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Morton Silverstein, Documentarian Who Explored Social Ills, Dies at 86

An Emmy Award winner, Mr. Silverstein said he was driven by a “sense of outrage at people being exploited and people without voices.”
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?Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself.
We talk to the “Moonlight” director about his cinematic style, his next project, his love of science fiction, and that crazy night at the Academy Awards.
The International Mugham Center in Baku will host a charity concert on April 30.
A botched rollout of the Canada Council for the Arts's new online grant application process is causing confusion and headaches for artists and arts o
Kris Andersson keeps on touring as Dixie Longate, an indefatigable Tupperware queen.
An Ottawa-based orchestra will begin the first leg of its Canada-wide tour at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's on Thursday night.
The 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival kicks off in Baku.
Ancient coins minted 2300 years ago were discovered in Kyzylkend village of Azerbaijan’s Imishli region.
The “Daily Show” host pondered the dilemma faced by black residents of Mississippi and Alabama: “So I either don’t get the day off, or I support slavery?”
The director wasn’t sold on the idea at first. “A talking raccoon — that’s a stupid idea,” he thought. Now? “I love the raccoon as much as I love my family.”
The singer-songwriter has acquired a devoted following by offering up almost full access to his slacker life.
A push at city hall aimed at ending the sale of controversial shark-fin soup will get some added support Thursday from the family of the late Toronto
Azerbaijan State Russian Drama will stage funny parody performance of "Two in one" on April 29.
“American Honey,” starring Sasha Lane, hits the road on a reckless adventure. And “Fire Island” embeds with six men in a house share for the summer.
Nikki’s description of the blunders she knows about is dead-on. That doesn’t mean she’s safe from committing her own.
Calgary has joined Vancouver and Toronto as a hub of creativity in the graphic novel medium, several high-profile content creators and an influential
Laura Osnes and Corey Cott star in a new Broadway musical, set in 1945, about a musician, a singer, trauma and healing.
From classical compositions to ’80s rock’n’roll, this year’s Baalbeck International Festival offers Lebanese music lovers a chance to hear both lifelong favorites and new types of music.
Roland Scahill pleaded guilty Wednesday to grand larceny and fraud over a scheme built around a nonexistent play he claimed would star the actress Lupita Nyong’o as the opera singer Kathleen Battle.
Nathan Fillion says Canadian fans give him a “swell of national pride,” Netflix has created a new generation of Firefly fans and he jumps at any chan
Despite its history as a public institution with free entry to all, the museum is considering a mandatory charge to help address budget deficits.
Despite its history as a public institution with free entry to all, the museum is considering a mandatory charge to help address budget deficits.
Can we find meaning in the feathered nests of the superwealthy?
The actress (“Togetherness,” “Girlboss”) reads Teresa DiFalco’s story about an obnoxious neighbor who becomes the glue in a couple’s unraveling marriage.
The singer is a virtuoso of suffering, and her new album, “Strength of a Woman,” is her most affecting in years.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, 42, led an exciting performance of Wagner’s “Flying Dutchman,” starring Michael Volle and Amber Wagner.
Boris Akunin’s take on Shakespeare’s broody prince is full of intrigue, but it often feels like a “Hamlet” highlight reel.
At the New York Botanical Garden, this Seattle glassmaker is spreading his glass sculptures of plantlike forms (and more) among the real flora.
In “Anything Is Possible,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Olive Kitteridge” writes with a frank, unapologetic emphasis on forbidden desire.
David Kratz, a former public relations executive and trained as a painter, has helped turn the New York Academy of Art into a hot charity.
This North Carolina-based pop duo overcomes anxiety for its second album, “What Now.”
Listen to this song’s pattern evolve as Nick Sanborn explains how the track went from a simple sequence to a three-and-a-half-minute production.
A look at some of the filmmaker’s most noteworthy films, from “Melvin and Howard” to “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Rachel Getting Married.”
A number of musicians, activists and artists are encouraging Radiohead to scrap a planned July show in Israel as part of a cultural boycott.

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