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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:00:08 GMTA portrait of Walt Whitman, 1853 or 1854.A digital sleuth has discovered an anonymously published 1852 serial novel by the poet, which survived in only a single copy of an obscure newspaper.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:47:28 GMTAn academic center designed by the firm Duvall Decker on the Tougaloo College campus on the northern edge of Jackson, Miss.An architectural firm’s soup-to-nuts approach is leaving an indelible imprint on poor, once-neglected corners in and around this state’s capital.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:36:28 GMT“The Flight 93 Election,” an essay in The Claremont Review of Books, has stirred discussion among Trump supporters, anti-Trumpers and anti-anti-Trumpers.The Claremont Review of Books published “The Flight 93 Election,” an incendiary case for Donald J. Trump. Can it now help pilot the American government?
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:09:40 GMTThis new volume, labeled a work of fiction, provides a sharp-edged distillation of the themes that have preoccupied him throughout his career.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:25:23 GMTHillary Clinton chatting backstage with Glenn Close, star of “Sunset Boulevard.”For Broadway audiences, she’s become a familiar sight — and another reason to applaud.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:22:19 GMTHerbert Blomstedt rehearsing Brahms’s Third Symphony with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Kimmel Center. Herbert Blomstedt, who shows little signs of slowing down, discusses the secrets of pulling off a demanding schedule.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:42:34 GMTBarry Jenkins, accepting the award for best screenplay for “Moonlight,” at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif.The last of the major industry prizes before the Oscars were doled out on Sunday, in ceremonies that included political jabs at President Trump.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:48:38 GMTVjeran Tomic, in Paris on Monday. He had confessed to stealing five paintings during a predawn break-in at the Paris Museum of Modern Art in 2010.Vjeran Tomic stole five paintings from a museum in 2010; one of his accomplices was sentenced to seven years in prison and the other, six years.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:25:47 GMTThe sale of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec’s “Au Lit: Le Baiser” is at the center of a dispute.The debate about anonymity in art sales has intensified as some people wonder whether a lack of ownership transparency has invited criminal activity.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:04:50 GMTSeth Meyers taking on President Trump’s claim that the news media is an “enemy” of the American people.Most late-night hosts took a break on Presidents’ Day. But Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers spent it roasting the president.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:21:14 GMTOscar statuettes awaiting their coating of gold at Epner Technology in Brooklyn.Frank Bruni and Gail Collins banter about Donald Trump Oscar Night and bask in a “Moonlight” glow.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:00:25 GMTNatalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy in “Jackie.”“Jackie,” starring Natalie Portman, and Disney’s “Moana” are streaming online. And PBS airs an “American Masters” documentary about Maya Angelou.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:12:26 GMTRichard Schickel and the actress Olympia Dukakis in a conversation in Los Angeles in 2003.Mr. Schickel reviewed films for Life magazine and wrote 37 books about the movies.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:57:49 GMTDick Bruna in 2005 at the opening of an exhibition devoted to his Miffy books in The Hague.The Dutch writer and illustrator was known for children’s books depicting a sparely drawn round white rabbit who gained a worldwide following.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:53:01 GMTThe National Museum of Iraq soon after it reopened, in March 2015.For this international event, the Iraq pavilion will this time feature ancient works never shown outside that country.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:06:32 GMTBruno Mars, whose record sales leaped this past week, performing “Let’s Go Crazy” during a tribute to Prince at the Grammy Awards on Feb. 12.The soundtrack had the equivalent of 123,000 album sales in the United States, while Bruno Mars, Beyoncé and Adele saw a post-Grammy leap.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:25:42 GMTMembers of the Danish String Quartet, from left, Rune Tonsgaard Sorensen, Asbjorn Norgaard, Frederik Oland, Fredrik Schoyen Sjolin.“The Classical Style,” its champions and inheritors, is the society’s 2017-18 theme, with works by Mozart and Beethoven, and a premiere by John Luther Adams.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:49:37 GMTPresident Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center, at a meeting Friday with the culture minister, Vladimir Medinsky, left, and the general director of the Bolshoi Theater, Vladimir Urin.The executive, Vladimir Urin, was key in steering the Bolshoi after the 2013 acid attack on the ballet director Sergei Filin.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:33:10 GMTDrake performing in Las Vegas in 2016. The singer has criticized the Grammys over the classification of his song “Hotline Bling” as rap. “The only category they can manage to fit me in is in a rap category, maybe because I’ve rapped in the past or because I’m black. I can’t figure out why,” he said.Drake’s complaint about the Grammys calling his song rap recalls other arguments about how to classify performers and shows.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:00:26 GMTJoe Piscopo, considering a run for New Jersey governor, had policy discussions this month at an Upper East Side restaurant.Mr. Piscopo is hoping to parlay his Jersey credentials and rising political profile into a long-shot bid for governor as either a Republican or an independent.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:13 GMTMerlin in “Unlocking the Cage.”“Unlocking the Cage” examines the legal rights of animals, while “The Breaks” chronicles hip-hop’s ascension in early ’90s New York.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:01:01 GMTMelissa McBride in “The Walking Dead.”Sunday’s episode featured a tender reunion and a new alliance.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:00:02 GMTMarin Ireland in “On the Exhale” at the Roundabout’s Black Box Theater.Martín Zimmerman’s play, starring Marin Ireland, approaches the subject of American gun violence from a startlingly original perspective.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:00:01 GMTClaire Danes in “Homeland.”Yes, Quinn showed some bad judgment tonight. He shouldn’t have thrown a TV reporter down the stairs, or let a hostage situation develop. But so what?