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Nikolai Fadeyechev, Elegant Bolshoi Dancer, Is Dead at 87

Nikolai Fadeyechev, Elegant Bolshoi Dancer, Is Dead at 87

Nikolai Fadeyechev, Elegant Bolshoi Dancer, Is Dead at 87 Nikolai Fadeyechev, Elegant Bolshoi Dancer, Is Dead at 87 Nikolai Fadeyechev, one of the Bolshoi Ballet’s greatest dancers, who was hailed for his distinctive noble style and his chivalry as a partner to the Russian company’s leading ballerinas from the 1950s to the ’70s, died on June 23 in Moscow. He …

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Opinion | Goodbye to a Symbol That Told Black Americans to ‘Know Your Place’

Opinion | Goodbye to a Symbol That Told Black Americans to ‘Know Your Place’

Opinion | Goodbye to a Symbol That Told Black Americans to ‘Know Your Place’ Opinion | Goodbye to a Symbol That Told Black Americans to ‘Know Your Place’ Together, the flags presided over the message soon delivered: the all-white jury’s acquittal of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, the men who would later brag to Look magazine about murdering the child. …

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Rudolfo Anaya, a Father of Chicano Literature, Dies at 82

Rudolfo Anaya, a Father of Chicano Literature, Dies at 82

Rudolfo Anaya, a Father of Chicano Literature, Dies at 82 Rudolfo Anaya, a Father of Chicano Literature, Dies at 82 His mother, Rafaelita Máres Anaya, came from a family of farmers; his father, Martín, came from a family of vaqueros, who herded cattle and sheep around the Llano Estacado, the tablelands encompassing parts of eastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. …

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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Family Romance, LLC’ and Fireworks

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Family Romance, LLC’ and Fireworks

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Family Romance, LLC’ and Fireworks What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Family Romance, LLC’ and Fireworks FAMILY ROMANCE, LLC (2019) Stream on Mubi. You may not be able to choose your family, but a thriving rental industry in Japan allows you to get pretty close. In his latest film, a hybrid work of fiction and documentary, Werner Herzog …

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Lonnie Wheeler, 68, Dies; Helped Ballplayers Tell Their Stories

Lonnie Wheeler, 68, Dies; Helped Ballplayers Tell Their Stories

Lonnie Wheeler, 68, Dies; Helped Ballplayers Tell Their Stories Lonnie Wheeler, 68, Dies; Helped Ballplayers Tell Their Stories Lonnie Wheeler, a sportswriter and columnist who collaborated with the Baseball Hall of Famers Hank Aaron, Bob Gibson and Mike Piazza on their autobiographies, died on June 9 in Cincinnati. He was 68. His wife, Martie (Kuhl) Wheeler, said the cause was …

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Saroj Khan, Choreographer Who Made Bollywood Sparkle, Dies at 71

Saroj Khan, Choreographer Who Made Bollywood Sparkle, Dies at 71

Saroj Khan, Choreographer Who Made Bollywood Sparkle, Dies at 71 Saroj Khan, Choreographer Who Made Bollywood Sparkle, Dies at 71 Ms Khan was born in that room, the first of six children. She recalled dancing with shadows there as a toddler, fascinated even then by what would become her calling. To supplement the family’s income, her father managed to get …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney: Timeline of a Collaboration

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney: Timeline of a Collaboration

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney: Timeline of a Collaboration Lin-Manuel Miranda and Disney: Timeline of a Collaboration Lin-Manuel Miranda’s relationship with Disney started inauspiciously. He wrote a song on spec for a holiday show. The company rejected it. “It was a holiday song, called ‘Holidays at Our House,’ and I will never play it for you,” he recalled recently. “It was …

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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Young Ahmed’ and ‘Hamilton’

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Young Ahmed’ and ‘Hamilton’

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Young Ahmed’ and ‘Hamilton’ What’s on TV Friday: ‘Young Ahmed’ and ‘Hamilton’ What’s Streaming YOUNG AHMED (2020) Stream on Criterion Channel; rent on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu and YouTube. A bespectacled Belgian teenager gets swept up by radicalism in this most recent film from the brothers Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne. The teenager, a 13-year-old …

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Guggenheim Opens Investigation Into Basquiat Show After Racism Complaints

Guggenheim Opens Investigation Into Basquiat Show After Racism Complaints

Guggenheim Opens Investigation Into Basquiat Show After Racism Complaints Guggenheim Opens Investigation Into Basquiat Show After Racism Complaints Mr. Paskal said that Ms. LaBouvier’s experience reflected his own struggles working at the museum as a queer, Black person. He joined the Guggenheim as a public engagement coordinator in 2017 but left two years later, he said, after being passed over …

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Hugh Downs, Perennial Small-Screen Fixture, Is Dead at 99

Hugh Downs, Perennial Small-Screen Fixture, Is Dead at 99

Hugh Downs, Perennial Small-Screen Fixture, Is Dead at 99 Hugh Downs, Perennial Small-Screen Fixture, Is Dead at 99 Hugh Downs, whose honeyed delivery and low-key but erudite manner helped make him a familiar face and voice on television for half a century, and whose career included long stints as host of both “Today” on NBC and “20/20” on ABC, died …

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