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British author Jane Austen, known the world over for her insightful take on 19th century society, created fake marriage documents with two separate men, archives have revealed.
An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was the subject of a weeklong protes
Baghdad, March 24, IRNA – A number of the Iranian publishers took part in 10th Baghdad international Book Fair inaugurated in the Iraqi capital on March 22.
In Hollywood, just four words are needed to end the prospects of a film with a predominantly African American cast: Black films don’t travel. Such a mantra has dead-ended countless scripts and lim
On his way to winning a best picture Oscar for “Moonlight,” a film made for a minuscule $1.5 million, writer-director Barry Jenkins took time between awards-season red carpet appearances for a six
Trevor Nunn presents an uneasy hybrid of the Terence Rattigan work, while a new play about the origins of the S.D.P. is punchy and vibrantly directed by Polly Findlay.
As the G.O.P. tries to pass a health care bill, the “Daily Show” host said it was “weird to be living in a world where musicians put more planning into their work than politicians.”
The actresses, who star in HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” developed a tight friendship after playing “sort-of awful people” and then mother and daughter.
Say hello to Calvin. Or maybe not. Calvin is the resident alien on space station Plymouth Rock and really, he would as soon suck the life out of you as look at you. Calvin comes from Mars, if you
Ms. del Castillo is the first lady of Mexico in the thriller “Ingobernable,” on Netflix. And Lady Gaga opens a season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” on VH1.
Chamber music ensemble Quatour Musique del Tempo chose to welcome spring Wednesday night, performing the organized cacophony of Johan Sebastian Bach’s Concert for Two Violins and Orchestra at the Amer
The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday settled its lawsuit with AT&T, resolving claims that a high-level DirecTV executive illegally colluded with other pay-TV companies in Southern California to
A subtle difference in capitalization — the only thing here that can be remotely described as subtle — separates “CHiPs” the amiable 1977-83 TV show from “CHIPS” the dunderheaded new buddy-cop mov
The Liberal government promised more funding for arts and culture in Wednesday's budget, but offered few concrete details as to what the money will b
The Liberal government promised more funding for arts and culture in Wednesday's budget, but offered few concrete details as to what the money will b
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will not be changed because of Carrie Fisher’s death. The actress, who died in December, appears throughout the next installment of the blockbuster series and won’t be r
The “Ghost in the Shell” franchise — including TV series, video games and anime versions — now has a live-action version that’s invited some protests.
Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say they're taking the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia's contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from enter
Aggressive and aggressively unfunny, Hollywood-set comedy “Walk of Fame” hates its characters and its audience — and the feeling is mutual. The debut of writer-director Jesse Thomas never elicits
Thousands of AT&T technicians in California and Nevada went back to work Thursday, ending a one-day strike after their union and the Dallas telecommunications giant reached a truce. An estimated 1
Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer form one of New York’s longest-running rock couples. After a 17-year break, their band is back with a gritty album.
Can anyone fill Martha Graham’s shoes? That’s a formidable challenge for the young performers who take on her roles, but it may be even more ambitious to embody the real-life grande dame of Americ
Tehran, March 23, IRNA – The highly acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi was not informed about the identity of an Israeli reporter with whom he had an interview last year, said the public rela
Perhaps most disheartening about the disjointed mess “Diamond Cartel” is that it will go down as the late, great Peter O’Toole’s final screen appearance. What he was doing in this cheesy, Kazakhst
The slow-burning supernatural thriller “Dig Two Graves” was co-written by Jeremy Phillips and director Hunter Adams, but if the credits said “based on a story by Stephen King,” few viewers would b
A young couple’s Icelandic vacation turns into an existential mystery in the admirably stripped-down “Bokeh,” a sci-fi drama without all the explanatory “sci.” With its bare-bones approach, the fi
Nearly two years after it was stolen from a Paris home, a violin worth 300,000 euros ($324,000), found in Serbia, will soon be back with its owner after it was handed over to French authorities in Bel
John “Sib” Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday. He was 67. His son, Adam Hashian, said Thursday a cause of death had not been determined.
Real Estate, the New Jersey quintet, played some songs from their new album, "In Mind," and answered questions about their musical influences and guitar-playing techniques.
The choreographer Mark Morris, the visual artists Jeremy Deller and Judy Chicago and DJ Spooky are among the participants in “Sgt. Pepper at 50” in Liverpool, the Beatles’ hometown.
