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Jul 10, 2020

Appeals Court Sends the Case of a Pink $40 Million Diamond to Trial
The diamond, auctioned by Christie's in 2013, is the subject of an ownership dispute that is making its way through the courts.

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Jul 10, 2020

Earl Cameron, Barrier-Breaking British Actor, Is Dead at 102
In the 1950s and '60s, when Black leading men and women were virtually nonexistent on British screens, he became a star. He continued to make movies into his 90s.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

‘It Would Be Like Losing a Little Bit of Me': TikTok Users Respond to Potential U.S. Ban
Gen Z and millennial users have found community on the app, particularly during the last few isolating months. And for some of them, it's their livelihood.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

Theater Artists of Color Enumerate Demands for Change
A 29-page document released this week amounts to a call for wholesale restructuring of the system, onstage and backstage, on Broadway and beyond.

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Jul 10, 2020

Murder, Murder, Everywhere
In Marilyn Stasio's new column, the bodies pile up so fast it's hard to keep count.

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Jul 10, 2020

A Novel About 3 Generations of Cherokee Women (and No-Good Men)
"Crooked Hallelujah," by Kelli Jo Ford, spans decades and follows hardscrabble lives in Oklahoma.

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Jul 10, 2020

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
Lessons from the pandemic. A car-free future. Elephants in crisis. New fiction. Ennio Morricone dies. A behind-the-scenes look at the New York City subway. And more.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

From Catherine Opie, a Visual Diary of the Recent Past
The celebrated photographer shares her snapshots of a time of togetherness.

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Jul 10, 2020

Review: A Legal Battle Over Adoption in ‘The Copper Children'
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's streaming series begins with a "historical fable" about Catholic orphans and their new families in 1904 Arizona.

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Jul 10, 2020

When ‘Keep Your Distance' Has Been a Way of Life
Quarantine life puts a son's relationship with his mother into a new light.

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Jul 10, 2020

Gerard Way Sneers at the Apocalypse, and 12 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Katy Perry, Dominic Fike, James Blake and others.

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Jul 10, 2020

Debating ‘Hamilton' as It Shifts From Stage to Screen
Five critics wade into the controversies (like its treatment of slavery) and examine the performances (especially Lin-Manuel Miranda's) five years after the show debuted.

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Jul 10, 2020

‘This Is Not a Boring History of Nagging Spinsters'
Women's suffrage is the story of a political revolution — with all sorts of parallels to today.

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Jul 10, 2020

Newark Artists, Thriving Amid Crisis and Catharsis
Laid low by the coronavirus crisis, the city's artists were then raised on the energy of protests. They have been on the front lines all the while.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

Auctions Are Crimped as the Pandemic Forces Them Online
As sellers look to shed valuable items and buyers look to collect them on the cheap, auction houses are learning to adapt with virtual events.

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Jul 10, 2020

James Murdoch Set to Acquire Large Stake in Art Basel Fairs
Investment from his firm is aimed at helping transform the company that puts on the fairs into a business focused on "future-oriented platforms and communities."

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Jul 10, 2020

Gina Prince-Bythewood Made a Summer Blockbuster. It's About Time.
With "The Old Guard" on Netflix, the director of "Love & Basketball" becomes the first Black woman to make a comic-book film: "We don't get the assumption we can do it, so we have to prove we can."

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

Sweet Dreams: Neil Gaiman's The Sandman Becomes an Audio Drama
The author's dark fantasy about the adventures of Morpheus has long resisted movie and TV adaptations. So it's materializing as an Audible series.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

Modern Mothers and Daughters, in Three Novels
From long-lost friends, to a woman caring for her aging mom, to a biologist struggling with her maternal identity, these protagonists reveal facets of contemporary womanhood.

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Jul 10, 2020

New in Paperback: ‘How We Fight for Our Lives' and ‘Exhalation'
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.

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Jul 10, 2020

Keep Your Friends Close, and Keep Holding Them Closer
In their new book, "Big Friendship," Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman make the case that platonic relationships deserve as much effort and tending as romantic ones.

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Jul 10, 2020

Behind the Legend of Butch Cassidy
Charles Leerhsen's biography gives readers the real man and not the Hollywood icon.

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Jul 10, 2020

What Is the Hardest Part of Writing?
A cartoonist gets down to the crux of what makes putting pen to paper so difficult.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 10, 2020

What's on TV Friday: ‘Expecting Amy' and ‘Palm Springs'
A new documentary series follows Amy Schumer during a busy pregnancy. And a weird romantic comedy hits Hulu.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Ziwe Fumudoh Asks: ‘How Many Black People Do You Know?'
The comedian performs a kind of racial high wire act on her Instagram Live show, but she really just wants to heal.

