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The Most Influential Man in Hip-Hop You've Never Heard Of
Fri, 29 May 2015 02:32:47 EDT
Young Guru, hip-hop’s most trusted sound engineer—he’s worked with Jay-Z for the past 16 years—is lending his talents to Silicon Valley and the next generation of sound innovators.
'Filthy Lucre': Artist Darren Waterston's Double Vision
Fri, 29 May 2015 02:34:40 EDT
This month, a full-size commentary on James McNeill Whistler’s iconic Peacock Room goes on display at the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C.
'The Driver' Review: On the Road to Hell
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:31:05 EDT
When a cabbie gets hired as the driver for a local crime boss, his new duties take a toll on his conscience and his family.
Riz Ahmed Wants to Fly the Flag for Everyone Who Feels Like They Don't Fit In
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:18:30 EST
The ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Night Of’ actor—who also has a rousing new rap album on the way—is a star on the rise.
Yo-Yo Ma's Plea to Rescue a Symphony Barge
Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:18:43 EDT
The cellist’s plea to save this Louis Kahn-designed musical boat from the scrapyard has drawn bids from Estonia, France, the U.K. and U.S.; The 90-year-old conductor, and skipper, moves on
Meryl Streep: A League of Her Own
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:52:52 EDT
In her next film, “Florence Foster Jenkins,” directed by Stephen Frears, Meryl Streep gives full-throated life to an eccentric socialite and self-styled diva—and her uproarious off-key singing.
Nathaniel Hawthorne Mixes Gothic Mystery With Puritan Belief
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:24:39 EDT
Medical ethics are at odds with the ideal of human perfection in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Birthmark.’
'Unfriended' Review: Eerily Effective Teen Screen Grab
Fri, 15 May 2015 02:33:08 EDT
Dark forces take over a chat room after an online video shows a teenager’s suicide.
A Day in the Life of Jordan Roth
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 22:26:31 EDT
As one of the most powerful men in theater, this Broadway mogul does business his way.
A New Perspective on the Life and Legacy of Photographer Slim Aarons
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:40:58 EDT
In an exclusive excerpt from Slim Aarons: Women, author Laura Hawk, who worked with the photographer for more than a decade, reflects on the man behind the lens.
Ron Meyer, Hollywood's Mr. Nice Guy
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:29:22 EDT
From his early days as a superagent to his current reign as NBCUniversal’s vice chairman, Meyer has built a career on relationships. In his first profile in nearly two decades, the industry heavyweight goes off-script.
The Making of the Frieze Art Fairs
Fri, 29 May 2015 02:34:24 EDT
On the eve of this month’s Frieze New York, its co-founders, Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, discuss how it all got started and where they’re headed next.
The Musical Twin Sisters Beloved by Karl Lagerfeld and Beyoncé
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 10:26:40 EDT
Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz, who perform as Ibeyi, have had a banner year: from singing at Chanel’s resort show in Havana to appearing in Beyoncé’s Lemonade.