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Topics: Los Angeles and Private Investigators
Topics: Los Angeles and Private Investigators
Hear three mini-profiles of musicians and filmmakers whose art captures Latinx culture and identity — in three very different ways.
In his rather untidy office at Goldsmiths, University of London, the cheerful and vaguely rumpled Gustav Kuhn grabs what looks like a wire-frame pyramid off of an otherwise empty shelf. Holding it gently, his Swiss-English accent crackling over our t
There are even deeper issues here than whether or not the unsubstantiated allegations are true.
S.B. Like many of his novels, Spanish author Javier Marías’ new book, Thus Bad Begins, isn’t exactly a mystery, though it is mysterious. Here, the 65-year-old perennial Nobel favorite tells the story of Juan de Vere, a young man working for a film d
The U.S. Air Force established a “Pilotless Aircraft Branch” after World War II, and by Vietnam, we were using surveillance drones in full force. Six days after 9/11, Bush authorized the CIA to hunt down terrorists, which eventually led to a “kill li
The idea that motion pictures can be works of art has been around since the 1920s, and it hasn’t really been disputed since. It’s easy to see why—cinema shares characteristics with theater in terms of acting, direction, music, set design, narrative,
RASHID JOHNSON SEPT. 8, HAUSER & WIRTH Johnson brings a beautiful brutality to materials; a hatchet man’s sense of cutting to the core of what he’s after. Paintings, performance, drawing, and sculpture will be featured in this gigantic show. If Joh
AGAINST EVERYTHING: ESSAYS SEPT. 6, BY MARK GREIF Following on the heels of last year’s ambitious, if somewhat clunkily titled The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933–1973, Grief’s new book collects more than a decade’s w
Another grueling and glorious SXSW has finally come to a close. Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson, the last men on the All Songs Considered island, gathered at 2 a.m. to recap the sets they loved on the festival's closing day. On Stephen's recommendati
This is part one of a three-part series about the movie industry’s switch to digital cameras and what is lost, and gained, in the process. Part two runs tomorrow; part three runs on Friday. Cinema is a blend of art and technology, working together t
Russian officials were warned of an attack on a school and used "powerful weapons such as tank cannon, grenade launchers and flame-throwers," a European court says. More than 180 children died.
Before she launched her New York City-based ethical clothing line, Citizen’s Mark, in May, Cynthia Salim took several trips abroad to meet with suppliers and visit factories. She instituted a “bring a buddy” policy for each trip and dedicated about 7
Public radio hosts share their favorite performances from the first big night the year's craziest music festival.
The CEO of the New America foundation and former State Department official on her new book about how networks are upending statecraft
How armchair intelligence analysts are debunking propaganda and uncovering war crimes without leaving home
Studios were set for a jump in China’s quota on U.S. films this year. Then came President Trump | “There is a disconnect between what Trump…might want to do and what Hollywood wants”
A modest invention that prevented celluloid from tearing helped make modern cinema. An Object Lesson.
LOS ANGELES IS A CITY OF TRAFFIC. So it only makes sense that La La Land, in theaters Dec. 9, opens in the thick of it—a long, glittering caterpillar of cars stopped on an elevated freeway that stretches out to the horizon under an enamel-blue Califo
The guitarist who composed "Icarus" — a tune so popular, astronauts took it to the moon — has a way of playing that seems to conjure melody, rhythm and harmony all at once.
IN THE MID-’00S, WHEN A STRAIN OF ROCK KNOWN as indie seized America’s hipper enclaves, the parameters of the genre were celebrated on the web by the blog Pitchfork and onstage by bands like Spoon, the Shins and Bright Eyes, the project of Conor Ober
The silver screen. Movie screenings. The big and small screens. Ever since 1879, when Eadweard Muybridge used the world’s first movie projector to display a loop of 13 images of a galloping horse, the preferred place to show motion pictures has been
Tim Murphy Steak magnate Donald Trump emerged from the Republican primary with just enough delegates to stave off a potential floor fight in Cleveland in July. While that’s bad news for what’s left of the GOP’s #NeverTrump contingent, the real loser
Choose your own dosage, but Witch Prophet's woozy R&B song for healing is meant to be put on repeat.
The principal announced on Monday the school was canceling all performances of the spring play.
Deep within an annual report on the global music industry is a listing of the most popular songs and albums from around the world. We listen to 2016's biggest from Croatia, India, Ecuador and more.
Ask Me Another rises from the ashes in Phoenix, AZ with Penn Jillette! He pulls back the curtain on his distaste for magic, his strictly working relationship with Teller, and his love of being fooled.
A century ago, millions of Americans banded together in defense of white, Christian America and traditional morality—and most of their compatriots turned a blind eye to the Ku Klux Klan.
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