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A backgammon player who thinks he has telepathic powers shuttles between casinos across Europe and Asia. Too bad about the grim diagnosis.
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Maybe tomorrow Narciss will come and we will not be afraid anymore, a red-haired woman says hopefully, staring at an imaginary horizon beyond the stage.
Ms. Dunham and Mr. Rhys discuss the new “Girls” episode, and the sexual and psychological politics it dramatizes. Warning: replete with spoilers.
The two venerable orchestras, both celebrating their 175th anniversaries this season, display treasures from the archives in a rare joint exhibition.
Axe shows an open mind, while Chuck’s marriage woes recall those of a former congressman.
Angels Costume, on the outskirts of London, has outfitted 36 Academy Award winners over the years.
Yes, the three-ring circus can seem like a relic. But something irreplaceable will be lost when this tent is closed for good.
The opera tells the story of the wife of a political prisoner, who disguises herself in an attempt to set her husband free.
The composer’s “Prince of Players,” about an actor in Restoration England who specialized in female roles, had its New York premiere at Kaye Playhouse.
A listen to the week's most notable new music, including songs featuring Nicki Minaj, Alessia Cara and Frank Ocean, plus the return of shoegaze band Ride.
Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA - Laboratory studies on three samples of buff clay works of the Burnt City and their comparison with the geology of the area under study have showed that the buff clay works are
Among them, the conductor Herbert Blomstedt's surprising performance with the New York Philharmonic and a Facebook Live concert and interview with the tenor Javier Camarena.
Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA – In continuation to protest US President Donald Trump’s visa ban order, world-known Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, and the director of the Oscar nominated film ‘The Salesman’
The city synonymous with the country music business is in transition. How is it dealing with rapid change, and the Trump era? A panel discussion on Popcast.
Frank Lloyd directed “Children” with help from Josef von Sternberg, whose skill with actresses is also seen in “The Salvation Hunters.”
Henry David Thoreau’s classic has inspired what some are calling the world’s most improbable video game, which the lead developer says aims for “a kind of stillness at its core.”
Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA – Iran is a good partner in environmental field for the European Union, EU Director-General for Environment Daniel Calleja Crespo said.
In 1992, presidential politics served as the backdrop, major social issues played out at the podium and black filmmakers were making inroads.
25 years ago, the Academy Awards telecast was genuinely entertaining. No, really. Let Jodie Foster explain.
What’s essential to Dave Malloy, the composer of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” and his wife, the writer Eliza Bent? Stuffed animals.
The reality TV star, who supported Donald Trump during his campaign, said his order rescinding bathroom rights was “a disaster.”
Her Dangerous Woman Tour, which stopped at Madison Square Garden, is a showcase of her voice and messages of self-determination.
From classic jazz to golden-age Hollywood, the film’s posters offer a stylish visual tease. Here’s a look at some of them.
Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi quoted James Baldwin. Issa Rae shared awkward memories. And Janelle Monae insisted black women 'have a right to have
At the Oscars Sistahs Soiree and the Essence Black Women in Hollywood a sense of sisterhood was magnified.
At the Oscars Sistahs Soiree, the “Fences” star admits to some anxiety even though she is considered a lock for best supporting actress.
The Debate Society presents a world premiere based on events at the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago.
In “Idiocracy,” part of the series, a G.I. awakens in 2505, when narcotized couch potatoes sit in armchairs with built-in toilet seats.
A first New York show for Hassan Massoudy, at Sundaram Tagore Chelsea: “Words, Breath, Gesture.”
Tickling as a sport, with clothed young men tied to a bed? Wholesome frolicking this is not, and it’s on HBO.
The program, by Wendy Whelan and Brian Brooks, shows off inner feelings. With Brooklyn Rider, at the Joyce.
This Chicago rapper, who appeared with Chance the Rapper on “Saturday Night Live,” appears on March 2 at Le Poisson Rouge.
There is only one Patricia Kopatchinskaja. And she performs Prokofiev with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at David Geffen Hall.
Testimony from a woman that prosecutors hope will establish a pattern of behavior that could help them convict Mr. Cosby of sexual assault will be permitted.
Caitlyn Jenner is taking U.S. President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school

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