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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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Spanish police have recovered three of five paintings by British artist Francis Bacon that were stolen from a Madrid apartment in 2015, they said Thursday
Since our Pet City columnist’s basset-beagle mix is elderly, cranky and willfully incontinent, the theme would be uncompromising realism.
The books will appear on Oct. 20 as part of a 20th anniversary celebration and exhibition at the British Library. But they aren’t new novels or even plays.
Azerbaijani language has been taught in Amsterdam.
Late-night hosts resorted to different comparisons to explain how much they were irked by President Trump’s undisclosed meeting with Vladimir Putin.
“The Last Tycoon,” a nine-episode series, is the latest good-looking attempt to adapt F. Scott Fitzgerald for the screen.
“The Taming of the Shrew,” at the Lincoln Center Festival this month, showcases the vibrant, larger-than-life spirit the company is known for.
Yuval Sharon has directed operas in train stations and on highways. Next summer, he’ll be the first American to stage Wagner at the Bayreuth Festival.
Acclaimed Azerbaijani artist Javid Tabrizli will give a concert in London, UK on July 21 and 23.
The series “30 for 30” remembers soccer’s first pop icon, the Manchester United player George Best. And you can restream “Atlanta,” Donald Glover’s Emmy-nominated comedy.
Under the rule of Daesh (ISIS, the self-anointed Islamic State group) a Syrian farmer named Faysal was forced to hide his sketches and paintings.
The annual pop-culture celebration kicks off Wednesday night with a preview of the San Diego Convention Center's showroom floor.
A writer and artist whose richly detailed work recreated the battles, camaraderie and down times of war in the Pacific.
Following the end of “Game of Thrones,” David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will make “Confederate,” a drama in which the South successfully seceded and slavery is legal.
The 92nd Street Y’s 2017-18 season includes appearances by novelists, musicians, chefs and two American presidents (sort of).
On recent major-label debuts, two rappers from Atlanta use unorthodox approaches — like silence, or a shifting emphasis that sounds accidental.
In “Lust for Life,” the singer worries about the future, in her pensive, dreamy way. But her main focus is still love and sorrow.
When a mundane setting turns lethal, a mother and her 4-year-old son find themselves becoming prey in Gin Phillips’s new thriller.
To make “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” which had a budget of around $150 million, Mr. Besson lobbied the government to change its tax credit system.
His “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is France’s most expensive film ever. To make it there, Mr. Besson lobbied the government to bend to his will.
On this week’s podcast, the “Shooter” actress reads Asha Bandele’s essay about having a child with a prisoner and facing an impossible choice.
Moscow, July 19, IRNA – Economic delegations from Razavi Khorasan Province and Tatarstan Republic signed MoU on Wednesday.
At Bard College, a history-rich cache of new art from the Middle East.
Kabul, July 19, IRNA - Minister of Health and Medical Education Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi and his Afghan counterpart Ferozudin Feroz on Wednesday signed six MoUs for cooperation in various fields.
Drake is still raking in the cash from his days on Degrassi: The Next Generation — albeit not much.
Some people require silence during their favorite shows. Some prefer running commentary. We’re looking to gather a range of opinions.
Mr. Kushner said in an interview with The Daily Beast that he was working on a play set two years before the 2016 election.
In the affably amusing, sometimes spittingly funny “Girls Trip,” a weekend getaway brings trouble, laughs and sisterhood.
Her loss leaves the St. John’s and Atlantic Canadian arts communities shocked and deeply saddened. Her work leaves them strengthened, inspired, and g
In “The Jim Henson Exhibition” at the Museum of Moving Image, the creator of the Muppets and other puppets is the star of the show.
The first American museum retrospective of the least-known — and maybe the best — of the Viennese modernists, who briefly painted like no one else.
Italian prosecutors doubt the authenticity of 21 works attributed to Amedeo Modigliani in an exhibit at the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa.
The singer filed in court on Tuesday to stop the sale of handwritten letters and a pair of her worn underwear.
Discovery’s annual celebration of underwater predators pits the American swimmer Michael Phelps against a great white.

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