Today in Entertainment: Todd Fisher recalls Debbie Reynolds' final days; Harry Potter ride gets an upgrade March 23, 2017, 9 a.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an
100 years ago today, legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson embarked on his last trip from Toronto to Algonquin Park. Now art enthusiasts and history
A photo of Ryan Gosling smirking at the Oscars was one indelible image that emerged from the chaos of the best-picture mix-up this year — and the La
Kish Island, Hormuzgan prov., March 23, IRNA – For the first time since the triumph of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, a cruise ship equipped with recreational facilities entered waters of the K
“It’s 1763. London is booming, and one in five women makes a living selling sex.” The opening words of Hulu’s new series, “Harlots,” are there to make it clear that this is one British television
Zedd’s upcoming benefit concert at Staples Center started with a tweet. The 27-year-old electronic music star — who was born Anton Zaslavski in Russia, grew up in Germany and now lives in Los Ange
The “Late Show” host fretted on Wednesday that he was spending so much time focusing on President Trump, he didn’t have time for the most obvious material.
“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
A retrospective of the artist’s paintings, sculptures, constructions and films at the Met Breuer suggests what art should do in times of political havoc.
A new film about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers might seem like brazen nostalgia, but the truth is, the show never actually went away, writes Jonat
Mike Mariana desperately wanted to get to a hard-to-each level in the game Destiny before he died from cancer. So a group of online gamers made it ha
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, now more familiar from “Game of Thrones,” and Olivia Olson are taking part in a short film based on the original romantic comedy.
Chuck Barris's trio of hit game shows — The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and The Gong Show — have had a lasting legacy, paving the way for countles
If the first CW television crossover between “The Flash” and “Supergirl” back in March of 2016 sparked the superhero friendship, Tuesday night’s musical revue cemented it with tap shoes. Watching
Hong Kong sees a creative surge when Art Basel comes to town, but there’s a push for a more permanent change to the visual landscape of the city better known for its business than its art scene.
Mr. Williamson, whose comics in the 1960s and ’70s reflected his radical politics, included savage caricatures and characters like Snappy Sammy Smoot.
Is it an album or a mixtape? Such was the question when Drake released “More Life,” a collection of new music billed as a “playlist,” last weekend. Presented by October Firm, the team of Drake and
For Samuel Beckett, it was never words and music, no matter that they were personified in his 1962 radio play, “Words and Music.” It was ever words are music. Reputed to have been a fine musician
If you’ve ever been torn between spending your Friday night at a comedy show or a concert, or if you’ve binge-watched Jimmy Fallon’s lip-sync battle segments wishing the stars were actually singin
Kory Stamper reveals the secret life of dictionaries in her book “Word by Word,” and in a visit to headquarters (oddities in the basement included).
Kory Stamper of Merriam-Webster talks about whether “irregardless” is a word, the origins of “posh” and the dozens of recorded pronunciations of “lingerie.”
While Los Angeles’ FYF fest earned praise on Tuesday for its three-day expansion and adventurous programming (including headliners Missy Elliott, Bjork, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails), Lollapalo
On this week’s podcast, the actor and comedian reads Tim Boomer’s essay about skipping pleasantries and asking deep questions when getting to know someone.
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy's man with all the answers, and Canadian kids programs Odd Squad, Annedroids and Dino Dan: Trek Adventures are among the latest
At the fifth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, contradictions are in the foreground — as in the spectator reaction to lifelike sculptures by Shen Shaomin.
Jordan Peele knew “Get Out” had a shot. The reviews were glowing. The tracking was strong. The buzz was decidedly buzzy. All signs pointed to at least a decent-sized success for a modestly budgete
Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” creator and host who claimed — though never too seriously — that he doubled as a CIA assassin during the height of his game show popularity, has died at his home in P
Mr. Esfahani, known for causing the occasional uproar by mixing early and contemporary music in his programs, performed at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday.
‘In the Body of the World’ and ‘Actually’ will be part of this theater’s 2017-18 season and part of the discussion about gender imbalance on Broadway.
One particularly enlightening passage in author Clinton Heylin’s authoritative biography of Bob Dylan, “Behind the Shades,” describes rehearsal sessions he conducted early in the new millennium. A
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