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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:00:25 GMTAnthony Atamanuik, being transformed into Donald J. Trump for the new Comedy Central series “The President Show.”The new show, starring Anthony Atamanuik as Donald J. Trump, will test whether audiences will spend a half-hour with a satirical commander in chief.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:00:28 GMTThe Hulu series, which stars Elisabeth Moss and is based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, arrives with an unexpected resonance in Trump’s America.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:12:54 GMTThe seamstresses drew Prince into sketches of his potential outfits so he could visualize what he would look like in the clothes.A visit to the rock star’s compound-turned-museum, where a team is organizing all of his belongings as it prepares for the one-year anniversary of his death.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:57:01 GMTKatherine Heigl in “Unforgettable,” which cost $12 million to produce but only managed about $4.8 million in ticket sales.Five new movies arrived in wide release over the weekend, and not one managed more than $5.1 million in ticket sales.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:10:36 GMTA parchment manuscript of the Declaration of Independence, believed to date from the 1780s and held in the West Sussex Record Office in England.Two Harvard scholars argue that an unknown parchment copy of the Declaration, seemingly made in the 1780s, offers clues to the debate over the Constitution.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:25:56 GMTDavid Cossin performs Julia Wolfe’s ”Lick.”A “Marriage of Figaro” update, jewel-box Sondheim and vertiginous silences were among the highlights.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:42:03 GMTLana Del Rey’s new song, “Lust for Life,” features the Weeknd.Prince, Perfume Genius, Juana Molina and more: hear the new tracks that caught our critics' attention this week.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:43:05 GMTTorgbui Midawo Gideon Foli Alorwoyie, a master drummer from Ghana and professor of music at the University of North Texas.The master drummer Torgbui Midawo Gideon Foli Alorwoyie, high priest of the Ewe cult and a teacher of Steve Reich, is sustaining his traditions in Texas.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:48:05 GMTA giant robot piloted by President Trump leads an attack at the border in the animated short “M.A.M.O.N.”Animators, documentarians and other filmmakers have found inspiration in the idea of a physical barrier at the United States-Mexico border.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:01:14 GMTThe playwright Lynn Nottage in the lobby at Studio 54, where her drama “Sweat” is playing.Lynn Nottage will write the book for a musical adaptation of “The Secret Life of Bees,” and Lisa Kron and Josh Radnor also have projects.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:55:32 GMTNeytiri (voiced by Zoe Saldana) and Jake Sully (voiced by Sam Worthington) in the 2009 film “Avatar.”Four follow-ups to James Cameron’s sci-fi spectacle are scheduled, with the first to be released in December 2020.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:17 GMTMarco de la O in “El Chapo.”“El Chapo” chronicles three decades in the life of the elusive drug lord. And “Mary Kills People” brings some dark humor to a doctor’s end-of-life mission.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:48:35 GMTErin Moran, standing, with her television family on “Happy Days,” from left, Marion Ross, Ron Howard and Tom Bosley.Ms. Moran’s biggest role was as the sweet but mischievous Joanie, who became a major character on the show and earned a spinoff, “Joanie Loves Chachi.”
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:00:05 GMTSally Field and Misty Copeland discussed the social significance of their success over lunch at Charlie Bird in SoHo.The two women talk about overcoming barriers in their careers, fighting for better roles and how it is important for artists to be politically active.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:47:05 GMTAndrea Logan White and David A.R. White at the party following the premiere of “The Case for Christ.”A faith-based entertainment company is making a bid for the mainstream with movies like “The Case For Christ” and binge-able television and web series.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 05:00:31 GMTRose Byrne, left, and Oprah Winfrey in “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”This best seller, about a woman whose cancer cells became the foundation for groundbreaking research, comes to the screen. And Patton Oswalt talks about his wife’s quest to catch a killer.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:35:26 GMTElizabeth Sargent outside her apartment above Carnegie Hall in 2010. When she moved in to the honeycomb of studios in 1964 she paid $188 a month in rent. In 2009 she paid $337 a month.When Ms. Sargent, whose work was known for its frank description of sexuality and its slant rhymes, moved in 2010, it marked the end of an artist enclave.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:33:14 GMTSandy Gallin with Cher, whom he helped make a disco diva, in 1977.Among Mr. Gallin’s clients were Dolly Parton, Richard Pryor, Cher, Michael Jackson and Joan Rivers, and he became a role model for gays and lesbians in entertainment.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:30:23 GMTCuba Gooding Sr., left, and his son the actor Cuba Gooding Jr. attending a premiere party at the Apollo Theater in 2007.Mr. Gooding, the father of the Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., rose to fame as the lead singer of the rhythm-and-blues group the Main Ingredient.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:54:39 GMTBarkley L. Hendricks in his home in New London, Conn., in 2007, with “Frog” (1976).Having seen virtually no black subjects among the portraits he admired in Europe, Mr. Hendricks painted friends, family and strangers who conveyed a culture of assertiveness.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:02:35 GMTMr. Hendricks was known for his portraits of friends, family and strangers who conveyed a growing culture of black assertiveness.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:02 GMTDoes Citizens United have an unlikely silver lining for artists?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:04:18 GMTKendrick Lamar’s new album, “DAMN.,” is a return to the interior after his outward-looking album “To Pimp a Butterfly.”The two rappers recall an earlier time in the genre’s history, in terms of aesthetics and politics. How do they fit in today? A panel discussion, on Popcast.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:21:18 GMTIn October, during the Blink festival, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati will transform its facade into an art display with sound, video projection and LED technology.Institutions from Sydney to Cincinnati are hoping to draw more visitors by using outdoor projections, sometimes putting art on their buildings’ facades.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:01:45 GMTFrom left, Carolyn Cryer, Elias Rosa and Donnell Oakley of Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc., in the premiere of “O, round desire” at the Alexander Kasser Theater.Two world premieres and the revival of a Motown “Othello.” Our critic on Mr. Elkins’s appeal and drawbacks.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:53:11 GMTIn 2014 Ryuichi Sakamoto discovered a cancerous lump in his neck. Next week he will release his first album in eight years, “async.”This Japanese musician and composer, who created the score for “The Revenant,” is releasing his 16th solo album and first in eight years, “async.”
