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The rapper’s new album shot to No. 1 on the strength of sales of the full album. John Mayer opened at No. 2.
Having seen virtually no black subjects among the portraits he admired in Europe, Mr. Hendricks painted friends, family and strangers who conveyed a culture of assertiveness.
The 20-year-old Atlanta artist came to New York for a trip that demonstrated how quickly the internet can change a rapper’s life.
Lynn Nottage will write the book for a musical adaptation of “The Secret Life of Bees,” and Lisa Kron and Josh Radnor also have projects.
A new workplace sitcom, with Tina Fey as an executive producer, stars Andrea Martin and Briga Heelan as a mother and daughter in TV news. Mom’s the intern.
Letters and diaries from a young Welles, along with unpublished scripts, have been acquired by the University of Michigan.
Ms. Moran’s biggest role was as the sweet but mischievous Joanie, who became a major character on the show and earned a spinoff, “Joanie Loves Chachi.”
In this endlessly fascinating work, Annie Baker, the author of “The Flick,” considers the art and necessity of fabulation.
A budding Jewish community is rediscovering its history in Palermo, and working with the local diocese to open a synagogue in the Sicilian capital.
Portraying marriages under siege, Nina Raine’s blistering “Consent” and Edward Albee’s “The Goat” aim to shake up audiences.
When Chi-chi Nwanoku founded Chineke, an orchestra made up of minority musicians, “It was the first time that many of us felt that no one was the odd man out.”
Mr. McConaughey demonstrates his golfing technique, then compares it to acting, on “Feherty.” And the Riddler makes a formal introduction on “Gotham.”
Christian Borle is the eccentric Willy Wonka in this tentative musical based on the Roald Dahl children’s classic.
An impressive cast at the Juilliard School, performing an English translation of Janacek’s “Katya Kabanova,” brings special intensity to a rustic tragedy.
In a case involving an estate and a Sotheby’s expert’s valuation of two paintings by old masters, a judge sides with the Internal Revenue Service.
Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn play two versions of Albert Einstein in National Geographic’s compelling new series.
“Bates Motel,” the A&E prequel to “Psycho,” wraps up after five seasons, and the principal players are wistful but pleased.
Four follow-ups to James Cameron’s sci-fi spectacle are scheduled, with the first to be released in December 2020.
Five new movies arrived in wide release over the weekend, and not one managed more than $5.1 million in ticket sales.
The two women talk about overcoming barriers in their careers, fighting for better roles and how it is important for artists to be politically active.
The new show, starring Anthony Atamanuik as Donald J. Trump, will test whether audiences will spend a half-hour with a satirical commander in chief.
A two-century-old statue of the nation’s father, in the buff, is coming to the United States for the first time. And, no, he didn’t pose for it.
A faith-based entertainment company is making a bid for the mainstream with movies like “The Case For Christ” and binge-able television and web series.
“El Chapo” chronicles three decades in the life of the elusive drug lord. And “Mary Kills People” brings some dark humor to a doctor’s end-of-life mission.
This best seller, about a woman whose cancer cells became the foundation for groundbreaking research, comes to the screen. And Patton Oswalt talks about his wife’s quest to catch a killer.
When Ms. Sargent, whose work was known for its frank description of sexuality and its slant rhymes, moved in 2010, it marked the end of an artist enclave.
Among Mr. Gallin’s clients were Dolly Parton, Richard Pryor, Cher, Michael Jackson and Joan Rivers, and he became a role model for gays and lesbians in entertainment.
Mr. Gooding, the father of the Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., rose to fame as the lead singer of the rhythm-and-blues group the Main Ingredient.
Institutions from Sydney to Cincinnati are hoping to draw more visitors by using outdoor projections, sometimes putting art on their buildings’ facades.
Mr. Hendricks was known for his portraits of friends, family and strangers who conveyed a growing culture of black assertiveness.
The two rappers recall an earlier time in the genre’s history, in terms of aesthetics and politics. How do they fit in today? A panel discussion, on Popcast.
A “Marriage of Figaro” update, jewel-box Sondheim and vertiginous silences were among the highlights.
Two world premieres and the revival of a Motown “Othello.” Our critic on Mr. Elkins’s appeal and drawbacks.
This Japanese musician and composer, who created the score for “The Revenant,” is releasing his 16th solo album and first in eight years, “async.”
Timo Andres’s piano concerto “The Blind Banister,” performed by Jonathan Biss and conducted by Courtney Lewis, is inspired by a Beethoven cadenza.
The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., is holding a contest to create a “modern canon” of 38 companion pieces to Shakespeare’s plays.
The new-music collective appears at Zankel Hall and is preparing for its annual marathon, on May 6, at the Brooklyn Museum.
Ms. Rice wrote that she loved the Globe, but that she has learned not “to allow myself to be excluded from the rooms where decisions are made.”