 12 Aug 2019, 3:21pm Updated How to Relive Woodstock From the Comfort of Your Couch
Six movies, 12 album collections, two songs and 17 books that will take willing travelers back to August 1969 — mud not included.
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‘The Lightning Thief’ to Open on Broadway in September 12 Aug 2019, 12:55pm Updated ‘The Lightning Thief’ to Open on Broadway in September
The popular Percy Jackson musical will have a limited run at Longacre Theater.
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12 Aug 2019, 11:35am Updated Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions
In the past few years dozens have opened across the world, resembling nothing like the book-depot versions from the past.
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Téa Obreht Reinvents the Western Novel — and Brings Camels 12 Aug 2019, 10:45am Téa Obreht Reinvents the Western Novel — and Brings Camels
Obreht burst onto the literary scene in 2011 with “The Tiger’s Wife.” Her new novel, “Inland,” features a resolute heroine and an immigrant outlaw.
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‘Sea Wall/A Life’ Review: Quiet Tragicomedies of Love and Loss 12 Aug 2019, 7:02am Updated ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ Review: Quiet Tragicomedies of Love and Loss
In a tender pair of monologues, Tom Sturridge and Jake Gyllenhaal portray young fathers shaken out of complacency.
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Sho Madjozi’s Mixed Up, Pan-African Rap 12 Aug 2019, 6:47am Updated Sho Madjozi’s Mixed Up, Pan-African Rap
The South African performer pays homage to her heritage, updating it for the moment.
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5 Monday Must-Reads 12 Aug 2019, 5:00am Updated 5 Monday Must-Reads
The global machine pushing a far-right rise. Salinger goes digital. “Watcher” home sells for a loss. All about the beach. And more.
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Audible Shows by Margaret Trudeau and Diana Nyad Coming to New York 12 Aug 2019, 3:00am Audible Shows by Margaret Trudeau and Diana Nyad Coming to New York
Mrs. Trudeau, the former first lady of Canada, and Ms. Nyad, the endurance swimmer, will perform in three-night limited engagements at the Minetta Lane Theater this fall.
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12 Aug 2019, 1:00am What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Terror’ and ‘Family Pictures USA’
“The Terror” returns with a new season and story on AMC. And a series on PBS looks at American history through family photo albums.
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