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22 Aug 11:15pm Updated How to Draw Yourself Out of a Creative Funk
Malaka Gharib, the author of the coming-of-age graphic memoir “I Was Their American Dream,” shares her tips.
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22 Aug 11:14pm Updated ‘Beyond the Streets’ Embraces the Sprawling World of Graffiti
An epically scaled exhibition flaunts the art form’s pioneers as well as its provocateurs.
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22 Aug 11:11pm Updated Back to the Future With Pierre Cardin’s Space-Age Fashion
The Brooklyn Museum opens its doors to the 97-year-old French designer, still defined by his groovy late ’60s fashions.
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‘Friedkin Uncut’ Review: An Acclaimed Director Accepts Many Compliments 22 Aug 11:07pm Updated ‘Friedkin Uncut’ Review: An Acclaimed Director Accepts Many Compliments
In a new documentary, Quentin Tarantino, Willem Dafoe and others genuflect at the altar of William Friedkin, the director behind “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist.”
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‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’ Review: A Complicated Artist 22 Aug 11:07pm Updated ‘Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool’ Review: A Complicated Artist
This documentary looks at the many sides of the innovative trumpeter and bandleader.
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‘Jawline’ Review: Lives Measured in Follower Counts 22 Aug 11:06pm ‘Jawline’ Review: Lives Measured in Follower Counts
Behind the laughs in this new documentary about social-media stars lies an unsettling account of the Generation-Z influencer economy.
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‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ Review: Inside a Broadway … Tradition! 22 Aug 11:06pm Updated ‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ Review: Inside a Broadway … Tradition!
A fascinating love letter to “Fiddler on the Roof” asks: What makes the quintessentially Jewish musical speak to everyone?
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‘Vita & Virginia’ Review: A Real-Life Affair Made Lifeless 22 Aug 11:06pm Updated ‘Vita & Virginia’ Review: A Real-Life Affair Made Lifeless
This film about Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolfe is a droopy tale of dissatisfied women and their brushed-aside men.
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‘Give Me Liberty’ Review: A Wild Ride With a Virtuoso of Chaos 22 Aug 11:05pm Updated ‘Give Me Liberty’ Review: A Wild Ride With a Virtuoso of Chaos
In this jolt of a movie, a driver and a passenger hurtle through Milwaukee together, finding each other as they open up a world.
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Genèse Review: Crossing Borders Between Films 22 Aug 11:02pm Genèse Review: Crossing Borders Between Films
Philippe Lesage takes chances, and succeeds with boldly original form and narrative.
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‘Hot Air’ Review: A Right-Wing Radio Host Learns to Love Again 22 Aug 11:02pm Updated ‘Hot Air’ Review: A Right-Wing Radio Host Learns to Love Again
Steve Coogan stars in this cumbersome political comedy.
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‘Angel Has Fallen’ Review: Returning to Grace, One Bullet at a Time 22 Aug 11:02pm Updated ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Review: Returning to Grace, One Bullet at a Time
The hero of “Olympus Has Fallen” and “London Has Fallen” finds himself on the run in a sequel steeped in today’s headlines.
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‘No Place Like Home’ Review: Self-Discovery in Jamaica 22 Aug 11:02pm ‘No Place Like Home’ Review: Self-Discovery in Jamaica
A lively reggae soundtrack and a Jamaican setting: It’s not “The Harder They Come” but Perry Henzell’s long-lost follow-up to it.
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22 Aug 11:00pm Updated ‘The Matrix’ Gets a Fourth Movie, and Keanu Reeves Is Back
Carrie-Anne Moss is also set to return, and Lana Wachowski, one of the franchise’s original creators, will write and direct.
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Rebecca Wei, Head of Christie’s Asia, Is Departing 22 Aug 11:00pm Updated Rebecca Wei, Head of Christie’s Asia, Is Departing
The move comes less than a year after she was named chairwoman of the auction house.
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22 Aug 10:54pm Updated ‘The Harder They Come’: A Pop Classic That Has Hardly Faded
Perry Henzell’s outlaw film, with one of cinema’s most infectious scores, is back on the big screen in New York.
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9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Sounds of ‘Sesame Street’ 22 Aug 6:55pm Updated 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Sounds of ‘Sesame Street’
Five are about “Rubber Duckie,” but he’s the one!
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33 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend 22 Aug 5:00pm Updated 33 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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5 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend 22 Aug 5:00pm Updated 5 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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22 Aug 5:00pm Updated 10 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Alice Walker Defends George Washington Murals 22 Aug 4:55pm Updated Alice Walker Defends George Washington Murals
“Why try to hide the reality of our history?” she said of the objectionable images that confronted San Francisco students every day.
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Aparna Nancherla’s Comedy Diary: ‘Inspiration Is Like the Urge to Pee’ 22 Aug 3:42pm Updated Aparna Nancherla’s Comedy Diary: ‘Inspiration Is Like the Urge to Pee’
‘If you don’t attend to it,’ the stand-up comic explains, ‘you will regret it.’
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Instagram’s Chain-Letter Uprising 22 Aug 3:39pm Updated Instagram’s Chain-Letter Uprising
Hordes of confused Instagrammers are trying to declare sovereignty from Instagram. Do they accidentally have a point?
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At the Beach, Calling All Dancers 22 Aug 3:29pm At the Beach, Calling All Dancers
This year the Beach Sessions at Rockaway is about open classes, rather than performances.
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Rewriting the Rules of Drag in Paris 22 Aug 2:45pm Updated Rewriting the Rules of Drag in Paris
There is a cross-dressing show for everyone in the city, from traditional cabarets to RuPaul-inspired productions.
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‘#DateMe’ Review: Not Feeling a Love Connection 22 Aug 2:02pm ‘#DateMe’ Review: Not Feeling a Love Connection
A frenzy of strained joke-making and audience participation overwhelms a promising exploration of romance in the internet age.
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With Her Latest Novel, Petina Gappah Sees an Obsession Through 22 Aug 10:12am Updated With Her Latest Novel, Petina Gappah Sees an Obsession Through
The Zimbabwean writer was inspired by Faulkner, Eliot and Toni Morrison for “Out of Darkness, Shining Light,” a fictional account of the journey David Livingstone’s workers took transporting his body.
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Cathleen Schine Writes Fiction. But She Prefers Not to Read It at Work. 22 Aug 5:00am Cathleen Schine Writes Fiction. But She Prefers Not to Read It at Work.
The author of “The Grammarians” and other novels favors nonfiction when she’s writing: “I try not to read contemporary fiction, which is often so good it’s discouraging or so bad it’s discouraging.”
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The Paris Drag Scene Is a Tale of Two Cities 22 Aug 4:38am The Paris Drag Scene Is a Tale of Two Cities
There is a cross-dressing show for everyone in the city, from traditional cabarets to RuPaul-inspired productions.
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At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost 22 Aug 2:08am Updated At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost
International arts events are a platform to discuss the planet’s future. But traveling performers and visiting audiences arrive with their own environmental baggage.
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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Flay List’ and ‘Hail Satan?’ 22 Aug 1:00am What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Flay List’ and ‘Hail Satan?’
Bobby Flay stars alongside his daughter in a show about New York cuisine. And the documentary “Hail Satan?” hits Hulu.
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