Arts & Entertainment

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“Recorded in Hollywood”: Black musical pioneer John Dolphin’s story on stage

We simply cannot accept that Recorded in Hollywood might close and never be heard from again. It has Broadway lights twinkling all over it. 

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Molière’s madcap merriment amuses

"The Imaginary Invalid" pokes fun at doctors and the class system with ribald humor.

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In “The Marvin Gaye Story,” sexual healing is the political

The music gives us this clarity about who we are, how we can be, the world we can achieve. 

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China Miéville’s postmodern fantasies in “Three Moments of an Explosion”

The contemporary British fantasist China Miéville's collection of short stories  is a diverse mix of styles.

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“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”: Outlandish outlaws in New Zealand’s Maori bush

This is a banner week for South Seas Cinema, the film genre set and shot in the Pacific Islands.

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Black comedy “Armadillo Necktie” exposes open wound of U.S. in Iraq

A new self-described "jet-black comedy" takes on the national American character at the apogee of its foreign "nation building" enterprise.

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Staceyann Chin takes Chicago by storm in one-woman show: “MotherStruck!”

The Chicago-based one-woman show brings audiences to tears of laughter and pain.

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“The Americans”: Who thrives, survives

On this series, many of our questions to be answered next year and many new ones to be posed.

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“Turn Me Loose”: Dick Gregory brought to life on NYC stage

Provocative and at times hilarious, the new one-man show captures Gregory's way of afflicting the comfortable.

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Spies R Us: Keeping it in the family on “The Americans”

Viewers spent some uncomfortable time in character Elizabeth Jennings' shoes.

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