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Trump Has Yet to Award the National Arts Medals for 2016

Trump Has Yet to Award the National Arts Medals for 2016

President Ronald Reagan presenting the photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks with the National Medal of Arts in 1988.

‘The Gilded Age,’ a ‘Downton Abbey’ Follow-Up, Is Slated for 2019

‘The Gilded Age,’ a ‘Downton Abbey’ Follow-Up, Is Slated for 2019

Julian Fellowes at Windsor Castle in 2013. “The Gilded Age” will explore the tension between new money and established wealth in New York in the 1880s.

The Prosecutor Who Stared Down Bill Cosby

The Prosecutor Who Stared Down Bill Cosby

Kristen Gibbons Feden, who served as a special prosecutor in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial. “I’m a very loud person, and I don’t like seeing people get picked on,” she said.

Now at MoMA, a Work That Fidel Castro Banned 18 Years Ago

Now at MoMA, a Work That Fidel Castro Banned 18 Years Ago

Tania Bruguera’s “Untitled (Havana, 2000),” at the Museum of Modern Art, features live performance.

Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

Tom Petty’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from his family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”

The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History

The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History

At the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, in Jackson, Miss., a recreated jail cell from the early 1960s is designed to help visitors understand the state’s dark past, including conditions faced by a generation of activists protesting segregation.

Review: A B-Movie Starlet Becomes an Opera Diva in ‘Acquanetta’

Review: A B-Movie Starlet Becomes an Opera Diva in ‘Acquanetta’

Rather than telling a celebrated actress’s biography straight, “Acquanetta” bills itself as a “one-act deconstruction” of the horror genre.

‘The Knick’ Season 2, Episode 8: Victims All Around

‘The Knick’ Season 2, Episode 8: Victims All Around

From left, Clive Owen and Frederick Weller in “The Knick.”

Welcoming a Black Female Composer Into the Canon. Finally.

Welcoming a Black Female Composer Into the Canon. Finally.

Florence Price (1887-1953) was the first black woman to have her music played by a major American orchestra.

At the Louvre, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Are Both Outsiders and Heirs

At the Louvre, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Are Both Outsiders and Heirs

Beyonce, left, and Jay-Z in front of the “Mona Lisa” at the Louvre in their new music video.

Paul Taylor, a Master of Light and Darkness

Paul Taylor, a Master of Light and Darkness

Paul Taylor performing in his “Aureole” in 1965.

‘A Catharsis Sculpture’: An Artist Makes a Monument to Cancer Survivors

‘A Catharsis Sculpture’: An Artist Makes a Monument to Cancer Survivors

Prune Nourry working on her sculpture “The Amazon” at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She created it in response to her treatment for breast cancer.

A Soldier Died After Racist Hazing. Now His Story Is an Opera.

A Soldier Died After Racist Hazing. Now His Story Is an Opera.

A shrine to Danny Chen, the Army private who killed himself after being brutally hazed, in his parents’ home shortly after his death in 2011.

‘Transparent’ Season 2 Episodes 6 and 7: Motherhood and Making Amends

‘Transparent’ Season 2 Episodes 6 and 7: Motherhood and Making Amends

Amy Landecker and Judith Light in “Transparent.”

Women Fighting Sexism in Jazz Have a Voice. And Now, a Code of Conduct.

Women Fighting Sexism in Jazz Have a Voice. And Now, a Code of Conduct.

Nine of the 14 members of the We Have Voice Collective, which is releasing a Code of Conduct for the improvised-music community, photographed at the Jazz Gallery in Manhattan. Clockwise from top left: Imani Uzuri, Tamar Sella, Ganavya Doraiswamy, Sara Serpa, Linda May Han Oh, Fay Victor, Rajna Swaminathan, María Grand and Jen Shyu.


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