• Perspective

Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal bring nuance and tough honesty to an aspirational ideal.

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Along with my history of magic, our love affair with Jane Austen and the comedy of Simon Rich.

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In “Second Nature,” 19 artists how mankind has reshaped the natural world.

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“The West Wing Weekly” podcast, with its 1.3 million downloads a month, is helping some find escapism in the Trump era.

From the wires

Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

Thailand’s military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers.

Widower wins court battle for estate of ‘Thorn Birds’ author

An Australian judge ruled on Friday that best-selling author Colleen McCullough’s widower was the sole beneficiary of her estate following a bitter court wrangle.

Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move into the sensitive learning space with possible influence on children.

President Trump backtracked his comments about Russia meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Late-night hosts Samantha Bee, Seth Meyers and others had a lot to say about it.

  • Review

The show goes on in smaller Georgetown space after leak in troupe’s Crystal City theater.

Friday, July 20, 2018 | “Dark Tourist” and “Amazing Interiors” come to Netflix.

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‘The Third Hotel’ is a reality-bending page-turner

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Plus winning wrong-but-creative answers to trivia questions.

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These aren't your kid's Titans, that's for sure.

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Olen Steinhauer’s ‘The Middleman’ unfolds in an alternative American reality.

"Thumbs-Up” is Barry Blitt's newest visual take on Trump as an “iconic clown.”

Willem de Kooning, Ruth Asawa, Mark Rothko, On Kawara, Charles Ray, and Eva Hesse among artists in inaugural installation at Pavilions.

  • Analysis

The film became the first superhero movie to top $1 billion in worldwide gross.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 | “Snowfall” returns on FX.

  • Perspective

The festival on Sept. 1 at the Washington Convention Center is expected to draw more than 100,000 bookworms.

  • Review

Robert Goolrick’s latest follows a debutante with an eventful life.

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A new book pulls back the veil on the tricks and tricksters through the ages.

  • Perspective

Trump's remarks about believing Putin over his own nation's intelligence community spark ridicule.

  • Review

Libby Page’s novel is a feel-good story that’s already being turned into a movie.

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Come June 8, 2019, the popular fossil hall reopens at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. It’s been closed for renovations since 2014. The hall’s centerpiece: a remarkably complete T. rex.

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