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Naked Came the Strangers

Aug 17, 2019 • 6:10 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

How our nudes have changed in the last 50 …

The Magic of Swimming Holes

Aug 17, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

In California, water is precious. The state’s hidden pools are yet another reason to treasure …

‘The Last Ocean’ Considers Dementia in All Its Uncertainty

Aug 17, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Nicci Gerrard wrote about the disease after it struck her father, but her new book is “full of other people’s voices and stories as well as my …

The Week in Arts: An End to ‘The Affair’; A Lincoln Center Horror Show

Aug 17, 2019 • 2:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Anna Paquin joins the Showtime show’s time-skipping final season, and the Scary Movies festival descends upon New …

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Amazing Jonathan Documentary’ and JoJo Siwa

Aug 17, 2019 • 1:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

A documentary on an eccentric magician premieres on Hulu, and a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainer JoJo Siwa appears on …

Barry Manilow’s Original Musical Is (Finally) Making It to New York

Aug 16, 2019 • 9:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

After more than two decades and three out-of-town runs, “Harmony” is scheduled for early next …

Katreese Barnes, a Musical Force Behind the Scenes, Dies at 56

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:11 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

She worked with Roberta Flack and other stars. But she probably made her biggest splash by helping write a risqué song for “Saturday Night …

Peter Fonda, ‘Easy Rider’ Actor and Screenwriter, Is Dead at 79

Aug 16, 2019 • 8:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

A member of a celebrated Hollywood family, he was nominated for an Oscar in a seminal film of the …

Paule Marshall, Influential Black Novelist, Dies at 90

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:35 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

A child of Barbadian immigrants, Ms. Marshall drew on her upbringing to animate the lives of her characters, many of them strong …

For these 20 women artists, 'Rapunzel' and 'Dyketactics' are just the beginning

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:33 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Barbara Hammer, Senga Nengudi and Harriet Korman are among the artists pulled together for a group show at the L.A. gallery Morán Morán. …

Jean-Pierre Mocky, Iconoclastic French Film Director, Dies at 90

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:29 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

He found a following making unapologetically raw films that challenged what he saw as hypocrisies in …

Review: In 'Black Light: Stories,' Kimberly King Parsons serves up a big and wild Texas

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:26 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Review: In 'Black Light: Stories,' Kimberly King Parsons brings 'enchanting yowls' from wild Texas …

Peter Fonda 1940|2019

Aug 16, 2019 • 7:12 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Peter Fonda has died at 79. The actor became a counterculture star with "Easy Rider." …

Review: Téa Obreht's 'Inland' transports readers in a sweeping story of the West

Aug 16, 2019 • 6:28 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

"Inland" by Téa Obreht is a sweeping story of magical realism and outcasts in the West. …

What's on TV Saturday and weekend talk shows: 'Zombie Tidal Wave' on Syfy

Aug 16, 2019 • 6:00 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

What's on TV Saturday and weekend talk shows: 'Zombie Tidal Wave' on Syfy; 'California Cooking With Jessica Holmes'; 'The Zoo: San Diego'; 'In the …

Christina, a Dutch Princess Who Married a Commoner, Dies at 72

Aug 16, 2019 • 5:07 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

She was the youngest daughter of Queen Juliana and a sister of Queen Beatrix; in her late 20s, she married a preschool teacher who worked in …

‘Sopranos’ Actress Who Accused Harvey Weinstein of Rape May Testify at His Trial

Aug 16, 2019 • 4:52 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

To bolster their case, prosecutors want Annabella Sciorra to take the stand, even though Mr. Weinstein is not charged with assaulting …

A New Festival Shows Off Creators Ready to Launch

Aug 16, 2019 • 4:22 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

If the eclectic clutch of productions in its first week is any indication, the Rave Theater Festival is off to a promising …

With Atlanta child murders, 'Mindhunter' delves into its thorniest case yet

Aug 16, 2019 • 3:46 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Season 2 of Netflix's "Mindhunter" re-examines the killings of two dozen black youths in Atlanta from 1979 to 1981. But no victims' families were …

Megastar Garth Brooks revisits his roots at rare club gig in Bakersfield

Aug 16, 2019 • 3:44 PM ET Culture Los Angeles Times  

Country superstar Garth Brooks took a break from touring stadiums to perform at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, one of the stops on his Dive Bar Tour. …