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What to watch on Friday: ‘Gentefied’ premieres on Netflix
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 | “The Last Thing He Wanted” premieres on Netflix.
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This gutsy new ‘West Side Story’ is unlike any you’ve seen — and it’s exhilarating
Director Ivo van Hove and choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker put a thrillingly distinctive stamp on a beloved musical.
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Style Conversational Week 1372: The punliness of the long-distance runner
Duncan Stevens sets a burning pace into the Style Invitational Hall of Fame.
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No conspiracy this time: Dan Brown writing children’s book
Not every Dan Brown book has a conspiracy in it
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Success of ‘To All the Boys’ put stars on Hollywood’s radar
The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” changed the lives of its stars, Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, by putting them on Hollywood’s radar
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Daniel Kehlmann’s ‘Tyll’ — a future Netflix series — follows a German jester navigating war-torn chaos
The novel is part of a wave of books about the tumultuous 17th and early 18th centuries.
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‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ doesn’t need a musical score to tell us how to feel
Director Céline Sciamma instead uses two musical performances to accentuate turning points in her characters' relationship.
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New book imprint will highlight popular podcast
A new publishing imprint will be a platform for the podcasts of iHeart Radio
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From cocktails to theater to hip-hop, eight D.C. tastemakers show us the way forward
We asked eight D.C. trendspotters to tell us what lies ahead in the arts and entertainment scene for 2020. Here's what they said.
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A memoirist faces the consequences of revealing her family’s secret past
Helen Fremont’s parents were Holocaust survivors. Her new book “The Escape Artist” explores what happened when she shared that in a book.
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Style Invitational Week 1372: Trash talk, 1880-style
Mock someone in a “Balliol rhyme.” Plus winning captions for Bob Staake cartoons.
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Caught between a comic-book tone and Holocaust horrors, ‘Hunters’ struggles to hit the target
The cool but chaotic drama stars Al Pacino as the leader of a mercenary team of 1970s Nazi hunters.
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What to watch on Thursday: ‘Playing For Keeps’ premieres on Sundance Now
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 | “Save My Skin” premieres on TLC.
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It’s official: Go-go music signed into law as the designated music of D.C.
District officials and go-go royalty gathered to celebrate the music that symbolizes the city’s homegrown culture.
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See ‘The Amen Corner’ and feel the power of James Baldwin
Shakespeare Theatre Company revives a rarely seen gospel play.
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Rapper cites Meghan at UK music awards, wins album of year
London rapper Dave brought a political edge to the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards before he won the coveted album of the year prize
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As war loomed, these free-spirited women set out to conquer the likes of Orwell and Waugh
“The Lost Girls” delivers a lively tale of love and lust among the wartime literati.
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At the Kennedy Center, pianists Lewis and Osborne work in miniature
In program of French (and Russian by way of France) suites of small pieces, a display of precise touch and perpetual attentiveness.
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‘The Suicide of Rachel Foster’: A disappointing ode to ‘The Shining’
'The Suicide of Rachel Foster's' allusions to one of cinema’s great horror classics leave much to be desired.
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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick revive a Broadway tradition: An out-of-town play tryout
Neil Simon’s “Plaza Suite,” with John Benjamin Hickey directing, has a Boston trial run.
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Why our art critic can’t get enough of Fellini’s ‘8 1/2,’ and the dream scene that unlocks the secret to all human creativity
A century after the Italian auteur was born, his genius lives on in what might be the most enchanting sequence ever filmed.
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Library of Congress acquires major archive of African American photographer Shawn Walker
The 100,000 photographs, negatives and transparencies capture life on the streets of Harlem from 1963 to now.
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