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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:37:12 GMTAn 1814 advertisement for a slave, placed by a future Columbia University president.A new historical report prepared by the university illuminates how human bondage seeped into the life of the institution.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:29:38 GMTDonald J. Trump and his wife, Melania, stepping out of their private jet on the campaign trail in Wilmington, N.C., three days before the election.PBS concludes a series of reports with “Trump’s Road to the White House.” For Trump critics, it’s a horror film. For supporters, it’s “The Sound of Music.”
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:54:51 GMTJames McMullan in his Upper West Side studio.Mr. McMullan unearths some of his never-before-seen theater posters to demonstrate how he created each work, from early studies to final versions.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:13 GMTThe buyer of this Fabergé icon saw it on Sotheby’s Instagram feed.The quirkily personal Instagram accounts of taste-making specialists have become the “soft power” of today’s traders.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:34:30 GMTFrom left, Elijah Kelley, Algee Smith, Luke James, Woody McClain, Keith Powers and Bryshere Y. Gray in a scene from the BET mini-series “The New Edition Story.”Dance routines and video shoots are remade down to the tiniest details. Costumes are a symphony of sequined suits, flowing fabrics, graffitied overalls.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:00:03 GMTVisitors in 2015 at the opening in Havana of the Bronx Museum of the Arts’s “Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje,” with photographs by Andy Warhol.Instead of showing the art from Cuba, the museum will mount a show of 60 pieces drawn from public and private collections outside the island nation.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:36:15 GMTThe pseudonymous JP Delaney’s “The Girl Before” is about a pervy architect who rents only to women who are good-looking, traumatized and very tidy.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:30:09 GMTKatie Rich, a “Saturday Night Live” writer, has been suspended.The writer’s Twitter post on Friday drew widespread condemnation, and Ms. Rich subsequently apologized for it.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:02:18 GMTClockwise from top left: Anthony Anderson in “black-ish”; Jennifer Lopez and Dayo Okeniyi in “Shades of Blue”; Doug Savant and Felicity Huffman in “Desperate Housewives”; amd Gina Rodriguez, left, and Andrea Navedo in “Jane the Virgin.”Executives, producers and writers discussed how the election of Donald J. Trump might affect the characters, stories and situations in scripted shows.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:32:06 GMTStephen ColbertThis will be Mr. Colbert’s first time hosting the Emmys, which will be broadcast on CBS on Sept. 17.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:12:06 GMTCarrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”Now that the title has been unveiled for the next chapter, due in December, here’s what to expect — and hope for.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:22:53 GMTJiminy Cricket and Pinocchio in the 1940 film “Pinocchio.”The adaptation, approved by Disney Theatrical Productions, will have songs from the 1940 film, and is to open at the National Theater in December.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:14:35 GMTSeveral Jedi communities exist around the world. Some call themselves religious groups, though others avoid the term “religion.” Not all Jedi are “Star Wars” aficionados.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:12:31 GMTAlec Baldwin as Donald J. Trump, in the Jan. 14 edition of “Saturday Night Live.”The actor will host the show for the 17th time, a record for the program. But it may be the most remembered, if only because of the possible reaction afterward.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:47:35 GMTMaria Sibylla Merian, a German-born woman living in the Netherlands, had a successful career as an artist, botanist, naturalist and entomologist.Maria Sibylla Merian captivated Europeans with her studies of insects, only to later have her work largely dismissed. Now, her findings are being celebrated again.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:18:37 GMTThe Weeknd, at the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards in November.With 13,000 copies sold and 57.2 million streams, the Canadian singer holds on to the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:33:34 GMTAt Vivienne Westwood’s new store in Manhattan, shirts, blazers and dresses are emblazoned with political slogans.At Ms. Westwood’s new store in Manhattan, clothes that can speak to Johnny Rotten or Theresa May.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:23:35 GMTYoo Jin-ryong, a former culture minister, said on Monday that many rank-and-file officials felt “abused” and “humiliated” when President Park Geun-hye’s office ordered them not to fund artists deemed hostile.Culture Ministry workers gathered information for the authorities after being told not to fund artists deemed unfriendly to the president, a former official said.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:21:01 GMTRich Conaty in Hudson, New York, in 2010.Rich Conaty loved the music of the 1920s and ’30s to death, and had a vast personal library of 78s that he shared with his listeners.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:01:14 GMTKitty Genovese in her grandparents’ backyard in Brooklyn in 1959, from “The Witness.”In “The Witness,” Bill Genovese tries to separate fact from fiction in the death of his sister, Kitty. And “Beware the Slenderman” examines an internet meme that led to a stabbing.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 04:01:01 GMTDominic West in “The Affair.”Dominic West deserves combat pay for all the shaking and twitching he’s had to do this season.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:01:12 GMTDominic Fumusa and Claire Danes in “Homeland.”And no surprise, things seem to be warming up between Carrie and Quinn.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:01:01 GMTFrom left, Emily Louise Perkins, Liba Vaynberg and Laura Ramadei in the play “The Oregon Trail.”This play by Bekah Brunstetter (“Oohrah!”) follows a teenager in the 1990s through early adulthood, and a pioneer girl in the 1800s. Both are named Jane.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:00:14 GMTFrom left, Ruy Iskandar, Stephen Payne and Jess Barbagallo in “Orange Julius.”Memory, gender and fantasy blend in this play about a Vietnam veteran and his offspring.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 02:58:37 GMTDanielle Macdonald, who plays a rapper in “Patti Cake$,” said, “I still can’t really believe I even got the part.”“Not since Jennifer Lawrence have I seen a star like this,” John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, said of this 25-year-old Australian actress.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 02:11:30 GMTExploring the complexities of South Africa’s racial politics: Peter Abrahams, novelist, journalist and commentator, around 1955.The journalist and novelist’s moral center of gravity was located in the country he left at age 20. His 1946 novel, “Mine Boy,” drew global attention.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:51:55 GMTThe European police recovered about 3,500 stolen archaeological artifacts and other artworks, Spain’s Interior Ministry said.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:46:50 GMTA photograph of Donald J. Trump, taken by Michael O’Brien, at the National Portrait Gallery.Visitors respond in varying ways to exhibits at the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Portrait Gallery.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:24:11 GMTThe author Gerard Reve in 1969.A translation of a novel by Gerard Reve that centers on a young clerk has invited recent comparisons to books like “The Catcher in the Rye.”
