Issey Miyake, designer known as the prince of pleats, dies at 84

The Japanese fashion designer was famous for his pleated designs and for making Steve Jobs's signature black turtlenecks.

By Adela Suliman and Julia Mio InumaAugust 9, 2022

Lamont Dozier, who helped define the Motown sound, dies at 81

He was part of a songwriting trio that churned out hit after hit in the 1960s, including “Heat Wave” and “Baby Love.”

By Brian MurphyAugust 9, 2022

‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’: A slasher with some surprisingly sharp satire

A group of rich 20-somethings gather to play a party game that turns deadly (and pretty funny at times).

By Michael O'SullivanAugust 9, 2022

Julian Barnes is back. But where’s the magic?

In "Elizabeth Finch," obsession is a dull affliction.

By Ron CharlesAugust 9, 2022

Michael Mann’s ‘Heat’ gets a sequel — in novel form

That “Heat” is plotted as tightly as a Swiss watch makes the shapelessness of this follow-up all the harder to forgive.

By Chris KlimekAugust 9, 2022

From the wires

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 1

The NFL’s Hall of Fame Game was among last week’s top-rated shows

By Associated PressAugust 9, 2022

Anne Heche in critical condition, on ventilator after crash

Actor Anne Heche remains hospitalized and on a ventilator to help her breathe, four days after she was injured in a fiery car crash

By Lynn Elber | APAugust 9, 2022

New York Film Festival sets lineup for 60th edition

The New York Film Festival will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a robust 32-film main slate and a number of hometown tales, including James Gray’s Queens coming-of-age drama “Armageddon Time” and Laura Poitras’ documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” about artist Nan Goldin’s battle against the Sackler family

By Jake Coyle | APAugust 9, 2022

United States returns looted Bronze Age treasures to Cambodia

The 30 looted Cambodian artifacts were sold by antiquities dealer Douglas Latchford and other illegal networks to U.S. museums.

By Adela SulimanAugust 9, 2022

What to watch on Tuesday: ‘Password’ reboot premieres on NBC

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 I "I Just Killed My Dad" miniseries airs on Netflix.

By Olivia McCormackAugust 9, 2022

Roger Mosley, the chopper pilot T.C. on ‘Magnum, P.I.,’ dies at 83

He starred opposite Tom Selleck on “Magnum, P.I.,” the hit crime drama, and was praised for playing the musical title character in Gordon Parks's "Leadbelly."

By Harrison SmithAugust 8, 2022

John Travolta, Dionne Warwick and more remember Olivia Newton-John

Celebrities, former co-stars and fans paid tribute to Olivia Newton-John, the Australian actress and pop singer who died Monday at 73.

By Sonia RaoAugust 8, 2022

Remembering Olivia Newton-John's music, iconic 'Grease' role

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John, who reached super-stardom in 1978 for playing Sandy in “Grease,” died on Aug. 8.

By Nicki DeMarco and Allie CarenAugust 8, 2022

Olivia Newton-John, pop singer and ‘Grease’ star, dies at 73

The sugar-sweet performer with a string of No. 1 hits was also an advocate for cancer research.

By Adam BernsteinAugust 8, 2022

New musical version of ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ trips on the runway

A Chicago tryout for the stage adaptation, featuring songs by Elton John, needs decidedly more zhoozh.

By Peter MarksAugust 8, 2022

David McCullough, master chronicler of American history, dies at 89

The two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize was a master storyteller who brought to life the grand sweep of time and place.

By Glenn RifkinAugust 8, 2022

Church’s altered ‘Hamilton’ is followed by sermon comparing homosexuality to addiction

An edited version of the hit show produced by the Door McAllen church in Texas did not get the blessing of the Broadway musical's creators, a “Hamilton” spokesperson told The Washington Post.

By Timothy BellaAugust 8, 2022

‘Queen of Glory’: A child of Ghanaian immigrants at sea in the Bronx

Nana Mensah wrote, directed and stars in a New York story about reconnecting with your roots.

By Pat PaduaAugust 8, 2022

What to watch on Monday: ‘Team Zenko Go’ returns to Netflix

Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 I Season 4 of "sMothered" airs on TLC.

By Olivia McCormackAugust 8, 2022

Gil Shaham, the NSO and Mother Nature take Wolf Trap by storm

Russian American conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya joined the National Symphony Orchestra for a muggy evening of Smetana, Tchaikovsky and Dvorak.

By Michael Andor BrodeurAugust 7, 2022

Charli XCX returns to pop-rave roots with extravaganza at the Anthem

The singer-songwriter entered her own realm during the final date of the U.S. tour in support of this year’s “Crash.”

By Chris KellyAugust 7, 2022

At the Renwick Gallery, craft that captures our polarized times

The Renwick Gallery's 'This Present Moment,' a major survey of contemporary craft, engages today's cultures on every front

By Kriston CappsAugust 6, 2022

James Morosini was catfished by his father. He turned it into a film.

The ink-black comedy "I Love My Dad” showcases Morosini’s affinity for screenplays with “a taboo embedded in them.”

By Ty BurrAugust 6, 2022