The new Marvel film broke the box-office record, topping even “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Chadwick Boseman stars as T'Challa, King of Wakanda, in "Black Panther." (Marvel Studios)
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Isaac Butler and Dan Kois present a vivid oral history of Tony Kushner’s epic drama.

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The new Marvel film broke the box-office record, topping even “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

The newly installed portraits drew more than 70,000 visitors during their first week.

From the wires

Mexican network fires producer after actress’ allegation

Mexico’s largest television network says it has severed ties with independent producer Gustavo Loza after actress Karla Souza said she was raped early in her career by a producer she did not name.

Chef Jose Andres writing book on Hurricane Maria relief work

Award-winning chef Jose Andres is working on a book about his efforts to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

Madrid’s International Contemporary Art Fair has yanked a photo exhibition called “Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain,” prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 | Korean film “Forgotten” comes to Netflix.

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“Madness is Better Than Defeat” may leave you feeling that way.

Michael B. Jordan's performance as King T'Challa's foe could go down as the greatest Marvel studios villain ever.

Here are some celebrities who have tried, and failed, to give the anthem some distinctive flair.

“The Raid” imagines Frederick Douglass and John Brown arguing about how to end slavery.

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Ron Charles reviews "Madness Is Better Than Defeat" by Ned Beauman, which takes place in a jungle over a 20-year period and still manages to be comical.

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Marina and Ginger Costa-Jackson added natural stage presence and excitement to the Washington Concert Opera’s production.

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Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 | “Death Row Chronicles” premieres on BET.

A member of the folk band Eddie From Ohio tries his hand at musical theater.

"Black Panther” soars to the biggest domestic debut for a stand-alone film — as well as for a black director.

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The ongoing celebration of Leonard Bernstein reveals as much about the field as the composer.

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Violinist Miriam Fried and pianist Jonathan Biss in a powerful Phillips Music duet.

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‘A Dangerous Crossing’ by Ausma Zehanat Khan is a mystery novel with a noble purpose.

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Oscar-nominated short examines a young woman’s violent encounter with a police officer.

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Saturday concert includes a rare work by 20th-century African American composer Florence Price.

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The flutist, playing alongside pianist Alessio Bax, showed why he's a musician’s musician.

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Black Panther is poised to make history as one of the first predominantly African American big-budget blockbusters. But will a new wave follow?

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