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Jul 09, 2020

Storm King Reopens for the Art-Starved
The pastoral sculpture park in New York's Hudson Valley opens its gates, with new works by Mark di Suvero, Kiki Smith and Martha Tuttle — and new precautions.

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Jul 09, 2020

My Favorite Summer Blockbuster
Popcorn movies are among the many pleasures of the season. Since we can't go to the movies, we asked six critics to bring the hits to us.

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Jul 09, 2020

New York Zoos and Aquarium Plan to Open this Month
If all goes as planned with the state's reopening, the public will be allowed back to see the animals starting on July 24.

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Jul 09, 2020

Netflix Renews ‘The Crown' for a Sixth Season After All
In January, the streaming service said the series would end after its fifth season. But it became clear that an additional season was needed to "do justice" to the story, the show's creator said.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?
Check out an Australian kids show that is legitimately entertaining for viewers of all ages, or a sharp Canadian dramedy starring Kim Cattrall.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

With Stores Closed, Barnes & Noble Does Some Redecorating
Retail locations shuttered during lockdowns, so the company spruced up hundreds of its stores as the first step in a bigger plan.

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Jul 09, 2020

Review: Covid Responders Have Their Harrowing Say in ‘The Line'
A documentary play based on interviews with New York doctors, nurses and paramedics underlines the inequities of a medical system "flawed from its root."

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

How André Holland and Company Brought ‘Richard II' to Radio
What was meant to have opened Shakespeare in the Park's season has found new life as a four-part audio play with resonance in the wake of Black Lives Matter.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

N.Y.C. Paints ‘Black Lives Matter' Mural in Front of Trump Tower
The public art project was the latest battle in a feud between President Trump and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Jul 09, 2020

Pop Smoke Arrests: L.A.P.D. Has Taken 5 Into Custody
The Los Angeles Police Department said it had taken three adult men and two minors into custody on Thursday, following the February shooting of the rising rap star in the Hollywood Hills.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘Palm Springs' Review: Déjà Vu All Over Again
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti star in a fresh and funny comedy that might remind you of something you saw before.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

A Swiss Dada Pioneer Finally Gets Her Spotlight
Sophie Taeuber-Arp did it all: Installations, textiles, costumes, abstract art. Nearly 80 years after her death, an online gallery show commemorates her talent (and a major museum exhibition is coming).

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

7 Things to Do This Weekend
How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

9 New Books We Recommend This Week
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Search for Naya Rivera, Missing 'Glee' Actress, Resumes at California Lake
A search team scoured Lake Piru in Ventura County for the 33-year-old actress on Wednesday. Her 4-year-old son was found alone on a boat.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

N.Y.C. Paints ‘Black Lives Matter' in Front of Trump Tower
The public art project was the latest battle in a feud between President Trump and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Redman, Mehldau, McBride and Blade Take Another Spin, 26 Years Later
A quartet of jazz all-stars returns with its players — and its philosophy — in a different phase of life.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Carl Reiner, Perfect
The director and funnyman taught Steve Martin about film and comedy, but it's Reiner's advice on a completely different subject that he cherishes.

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Jul 09, 2020

2 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home
Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the coronavirus crisis. Here are two shows worth viewing virtually.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Melania Trump Statue in Slovenia Set on Fire
The American who commissioned the work near the first lady's Slovenian hometown said he wanted to interview the arsonists. "There's a lot of buzz around the destruction of monuments," he noted.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Exit Arias: What Opera Can Teach Us About Dying
In opera, death is an art — one that might light the way to a more mindful conversation about the end of life.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

The Dance on Camera Festival, When Dance Is Only on Camera
Many dance films of recent months have been films by necessity, but the ones in this festival are films by design, for better and worse.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

The Timely Agitation of Run the Jewels
Killer Mike and El-P's anti-government and pro-justice hip-hop feels like it anticipated the current moment.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘The Old Guard' Review: Fighting to the Death, and Beyond
Charlize Theron leads a group of immortal warriors in Gina Prince-Bythewood's fresh take on the superhero genre.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Digital Dior. Remote Chanel. What's Couture With No Runway?
The first streamed couture shows were more like mini-movies, music videos, trailers and perfume commercials. There were some clothes, too.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

Review: ‘P-Valley' Has All the Right Moves
Sex may sell this Starz strip-club drama, but at heart it's a potent, lyrical story about hard work.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘The Tobacconist' Review: Playing Dress-Up in 1930s Vienna
A coming-of-age drama with attractive cinematography and production design, but no political or philosophical weight.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘Tito' Review: An Oddball Character Study
The filmmaker and actor Grace Glowicki steps into a gender-bending role in an experimental indie that muddles its moral lesson on sexual predation.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘Never Too Late' Review: The Vietnam Vet as Lovable Codger
Former soldiers known as "The Chain Breakers" take on a romantic mission involving nursing homes in this movie from Mark Lamprell.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘Olympia' Review: When the Moon Hits a Documentarian's Eye
In his fawning documentary about Olympia Dukakis, Harry Mavromichalis doesn't distinguish the disarming from the banal.

