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Ann Hornaday

Ann Hornaday

Review: Piven enlivens ‘Entourage,’ which plays out like a long TV episode

Film version of HBO series doubles down on the bro-ing out and whiffs satirical potential in the process.

Ann Hornaday

Ann Hornaday

Buckle up — it’s going to be a bumpy ride for Cameron Crowe’s ‘Aloha’

The director misses the point in his latest rom-com, starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone.

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Ann Hornaday

A new film from Orson Welles? 30 years after his death, it’s not out of the question.

“The Other Side of the Wind,” a film that Welles had been workingwhen he died in 1985, has been taken up by a few of the director’s friends in the hopes that they can piece “it together for release by the end of this year.

Chris Richards

Chris Richards

This one tastes bland, too: Sweetlife and the decline of the American music festival

In today’s festival-crazy music culture, somehow the music became the least important ingredient.

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Chris Richards

The month’s best music: Holly Herndon, Rich Homie Quan, Jessy Bulbo and more

A ranked selection of new recordings we heard in May.

Chris Richards

Chris Richards

Six months on the trail with Shy Glizzy, Washington’s latest budding rap star

The 22-year-old says he’s simply telling the truth about the pain of growing up in Southeast D.C.

Hank Stuever

Hank Stuever

What to Watch: TV chat with Hank Stuever

Post TV critic Hank Stuever discusses the good, bad and so-bad-it's-good of TV.

Hank Stuever

Hank Stuever

NBC’s ‘Aquarius’: Come for the Manson, stay for the sober upheaval

TV REVIEW | Duchovny shines in make-believe drama about a cop’s early run-in with the Manson Family.

Hank Stuever

Hank Stuever

‘The Last Alaskans’: A reality show with a heart as big as its subject

TV REVIEW | Animal Planet ditches gimmicks for a superb look at life in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Anne Midgette

Anne Midgette

Loosening its tie, NSO debuts a steelpan work and its composer

The steelpan virtuoso Liam Teague made a big impression on Friday’s concert. The rest needed work.

Anne Midgette

Anne Midgette

Exhuming ‘L’Épreuve Villageoise’ for a fun evening, with a tried and true story

To great success, Opera Lafayette continues to mine works that were once popular and now forgotten.

Anne Midgette

Anne Midgette

Four orchestras in five acts: SHIFT announces 2017 line-up

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Sarah Kaufman

Meals, moms & chutzpah at auditions for Jewish Book Council tours

An inside look at the quirky, high-stakes, literary “speed-dating” between authors and Jewish community reps at Jewish Book Council event.

Sarah Kaufman

Sarah Kaufman

Eifman Ballet’s ‘Rodin’: Love and lust leap off the pedestal

The St. Petersburg troupe sculpts the artist’s romances into a tempestuous dance.

Sarah Kaufman

Sarah Kaufman

A ‘Streetcar’ that will move you

Quiet desperation fuels the Scottish Ballet’s version of the Tennessee Williams play.

Philip Kennicott

Philip Kennicott

‘Horace Pippin: The Way I See It’: A self-taught artist’s learned teacher

Seen as a continuum, the artist’s paintings reveal the depth of his talent and the refinement of his vision.

Philip Kennicott

Philip Kennicott

‘Filthy Lucre’ and the complicated relationship between artist and buyer

If it’s about the art world, it’s about the deeper, structural corruption of it, not simply a protest against its excesses.

Philip Kennicott

Philip Kennicott

It’s written all over their faces

Philip Kennicott reviews “Shirin Neshat: Facing History” at the Hirshhorn Museum.