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Tehran, March 23, IRNA – The highly acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi was not informed about the identity of an Israeli reporter with whom he had an interview last year, said the public rela
In 2011, as cost estimates for Hamburg’s new waterfront concert hall soared and kept soaring, Barbara Kisseler, the city’s senator for culture, told reporters that “the Elbphilharmonie is very dea
Thousands of AT&T technicians in California and Nevada went back to work Thursday, ending a strike after their union and employer came to an agreement. An estimated 17,000 union members had gone o
A photo of Ryan Gosling smirking at the Oscars was one indelible image that emerged from the chaos of the best-picture mix-up this year — and the La
Kish Island, Hormuzgan prov., March 23, IRNA – For the first time since the triumph of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, a cruise ship equipped with recreational facilities entered waters of the K
The hugely popular musical Hamilton is coming to Toronto in 2019.
The director, writer and star of the new comedy “CHIPS” talks about action movies and teaching 4-year-olds to drive.
“It’s 1763. London is booming, and one in five women makes a living selling sex.” The opening words of Hulu’s new series, “Harlots,” are there to make it clear that this is one British television
Acclaimed Turkish dance group the Fire of Anatolia has performed in the Azerbaijani city of Gabala.
Zedd’s upcoming benefit concert at Staples Center started with a tweet. The 27-year-old electronic music star — who was born Anton Zaslavski in Russia, grew up in Germany and now lives in Los Ange
An online registration for awarding ceremony of the Second Booktrailer Festival has already started.
The “Late Show” host fretted on Wednesday that he was spending so much time focusing on President Trump, he didn’t have time for the most obvious material.
“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
Stephen Petronio’s farmhouse is his private museum, with a focus on works from 1950 onward.
A retrospective of the artist’s paintings, sculptures, constructions and films at the Met Breuer suggests what art should do in times of political havoc.
After more than five years of self-imposed pop exile, this guitar virtuoso wants another blockbuster album. Then he hopes to settle down.
A new film about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers might seem like brazen nostalgia, but the truth is, the show never actually went away, writes Jonat
March Madness driving you crazy? Ease your mind with Jim Jarmusch’s portrait of Iggy Pop, or with a quirky film lineup chosen by Ms. Slate.
The long collaboration between Sterling Ruby and the designer Raf Simons comes to fruition.
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, now more familiar from “Game of Thrones,” and Olivia Olson are taking part in a short film based on the original romantic comedy.
Beneath the myriad twists and the surreal aesthetic flourishes, the story of “Legion” is actually quite simple.
One of Canada's premier theatre festivals has cancelled its 2017 season due to financial constraints.
Chuck Barris's trio of hit game shows — The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and The Gong Show — have had a lasting legacy, paving the way for countles
The actor who plays Amy Fleming in CBC's Heartland, says she didn't think the show would be as successful as it has been.
A movie, based on Daniel Clowes’s graphic novel, about a man’s well-requited contempt for humanity.
Alice Lowe wrote, directed and stars in this British film about a pregnant serial killer on a darkly comedic odyssey dictated by her malicious fetus.
This Czech film gives a haunting account of the life of the mentally ill young woman who killed eight people in Prague in 1973.
Hong Kong sees a creative surge when Art Basel comes to town, but there’s a push for a more permanent change to the visual landscape of the city better known for its business than its art scene.
Gilbert Hage doesn’t like to give interviews.
Mr. Williamson, whose comics in the 1960s and ’70s reflected his radical politics, included savage caricatures and characters like Snappy Sammy Smoot.
Global movie box office revenue growth slowed last year as international receipts declined for the first time in 12 years, reflecting a cooling in China’s once-red-hot film market, according to a
Skip Williams was among the most provocative of the underground cartoonists of the 1960s and ’70s.
Is it an album or a mixtape? Such was the question when Drake released “More Life,” a collection of new music billed as a “playlist,” last weekend. Presented by October Firm, the team of Drake and
Full-length accounts of how Senate hearings for Clarence Thomas, Robert H. Bork and others were turned into spectator sport.
A journalist sets her sights on becoming a sommelier, and learns that the training can be grueling for these “masochistic hedonists.”
For Samuel Beckett, it was never words and music, no matter that they were personified in his 1962 radio play, “Words and Music.” It was ever words are music. Reputed to have been a fine musician
If you’ve ever been torn between spending your Friday night at a comedy show or a concert, or if you’ve binge-watched Jimmy Fallon’s lip-sync battle segments wishing the stars were actually singin
Carol Channing originated the musical role of Dolly Levi and was considered irreplaceable. Now Bette Midler steps into a long line of her successors.
Kory Stamper reveals the secret life of dictionaries in her book “Word by Word,” and in a visit to headquarters (oddities in the basement included).
Kory Stamper of Merriam-Webster talks about whether “irregardless” is a word, the origins of “posh” and the dozens of recorded pronunciations of “lingerie.”
While Los Angeles’ FYF fest earned praise on Tuesday for its three-day expansion and adventurous programming (including headliners Missy Elliott, Bjork, Frank Ocean and Nine Inch Nails), Lollapalo
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy's man with all the answers, and Canadian kids programs Odd Squad, Annedroids and Dino Dan: Trek Adventures are among the latest
Phil Elverum wrote “A Crow Looked at Me” in the aftermath of his wife’s death. The songs explore his grief.
At the fifth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, contradictions are in the foreground — as in the spectator reaction to lifelike sculptures by Shen Shaomin.
Jordan Peele knew “Get Out” had a shot. The reviews were glowing. The tracking was strong. The buzz was decidedly buzzy. All signs pointed to at least a decent-sized success for a modestly budgete
Jordan Peele knew “Get Out” had a shot. The reviews were glowing. The tracking was strong. The buzz was decidedly buzzy. All signs pointed to at least a decent-sized success for a modestly budgete
Theater is more than entertainment. It’s a way to bring people from wildly different walks of life together for a common purpose. This is the binding philosophy of Cornerstone Theater Company in t
Christophe Coppens, a celebrated milliner for the likes of Rihanna, Grace Jones and Roisin Murphy, directs a Janacek work in Brussels.
The seven-room residence where the elusive actress liked to be left alone is for sale.
Just 30 percent of large art museums have female directors. And they make 75 cents for every dollar earned by male peers.
Chuck Barris, “The Gong Show” creator and host who claimed — though never too seriously — that he doubled as a CIA assassin during the height of his game show popularity, has died at his home in P
Ukraine’s domestic intelligence agency said on Wednesday that it had prohibited Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for the contest.
Our latest installment in the Instagram series #SpeakingInDance features Parisa Khobdeh in Paul Taylor's dance.
A weekly round-up of must-hear music from The Times staffers. This week’s picks include a leader in the Los Angeles jazz community as well as a pair of artists continuing to push electronic bounda
Today in Entertainment: Chappelle's 'secret' show touts his Netflix launch; Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt on speaking terms again March 22, 2017, 11:54 a.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster
Mr. Esfahani, known for causing the occasional uproar by mixing early and contemporary music in his programs, performed at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday.
‘In the Body of the World’ and ‘Actually’ will be part of this theater’s 2017-18 season and part of the discussion about gender imbalance on Broadway.
One particularly enlightening passage in author Clinton Heylin’s authoritative biography of Bob Dylan, “Behind the Shades,” describes rehearsal sessions he conducted early in the new millennium. A
He wrote the guitar licks, told the clever stories, duckwalked across the stage and forever changed popular music. A discussion of Mr. Berry’s evolution as an artist, on Popcast.
Stars turn out to celebrate the new bittersweet comedy starring Mr. Harrelson about an easily provoked loner.
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