REVIEW: ‘THE RISE AND FALL OF. JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME' REVIVES AN ACTION HERO

A gleefully juvenile show about the Belgian star, from the writer Timothy Haskell, barrels through his life and oeuvre using toy action...

BAD BUNNY, A STREAMING HEAVYWEIGHT, RETURNS TO NO. 1

The Puerto Rican rapper, singer and pop star's latest album, “Un Verano Sin Ti,” tops the Billboard chart again in its eighth week...

 
 
 

‘GROWING UP GETTY' SHAKES THE DUST OFF A FAMILY'S ARISTOCRATIC NAME

James Reginato's new book about the oil baron J. Paul Getty and his many descendants argues that the family isn't especially dysfunctional...

MATTHEW MODINE ISN'T SURE IF ‘STRANGER THINGS' IS DONE WITH HIM

The Hollywood veteran returned to the Netflix hit this season, but not even he knows his character's fate. “I would love to have the...

 
 
 

A CONDUCTOR'S CAREER, CUT SHORT, STILL BLAZES ON RECORDINGS

With an abundance of albums out on multiple labels, we have as complete a portrait of the Toscanini protégé Guido Cantelli as we are...

B.A. PARKER CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF K-DRAMAS

The new host of N.P.R.'s “Code Switch” podcast counts Donny Hathaway's voice, 50-minute naps and Otterbein's Cookies as her essentials.

 
 
 

REVIEW: ‘THE DISPLACEMENTS,' BY BRUCE HOLSINGER

In Bruce Holsinger's latest novel, “The Displacements,” the world's first Category 6 hurricane prompts a reckoning.

REVIEW: ‘THE EARTHSPINNER,' BY ANURADHA ROY

In Anuradha Roy's latest novel, several lives are shattered after the creation of a ceramic sculpture in 1970s India.

 
 
 

JOE TURKEL, THE SPECTRAL BARTENDER IN ‘THE SHINING,' DIES AT 94

Also memorably seen in “Blade Runner,” he was a favorite among directors looking for someone who could bring zealous professionalism...

WHAT BECOMES A STAR MOST? FOR TOM CRUISE, IT'S CONTROL

Sheer force of will is now part of his potent mix of athleticism and charisma. That combination goes a long way to explain why “Top...

 
 
 

KURT MARKUS, PHOTOGRAPHER OF COWBOYS AND MODELS, IS DEAD AT 75

He traveled the world and shot celebrities and fashion luminaries. But he never abandoned his roots in the open spaces of the American...

NO GUNS, NO DRAGONS: HER VIDEO GAMES CAPTURE PRIVATE MOMENTS

Nina Freeman, a leading indie game designer, infuses her work with a poetic sensibility far from the tone of mainstream shoot-'em-ups.

 
 
 

KOOL & THE GANG GET THE DANCE FLOOR MOVING. HAVE THEY GOTTEN THEIR DUE?

The group's funk, disco and pop songs have been sampled over 1,800 times, but haven't collected the same accolades as many contemporaries....

IN THIS DEBUT NOVEL, FAMILY TIES BIND, EVEN FROM AFAR

Taymour Soomro's “Other Names for Love” is about a Pakistani teenager sent abroad to be educated who does not want to come back, even...

 
 
 

A REFRESHING LOOK AT EGYPT'S ANCIENT PYRAMIDS

A downpour, a dust storm and an encounter with a lively dig team offered a photographer a new perspective on the country's celebrated...

NAZI TAPES PROVIDE A CHILLING SEQUEL TO THE EICHMANN TRIAL

Sixty years after the execution of Adolf Eichmann, the logistics chief of the Holocaust, an Israeli documentary airs his confessions...

 
 
 

WHAT'S ON TV THIS WEEK: MACY'S FIREWORKS AND ‘AMERICA OUTDOORS WITH BARATUNDE THURSTON'

The annual fireworks display airs on NBC. And a new outdoor adventure series has its debut on PBS.

‘DOM JUAN' REVIEW: THE PERKS OF BEING A PROFESSIONAL HYPOCRITE

Piety is just a pose in Ashley Tata's gender-swapped production of Molière's tragicomedy at Bard's SummerScape festival.

 
 
 

RICHARD TARUSKIN WAS CLASSICAL MUSIC'S TOWERING INTELLECTUAL

Richard Taruskin, who died on Friday, is remembered by his former editor at The New York Times and elsewhere.

HUNTER REYNOLDS, ARTIST WHO DRESSED UP AIDS, DIES AT 62

After he learned he was H.I.V. positive, he began making art - often performing as his gown-wearing alter ego - that told stories about...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

FLASH SALE “THE ARCH AT MONTAGE RESORT”

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