Arts & Entertainment
Arts & Entertainment
Who is the greatest fictional detective? A new book reminds us why it’s Poirot.
Mark Aldridge’s “Agatha Christie’s Poirot” offers clues — and evidence — to prove the case.washingtonpost.com
Words of wisdom or wishful thinking? The problem with new books that aim to heal us.
Sure, books like “The Hill We Climb,” “Poems of Healing” and “How to Heal the World” mean well, but recovery on command is tricky.washingtonpost.com
In ‘The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock,’ it’s the contradictions that made the man
Edward White’s interlocking essays consider different facets of the director’s personality, as a family man, a dandy and more.washingtonpost.com
What to watch on Wednesday: ‘Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!’ premieres on Netflix
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | “The Big Interview with Dan Rather” returns on AXSwashingtonpost.com
Kennedy Center plans massive season of in-person theater, including ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Hadestown’
Beginning in October, the lineup features 12 musicals playing to theaters at full capacity. Fingers crossed.washingtonpost.com
The Kreeger Museum has reopened, with an art exhibition that probes the vestiges of the past
“Traces” features eight very different artists, all connected conceptually.washingtonpost.com
Annabelle Gurwitch wrote a book about adapting to life’s curveballs. Then the biggest curveball came.
The actress and humorist discusses her book “You’re Leaving When?” and her cancer diagnosis.washingtonpost.com
Rickie Lee Jones offers a raw and roving account of her life in ‘Last Chance Texaco’
The musician rose above heroin addiction, music-industry sexism and the traumas of her youth to find success.washingtonpost.com
‘The Talk’ controversy is about so much more than Sharon Osbourne. That’s why it hit a nerve.
"The Talk" resumed Monday after a nearly month-long hiatus following a heated conversation about racism that resulted in an internal investigation and Sharon Osbourne's departure from the show.washingtonpost.com
What to watch on Tuesday: ‘Frontline: American Insurrection’ on PBS
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | “Kate & Koji” on BritBoxwashingtonpost.com
‘American Idol’ mystery overshadows the show as a frontrunner drops out with no explanation
"Idol" host Ryan Seacrest said Wyatt Pike dropped out of the competition and offered no other explanation, which sent viewers into a frenzy.washingtonpost.com
Haruki Murakami’s ‘First Person Singular’ will satisfy fans with its uncanny scenarios
Some of the stories revisit a simple plot: An ordinary urbanite journeys to a rural area looking for answers, only to find more questions.washingtonpost.com
‘A Light in the Dark’ is a love letter to the directors, personal flaws and all
The latest addition to film historian David Thomson’s opinionated take on the film industry is notable for what it says — and what it doesn’t.washingtonpost.com