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:52:20 GMTThe pianist Jonathan Biss accompanying the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall.Timo Andres’s piano concerto “The Blind Banister,” performed by Jonathan Biss and conducted by Courtney Lewis, is inspired by a Beethoven cadenza.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:50:26 GMTMagdalena Abakanowicz once described her sculpture as “a search for organic mysteries.”
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:55:23 GMTCaroline Dhavernas plays a doctor who moonlights as a euthanasia specialist in “Mary Kills People.”Lifetime gives us something new: a darkly comic crime thriller about euthanasia.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:38:56 GMTThe opening pages of Shakespeare’s First Folio. The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., is holding a contest to create a “modern canon” of companion pieces to his plays.The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., is holding a contest to create a “modern canon” of 38 companion pieces to Shakespeare’s plays.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:21:00 GMTFrom left, David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon, the founders of Bang on a Can, at Mr. Lang’s apartment in SoHo.The new-music collective appears at Zankel Hall and is preparing for its annual marathon, on May 6, at the Brooklyn Museum.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:04:59 GMTThe actors Andrew Rannells, center, and Nikki M. James, right, were among the guests.New York’s celebrity elite feted Ms. Midler’s return to Broadway as Dolly Levi.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:48:54 GMTVisitors at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2014.Ms. Rice wrote that she loved the Globe, but that she has learned not “to allow myself to be excluded from the rooms where decisions are made.”
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:39:15 GMTParties were held recently for the Tribeca Film Festival, the Youth America Grand Prix and the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:04:29 GMT“Abakan Red” (1969), a work in sisal and mixed media by Ms. Abakanowicz.The Polish artist’s works ranged from woven shrouds and tree trunks to mythic human figures that evoked the dark forces at work in the 20th century.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:00:57 GMT“Red Reeds on Logs,” a 2017 installation by Dale Chihuly.It’s a big city, with plenty to do, see, hear and watch. Here’s a sampling of cultural highlights this weekend and over the week ahead.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:19:52 GMTMarcel Ophuls, the director of “The Memory of Justice,” in 2014.The monumental documentary about war and guilt is making its television premiere on HBO2.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:13:07 GMTPatricia Hodge as Margaret Thatcher in “The Falklands Play.”There are so many services to stream films that it is easy to get lost. But digging is half the fun.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:14:18 GMT“Red Garden,” an oil on canvas by the Hungarian artist Attila Szucs, shown at the Independent Brussels fair.Two events in Belgium stand out in the world’s overcrowded art scene, luring the country’s discerning collectors: Independent Brussels and Art Brussels
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:18 GMTThomas Middleditch of “Silicon Valley.”The actor, who returns to the role of Richard Hendricks in the HBO comedy’s fourth season, gets work done in the pilot’s seat.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:16 GMTDamon Albarn of Gorillaz says he started writing the group’s new album, “Humanz,” while imagining a world where Donald J. Trump won the election.The music mastermind behind the virtual band explains how President Trump, Chicago house music and a vibrant cast fueled the group’s fifth album.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:43:57 GMTDavid Duchovny as Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully in “The X-Files.”Fox says 10 more episodes of the sci-fi classic will air during the 2017-18 TV season and that David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will take part.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:46:26 GMTTrevor Noah wondered whether President Trump celebrated the marijuana “holiday” on Thursday.Why wasn’t it where it was supposed to be? The “Daily Show” host’s idea has to do with 4/20, the “holiday” for pot smokers. “They forget where they put things,” he said.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:32 GMTLaurie Anderson, 69, this month at her home in New York. Ms. Anderson recalled that when she moved to the city in the 1960s, “I was going to go to a dark and dangerous place that was going to be really unpredictable.”From performances for “six people in a loft” to “O Superman,” MTV fame, and her time with Lou Reed, the artist reflects on her many years in New York.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:00:16 GMTBette Midler, center, as Dolly Gallagher Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” at the Shubert Theater.In this rose-colored revival of the 1964 war horse “Hello, Dolly!,” Bette Midler provides a dazzling lesson in star power.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:20:31 GMTOscar Isaac, center, star of Terry George’s film “The Promise,” the first big-budget Hollywood production about the Armenian genocide.Critics of “The Ottoman Lieutenant” say it was aimed at undercutting another film, “The Promise,” by falsely painting the Armenian genocide as two-sided.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:08:20 GMTThere are over 7,000 objects, 120 guitars, 2,000 pairs shoes and zero pairs of flats. Angie Marchese has been working at Paisley Park to catalog and preserve the objects that belonged to Prince, who died April 21, 2016.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:10:47 GMTMaureen Gallace’s “Clear Day” (2011-12) at MoMA PS1.Ms. Gallace’s pictures at MoMA PS1 may seem anodyne at first. But, our critic says, stick with them, and their subtle intelligence is revealed.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:52:18 GMT“Red Reeds on Logs,” a 2017 installation by Dale Chihuly.Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:36:36 GMTEmma Amos’s “Preparing for a Face Lift” (1981) in the show “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-1985” at the Brooklyn Museum.The spare-looking show “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85” at the Brooklyn Museum offers a textured view of the political past.