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A History of Head Shots, and an Exhibition on Immigrants’ Tales

A History of Head Shots, and an Exhibition on Immigrants’ Tales

A Katharine Hepburn portrait used to publicize a 1950 production of “As You Like It.”

Review: The New York Philharmonic Gets Audacious, With Ease

Review: The New York Philharmonic Gets Audacious, With Ease

Esa-Pekka Salonen concluded his stint as the New York Philharmonic's composer in residence with an interdisciplinary program that included his work "Foreign Bodies," featuring a live video installation by Tal Rosner.

The Leibers Are Gone. But Their Bling Is Back.

The Leibers Are Gone. But Their Bling Is Back.

Tina Plesset, left, who has donated a 1967 Leiber chatelaine, and Ann Stewart, the director of the Leiber Collection, which reopens for the season on Saturday.

The W. Kamau Bell Legacy: A Talk Show Five Years Ahead of Its Time

The W. Kamau Bell Legacy: A Talk Show Five Years Ahead of Its Time

W. Kamau Bell on "Totally Biased" in 2013. He had a gift for recruiting talent for the show.

Bill Cosby Paid His Sex Assault Accuser $3.38 Million in Settlement

Bill Cosby Paid His Sex Assault Accuser $3.38 Million in Settlement

Bill Cosby’s case is the first high-profile sexual assault trial of the #MeToo era, and experts are watching to see what effect it has on jurors’ attitudes.

Aretha Franklin Was the Personification of Black Woman Magic

Aretha Franklin Was the Personification of Black Woman Magic

Aretha Franklin, in an undated photo, performing live onstage in Britain.

‘Scream Queens’ Season 1, Episode 8: Snuffed Out

‘Scream Queens’ Season 1, Episode 8: Snuffed Out

From left, Lea Michele, Billie Lourd, Abigail Breslin, Emma Roberts and Niecy Nash in "Scream Queens."

Turmoil at Lincoln Center: Infighting, Money Troubles, Scrapped Projects

Turmoil at Lincoln Center: Infighting, Money Troubles, Scrapped Projects

At a time of struggle for performing arts organizations, Lincoln Center’s efforts have been complicated by abrupt changes in leadership.

‘Roots,’ the Series That Had Everyone Talking

‘Roots,’ the Series That Had Everyone Talking

The first Times writing on “Roots,” both the book and the mini-series, including this feature by Charlayne Hunter-Gault on Americans’ watching it.

‘Sharp Objects,’ a Mesmerizing Southern Thriller, Cuts Slow but Deep

‘Sharp Objects,’ a Mesmerizing Southern Thriller, Cuts Slow but Deep

Amy Adams in “Sharp Objects,” a murder mystery, based on the Gillian Flynn novel, beginning Sunday on HBO.

The Trippy ’60s, Courtesy of a Master

The Trippy ’60s, Courtesy of a Master

The graphic designer Milton Glaser, left, in his Manhattan office with Matthew Weiner, the creator of “Mad Men,” for which Mr. Glaser has designed ads that will start appearing next week.

Review: Paul Simon, Still Evolving, Is Saying Goodbye

Review: Paul Simon, Still Evolving, Is Saying Goodbye

Paul Simon kicked off “Homeward Bound — the Farewell Tour” in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Why the Creator of ‘Dear White People’ Is Doubling Down on Identity Politics

Why the Creator of ‘Dear White People’ Is Doubling Down on Identity Politics

Justin Simien, the creator of the movie and Netflix show “Dear White People,” sees the role of the storyteller as giving people something they haven’t seen before or showing them how to think in a new way.

Review: ‘Patrick Melrose’ Is Flat Despite a Peerless Benedict Cumberbatch

Review: ‘Patrick Melrose’ Is Flat Despite a Peerless Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the troubled but charming title character of “Patrick Melrose,” adapted from the Edward St. Aubyn novels.

Obama Portraits Blend Paint and Politics, and Fact and Fiction

Obama Portraits Blend Paint and Politics, and Fact and Fiction

Kehinde Wiley has set Barack Obama against greenery, with flowers that have symbolic meaning. Amy Sherald’s take on Michelle Obama emphasizes an element of couturial spectacle and rock-solid cool.

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 6: Mexico

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Season 2, Episode 6: Mexico

Kim Dickens in “Fear the Walking Dead.”


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