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Biden Chooses Mournful Words to End a Long Mission

Biden Chooses Mournful Words to End a Long Mission

Biden Chooses Mournful Words to End a Long Mission Biden Chooses Mournful Words to End a Long Mission “We cannot continue the cycle of extending or expanding our military presence in Afghanistan, hoping to create ideal conditions for the withdrawal and expecting to get a different result,” Mr. Biden said. There was an exasperated cadence in his voice, an exasperation …

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This Ain’t No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory

This Ain’t No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory

This Ain’t No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory This Ain’t No Disco: Alone in a Crowd at the Armory Earlier this week I crouched on my living room floor, laptop open before me, in the small space that for the past year has contained so much of my physical activity: YouTube yoga, Zoom Pilates, Instagram Live dance …

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The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far

The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far

The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far Even at the best of times, making an award acceptance speech isn’t easy. It’s the most scrutinized moment of your career, you’re bound to forget the name of somebody you love, and you’re five feet from a trigger-happy orchestra that is trained …

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Theater to Stream: ‘Assassins’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Theater to Stream: ‘Assassins’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Theater to Stream: ‘Assassins’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Theater to Stream: ‘Assassins’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ In March of last year, Classic Stage Company announced that its revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Assassins” was postponed. “The production was to begin performances on April 2,” the email said. “C.S.C. intends to resume rehearsals and present ‘Assassins’ in the coming months.” …

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Jimmy Fallon Pokes Fun at Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Pause

Jimmy Fallon Pokes Fun at Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Pause

Jimmy Fallon Pokes Fun at Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Pause Jimmy Fallon Pokes Fun at Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Pause Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid to watch comedy. We’re all stuck at home at the moment, so here are the 50 best …

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Mary Ellen Moylan, ‘First Great Balanchine Dancer,’ Is Dead at 95

Mary Ellen Moylan, ‘First Great Balanchine Dancer,’ Is Dead at 95

Mary Ellen Moylan, ‘First Great Balanchine Dancer,’ Is Dead at 95 Mary Ellen Moylan, ‘First Great Balanchine Dancer,’ Is Dead at 95 Not long afterward, Balanchine and the set designer Oliver Smith, the co-director of American Ballet Theater, asked her to lunch. Balanchine wanted to choreograph a principal role for her in a new ballet, “Theme and Variations,” and Smith …

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Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief

Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief

Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief The longtime art collector and marketing executive Denise Gardner will become the chairwoman of the Art Institute of Chicago in November, perhaps the country’s first Black woman to hold that position on a major museum board. “It’s hard to avoid the historical …

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Frank Gehry Is Too Busy to Retire

Frank Gehry Is Too Busy to Retire

Frank Gehry Is Too Busy to Retire Frank Gehry Is Too Busy to Retire LOS ANGELES — It was midafternoon on a Monday and the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry — despite having just turned 92 in a pandemic, completed the top floor of his building in the Grand Avenue development, and prepared for a show of new sculpture at …

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How Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard Became Adults Together

How Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard Became Adults Together

How Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard Became Adults Together How Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard Became Adults Together Amandla Stenberg: I remember the first time we met. I was 11 and Rowan was about 9. We were at an event for child actors, and a designer had collaborated with both of us to make our dream dresses — I wore …

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Why Prince Philip Was Elusive Onscreen

Why Prince Philip Was Elusive Onscreen

Why Prince Philip Was Elusive Onscreen Why Prince Philip Was Elusive Onscreen There have been numerous portrayals of Prince Philip over the course of his long life, which ended Friday at the age of 99. Actors including Tobias Menzies, Matt Smith, James Cromwell and Christopher Lee all played the part. However, according to one of Philip’s biographers, no one ever …

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