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The honorees, called “the guardians of truth,” included the staff of the Capital Gazette newspapers in Maryland, two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, and a journalist in the Philippines.
Whether you want to dip into a novel that evokes Midge Maisel’s New York City or pick up a sparkling history of 1950s comedy, we’ve got some recommendations for you.
“A lot of women need to know that they don’t have to conform, they don’t have to take no for an answer,” the artist born Gabriella Wilson said.
Laibach has been flirting with totalitarian symbols, and confusing audiences, for decades. Their new album of “Sound of Music” covers is puzzling, too.
“If anyone here wants to be President Trump’s chief of staff, just raise your hand and the job is yours,” Fallon told his audience.
The superhero movie took in $94 million in China, validating a risky distribution strategy. It arrives in the United States and Canada on Dec. 21.
In her new play, loosely inspired by “A Doll’s House,” Heather Raffo is radiant as a New York architect caught between cultures.
This gnomic tale from the fabled director portrays a man expiating a patricide outside a prison’s walls.
“Momentum Generation” explores surfing in the ’90s. And the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs in support of the victims of the synagogue shooting.
Times staff discuss the highs and lows of the eight-episode season adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel.
Tom Fiedler, a former Miami Herald journalist, objects to his characterization in the film, which tracks Gary Hart’s 1988 presidential campaign.
The puppet-filled musical that became an unexpected hit on Broadway in 2003 will be ending its Off Broadway run on April 28.
The singer and rapper was known for blending genres and channeling disaffection. His first posthumous album is a threadbare version of the work that made him famous.
A.O. Scott reviewed “Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang” for The New York Times on Oct. 21, 2005. Read the original review.
From Nixon’s White House to Obama’s, these books highlight presidential right-hand men and their outsize power.
These classics, performed at Theater Row, are not holiday stories per se, but they have much to say about greed and goodness.
Mr. Paxton’s works are beautifully revived by the Stephen Petronio Company as part of the exhibition “Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.”
The rapper’s latest album, “Championships,” appears to have debuted at the top. But an issue has led Nielsen to suspend access to its data — and may change last week’s No. 1.
Peter Sagal, the host of “Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!” on NPR, writes about the rigors and rewards of his life as a runner in “The Incomplete Book of Running.”
After a five-year overhaul, Belgium’s Africa Museum now acknowledges the injustices of colonialism. But it reopens amid a debate about whether some items should be there at all.
The writer’s archive, which has just been bought by Yale, includes his voluminous diaries and other private handmade books.
The superstar soprano gave her solo debut at Carnegie Hall, complete with vocal dazzle, carefully stylized poses, and flowers.
Find out the actress’s beauty tips, and how she transformed into the Supreme Court justice for “On the Basis of Sex.”
The government is trying to recoup the many assets of Jho Low, a Malaysian financier at the center of an international fraud case who had very expensive tastes.
Ms. Clements recorded detailed scenes from her own life and from old movies, often in extremely large artworks in ink or paint.
Catch the season finale of “My Brilliant Friend” on HBO, and watch Pentatonix’s Las Vegas holiday musical special on NBC.
The 37-year-old singer and songwriter woke up to news that she’d earned six nods for the 2019 awards, making her the most-nominated female artist.
“Agent Running in the Field” will feature a 26-year-old character navigating political turmoil in present-day London.
Tracy K. Smith, the United States poet laureate, looks at the ways poetry has dealt with the shifting political landscapes of the past two decades.
This extraordinary, London-born work of immersive theater places its audience at the fraught and energetic center of a migrant camp in France.
In a staggering professional New York debut, the playwright Jeremy O. Harris unpacks interracial relationships both antebellum and postmodern.
A surprise visit from Lord John Grey and young William brings tension and troubling revelations to the Fraser homestead.
Against the backdrop of a skidding stock market, declining endowments and a cooling of luxury real-estate values, another private museum announced its birth.
The annual revue of radio hitmakers at Madison Square Garden showcased polished stars (Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello) and a few dissenters (Cardi B, Alessia Cara).
The actor Jason Momoa hosted, in an episode that also included a trailer for a fictitious TV show that asks, “What if Donald Trump was black?”
Jovan Hill, 25, dropped out of college and is unemployed. So how does he pay for his Brooklyn apartment and marijuana habit? His social media followers chip in.
“Counterpart” returns for a second season. And Jennifer Aniston and Danielle Macdonald play mother and daughter in “Dumplin’.”
Series like “Deal” encapsulate the paradox of the modern game-show model gig: a stiletto-heeled foot in the door that also reinforces stereotypes.
Music’s big awards show is trying to make big changes. So what do these nominations tell us?
Undocumented workers at the Winter White House. Cookies to heal the soul. The 2018 gift guide. Isabel Wilkerson on Michelle Obama. And more.
Antonio Scurati, the author of “M,” sees his book as an anti-fascist history lesson disguised as a novel. Others disagree.
Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi film airs on HBO, and one of college football’s top quarterbacks will be named the league’s most outstanding player.
Molly Stern will be replaced by David Drake. Gillian Blake will leave Henry Holt for Crown. The changes reflect a cyclical shift in the industry.
A $10 million gift from the Molina family helps Smithsonian expand its Latino representation.
Drake, Mitski, Ariana Grande — whose albums defined the year? (And will albums matter next year?)
The former president’s best-known impersonator looks back on his surprise invitation to the White House, and the 25-year friendship that followed.
The comedian’s brief hosting stint was only the most recent controversy in a year of self-created snafus that included a swiftly dropped new category.
Harper Lee’s estate objected to elements of Aaron Sorkin’s early stage adaptation. Now it arrives on Broadway with concessions from both sides.
Our critics choose the best dance moments of a year crowded with major retrospectives and important new works.
Another year brought another embarrassment of TV riches, as departing favorites gave way to audacious new series, and streaming services brought viewers a world of outstanding foreign fare.
It was a year when classics were reincarnated in deceptively modest interpretations, conventional story forms were tossed aside and strong voices roared.
Our chief film critics single out a Mexican remembrance of things past and four American documentaries about the way we live now.