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On its fifth album, a band that aspires to grand statements has little to say.

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The animated Trump character on Colbert's “Late Show” inspired the series.

Friday, July 28, 2017 | ‘The Last Tycoon’ comes to Amazon.

Deluxe “King and I” is an eyeful at Kennedy Center.

From the wires

Leading Disney parks ‘Imagineer’ Martin Sklar dies at 83

Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, a right-hand man of Walt Disney and central figure in the development and expansion of his company’s theme parks around the world, has died.

Sarah Silverman’s show asks divided US to give love a chance

Sarah Silverman is out to show that Americans can bridge even their deepest differences and enjoy a laugh as well.

Man killed in fair thrill ride wreck joined Marines week ago

A high school student who dreamed for years of joining the military and had just enlisted in the Marines was killed when a spinning and swinging thrill ride broke apart and sent several of its passengers tumbling onto the midway at the Ohio State Fair.

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A Hemphill Fine Arts group show traces generational influences.

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A New York installation about surveillance sends all the wrong messages.

Give us a new D-E-F (or E-F-D, etc.) phrase; plus new ink from old contests

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President Trump announced in a series of tweets that transgender people can no longer serve in the military. Late-night comedians Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and others expressed dismay.

After her breakthrough as Lucifer the cat in Disney's "Cinderella," June Foray voiced a trove of children, granny roles and animals.

Rain Pryor, Kelly Carlin, Camilla Cleese and others on the struggle to cut their own path.

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At 96, the "longest-working cartoonist" spoofs the president on health care.

Donald Trump might be a useful punching bag, but does it work on stage?

Lisa Scottoline’s “Exposed” is an old-school crime novel with a modern twist.

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July 27, 2017 | ‘Date Night Live’ premieres on Lifetime.

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Riffing off Shakespeare characters to make a point or a joke.

  • Celia Wren
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"Si Lewen's Parade: An Artist's Odyssey,” a re-appreciation of a '50s masterwork, is getting attention during this comics awards season.

Mysteries and fantastical tales selected by Michael Dirda

Jenkins efficiently delivered the best-received film in the DC Extended Universe. Now she can flex her leverage to direct the December 2019 sequel.

In a politically-obsessed era, pop culture isn’t just a guilty pleasure. It helps keeps our brains from melting.

The “Simpsons” and “Futurama” creator says “Disenchantment” will focus on “how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots."

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | Rick Ross mentors aspiring superstars on VH1’s “Signed.”

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