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    Bob Dylan in concert: Vexing, enchanting, punishing

    The 73-year-old icon remains hard to understand, in a number of ways

    Going Out Guide, Nov. 27-Dec. 3 2014

    Going Out Guide, Nov. 27-Dec. 3 2014

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    For set designer Beowulf Boritt, windows into the soul

    “Little Dancer” captures the evocative atmosphere first captured by painter Degas’s Impressionistic masterpiece.

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    ‘The Book of Strange New Things,’ by Michel Faber

    ‘The Book of Strange New Things,’ by Michel Faber

    A Christian minister is sent to a distant planet to bring Jesus to the aliens.

    ‘The Frozen Dead’: Gruesome killings in a Pyrenees town

    ‘The Frozen Dead’: Gruesome killings in a Pyrenees town

    Stock characters and predictability undo a debut novel with a thoughtful take on the homicidal mind.

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    ‘The Lodger,’ by Louisa Treger

    A carefully researched novel about a neglected pioneer of 20th-century literature: Dorothy Richardson.

    Review

    Three sci-fi novels imagine frightening alternate realities

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    ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ aims high but falls a bit flat

    ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ aims high but falls a bit flat

    Skiffle band steals the show in 1st Stage production based on commedia dell’arte classic.

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    Best TV 2014: ‘The Americans,’ ‘Fargo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

    Best TV 2014: ‘The Americans,’ ‘Fargo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

    TELEVISION | Hank Stuever’s top 10 shows of the year — and no, leaving “True Detective” off isn’t a mistake.

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    ‘GOTHAM’ TV RECAP (Ep. 10): Contract time: Looking for Lovecraftian turns -- all sealed with a kiss

    Selina Kyle shows young Master Wayne the underground scene in Gotham -- and Gordon deals with a leak.

    Performing in St. Louis, rapper Killer Mike offers impassioned tribute to Michael Brown

    Performing in St. Louis, rapper Killer Mike offers impassioned tribute to Michael Brown

    He told the crowd he thought of his own two sons, ages 12 and 20, and cried.

    Presidential Medal of Freedom honors artists and activists

    Presidential Medal of Freedom honors artists and activists

    Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to 18 people, including Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder.

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    ‘The Sisterhood’: R U there, God? It’s me, without makeup.

    ‘The Sisterhood’: R U there, God? It’s me, without makeup.

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    Assassin’s Creed: Unity review

    The game is opulent and complex but ready to fall apart at the first sign of stress.

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    Trailer: 'Jurassic World'

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    Trailer: 'Nightcrawler'

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    Trailer: 'Boyhood'

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    Social video of wild turkeys in action

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    Bill Cosby ‘forced himself on me’

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