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Jul 09, 2020

‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets' Review: Over Drinks, a Blurry Line Between Truth and Fiction
Bill and Turner Ross's portrayal of a group of barflies tests the boundaries of documentary filmmaking.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘Guest of Honour' Review: Burying a Father, Unburying Secrets
Atom Egoyan indulges his obsessions in his newest drama, but the core revelations are pretty silly.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

‘Widow of Silence' Review: Burden of Proof
Praveen Morchhale's newest drama explores a Kashmiri woman's desperate quest for freedom and agency.

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Jul 09, 2020

‘We Are Little Zombies' Review: Rocking Away the Pain
Wry humor, absurd dialogue and unflagging energy propel this dazzling, manic debut from Makoto Nagahisa.

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Jul 09, 2020

‘Relic' Review: A Haunted House and a Clouded Mind
Natalie Erika James's arresting debut deftly merges a classic horror genre with an allegory of dementia.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

New York as a Biking City? It Could Happen. And It Should.
A new report proposes 425 miles of interconnected bike lanes across the five boroughs. Another sees new car-free bridges into Manhattan from Queens, Brooklyn and New Jersey.

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Jul 09, 2020

A Day-by-Day Re-creation of Truman's Decision to Use Nuclear Weapons
Chris Wallace's "Countdown 1945" recounts in gripping detail the rush to develop the atomic bomb and the debate over whether to use it.

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Jul 09, 2020

The Very Sweet Way Sarah Broom's Mother Showed Her Love With Books
"My mother used to buy me any and every book with the word ‘Sarah' in the title."

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Jul 09, 2020

A Zombie Novel for Our Virus-Stricken Times
Paul Tremblay's "Survivor Song" follows a pregnant woman navigating an anarchic Massachusetts in the midst of an epidemic.

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Jul 09, 2020

Elin Hilderbrand Will See You Now, From a Safe Distance
Coronavirus can't keep this prolific author from her fans.

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Jul 09, 2020

Naya Rivera, ‘Glee' Actress, Is Missing at California Lake
Rescuers were searching Lake Piru in Ventura County for the 33-year-old actress late Wednesday night.

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Jul 09, 2020

Theater Review: 'Staged' and 'Talking Heads'
"Staged," a six-episode sitcom, and "Talking Heads," a remake of a group of vaunted monologues, show what good can come of a bereft theatrical scene in Britain.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 09, 2020

What's on TV Thursday: ‘Once Upon a Time in America' and ‘Stateless'
Rent a Sergio Leone classic with music by Ennio Morricone, or stream a new mini-series about an immigrant detention center in Australia.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

Lady Antebellum Sues the Singer Lady A Over Name Change
The platinum-selling country group's new name was already being used by a blues singer. Now they're asking a court to affirm "a trademark we have held for many years."

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

Ida Haendel, Violin Virtuoso With ‘Fire and Ice' in Her Playing, Dies
A link to the early-20th-century school of violin playing, Ms. Haendel was a noted champion of the concertos of Britten, Walton and Sibelius.

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Jul 08, 2020

‘Hamilton,' ‘The Simpsons' and the Problem With Colorblind Casting
Animated shows are finally moving away from letting white actors play characters of color. But even well-intentioned efforts at increasing diversity create complications.

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Jul 08, 2020

All in the Family Dynamics: Donald Trump's Niece on the President's Clan
In "Too Much and Never Enough," Mary L. Trump says her uncle is turning this country "into a macro version of my malignantly dysfunctional family."

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Jul 08, 2020

Court Ruling in Monaco Ends One Piece of a $2 Billion Art Dispute
The case against Yves Bouvier, a Swiss businessman who helped the Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev buy 38 artworks, was dismissed.

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Jul 08, 2020

Review: ‘Little Voice' Is a Twee Musical Fairy Tale
If you're looking for something earnest and coronavirus-free, the Apple TV series from Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson may be perfectly timed.

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Jul 08, 2020

‘The Far Side' Cartoonist Gary Larson Shares First New Work in 25 Years
In a note on his website, Mr. Larson thanked a clogged pen for pushing him to create digital cartoons on a tablet. "I'm just exploring, experimenting, and trying stuff," he said. "New Stuff."

