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    18 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

    ‘OCEAN WONDERS: SHARKS!’ at the New York Aquarium (ongoing). For years, the aquarium’s 14-acre campus hunkered behind a wall, turning its back to the beach. When aquarium officials finally got around to completing the long-promised building that houses this shark exhibition, maybe the biggest architectural move was breaking through that wall. The overall effect makes […]

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    Los Angeles Rethinks Taxis as Uber and Lyft Dominate the Streets

    This article is part of our continuing Fast Forward series, which examines technological, economic, social and cultural shifts that happen as businesses evolve. LOS ANGELES — The cars flow into Los Angeles International Airport in an endless stream, and in this loosely organized chaos, for-hire vehicles self-segregate at a new pickup terminal, called LAX-it. On […]

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    Tech Bro Uniform Meets Margaret Thatcher. Disruption Ensues.

    In the case of Mrs. Thatcher, the silk scarf, which, along with the skirt suit and pussy-bow blouse, became signifiers of the Iron Lady, the woman who put on her absolutely appropriate clothes like armor in her battle to liberate the markets and bring “tough capitalism” to Britain. Combining both, Mr. Denny, 37, found the […]

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    Nancy Lewis, the Pythons’ Ticket to America, Dies at 76

    Nancy Lewis, whose single-minded belief that Americans would find a quirky British comedy troupe amusing was instrumental in getting that troupe’s breakthrough show, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” broadcast on American television, died on Dec. 20 in Manhattan. She was 76. Her husband, the actor Simon Jones, said the cause was leukemia. Ms. Lewis was head […]

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    Review: ‘The New Pope’ on HBO: Faith, Hope and Sponge Baths

    Among all the exotic new accouterments peak-TV has brought to our small screens, surely one of the most unexpected is Paolo Sorrentino, a certified high-art Euro-film auteur who made his American television debut with “The Young Pope” on HBO in 2017. For that modishly hallucinatory satire on Roman Catholic themes — in which the pope […]

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    This Bond Wears Corduroy – The New York Times

    Yet from his showroom tucked away in Milan’s Navigli canal district, the soft-spoken, bespectacled designer, a reluctant name-dropper, has dressed such celebrities as Leonardo DiCaprio, James Franco, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, and — yes — the current Bond, Daniel Craig (who wore one of Mr. Alba’s shawl-collar cashmere sweaters during an appearance last March at […]

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    A Show Reminds Young Audiences: We All Got Here From Somewhere

    Written and designed by Myers, directed by Schaal and conceived by both of them, “Cartography” presents a group of fictional young migrants. The play is set partly in a waiting room like so many that migrants pass through, where they fill out forms, whittling the details of intricate lives into facts terse enough to fit […]