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The soprano Diana Damrau and the bass-baritone Nicolas Testé were scheduled to begin a six-performance run last Saturday of Los Angeles Opera's production of Jacques Offenbach's "The Tales of Hoff
Belief begets belief, and the faith that star Jessica Chastain and director Niki Caro have in "The Zookeeper's Wife" turn this World War II drama into an emotional experience that is straight-ahea
The high-concept premise of “The Boss Baby,” a borderline-cute, suffocatingly creepy kiddie fantasy from DreamWorks Animation, continually violates what were once inviolable laws of the universe.
Most visitors to "Mirage," an installation by the artist Doug Aitken on a hillside overlooking the Coachella Valley, leave wondering about the traction their pictures of the supremely photogenic p
Disney's animated phenomenon, Frozen, may not have been a heartwarming tale of sisterly love if its creators stuck to the film's original planned end
On a sunny afternoon in Hollywood, three figures strolled through a residential neighborhood just south of Sunset Boulevard. As they paused to chat, a stranger clad in black and sporting a walkie-
“No one in America stood up in a town hall and said, ‘Sir, I demand you let somebody else make money off my shameful desires,’” the “Late Show” host said.
Some of the musical’s most devoted fans are showing up to the performances dressed in zoot suits and vintage attire. We spoke to some of them to find out what the Chicano play means to them.
Some recent works by local artists are more overtly political than others, but many suggest a sense of helplessness toward what is widely seen as Beijing’s tightening grip.
The name of one of the greatest cellists and conductors of the 20th century, Mstislav Rostropovich is known by many people. Baku is going to host the 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival o
A conference entitled "Multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue: Swiss and Azerbaijani models" has been held Bern. It was co-organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Switzerland and the House of Rel
“Azerbaijan` national idea in global transformation period” book by Academician, head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, Ramiz Mehdiyev has been published in Moscow, Russia.
Today in Entertainment: 'Daily Show' to open Trump Presidential Twitter Library; Maxine Waters responds to Bill O'Reilly March 29, 2017, 9:07 p.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie sea
Movie studio chiefs have been conspicuously quiet so far in their CinemaCon speeches to theater owners on the key question facing the industry right now — how to make movies available for digital
Leaders at the Writers Guild of America are moving a step closer toward a showdown with the major studios. The East and West Coast boards of the WGA have, as expected, cleared the way for the unio
Miles Bakshi was just 10 when he began performing the voice of the suspicious 7-year-old brother in the DreamWorks animated comedy “The Boss Baby.” But animation is a long process, and Bakshi’s vo
Tony Oursler's first solo show in Los Angeles in 10 years leaves a lot to be desired - and that's precisely the point of "Unidentified." At Redling Fine Art, the New York artist has installed disp
A standard-bearer of the New York jazz avant-garde in the late ’70s, he had a vibrato-thickened style and was a spokesman for jazz’s Afrocentric vanguard.
The book, published by William Powell in 1971, styled itself as a guide for would-be revolutionaries and had information on explosives, guns and drugs.
After their involvement in the biggest mistake in Oscar history, PwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future te
This true story of a couple who sheltered Jews beneath the Warsaw Zoo has tender moments but its portrayal of the Nazi invasion is too timid and sanitized.
Annapolis Royal's mayor says the 10-part CBC miniseries mistakenly says the first permanent European settlement was close to what's now Quebec City —
Rob Roth, a multimedia artist from the Lower East Side, creates a “pole dancer in space” theme for the granddaddy of gay “circuit” parties, which turns 38 this year.
Veteran KCBS news anchor Paul Magers, regarded as one of the top newscasters in Los Angeles, will retire after 13 years at the station. Magers, who will be 63 next month, intended to announce his
On this week’s podcast, the “Before I Fall” director reads Loren Berlin’s story of a woman who gets through a breakup with the help of a man in a bear suit.
Our chief critic calls Stephen Petronio’s latest “Bloodlines” program “mind-expanding.” It includes work by Yvonne Rainer, Steve Paxton and Anna Halprin.
Raul Malo, the lead singer and songwriter for the genre-crossing roots band the Mavericks, sat on the balcony of the third-floor office of his group’s new record label, Mono Mundo, surveying the k
In an odd bit of creative alchemy, the new teaser trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “It” combines the current wave of 1980s horror nostalgia with the recent spate of enco
A weekly roundup of must-hear music from the Times staff. This week’s picks include the latest single from rock-pop act Weezer, the return of Texas singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell and a pair of m
A month after news leaked of its existence, details about the Classic West rock festival are coming into focus. On Wednesday, mega-promoter Live Nation officially announced the roster for the conc
Straight Outta Compton — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in America's culture wars — has been selected for t
Moscow, March 29, IRNA -- Tehran and Moscow signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on boosting cooperation in the field of standards and standardization.
