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‘Asako I & II’: Things are vague in this girl-meets-boy-meets-boy’s doppleganger tale

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 01:29
‘There will never be another you” goes the old song. Then again, some other people believe in doppelgangers, doubles to living humans who are ghostly ...

‘I Want to Eat Your Pancreas’: An eye-catching title doesn’t make up for over-the-top sentimentality

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 01:28
The most interesting thing about “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” is its title.Based on that title, you’d be forgiven for assuming the new anime ...

No L.A. sex charges for Kevin Spacey, Steven Seagal, Anthony Anderson

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 21:59
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said Tuesday it would not prosecute actor Kevin Spacey on a 1992 sexual assault accusation because it fell outside ...

Ronan Farrow says NBC was misleading in explanation of his Harvey Weinstein scoop

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 17:07
NBC News’ decision to pass on Ronan Farrow’s investigation into Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct is an open wound, with Farrow and one of Weinstein’s ...

Stolen ‘Wizard of Oz’ slippers found after 13 years

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:28
They are the world’s most recognizable shoes, but have somehow evaded detection for 13 years, since being stolen from a Minnesota museum.But on Tuesday, the ...

‘Swimming With Sharks’: A horrible boss is truly universal

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 02:00
The lobby of the Setagaya Public Theatre in Tokyo teemed with women on Sept. 1, each eager to see Kei Tanaka in action. The 34-year-old ...

Indulging in post-apocalyptic nostalgia

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 01:59
With a theme of total annihilation and a techno-horror aesthetic, Hiroki Tsukuda's exhibition at Nanzuka sounds like it would be grim, but this isn't the ...

‘Molas and Nature: Textile Art From the Elisabeth Hans Collection’

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 01:58
Sept. 8-Oct. 21The word “mola” has several meanings for the Kuni people of Panama. It can be used to mean “cloth,” or refer to a ...

‘Qiu Zhijie Living Writing’

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 01:57
Sept. 8-March 3, 2019Born in Fujian Province and now based in Beijing, artist, writer, critic and curator Qiu Zhijie explores the universal and primordial question ...

‘Treasures of Buddhist Art’

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 01:56
Sept. 8-Oct. 14With its roots in India, Buddhism came to Japan via monks traveling on the Silk Road trade route in the 5th century. As ...

Yemenis find solace in cinema after years of war in flick about their plight

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:18
Yemenis filed into a makeshift cinema for the first time since fighting broke out in their city of Aden more than three years ago — ...

U2 reschedules Berlin concert after Bono loses voice, cuts show short

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 16:52
U2 lead singer Bono is reassuring fans that he’ll have his voice back for the rest of U2’s European tour after ending a concert in ...

Paul McCartney talks of psychedelic experience, alludes to seeing God

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 05:02
Former Beatle Paul McCartney has told a British newspaper he believes he once saw God during a psychedelic trip.The 76-year-old star told The Sunday Times ...

Kazunori Hamana: Simple vessels of complex self-reflection

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 01:50
Inspired by a love for the craftsmanship of traditional items, Kazunori Hamana abandoned his vintage clothing business in Tokyo to make clay tsubo jars that ...

More consumers bite at ‘plant-based’ than ‘vegan’ foods

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 01:49
s companies in America try to cater to the public's interest in lighter eating, the term "plant-based" is replacing "vegan" and "vegetarian" on some food ...

Aretha Franklin, worth millions, left no will

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 20:14
Aretha Franklin was so hard-nosed in her business dealings that she demanded to be paid in cash before performing. Her heirs won’t have it so ...

‘Yokohama Burning’: Destruction, massacre and tornadoes of fire

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:58
One of the most fascinating and controversial books about the Great Kanto Earthquake is Joshua Hammer's 2006 release "Yokohama Burning," in which the former bureau ...

‘Isako Isako’: No punches pulled when confronting internment

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:36
Mia Ayumi Malhotra's collection of poetry, "Isako Isako," is a carefully controlled whirlwind of ideas and impressions that reminds us that the scars laid down ...

Toshiki Okada’s ‘The End of the Moment We Had’ explores the plague of modern ennui in Japan

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:34
In two short stories, "The End of the Moment We Had" and "My Place in Plural" Okada excels at describing the great indifference that marks ...

Bishop apologizes to Ariana Grande for joke and how he touched her onstage during Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 21:24
The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin’s funeral apologized Friday to Ariana Grande for how he touched her onstage and a joke he made about her ...

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