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Rahbani’s social critique still rings true

Ziad Rahbani’s play Film Ameriki Tawil was first staged 35 years ago.
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Azerbaijani cookery expert, writer and photographer Stalik Khankishiyev has presented his books “Kazan, kulinarniy samouchitel” and “Plov, kulinarnoye issledovaniye” in Baku.
Taraji P. Henson heats up the stage in a holiday variety show, and Bryan Cranston lends his voice to an aging superhero in “SuperMansion.”
The latest live musical from NBC sabotaged itself with distracting side business.
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for families with children and teenagers.
Hannah and President Kirkman work to expose or cover up potentially damaging information.
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Our guide to dance performances.
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
It’s official: The show is on a hot streak.
This play at the Public Theater, based on Cheryl Strayed’s book, is a handkerchief-soaking meditation on pain, loss, hope and forgiveness.
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.
Ms. Mairs chronicled her fears and hopes in intensely personal essays and memoirs, looking at her life, and her infirmities, with an unblinking eye.
Our guide to film series and special screenings.
A museum researcher has unearthed a performance of “The Glass Menagerie” starring Shirley Booth, that will be broadcast on Turner Classic Movies.
Previews, openings and some last-chance picks.
An interview with the designer of a Golda Meir action figure that’s being given away as part of benefit performances of the play “Golda’s Balcony” in New York.
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 Adčs’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.

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