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

Ava DuVernay's Fight for Change, Onscreen and Off
The award-winning film director on the role of artists in a time of widespread unrest, and how film can help hold police to account.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

‘Class Action Park' Documentary Coming to HBO Max
The movie looks back on a water park in Vernon, N.J., that became notorious for injuries and even deaths after it opened in 1978.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

Ennio Morricone Was More Than Just a Great Film Composer
He was one of the great composers, period.

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Jul 08, 2020

In Charlie Kaufman's Novel, a Comic Hero Is Haunted by a Lost Film
"Antkind," Kaufman's hallucinogenic debut novel, features the madcap effort to reconstruct a masterpiece of outsider cinema.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

Theater's Next Act? A Show That's All in Your Head
Immersive theater, timed and ticketed, has arrived in virtual reality. Is this a brave new pixelated world for live performance? Or just another app?

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

‘Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly' Review: On the Irony of Personal Freedom
This documentary from Cheryl Haines about Ai, a Chinese artist and activist, explores the tension between the idea of liberty and the fate of those who pursue it.

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Jul 08, 2020

What Was the Problem With ‘Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas'?
Two years ago, his HBO series tried to take on police reform in a thoughtful, comedic way. But being ahead of its time didn't help keep it on the air.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

It's Christo's Final Show. But Is It the Last We'll See of Him?
The artist, who died in May, had planned to wrap the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The project is delayed, but on track for next year. And his collaborators hope they can pull off one more feat, too.

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Jul 08, 2020

This Is Theater in 2020. Will It Last? Should It?
Our critics discuss the last four months, which thanks to Zoom (and Meryl Streep) have been full of experimentation and playfulness.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 08, 2020

Digital Theater Isn't Theater. It's a Way to Mourn Its Absence.
The industry's show-must-go-on smile masks a harder truth: that there is no substitute for the live interaction between performer and audience.

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Jul 08, 2020

‘The Beach House' Review: No Fun Memories for These Vacationers
By the time it dawns on a couple that "maybe it wasn't such a great idea to go to the beach," it's way too late.

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Jul 08, 2020

Colin Jost Knows What He Has: ‘A Very Punchable Face'
In a new memoir, the "Saturday Night Live" star and Weekend Update anchor contemplates a life and career that are still in flux.

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Jul 08, 2020

The Chicks Are Done Caring What People Think
The trio formerly known as the Dixie Chicks is returning with its first album in 14 years, at peace with an industry that's never made nice.

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Jul 08, 2020

‘Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo' Review: Prison, Recovery, Stardom
A man's journey from behind bars to in front of the cameras.

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Jul 08, 2020

What's on TV Wednesday: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road' and ‘Scary Stories'
"Mad Max: Fury Road" airs on Syfy. And the recent movie adaptation of "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" is on Showtime.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

Kevin Rafferty, ‘Atomic Cafe' Co-Director, Dies at 73
In that acclaimed Cold War documentary and others, he often let archival footage do the talking.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

Harper's Letter: Artists and Writers Warn of an 'Intolerant Climate.'
An open letter published by Harper's, signed by luminaries including Margaret Atwood and Wynton Marsalis, argued for openness to "opposing views." The debate began immediately.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

Artists and Writers Warn of an ‘Intolerant Climate.' Reaction Is Swift.
An open letter published by Harper's, signed by luminaries including Margaret Atwood and Wynton Marsalis, argued for openness to "opposing views." The debate began immediately.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

Prominent Artists and Writers Warn of an ‘Intolerant Climate'
An open letter published by Harper's, signed by luminaries including Margaret Atwood and Wynton Marsalis, argued for openness to "opposing views." The debate began immediately.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

Kevin Rafferty, ‘Atomic Cafe' Co-Director, Dies at 72
In that acclaimed Cold War documentary and others, he often let archival footage do the talking.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

New List of Unproduced Plays Tallies Those Disrupted by Pandemic
This year, the Kilroys collective turned a spotlight on work by female and transgender writers whose productions were canceled or postponed.

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Jul 07, 2020

Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Is Dead at 94
He defined his artistic mission as finding humor in the mundane and everyday — and he found it for 35 years.

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Jul 07, 2020

‘Mucho Mucho Amor' Review: The Life of Walter Mercado, Mystic
Mercado was a Puerto Rican astrologer whose career in television and radio began in 1969. His image was broadcast to millions around the world every day.

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Jul 07, 2020

‘Greyhound' Review: At Sea in World War II, With Tom Hanks in Command
Based on a 1955 novel, the film follows a Navy captain who must shepherd men and ships across the perilous Atlantic Ocean to join the war.

NYTimes Arts
Jul 07, 2020

What Is Your True ‘Character'? And Who's to Judge It?
Marjorie Garber's new book prods at the cloud of confusion surrounding the word — its philosophical roots, literary history, political uses and inadvertent comedy.

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