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Review: A Nose by Any Other Name in a Hudson Valley ‘Cyrano’ 21 Aug 11:25pm Updated Review: A Nose by Any Other Name in a Hudson Valley ‘Cyrano’
Jason O’Connell and Brenda Withers’s adaptation of “Cyrano de Bergerac” at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival asks us not to take anything at face value.
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Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud. 21 Aug 11:24pm Updated Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud.
The trip-hop classic was an unexpected success in 1994. Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley look back at its creation and explain how they think it should be heard.
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A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens 21 Aug 11:23pm Updated A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens
Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills.
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Don’t Let Sean Spicer Tap-Dance Out of Infamy on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ 21 Aug 11:22pm Updated Don’t Let Sean Spicer Tap-Dance Out of Infamy on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
His casting on the ABC reality show makes political deception into a joke.
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Why ‘Gaslight’ Hasn’t Lost Its Glow 21 Aug 9:35pm Updated Why ‘Gaslight’ Hasn’t Lost Its Glow
The 1940s thriller enjoys an afterlife as a classic movie and as a buzzy word in political and psychoanalytic discourse.
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Tanya Tucker Would Rather Be Celebrated While She’s Alive 21 Aug 6:51pm Updated Tanya Tucker Would Rather Be Celebrated While She’s Alive
The country star is returning with her first album of original music in 17 years, aided by two younger musicians who feel her fire: Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings.
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It Was ‘Cool Central’: Bill T. Jones Leads a Trip Through His Archive 21 Aug 5:55pm Updated It Was ‘Cool Central’: Bill T. Jones Leads a Trip Through His Archive
The dancer and choreographer talks about his collaborations with Arnie Zane, Keith Haring and Robert Mapplethorpe — and the time the Vatican denounced him.
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21 Aug 2:19pm Updated ‘The Dark Crystal’ Returns on an Even Grander Scale
“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance,” a 10-part Netflix series, is a prequel to Jim Henson’s 1982 puppet fantasy film.
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21 Aug 7:34am Updated Weinstein Wants Trial Moved Because of His 11,000 Page Six Mentions
The mogul filed a motion contending he cannot find an impartial jury in Manhattan because of the robust news media here.
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Tom Hiddleston on ‘Betrayal’ and the Art of Self-Protection 21 Aug 7:22am Updated Tom Hiddleston on ‘Betrayal’ and the Art of Self-Protection
The screen and stage star is making his Broadway debut as the bottled-up husband wearing a “mask of control” in Harold Pinter’s romantic triangle.
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‘American Factory’ Review: The New Global Haves and Have-Nots 21 Aug 7:22am Updated ‘American Factory’ Review: The New Global Haves and Have-Nots
A documentary looks at what happened when a Chinese company took over a closed General Motors factory in Ohio.
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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘American Factory’ and ‘School Girls’ 21 Aug 1:00am What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘American Factory’ and ‘School Girls’
A Netflix documentary looks at cultural and political complications at a glass factory. And an Off Broadway play is streaming.
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