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Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, who starred in the original Broadway cast, team up to pay tribute to musical theater’s relationship with modern pop.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is expanding to a record 8,427 people; if all accept, female and minority membership would rise.
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Actors Michael J. Fox, Martin Short and theatre director Brigitte Haentjens are being honoured at Rideau Hall Wednesday night at the Governor General
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In Diksha Basu’s debut novel, set in a wealthy enclave of New Delhi, characters with old and new money feel status anxiety.
The vinyl boom has helped fuel a banner year for rap reissues, including records by Dr. Octagon, UGK and Afiliashun.
For a summer exhibition titled “99 Cents or Less,” the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit has begun to resemble a dollar shop.
Ernest Greene’s third album is a smooth, disorienting meditation on the idea of woozy sounds as refuge.
An interview with Jad Abumrad, the MacArthur “genius” radio producer who moonlights as a composer and will perform a work in progress this week.
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A tribute at the Tang Museum honors one of the founders of Jack Shainman Gallery.
Mr. Allen will be bending the music of Blakey, who was also a drummer, into a grooving Afrobeat sound at Le Poisson Rouge.
Dominique Morisseau is one of the theater’s most penetrating voices. In her latest play, she focuses on issues of class and education.
ABT concludes its spring season with “Tchaikovsky Spectacular,” which mixes and matches works set to his well-known ballet music.
The Discovery Channel takes a sobering look at the havoc wrought by “the most dangerous animal in the world.”
Mr. Sorey, a multi-instrumentalist and composer, will play a five-day residency at the Stone in the East Village.
A revamped Lyrics & Lyricists series at the 92nd Street Y has drawn Mr. Groff, a two-time Tony nominee, for five performances next January.
Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn celebrates no-budget horror with movies like “The Necro Files” and “Black Devil Doll From Hell.”
Tehran, June 28, IRNA -- Deputy Head of the Cultural Heritage and Handicrafts Organization Mohammad-Hassan Talebi said Iran will lodge a complaint at the Hague if the US court rules against the Islam
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A new music video for a song off the “Hamilton Mixtape” soundtrack takes direct aim at President Trump’s immigration rhetoric.
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Mr. Palin, a founding member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, relishes his central role in the PBS mystery “Remember Me” as a manipulative older man.
The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of
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Beijing, June 28, IRNA – Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) managing director and the Japanese Asahi newspaper managing editor discussed ways to expand mutual cooperation.
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The company’s 25th year under Kevin McKenzie will feature premieres by Alexei Ratmansky, Jessica Lang and Benjamin Millepied.
Sofia Coppola narrates a sequence featuring Colin Farrell and Kirsten Dunst.
The director, Nigel Redden, announced on Wednesday that he would leave the position after this summer’s festival, his 20th.
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