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:21:23 GMTThe Staatskapelle Berlin, performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27 at Carnegie Hall, with Daniel Barenboim conducting from the piano.With words, symphonies and Mozart concertos, Daniel Barenboim invoked community.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:17:01 GMTEd Newton-Rex, left, and Patrick Stobbs founded Jukedeck, one of a growing number of companies using artificial intelligence to compose music.As A.I. applications become more sophisticated, the music that companies like Jukedeck produce has started wading into the commercial domain of actual musicians.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:04:57 GMTRita MorenoThe much-awarded actress talks about trying to avoid stereotypes and about emotional moments on the set.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:41:24 GMTTheater fans at BroadwayCon in 2016.The union is asking its members not to perform at BroadwayCon until an agreement is reached.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:21:50 GMT“StéréoKids,” a dance party that will be part of the Tilt Kids Festival.This event, a collaboration between the French Institute Alliance Française and Cultural Services, will run from March 4 through April 16.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:54:30 GMTJason deCaires Taylor, a British sculptor, outside his studio in Lanzarote, Spain. They are besAn installation of 300 statues off a Spanish island forms an artificial reef and addresses issues like Europe’s migration crisis, and the destruction of ocean reefs.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:25:45 GMTAnya Taylor-Joy in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split.”The Academy Award nominations come out Tuesday, and films like “Moonlight,” “Silence,” “Lion” and “20th Century Women” may gain box office momentum.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:34:21 GMTAziz Ansari hosted the first episode of “Saturday Night Live” under President Donald J. Trump.The actor and comedian delivered the first “Saturday Night Live” monologue under President Donald J. Trump.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:12:57 GMTKate McKinnon, left, and Beck Bennett as President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in the cold open for “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday.The show opened with an impersonation of the Russian president, and the host, the actor and comedian Aziz Ansari, urged the new American president to address issues of race.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:00:29 GMTLucy Worsley in “Secrets of the Six Wives.”The historian Lucy Worsley enters the bedchambers of Henry VIII and his wives. And the Rolling Stones rock on with the masses in Havana.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:35:26 GMTMaggie Roche, center, in 1985 with her sisters Suzzy, left, and Terre.Best known for her work with her siblings Terre and Suzzy, she wrote songs that could be droll or diaristic, full of unexpected melodic turns.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:00:03 GMTTina Knowles Lawson says she likes to be called “Miss Tina.”Tina Knowles Lawson remains the inspiration for the chart-topping daughters she raised while running a hair salon in Houston.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:00:02 GMTFrom left, Big Sean, Aziz Ansari and Kate McKinnon on “Saturday Night Live.”Aziz Ansari makes his “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut post-inauguration. And Idina Menzel takes on the Bette Midler role in “Beaches.”
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:19:21 GMTA starship, the U.S.S. Ares, as depicted in “Prelude to Axanar.”A legal battle that was worthy of a Federation starship taking on a Klingon destroyer pitted an amateur filmmaker against two Hollywood studios.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 03:07:01 GMTBen Vereen performing in 2012. At the Concert for America on Friday in New York, Mr. Vereen sang “What a Wonderful World.”On Inauguration Day, performers in New York looked to the future and raised money for causes like civil liberties and women’s health.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:54:39 GMTLisa Hoyle in a scene from NCIS.After the death this month of Paula Dell, one of the pioneering stuntwomen in Hollywood, New York Times reporters asked professional stuntwomen about the job.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:20:04 GMTMarilyn Minter and Madonna in a panel discussion at the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday.At a conversation at the Brooklyn Museum, the two feminist artists looked back at their roots and contemplated creativity in the age of Trump.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:55:18 GMTMiguel Ferrer in his role as Owen Granger on “NCIS: Los Angeles.” He also appeared in “Crossing Jordan.”Mr. Ferrer had recently reprised his role as the F.B.I. forensics expert Albert Rosenfield in a revival of “Twin Peaks,” which is to start in May.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:59:24 GMTDonald J. Trump during the luncheon in Statuary Hall following his swearing in as president.On Inauguration Day, news broadcasters seemed unnerved by the prospect President Donald J. Trump would remain as combative as he had been while the host of “The Apprentice.”
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:39:18 GMTCharles Bobo Shaw in a photograph from 1976. Mr. Shaw, from St. Louis, became a vital part of New York’s jazz vanguard, leading the Human Arts Ensemble and playing with Cecil Taylor and Anthony Braxton.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:34:19 GMTMembers of Occupy Museums #J20 outside the Whitney Museum of American Art.Cultural counterprogramming. An artists’ strike. A museum’s celebration. Dispatches from coast to coast.