Moscow, March 29, IRNA -- Tehran and Moscow signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on boosting cooperation in the field of standards and standardization.
Nobel literature prize laureate Bob Dylan will meet with members of the Swedish Academy during a weekend visit to Stockholm and they will hand over h
Globally renowned architect Zaha Hadid was regarded as the world’s most successful and influential female in her profession. She became the first woman to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, o
Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg, Dhani Harrison and Train’s Pat Monahan will join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York on April 7 as guests welcoming in the newest members o
Paramount Pictures knows who butters its bread. So when it came time for the studio to show off its most bankable film to theater owners at CinemaCon on Tuesday, the company spotlighted the franch
Azerbaijani film "Two strangers", based on the outstanding writer and scientist Mir Jalal Pashayev’s book "Kantarovich Family", has won in two nominations at the international film festival Grand Asia
The cast of “The Daily Show” dreamed up a meal-delivery program they think President Trump may like: one that delivers sandwiches via rocket launcher.
Judy Garland’s 1939 recording of “Over the Rainbow,” the Eagles’ “Their Greatest Hits” album, N.W.A’s “Straight Outta Compton” and David Bowie’s “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spider
Artist Nicole He explains her latest project: an algorithm that calculates what art would be best on any given day — based on the weather, astrology,
SERIES Arrow Oliver (Stephen Amell) ask the Bratva for help in taking on Prometheus (Josh Segurra) — a move that leaves Diggle and Felicity (David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards) speechless. 8 p.m.
Residential school survivor Gina Laing was recently reunited with a painting she created more than 50 years ago in an extracurricular residential sch
Having created art exhibitions in varying styles, Mona Hecker’s latest series of canvasses, Quantum, Vortex, Gravity, takes an abstract approach, trying to capture the energy of circular motion.
“Sunshine State,” Sarah Gerard’s essay collection, and “Gulf: The Making of an American Sea,” Jack E. Davis’s environmental history, each explore the terrain of an unmoored state.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David, Martin Short and Tig Notaro are among those scheduled to perform at “Stand Up! For the Planet,” a benefit for the National Resource Defense Council at the Wallis
Bill Cosby's lawyers don't want jurors at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault trial to hear he gave women quaaludes, money or educational funds.
The head of the group representing the nation’s cinema operators voiced support for talks between theater owners and studios to make movies available to rent earlier digitally. “Let’s stop fightin
The Joffrey Ballet brings its “Romeo and Juliet” to New York this week. Our chief dance critic considers a multiplicity of stagings of the Prokofiev score.
Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 Japanese sci-fi epic “Ghost in the Shell” ranks as a watershed film in animation history. A moody, provocative adventure set in a dystopic future, “Ghost” defined cyberpunk, sp
“Netflix, my ass.” Those were the fighting words Sony Pictures Chairman Tom Rothman threw out in front of hundreds of movie theater owners here Monday night, boasting about the studio’s upcoming
“Netflix, my ass.” Those were the fighting words Sony Pictures Chairman Tom Rothman threw out in front of hundreds of movie theater owners here Monday night, boasting about the studio’s upcoming
The Los Angeles Philharmonic shocked the arts world with the news this month that its longtime president and CEO, Deborah Borda, would be departing for the New York Philharmonic. On Tuesday, the L
“Netflix, my ass.” Those were the fighting words Sony Pictures Chairman Tom Rothman threw out in front of hundreds of movie theater owners here Monday night, boasting about the studio’s upcoming
Blanca Li and Maria Alexandrova’s two-woman show, “Goddesses & Demonesses,” coming to City Center, celebrates female power. And the dresses dance, too.
In "Harlots," an engaging new period melodrama that debuts Wednesday on Hulu, two whorehouses, unalike in dignity, go to war in 1763 London, ancient grudge breaking to new mutiny. Samantha Morton
“Nobodies,” which premieres Wednesday on TV Land, is a comedy about being less successful than the friends you started out with. Like a lot of contemporary series that have to do with the entertai
Caesar’s Palace Colosseum -- the sizable auditorium that has been home to Celine Dion, Elton John and Rod Stewart -- is the place where major film studios come every spring to unveil their splashi
Jean Rouverol, who died Friday at age 100, was well acquainted with how the blacklist era divided Hollywood. An actress-turned-screenwriter, she and her screenwriter husband, Hugo Butler, were tar
Hollywood’s annual gathering of movie studios and theater owners in Las Vegas, known at CinemaCon, normally opens with a cheerleading speech for the movie business dominated by talk of box office
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