Today: June 19, 2024
Today: June 19, 2024

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In 'Janet Planet,' playwright Annie Baker explores a new dramatic world

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker has been hailed as one of the preeminent voices of her generation, but the movies have long lingered in her mind and in her work

In 'Janet Planet,' playwright Annie Baker explores a new dramatic world
News|Opinion

A journalist traces his family tree back to ancestor who served in Black regiment in Civil War

Darren Sands, now a reporter for The Associated Press, was researching his family history three years ago when he found a riveting missing piece

A journalist traces his family tree back to ancestor who served in Black regiment in Civil War
Arts|Entertainment|Lifestyle

Pharrell at Louis Vuitton celebrates the diversity of human skin in Paris UNESCO show

In the run-up to the Paris Olympics, Louis Vuitton celebrated the beauty of humanity in a star-studded menswear showcase at UNESCO in Paris

Pharrell at Louis Vuitton celebrates the diversity of human skin in Paris UNESCO show
Arts

Japan's 'beat poet' Kazuko Shiraishi, pioneer of modern performance poetry, dies at 93

Kazuko Shiraishi, a leading name in modern Japanese “beat” poetry, has died

Japan's 'beat poet' Kazuko Shiraishi, pioneer of modern performance poetry, dies at 93
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‘Fancy Dance’ with Lily Gladstone balances heartbreak, humor in story of a missing Indigenous woman

In “Fancy Dance,” Lily Gladstone stars as Jax, who is searching for her missing sister and caring for her young niece

‘Fancy Dance’ with Lily Gladstone balances heartbreak, humor in story of a missing Indigenous woman
Arts|Entertainment

Anouk Aimee, actress who starred in La Dolce Vita, dies aged 92

Anouk Aimee, the French actress whose cult movies included Federico Fellini's 'La Dolce Vita', Jacques Demy's 'Lola' and Claude Lelouch's 'A Man and a Woman', has died aged 92.

Anouk Aimee, actress who starred in La Dolce Vita, dies aged 92
Arts|Entertainment

Jesse Plemons is ready for the ride

Jesse Plemons is less a chameleon than a singular presence that can be dialed to disturbing or sweet

Jesse Plemons is ready for the ride
Arts|Entertainment

Rebellious. Cool. Nostalgic. Bringing ‘The Bikeriders’ to life, and movie theaters

Jeff Nichols had dreamt of making a film about a 1960s motorcycle club for over 20 years

Rebellious. Cool. Nostalgic. Bringing ‘The Bikeriders’ to life, and movie theaters
Entertainment|Travel

Cruise ship with Broadway stars to steam off to Mexico in spring 2025

A cruise ship starring some of Broadway’s biggest names, including Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti and Emmy-winner Wayne Brady, will sail from Miami to Mexico next spring

Cruise ship with Broadway stars to steam off to Mexico in spring 2025
Entertainment

Who will have the 2024 song of the summer? We offer some predictions

Since the beginning of time or, at least, pop music, only a few tracks have earned the esteemed designation of “song of the summer.”

Who will have the 2024 song of the summer? We offer some predictions
Arts|Entertainment

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star of 'A Man and a Woman' and 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 92

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star and dark-eyed beauty of classic films including Federico Fellini’s “La Dolce Vita” and Claude Lelouch’s “A Man and a Woman,” has died

Anouk Aimée, the radiant French star of 'A Man and a Woman' and 'La Dolce Vita,' dies at 92
Entertainment|News

Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people

Post Malone and Doja Cat, two of pop music’s biggest stars, will headline this year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Sept. 28, as organizers focus on mobilizing young people to help address the world’s pressing problems

Post Malone and Doja Cat to headline Global Citizen Festival to mobilize young people
Arts|Entertainment

Actor Ian McKellen, 85, is looking forward to returning to work after his fall off a London stage

Veteran actor Ian McKellen says he is looking forward to returning to work after toppling off a London stage during a play and being hospitalized

Actor Ian McKellen, 85, is looking forward to returning to work after his fall off a London stage
Arts|Entertainment

That cool Tony Awards moment when Jay-Z joined Alicia Keys? Turns out it wasn't live

Jay-Z’s electrifying reunion with Alicia Keys on what appeared to be a live duet of “Empire State of Mind” at the Tony Awards was actually pre-taped, a show official who wasn’t authorized to speak publicly told The Associated Press

That cool Tony Awards moment when Jay-Z joined Alicia Keys? Turns out it wasn't live
Arts|Science

No lie: Perfectly preserved centuries-old cherries unearthed at George Washington's Mount Vernon

Dozens of bottles of centuries-old, impeccably preserved cherries and berries from the cellar of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia have been discovered during an archaeological dig

No lie: Perfectly preserved centuries-old cherries unearthed at George Washington's Mount Vernon
Arts|Entertainment|Lifestyle

Sabato De Sarno unveils Gucci precision saturated in color to close Milan Fashion Week

It’s been creative director musical chairs at some of Italy’s top fashion houses, and the pressure is showing, at least on social media

Sabato De Sarno unveils Gucci precision saturated in color to close Milan Fashion Week
Arts|Entertainment

In a Greek jail, inmates find freedom in theatre

On a stifling summer evening, the actors took to the stage: a grassy courtyard enclosed by towering prison walls, topped

In a Greek jail, inmates find freedom in theatre
Arts|Entertainment

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' will hit US theaters in September

After months of conjecture about the fate of Francis Ford Coppola’s self-financed epic, “Megalopolis” has finally found a home

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' will hit US theaters in September
Arts|Entertainment

Tonys moments: Hillary Clinton and (sort of) Jay-Z in the house, strides for women and a late upset

The Tonys are often the most entertaining of awards shows, with Broadway performers showing their best work

Tonys moments: Hillary Clinton and (sort of) Jay-Z in the house, strides for women and a late upset
Entertainment

What to stream this week: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats

This week’s new streaming entertainment releases include an album from R&B-pop artist Kehlani, Kevin Hart’s interview show “Hart to Heart” returns for a fourth season on Peacock and Jack Black lends his voice to “Kung Fu Panda 4.”

What to stream this week: 'Kung Fu Panda 4' chops, PBS hits the disco and Kevin Hart chats
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Milan Fashion Week: Prada projects youthful optimism, not escapism, in a turbulent world

Milan designers have expressed their concern over the global turbulence through their collections without making overt statements

Milan Fashion Week: Prada projects youthful optimism, not escapism, in a turbulent world
Arts|Entertainment

An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening

Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “Inside Out 2.”

An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening
Entertainment|News|World

Ukrainian refugees sing Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy' near Swiss summit

Dozens of Ukrainian refugees from choirs around Switzerland converged in the city of Lucerne on Saturday near a global summit to sing

Ukrainian refugees sing Beethoven's 'Ode to Joy' near Swiss summit
Arts|Entertainment

'The Outsiders' wins best musical and 'Stereophonic' best play as women make strides at Tony Awards

“The Outsiders” became the essence of a Broadway insider on Sunday as the gritty adaptation of the classic American young adult novel won the Tony Award for best new musical

'The Outsiders' wins best musical and 'Stereophonic' best play as women make strides at Tony Awards
Entertainment|Lifestyle|Travel

Rome LGBTQ+ Pride parade celebrates 30th anniversary, makes fun of Pope Francis comments

The Rome LGBTQ+ Pride parade has celebrated its 30th anniversary as tens of thousands of people in brightly colored outfits marched through the streets of Rome

Rome LGBTQ+ Pride parade celebrates 30th anniversary, makes fun of Pope Francis comments

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