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:12:11 GMTFrom left, Bernadette Peters, Paul Guilfoyle and Christine Baranski in “The Good Fight.”Seeing depictions of women who mentor and rely on one another with such fierce loyalty is still a rarity on TV.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:39:37 GMTJunie Morrison on the cover of his “Bread Alone” album from 1980.He was an architect of hits by two pre-eminent 1970s funk outfits, the Ohio Players and Parliament-Funkadelic, and had a prolific career on his own.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:49:47 GMTIvanka Trump in “The Nutcracker” nearly 30 years ago.Ms. Trump’s personal history as a collector and ballet dancer suggests a longstanding interest in culture.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:33:39 GMTCharles A. Lindbergh speaking at a 1941 rally of the isolationist “America First” movement at the Manhattan Center.In Philip Roth’s 2004 alternative history, Charles Lindbergh is in the White House, cozying up to the Third Reich.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:25:31 GMTWood Harris plays Barry Fouray, a hip-hop manager who is trying to build a record label on “The Breaks.”The series on VH1 has a real ear for detail. The music and lyrics, whether soundtrack or in situ — fit the era seamlessly.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:38:29 GMTSarah Topham, left, and Ashley Hess taking part in the Void, a virtual reality experience, in Lindon, Utah. The start-up has refined the concept of mapping a virtual world over a physical set.The Void, a Utah-based start-up, bets that by making V.R. both social and spontaneous, it can draw throngs and make a mint. Some big names are taking notice.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:53:48 GMTNew York City Ballet dancer Russell Janzen at a rehearsal in January.Russell Janzen, who joined the company in 2008, is known for his élan. Seven dancers from the company’s corps de ballet were promoted to the rank of soloist.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:36:33 GMTLu Han in “The Great Wall,” directed by Zhang Yimou.The Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group had high hopes for “Wall,” a big-budget action film that aimed to conquer North American audiences.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:34:38 GMTFrank LondonFrank London has composed “Hatuey: Memory of Fire,” based on the life of a newspaper editor in Cuba. Opera de la Calle will perform it at Teatro Arenal.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:51:49 GMTStudents training their voices with Coro degli Stonati, or choir for the tone deaf, in Milan.Italy’s next gift to the music world may be a Milan group that helps adults overcome their vocal shortcomings and gain confidence in their singing.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:00:14 GMTReese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Laura Dern lead a brooding class drama set in California. And Christine Baranski is back.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:25:33 GMTDavid Robertson and the St. Louis Symphony performed at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2011. The symphony has urged its board members to call their elected representatives about potential budget cuts under the Trump administration.Across the country, orchestras, theaters and operas reacted with alarm that public funding for the arts could be cut under President Trump.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 04:13:49 GMTClyde Stubblefield in 2010 in Madison, Wis.Mr. Stubblefield was best known for a drum solo near the end of a 1969 Brown song he “didn’t like” that became the ubiquitous breakbeat of hip-hop’s sampling era.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:30:25 GMTHampton, Virginia. 1962Movies can help us see injustices we have never experienced in our own lives. “Hidden Figures” is a perfect example.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:09:13 GMTInside the Rue La Rue Cafe, a themed restaurant in Washington Heights honoring Rue McClanahan and the other actresses from the television sitcom “The Golden Girls.”The tonic that is a timeless show about four aging housemates is being dispensed in Manhattan.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:10:13 GMTA young man in Kyoto. “I approached him because of his style, and it’s rare to see a Japanese dandy,” the photographer wrote. “I posed him and he touched his hat, which I loved. He looked like a statue.”Mark Hartman, a photographer and director from Brooklyn, recently spent three weeks in Japan, chasing a lifelong fascination with the country’s culture.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:16:26 GMTBill Maher, the comedian and host of HBO’s “Real Time,” last year.An anticipated conversation between the comedian Bill Maher and the right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos turned out to be a mostly chummy affair.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:00:26 GMTSamuel L. Jackson, left, and Alexander Skarsgard.Alexander Skarsgard shows off his physique in “Tarzan.” And “Planet Earth II,” with David Attenborough, takes nature photography to spectacular heights.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:49:30 GMTThe artist and sculptor Saloua Raouda Choucair in an undated photograph.Ms. Choucair, who worked in obscurity outside her native Lebanon for decades, contributed an Arab idiom to modernism with her sense of line and form.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:34:58 GMTThe skylight ribbons in the Trans World Flight Center at Kennedy International Airport emerged after the engineer, Abba Tor, told the architect, Eero Saarinen, that joints must be created between the concrete roof vaults.Mr. Tor helped the architect Eero Saarinen design a structure of reinforced concrete that reminded viewers of a bird in flight.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:20:57 GMTSome of our favorite books by and about presidents from the past few decades.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:48:43 GMTJorge Pérez at his home in Miami with “Sin razón, sin aliento y sin nada,” by the Cuban artist Gabriel Cisneros.Who does Donald J. Trump call when he needs a wall? The luxury-condo king of Miami. But their relationship has seen better days.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:53 GMTStuart McLean, the writer and host of “The Vinyl Cafe,” at his home in 2013.The Canadian humorist’s show was heard on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and on many public radio stations in the United States.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:29:52 GMTJavier Camarena and Diana Damrau in “I Puritani” at the Metropolitan Opera.Among them, Javier Camarena’s high D flat in “I Puritani” and Peter Gelb’s candid reflection on the “Tosca” he brought to the Met Opera in 2009.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:04:03 GMTOur favorite looks from a week of street style.