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Lenox Hill: Portrait of New York City hospital obscures more than it shows

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The campaign to smear novelist Charles Dickens as a racist

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British government's token arts rescue package: A "back-to-work" agenda amid an ongoing catastrophe

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An appreciation of British painter Leon Kossoff (1926-2019)

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Neil Young's Homegrown: Time capsule from the 1970s

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Inhuman Resources: In French Netflix series, an unemployed man takes extreme measures

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Season 4 of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why: Biting off more than it can chew

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The Kominsky Method: The mostly comic challenges of aging

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The Salisbury Poisonings: Skripal drama framed as anti-Russian propaganda

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British actor Ian Holm (1931–2020): Classical performance adapted for the screen

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Veteran curator at New York's Metropolitan Museum latest to come under racialist attack

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The coronavirus crisis, the government's aid package and the attempt to strangle German art

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Antigone from Canada recounts the struggle of an immigrant youth to defend her brother against state violence

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The Strokes' The New Abnormal and Hamilton Leithauser's The Loves Of Your Life: Two decades on from the rise of "indie rock"

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Rapper Lil Baby's new single begins to address "The Bigger Picture"

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Quebec film distributors censor Roman Polanski's J'accuse

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Seven Days in May (1964): When American filmmaking envisioned a military coup

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The BBC's Sitting in Limbo: Compelling dramatization of the anti-migrant Windrush scandal

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Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich reviews life, crimes and death of financier

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Classical musicians face unprecedented challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic

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True History of the Kelly Gang: Little resemblance to the real story

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Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln

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All Day and a Night: Life in prison to look forward to

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Uncut Gems: How to win bets and alienate people

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The Eddy: Struggling musicians in Paris—how unprepared artists are for the present situation!

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Writer on Law & Order: SVU spinoff threatens to kill "looters"

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Unorthodox: Netflix series tells story of young woman's flight from Hasidic community in New York

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Impact of COVID-19 and George Floyd killing on artistic life: An interview with a young artist-actor in Brooklyn, New York

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The History Channel's Grant

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool - Impressive raw material, but a non-committal approach

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The Accident unambiguously indicts the corporate elite

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Singer Johnny Cash's first wife: My Darling Vivian shows us the woman who walked the line

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Pessimism and the Unhuman: The Overstory by Richard Powers

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Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band—a documentary film

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Social problems begin to come to the fore in Billie Eilish's debut album

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World on Fire: Dramas of World War II

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Lost Girls: The everyday cruelty of American life

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Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider: The pioneer of electronica (1947-2020)

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Television adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere: Small change, in fact

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Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York: A little more of an edge than usual

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Fetch the Bolt Cutters: One small step for Fiona Apple

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Beethoven's opera Fidelio for a new online audience of millions

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Tony Allen (1940-2020): Pioneering drummer of Afrobeat dies

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Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dead at 87

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Ricky Gervais' After Life: To be or not to be, that's one of the questions

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What Do We Need to Talk About?: Richard Nelson's "Zoom theater" in the midst of the pandemic

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The coronavirus crisis and its impact on the conditions for artists and arts workers

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Dorothea Lange: Words and Pictures: An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art

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Resistance and The Resistance Banker: Dramas of the struggle against Nazism

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German photomontage artist John Heartfield: A new online exhibition

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One World: Together At Home—A noble gesture married to official cynicism

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Tiger King on Netflix: Approach with caution!

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The Innocence Files on Netflix: Freeing frame-up victims from prison

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Sincerely Louis C.K.—Comedian returns with a stand-up special

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The concluding episodes of The Plot Against America: In 1940, an America gone fascist

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COVID-19 kills jazz saxophone master Lee Konitz

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Star Trek: Picard—The prospects of an aging icon

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Curtiz: A film about the filming of Casablanca in 1942

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Five Came Back: Hollywood filmmakers and World War II

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Pedro Costa's Vitalina Varela and the endless night

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Country singer-songwriter John Prine dies in pandemic

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A conversation with Mark Harris, director of Black & Privileged

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New York Philharmonic forced to reinstate two musicians victimized by #MeToo campaign

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Colewell: The people and places in America that don't count

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Musicians speak out on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Prominent jazz musicians die in COVID-19 pandemic

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Black & Privileged: Poor African Americans "intrude" on an affluent Chicago neighborhood

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With publication of Woody Allen's Apropos of Nothing memoir, venomous #MeToo attacks continue

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Netflix's Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak

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Andrew Bird's My Finest Work Yet and Ian Noe's Between the Country

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Strike or Die and several shorts: Filipiñana, Union County, Huntsville Station: A renewed interest in workers' lives

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Coronavirus crisis "devastates" US museums, arts organizations, many of them for good

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Knives Out: The decent and honest should inherit the earth

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Pop star Britney Spears social media posts go viral after telling public to "re-distribute wealth" and "strike"

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Adaptation of Philip Roth's The Plot Against America on HBO: If the US had gone fascist

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John Eliot Gardiner leads all nine Beethoven symphonies at Carnegie Hall, and speaks about their significance

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Entertainment industry in North America devastated by layoffs

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Further signs of life: The Best American Short Stories 2019

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Metropolitan Opera in New York ends season, laying off musicians and other staff

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Emma. and Jane Austen's realism

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Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue: Documentary about war crimes and historical revisionism in Japan

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Max von Sydow (1929-2020): The long shadow of a great actor

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Curveball—Germany's role in the Iraq war—and the horrors of the concentration camp in Persian Lessons

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An appreciation of jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, 1938-2020

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A comment by writer and director Andrew Birkin on Speer Goes to Hollywood

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Right-wing attack on performance of African-American spirituals at Western Michigan University

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Speer Goes to Hollywood: A wake-up call about the danger of trivialising Nazi crimes

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An interview with Vanessa Lapa, director of Speer Goes to Hollywood: "We have to take the danger of rewriting history very seriously."

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#MeToo campaign shows its ultra-right colors: Hachette Book Group suppresses Woody Allen's memoir

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Push: An exposure of financial parasitism and the global housing crisis

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Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell: An important and largely unrecognized film

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The controversy surrounding Jeanine Cummins's novel American Dirt

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Museum of Chinese in America's unique collection devastated by fire

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Roman Polanski gets César for best director for J'Accuse, in repudiation of #MeToo

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Spanish government joins persecution of opera singer Plácido Domingo

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Some tantalising glimpses of social reality

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National Security Cinema: The Shocking New Evidence of Government Control in Hollywood—How the US military and CIA go about their propaganda operations

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The New York Times gloats over the destruction of "the Monster" Weinstein

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Michael Winterbottom's Greed: A searing indictment of the super-rich

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#MeToo-style attack on star of West Side Story revival fizzles on Broadway

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