Nabil Ayers has barely spoken to his father. But he has no regrets.

Son of famed musician Roy Ayers explores the unusual relationship in his new memoir, “My Life in the Sunshine.”

By Geoff EdgersMay 28, 2022

New Yorker cover channels powerful emotions after Uvalde shooting

Eric Drooker chose visceral symbolism for his New Yorker cover following the school shooting in Uvalde, Tex.

By Michael CavnaMay 28, 2022

What to watch this weekend: ‘Young Rock’ concludes Season 2 on NBC

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29, 2022 I "Everything But the House" returns for season 2 on HGTV on Saturday.

By Hau ChuMay 28, 2022

Depp-Heard jury will resume deliberations Tuesday

The waiting for a verdict continues in the contentious defamation trial between film stars and former spouses Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.

By Travis M. Andrews and Emily YahrMay 27, 2022

Shakespeare Theatre’s ‘Our Town’ showcases depth of D.C. acting talent

Understudies step up as coronavirus and other health issues sideline several central cast members.

By Thomas FloydMay 27, 2022

From the wires

Director Kore-eda returns to Cannes with film about baby box

“Shoplifters” director Hirokazu Kore-eda returns to the Cannes Film Festival with “Broker,” another tale of misfits from society’s margins

By Juwon Park | APMay 27, 2022

Lukas Dhont's tender boyhood drama 'Close' stirs Cannes

Lukas Dhont’s sensitive coming-of-age film “Close,” about the tender friendship of two 13-year-old boys whose bond is tragically separated, has provided a late, emotional wallop at the Cannes Film Festival

By Jake Coyle | APMay 27, 2022

New this week: 'Interceptor,' Post Malone and 'Fire Island'

This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Post Malone and Drive-By Truckers, “Fast & Furious” alum Elsa Pataky leading her own action picture with “Interceptor,” and PBS’ “National Memorial Day Concert” returning live after years of taped presentations because of COVID-19

By Associated PressMay 27, 2022

Amber Heard: 'Johnny has taken enough of my voice'

Actress Amber Heard returned to the stand May 26 to detail her relationship with ex-husband Johnny Depp for the last time before the trial's closing arguments.

By May 27, 2022

Ray Liotta delivered one of cinema’s greatest breakout performances

Liotta, who died unexpectedly at 67, never stopped delivering his signature jolt of menace and fascination

By Ann HornadayMay 27, 2022

Unpacking the trauma in Amber Heard's testimony

Jennifer Freyd, an expert in the psychology of sexual violence, discusses the impact of Amber Heard's testimony in Johnny Depp's defamation trial.

By Allie CarenMay 27, 2022

Singer Don McLean leads wave of dropouts from NRA convention after Texas shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), who was scheduled to speak in-person, is skipping the event and heading to Uvalde, Tex. Country singers Lee Greenwood and Larry Gatlin and Larry Stewart of the country band Restless Heart also said they were dropping out.

By Timothy BellaMay 27, 2022

No verdict yet in Depp-Heard trial; jury dismissed until Tuesday

The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial came to a close Friday after six weeks of testimony. The case is now with the jury, and deliberations will resume Tuesday.

By Emily Yahr,  Travis M. Andrews,  Sonia Rao and Helena Andrews-DyerMay 27, 2022

With ‘Avalon,’ Nell Zink proves again that she’s a fearless satirist

When Nell Zink's sixth novel isn’t squeezing your heart, it's doing its best to enrage you.

By Jake ClineMay 27, 2022

What to watch with your kids: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and more

Common Sense's Media's guide to this week's family movies and TV shows.

By Common Sense MediaMay 27, 2022

Abstraction seemed a dust bowl, but Sean Scully made it bloom again

The Philadelphia Museum of Art surveys a half-century of the artist’s career.

By Philip KennicottMay 27, 2022

In the galleries: Delicate dominates at annual sculpture show

Exhibition appropriates a softer stance, and substantial pieces can be deceptive.

By Mark JenkinsMay 27, 2022

‘Stranger Things’ is back. Here’s what you need to know to catch up.

Netflix's "Stranger Things" returns with a fourth season nearly three years after the last. Here's your refresher course on what happened last.

By Helena Andrews-DyerMay 27, 2022

Tom Cruise’s rare feat: Reviving Maverick, 36 years later

The new “Top Gun” sequel isn’t the first time an actor has returned to a role after a long hiatus, but it doesn’t happen often.

By Ty BurrMay 27, 2022

What to watch on Friday: ‘Stranger Things’ returns on Netflix

Friday, May 27, 2022 I "Obi-Wan Kenobi," a spinoff series focused on the titular Jedi, debuts on Disney Plus.

By Hau ChuMay 27, 2022

To revive us, we need plays like the Pulitzer-winning ‘Fat Ham’

James Ijames’s comedy and Samuel D. Hunter’s “A Case for the Existence of God” amount to theatrical manna.

By Peter MarksMay 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, star of ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Field of Dreams,’ dies at 67

The actor also starred in the baseball classic “Field of Dreams” as Shoeless Joe Jackson.

By Matt SchudelMay 26, 2022

Style Conversational Week 1490: Smile though your heart is aching

The Empress of The Style Invitational on this week's contest for songs about the news, and the results of the contest for signs of incompetence in varied fields.

By Pat MyersMay 26, 2022