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‘Commemorating the Donation by Kiyomi Kirimura: Hina Dolls and Gosho Dolls of the Iwasaki Family’

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 03:37
Jan. 29-March 24Japanese display dolls range from Gosho dolls, with chubby toddler-like features, to Hina Girls Day dolls, which resemble older children. The highlight of ...

‘Yokoo Tadanori: Grand Theatre of Live Painting — Something’s Happening at the Museum Today’

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 03:36
Jan 26-May 6One of Tadanori Yokoo’s signature creative processes is to hold open studios. Having visitors watch him work, he says, allows him to keep ...

Trump’s Russian pop star pal Emin Agalarov scrubs U.S. tour over probes, fear of detention

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:29
Emin Agalarov, the Moscow pop star who arranged the now-infamous Trump Tower meeting in New York at the height of the 2016 election campaign, abruptly ...

Producer Andrew Vajna of ‘Rambo’ and ‘Evita’ fame dies in Budapest at 74

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 12:04
Andrew G. Vajna, the Hungarian movie producer behind “Rambo,” “Evita” and other international hits, died in his Budapest home on Sunday following a long illness, ...

Oscars might get new format as heavy scrutiny drives prospective hosts away

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 20:33
Hollywood’s biggest night — the Oscars — is set to take place next month without a host for the first time in 30 years, after ...

‘The Kinship of Secrets’: Heartbreak and family separation during the Korean War

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:51
Eugenia Kim's second novel, "The Kinship of Secrets," is a measuredly moving story of a girl losing and finding a home, the ways in which ...

Takako Arai’s poetry is a relentless ‘dance of language’

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:32
Takako Arai's poems unravel complicated lives in an ever-widening mesh of humanity, her style retaining an energy and optimism despite her visceral, often disturbing subject ...

Study of Leonardo’s first landscape finds he had second thoughts, added later details

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 23:26
The first-ever scientific study of the oldest known drawing by Leonardo da Vinci has found that he added details to an earlier sketch of a ...

CBS chief axed over sex scandal fights for $120 million severance

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 14:39
CBS’s former CEO, Leslie Moonves, fired over sexual abuse allegations, is taking the television network to arbitration to try to get $120 million in severance ...

Bangladesh bans film about 2016 Islamist cafe siege fatal to 22, cites damage to reputation

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:52
Bangladesh has banned a film based on a 2016 cafe attack claimed by the Islamic State group that left 22 people dead, saying it would ...

Marie Kondo’s new TV series cleans up

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 02:09
Marie Kondo is the type of person you wouldn’t initially expect lots of people to go crazy over. In the cleaning consultant and best-selling author’s ...

Funk on Da Table: The band bringing New Orleans funk to Japan

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:06
For over two decades, June Yamagishi and John “Papa” Gros have been bringing New Orleans and Japan closer together through music.Funk on Da Table, their ...

TV journalist Chris Hansen of ‘To Catch a Predator’ busted for allegedly bouncing checks

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:45
A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth ...

A second helping of horror for ‘Suspiria’

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 02:45
Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino cites categorization as one of his enemies, and the sudden fierceness in his eyes shows he’s not kidding.“I feel uncomfortable putting ideas ...

‘Chiwawa’: An enigma wrapped in a riddle

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 02:44
Edie Sedgwick was an Andy Warhol “superstar” and Bob Dylan muse who died at age 28 after bouts with mental illness and drug addiction — ...

‘The Nikaidos’ Fall’: What’s in a name? Everything.

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 02:43
The weight of tradition threatens to crush a once-great family in “The Nikaidos’ Fall,” a contemporary drama about people with an unhealthy fixation on the ...

‘Baby Shark’ driving you crazy? Its creator warns penguins are next

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 01:54
“Baby Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)” is the YouTube sensation that’s been viewed more than 2 billion times and made the Billboard Hot ...

Broadway mourns death of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ icon Carol Channing at 97

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:13
Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway ...

‘Boars Galore’: The Year of the Boar finally gets it day

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 03:20
Despite being among the least popular, revered or symbolically loaded of zodiac animals, the boar still holds an aesthetic presence.

‘Leiko Ikemura Our Planet: Earth & Stars’

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 03:19
Jan. 18-April 1Contemporary artist Leiko Ikemura’s multimedia works blend painting, drawing, sculpture, watercolor, print, photography and video into installations that address gender issues and other ...