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Cuba and Curiosity at the New York Film Festival

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Two selections at this event, “Memories of the Underdevelopment” and “Patria o Muerte,” cast a hard look at the island’s past and its present.
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Visitors attending the Beirut International Arab Book Fair are interested in different types of books but, in a reflection of the region’s situation, politics remains a topic in high demand.
How a comic book aficionado uses her own body as a canvas.
This play by Hillary Bettis, about a fictitious Florida tourist attraction, sits uneasily somewhere between gritty naturalism and magical realism.
In Declan Donnellan’s production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the homicidal protagonist’s motives are all too clear.
The musician, whose name is Donald Glover, delivers an unabashed throwback to the sounds of R&B before hip-hop came along.
In our new weekly visual exploration of dance, we examine Reggie Wilson’s latest work, as performed by Yeman Brown.
The actor Colman Domingo spoke about how Nate Parker film’s awards prospects have been damaged because of the rape case Mr. Parker was embroiled in.
The Manhattan developer DDG not only puts up apartments but also builds the staging for operas, free.
The Amazon series created a work about Amy Fisher, the 1990s tabloid sensation, with help from the composer Nico Muhly.
Though Bob Dylan won’t attend the Nobel Prize dinner in Stockholm, the city has one unassailable tie to him: Izzy Young, who promoted his debut New York show in 1961.
In a city that lacks affordable spaces, artists and innovators found a haven and community in an Oakland warehouse.
The year offered a stirring display of Odissi from the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble and triumphs from the choreographer Alexei Ratmansky.
A seething “Elektra.” Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel.” And who can forget those 100 bleating sheep at the Park Avenue Armory?
Tchaikovsky classic meets modern moves and time travel in ‘The Hip Hop Nutcracker’        
“Bitter/Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate” is the new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts.        
This list includes feats of acting and core strength, performances that made the author happy even when they raised his blood pressure or made him cry.
Julie Van Rosendaal says Love Actually is actually — a terrible film and George Brookman thinks cable channels need to stop replaying Die Hard over t
Looking back at the season, in light of a presidential election.
A restoration of “The Dumb Girl of Portici,” a century-old silent film featuring the dancer Anna Pavlova, has a run at Anthology Film Archives.
“The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart,” at the McKittrick Hotel, is a rambunctious yarn imported from Scotland.
The PBS series “Secrets of the Dead” looks into the night Vincent van Gogh apparently cut off his ear, and what led up to it.
“Syria: A Living History,” at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto focuses on the country’s past and present through 48 objects.
Music by Mahler, arriving by way of this noted German baritone.
Rez Abbasi’s all-star project, Invocation, includes the pianist Vijay Iyer and will be playing the Asia Society.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a sassy all-male drag troupe, arrives at the Joyce.
After years of fits and starts, this project about the director and producer Harold Prince is to open next summer at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater.
The latest figures from Elena Ferrante’s publisher show that her Neapolitan novels have now sold some 5.5 million copies worldwide.
This event will feature notables such as Bettye LaVette and Rhiannon Giddens paying homage to Ms. Franklin.
The music critics of The New York Times share their picks for the best songs of the year.
Beyoncé and Bowie, Chance the Rapper and Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Leonard Cohen — and much, much more.
Tehran, Dec 7, IRNA - Italian Ambassador to Iran Mauro Conchatori said on Tuesday that Iran’s call on Italy for implementation of the project for restoration, protection and maintenance of historical
The Toronto International Film Festival group has announced the lineup for the 2016 Canada's Top Ten Film Festival, an annual event aimed at celebrat
Brett Gorvy, the auction house’s worldwide chairman for postwar and contemporary art, will join Dominique Lévy, whose Madison Avenue gallery will be renamed Lévy Gorvy.
The 17th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker' has solemnly ended in Moscow.

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