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These People Really Care About Fonts

These People Really Care About Fonts

At TypeThursday, a monthly meet-up in cities including Los Angeles; London; and Bucharest, Romania, font designers critique each other’s letterforms…
Nancy Drew Is Dead! Don’t Worry, the Hardy Boys Are on the Case

Nancy Drew Is Dead! Don’t Worry, the Hardy Boys Are on the Case

The Hardy Boys stand over Nancy Drew’s grave. The beloved teen detective, who has survived countless scrapes, cliffhangers and close…
A Dancing Spirit Makes ‘Little Women’ Wild at Heart

A Dancing Spirit Makes ‘Little Women’ Wild at Heart

Even before the dancing starts, there’s something about the way she runs. Near the beginning of “Little Women,” Saoirse Ronan…
Kobe Bryant’s Oscar Award: Bond Over Beethoven Led to ‘Dear Basketball’

Kobe Bryant’s Oscar Award: Bond Over Beethoven Led to ‘Dear Basketball’

Even before he wrote the poem on which the Oscar-winning short “Dear Basketball” was based, Kobe Bryant was interested in…
Grammys 2020: Kobe Bryant Honored With Tributes and Jerseys

Grammys 2020: Kobe Bryant Honored With Tributes and Jerseys

“Tonight is for Kobe,” Lizzo declared at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, belting out the lyrics to “Cuz I Love…
What’s on TV Monday: ‘Luce’ and ‘The Notebook’

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Luce’ and ‘The Notebook’

What’s Streaming LUCE (2019) Stream on Hulu. Rent on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube. This J.C. Lee and…
‘The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker’ Review: An Unwieldy Ride

‘The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker’ Review: An Unwieldy Ride

Planets hang from the ceiling. Actors in oversize bobbleheads dance a quadrille. Puppets come in varying shapes and sizes. Then…
This Art Was Looted 123 Years Ago. Will It Ever Be Returned?

This Art Was Looted 123 Years Ago. Will It Ever Be Returned?

In 2004, Steve Dunstone and Timothy Awoyemi stood on a boat on the bank of the River Niger. The two…
As ‘American Dirt’ Racks Up Sales, Its Author Becomes the Story

As ‘American Dirt’ Racks Up Sales, Its Author Becomes the Story

“There is a lot of work to be done in the publishing industry on this front,” she said. “I hope…
Staatsballett Berlin Leaders to Leave Prematurely

Staatsballett Berlin Leaders to Leave Prematurely

BERLIN — Sasha Waltz and Johannes Ohman, the joint artistic directors of the Staatsballet Berlin, announced this week they would…
P.S.: Fans Still Love ‘To All the Boys’

P.S.: Fans Still Love ‘To All the Boys’

Nothing truly bonds hundreds of young women like collectively watching Peter Kavinsky, the swoon-inducing love interest of Netflix’s “To All…
Can the Grammys Be Trusted?

Can the Grammys Be Trusted?

So: several of the most inventive, meaningful and popular musicians of the decade, all expressing dismay with the Grammys. These…
What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Cave’ and a New ‘Sabrina’ Season

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Cave’ and a New ‘Sabrina’ Season

What’s on TV THE CAVE (2019) 9 p.m. on National Geographic. “There is no endgame here,” Ben Kenigsberg said of…
Margo Lion, Producer of ‘Hairspray’ and More, Dies at 75

Margo Lion, Producer of ‘Hairspray’ and More, Dies at 75

Perhaps her biggest contribution to “Angels” was to help recruit George C. Wolfe — the young director she had used…
Worlds Within Worlds Mix It Up at the Winter Show

Worlds Within Worlds Mix It Up at the Winter Show

Art fairs are for looking, looking and more looking. They offer the concentrated absorption of the visual, cultural and historical,…
Marlon James to Host New Literary Podcast

Marlon James to Host New Literary Podcast

In his novels “A Brief History of Seven Killings” and “Black Leopard, Red Wolf,” Marlon James frequently conjures lost and…
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